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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Change custom post type slug from plugin options

I'd like to give users the option to change a custom post type slug in my plugin. Using this answer, I'm able to hardcode it into a function: Redeclare/Change Slug of a Plugin's Custom Post Type ...
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wp_insert_post - How do I prevent incremental numbers on child pages?

I'm using wp_insert_post to dynamically generate child pages for a given page using a predefined array of values. The goal is to give each child page the same slug. For example, clicking "Generate ...
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Exclude category by slug for for each loop

I am trying to exclude some categories from a for-loop. <?php $categories = get_categories(array('exclude' => 'apps, windows')); ?> <?php foreach ($categories as $category) : ?> ...
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wp_update_post adding a -2 to the post slug

I've recently created a php file that is creating posts using the wp_insert_post function. This is working great and its inserting the post as it should do. I am leaving out the post title as I want ...
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Why does post-slug not get saved for drafts?

I am trying to get the value of the 'new-post-slug' (the bit that you can edit to customize your slug for a post, but bizarrely doesn't have a 'name' attribute as you'd expect a form field to have ... ...
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How to get category slug link? ( include parent categories)

for example, if main category slug is cars; sub-category slug is: Ford; how to get the permalink of Ford, including its parent categories' slug? ( get_category_link() returns mysite.com/?cat=19 type ...
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Using custom/dynamic “slug” for a page

I have a custom page which uses a template called "Stores" http://example.com/stores/. This page will have a list of states and/or companies as categories. For this system I have a custom post type ...
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Get posts with at least one category in common with current post?

In single.php : I want to get all posts with at least one category in common with the current post. I tried reading through the wordpress codex documentation but I found it rather confusing (I'm ...
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How to change ?lang=cn into /cn/

I'm trying to add languages to my wordpress driven website and i installed xili-languages plugin. Unfortunately it uses lang param to differentiate between languages and i rather have seen something ...
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21 views

Change post slug but keep old one

I have thousands of posts on my site which are created automatically. Some of them have duplicated titles. I'd like to add some keywords to their slugs, so URLs like domain.com/post-title/ ...
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wp_update_term not creating new unique slug

I want the slug to be recreated every time the term name is updated so it accurately reflects the name. wp_update_term(10, 'artists', array('name' => 'my new name')); The documentation ...
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Removing the redirect after changing a page's slug

On one of my pages I changed the slug to form a different URL. E.g. Old: http://example.com/old-slug New: http://example.com/new-slug WordPress has done it's thing of redirecting ...
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Using page slug in wp_query

I'm currently in the process of building out a site for a legal firm that's a client of ours. We have a two custom post types, attorney's and cases, that we need to link together in various areas ...
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Image URL Recently became Image Name and Took Page URL of Same Name

With a recent update to either wordpress, my theme or the Yoast plugin, we realized that any image with the same name as a page on our site has taken over the URL of the page. When we build out the ...
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Remove parent slug for child pages

I'm looking for a plugin/custom function that removes the parent slug of a child's page permalink. Something that automatically changes the permalink for child pages. Example: ...
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403 forbidden on one page only

I can't access http://www.plantea.com.hr/biljke/ The only error i get is Forbidden You don't have permission to access /biljke/ on this server. This is regular hierarchical category for post. I ...
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Best way to remove slug from custom type?

I need to remove a certain slug from a custom type item in Wordpress. Just now my URLs are like this: http://example.com/item/random and I want them like this: http://example.com/random I have ...
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Getting author page slug from get_users() or get_userdata() functions

wp_list_authors() gives a list of author pages permalinks (site.com/author/john, site.com/author/jenny, etc). I want the same links using get_users() or get_userdata() functions instead. I need these ...
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List child pages by slug not ID?

I am looking to use the wp_list_pages function to show children pages of a specific page ID. I was able to do this easily, but now I found an issue with it. I am running a Wordpress network of sites ...
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How do I change attachment slug from name to id

I need to change the slug of the attachment post. Currently, it is showing attachment name , I want it to be replaced by id of attachment. Edit : Thanks to suggestion by TheDeadMedic, I am now ...
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Can I have two child pages of different parents with the same name?

I have two pages - new.hillsong.com/australia/sisterhood - new.hillsong.com/hills/sisterhood Both pages are displaying the content for the /hills/sisterhood site but they are different pages with ...
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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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Wordpress Polylang - Use same url slug on different languages [closed]

Just like this topic, I'm trying to create two pages with the same url, like this: domain.com/pt/downloads domain.com/en/downloads But it seems like polylang doesn't support this. Is there ...
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Blog post URL redirects to a Page URL who's slug is a prefix of the post slug.

I have a page with slug 'what', and a blog post with a slug which begins with 'what' (ie. 'what-is-this-blog-about'). For some reason when navigating directly to the blog post URL the user is ...
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Custom templates vs page-slug

I've currently been using the slug to set the page template, using the normal hierarchy For example, if I wanted to change the page template for http://www.example.com/about-us, I would edit ...
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International characters in slugs to redirect to

I would like to add special Hungarian characters to slug. Also in the slug of the post, and in taxonomy. . Eg "kér", "ács" etc. This slug then applied also in the URL. Is this possible?
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How does WordPress generate URL slugs?

Is there a page somewhere that details exactly how WordPress generates slugs for URLs? I'm writing a script that needs to generate URL slugs identical to the ones WordPress generates.
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how to get page id of a page using page slug

Im pretty new to wordpress and I was wondering if I could get a page id with it's slug. Is it possible please let me know.
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Change order custom taxonomy

I've created a custom taxonomy BH Job Regions . Now I would like to change the order of the terms in my taxonomy list. Is there a plugin or so that I can do this in my backend? Drag the terms in ...
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Combining Multiple Taxonomies in one URL

I'm creating a complex site with a product catalog with two custom taxonomies. They are Brands and Types. Brands - Canon - Toshiba - HP Types - Printers - Scanners - Multifunction I need a page ...
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Show only one of the categories of a post in the breadcrumb?

How does wordpress choose which category to display in the permalink if the post has multiple categories? I'm trying to display only a single category which wordpress included in the permalink ...
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Get custom post type slugs in javascript in header

I am using the following javascript to show and hide various divs on hover: <script type="text/javascript" language="JavaScript"> function HideContent(d) { ...
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How to change comment-page-1#comment-25 to any string?

How can we change the slug "comment-page-1#comment-25" to somthing like review-page-1#review-25
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Stop WordPress from reserving slugs for media items?

I am experiencing some odd behavior, that apparently happens "out of the box" with WordPress. If I upload a file through the media manager called: services.jpg; then go try to create a page with the ...
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wp_update_term updating slug despite declaring it in the arguments

I am using wp_update_term to update term. Term data before update: Array ( [term_id] => 174 [name] => Hello Casino3 [slug] => hello-casino [term_group] => 0 ...
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How to disable special character sanitizing for slugs

We are trying to track specific blog posts that are shared on social media sites and tech blogs. I selected Google Analytics for this and using Google UTM URL builder, I created a custom campaign ...
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Rewrite rule page url with category

I have enabled the category box for pages with this: // Add to the admin_init hook of your theme functions.php file add_action( 'admin_init', 'page_categories' ); function page_categories() { // ...
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Later change of taxonomy slug base not changing permalink

When defining a taxonomy I successfully set the slug base for it as well, all via functions.php. However, any change on the slug’s base (via editing functions.php again) is being recognised, i.e. it ...
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Uppercase vs. Lowercase page slugs

We are migrating a site to WordPress from another platform. An issue came up with the URLs--some are uppercase, some lowercase. I allowed uppercase using this solution: How can I make Capital letter ( ...
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How to retrieve the slug of current page?

I am trying to retrieve the slug of the current wordpress page outside the loop. The title of the page returns with wp_title () but how can I get the slug? <li><a ...
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WP appending -2 to the end of my slug. Where are the originals stored so I can delete them?

I've been learning about taxonomies, custom posts etc though a lot of trial and error. I finally have it working how I want, however now I am getting some conflict with my desired slugs. I can't name ...
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Rewrite slug for CPT

I have made and registered a CPT called 'generic'. When I set a CPT page in the menu, the address is www.sitename.com/generic/pagename I want to make the slug for this CPT simply be ...
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Images name = post slug

I am stuck at finding a way to rename images while I uploading them to my post. For example: If my post slug is wordpress-stackexchange, I want my images name will be changed automatic to ...
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custom post type archive slug vs. custom page template

I registered a custom post type for events and now I asked myself how to handle upcoming events and events in the past properly. By now, I'm displaying upcoming events on a custom page template I ...
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404 when remove Slug base custom taxonomy and custom post type

I have a custom taxonomy (cities) and a custom post type (spots). I have removed the custom taxonomy base slug and the custom post type base slug to have this : mysite.com/amsterdam (all spots in ...
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Category slugs being appended “category”

I presume this is because the slug already exists elsewhere e.g. I have a page called /solutions/customer-experience and I want the category slug customer-experience, I try to enter it but it gets ...
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Visting slug for 'post' post type shows 404 not archive?

I'm trying to get the WP default post type 'post' to show under the slug of /news/. I've changed the permalink structure to /news/%postname%/ which is fine when visiting a single page, however when I ...
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taxonomy term in URL slug won't forward to the correct term for custom post like it does for default categories/normal posts

so I notice when you type the URL of a post with a category (eg category5/post), it will automatically forward to the correct category in the URL (eg category5 changes to category1) if the category ...
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Filter string like a slug

I have a WordPress site using pretty permalinks. I want to filter a string to that the it ends up with the exact same formatting as the url slug, does anyone know the filter or function to do so?
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Page Titles and Slugs Change at random

My Page Titles and slugs for a single custom post type keep changing and at random. I set them to a specific name and slug and if I wait long enough the both are changed to a new page on the site. ...