A few lowercase words separated by dashes, describing a post and usually derived from the post title to create a user-friendly (that is readable and without confusing characters) permalink. Post slug substitutes the `%posttitle%` placeholder in a custom permalink structure. Post slug should not be ...

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Redeclare/Change Slug of a Plugin's Custom Post Type

Is it possible to redeclare/change the slug of a plugin's existing custom post type (without simply editing the plugin)? That is, if Plugin X creates a custom post type with the slug /uncookedtoast/, ...
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Define a name to the posts slug

I would like to use the url http://site.com/post/title-of-the-post for my posts and I've saw in my admin page I have the current url http://site.com/%slug%/title-of-the-post obiouvsly incorrect. How ...
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Prevent Wordpress from abbreviating-long-slugs…-in-the-admin

On post edit pages, when a slug exceeds a certain number of characters, Wordpress abridges it with an ellipsis (...). For example, if my slug is i-want-to-be-able-to-see-this-slug, it appears on the ...
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custom htaccess rewrite rule for page

i have a page in wordpress called "video". its page id is 6, and its slug is "video" in my theme ive set it up to show content based on GET variables here is the URL rewrite im trying to set up: ...
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Is this the correct way to add post-slug input field?

I added slug input field in my custom post type and allow users to edit it at front end. Then, when insert post, I use this: $wp_insert_post_args = array( 'post_status' => 'publish', ...
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filtering special chars from post slug

Is there a way to prevent WordPress from including special characters like – (long dash), ", ', etc.. from the post slugs? Basically, I'd like to run the post-slug through a filter when it is created,...
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author slug in the backend

hi and thanks for reading i try to grab the authors slug in the backend. get_the_author_meta( 'user_nicename' ); is empty. i tried to google this issue, but cant find any concrete info on how to ...
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custom slug for custom post type

Hi and thanks for reading. I want to insert the post author into my custom post type slug. Example: http://example.com/charts/%author%/ Any ideas how to accomplish this? Here is my custom post ...
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Must slugs be unique?

Is it true that slugs must always be unique, regardless of the rest of the url, or if it's used by different post-types or taxonomies? For example, is it possible to have both of these urls? mysite....
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Get list of all registered post types slugs

I'd like to get a list (array) of all the post types I registered. Precisely I would like to retrieve their slugs. Could someone help me? thanks!
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One Page or Post, n Slugs

What would be the best option for serving up a page for any one of many slugs. Suppose I have the following: example.com/the-broken-slug example.com/thebrokenslug example.com/broken-slug example.com/...
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Can’t use a specific custom URL (slug)?

I’m having some problems understanding an error I’m getting. I have a page which is called “pitch” and as such the URL and the slug should be “pitch” as well, so: www.my-domain.com/pitch/ But when I ...
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BuddyPress Component Slug 404 [closed]

I have created a custom component using the latest skeleton framework that needs to have its URLs as part of the current group. I have accomplished this is in my component's setup_nav() function, but ...
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Using same slug name for a page and category

I know it isn't good practice but I'm considering using same name slugs for some pages and categories on a site that I'm working on. It's a small site and it doesn't seem to affect anything in ...
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Custom Post Type Slug / Page Slug Conflict - Prevent use of reserved slug on page save?

I have a custom post type of portfolio (slug portfolio) in my theme and all is working well except one thing. When people create a page with a slug of portfolio, eg: example.com/portfolio, the theme ...
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Theme localization of “slugs” (custom post types, taxonomies)

in my theme I want to define a series of custom post types and custom taxonomies, each one having its own customized slug; the base language of my theme is english, therefore the slugs will be in ...
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How can I edit the slugs of tags?

I'm interested in specifying different URL slugs for tags than the text they contain (e.g. changing the slug for a "QnA" tag to "questions-and-answers"). What's the easiest way of making and ...
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How to edit/remove a term that's in multiple taxonomies?

Some of the terms on my site appear with the same exact slug, in multiple taxonomies. For example: 'education' appears in both the 'department' taxonomy and the 'topic' taxonomy. Now, I can't seem ...
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Displaying a full post instead of a slug per category?

I have a single category on my blog that I want to display full posts in when looking at the category instead of just slugs. The category is for Podcasts, and presently it displays slugs which: ...
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Select query with two and two related taxonomies

is this possible for 2 taxonomy and 2 terms $querystr = " SELECT * FROM $wpdb->posts LEFT JOIN $wpdb->term_relationships ON($wpdb->posts.ID = $wpdb->term_relationships.object_id) ...
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Show all posts in category

I am trying to show all posts in each category. I've been searching around and it seems I need to have either the category slug or term_id to do so, like the code below. <?php query_posts('...
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Add category to custom post type automatically, using category slug

I'm using this excellent function to automatically add a category to my custom post type "Videos" on publish, if there's no category already chosen. This works great: function ...
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Get taxonomy slug from url

Sorry I'm new to taxonomies & trying to learn quickly. I've set up sectors and assigned a post to it. If I go to the post, I can see the URL has www.mydomain.com/sectors/auto/ How can I get auto ...
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Is using %postname% for permalinks really that bad for performance?

I've seen in various places, including the Wordpress admin and on this page, that using string based identifiers is "strongly not recommended for performance reasons". I understand that looking up a ...
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How to check if a slug exists?

I have a arbitrary string and want to check if a post with that slug string exists in the site. I tried to find a way to list all slugs, but can't find such a thing. Thanks
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Get plugin download URL from slug

Is there a way to take a plugin slug (e.g. 'akismet') of a plugin that is NOT currently installed and somehow retrieve the download URL of the current version (e.g. 'http://downloads.wordpress.org/...
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Slugs as breadcrumbs for Pages

I´m trying to create a function that creates a breadcrumb trail of Page slugs outside of The Loop. These breadcrumbs show the path from the homepage to the current (sub)page. For example, on the ...
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Setting a title on a Custom Post Type that doesn't support titles

I have a CPT called "profile" that only supports the editor and thumbnail. Each user is limited to posting just 1 profile. I'm looking for a way to prefill the title and slug fields with the display ...
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456 views

add slug of child(ren) to li using wp_list_pages

For a page template I am trying to include the 3 children of each page. That works fine. However as I want to include a different image for each of the children, I would like to add the slug of each ...
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Function to list all post slugs for every post in my WP database?

Function to list all post slugs for every post in wp_posts table? I assume there's an official function to generate a post slug, but maybe someone here already has the answer.
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The same slug in multiple taxonomies

We have a project that uses several custom taxonomies, and we're finding that the client wants to add the same term in several of them. While the first slug for Foo may be foo, subsequent copies of ...
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Remove international characters from slug - Almost done - Bit help

I want to remove some characters from the slug, like "¿" that we use in spanish for opening a question. If I go to wp-includes/formatting.php and in function sanitize_title_with_dashes($title) ...
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Is sanitize_title enough to generate post slugs?

I want to generate slug for some strings without going through WordPress slug generation flow. Therefore, I want to know which functions it calls to get a neat slug. I tried sanitize_title() but it ...
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Remove taxonomy base or term from url

I know there are a lot of posts about this here, but NONE of them have answered my problem. I am working with a custom built theme that has a custom category type (named messagetypes). I have a ...
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Why does WP rename similar “term name”-slugs in separate taxonomies?

I have several custom taxonomies and within two of those ( Company Categories and Photographer Categories ) I have a term that is similar. The Company Category called Boudoir and the Photographer ...
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How can I filter by slug depending on language selection

I'm new to this site but looking at the quality of answers provided here I will be here for a long time :) Ok, first a bit of info: I'm developing a bilingual website (English & Japanese) using ...
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How can I force WordPress to redirect to canonical permalinks?

In WordPress 3.1 a post can be reached a number of ways, for example each one of these takes you to the same post (where /id is the base) http://myblog.com/id/1008 http://myblog.com/id/1008/my-slug ...
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Category slug $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'];

I'm not sure whats wrong with this line. Have I place this incorrectly? How do I get it to recognize the $yourcat->slug; $cat = get_query_var('cat'); $yourcat = get_category ($cat); $uri = $...
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Adding more pages to author pages

At the moment I have the following code for changing the author_base slug. /** ADD REWRITE RULES **/ function change_author_permalinks() { global $wp_rewrite; $wp_rewrite->author_base = '...
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How can I automatically set a post slug based on the post title during post publish?

When you create a post in WP, if you don't specify a title rapidly, WP generates a default slug on autosave, based on the post ID. Then, when you add the title later, unless you modify the slug by ...
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Modify Wordpress to not replace + (plus) characters from URLs?

This is happening in more than one section of our website, but in different yet similar ways. Scenario One: We have a URL structure like this... mydomain.com/some-category/?subject=Some+Subject I'...
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How to create posts or pages with the names in wordpress?

When you develop a site on wordpress you may want to create posts/pages with the same name, something that wordpress does not allow by default. Use cases: example.com/en/contact example.com/fr/...
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How do I fix permalinks for custom post types that has the same slug as a page?

I know that it's impossible to have the same custom post type slug as a page. So, I thought it might be resolved in this way: 'rewrite' => array('slug' => 'my-category/!#') for ...
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Change Author Base Slug for different Roles

is it possible to change the author base slug in dependency of the role? For example, authors get example.com/ninja/%username% and subscribers get example.com/trainee/%username% ? I am thinking of ...
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How to get a taxonomy term name by the slug?

If I know a taxonomy term slug, how can I get that term's name?
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Custom Post Type pagination when CPT 'rewrite' rule and a page have the same slug

I would like to achive the following link structure on my site: /properties/ -> a properties page with properties CPT, page 1. /properties/page/2 -> a properties page with properties CPT, page 2. /...
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Category Slugs = 404s?

With the help of the internet and you lot, I have been stumbling about to create a worpress site here. So at this stage, its not exactly a default install. - Im running the boldy theme from Site5. - ...
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Get post by page name or slug

I know this is very avant-garde, but bear with me. I've read that one is able to query a page by the page/post name or slug. I'm trying to do this because I need information from a page with a similar ...
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get_term_by with a variable

I have a Custom template with a custom query. I want to use additional information about the current taxonomy > description and name (and use it in the HEAD, desc, keywords, etc...) <?php $...
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WordPress 3.1 removing 'category' from the slug

Is there a way to remove 'category' from the slug when viewing posts in a particular category in WordPress 3.1 without it breaking? My client is asking me to remove it, but it seems necessary - I get ...