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 Foo in different taxonomies become
It would be nicer if the two terms could both use the same slug. It would be less confusing, and allow for nicer URLs like
search?tax=foo rather than
I notice that the
wp_term_taxonomy table are separate, leading me to believe that it's technically possible for the same term (Foo with the slug
foo) to appear in more than one taxonomy. But this option isn't exposed in the user interface. Is there a good reason for this? Would I be risking future brokenness by fiddling with the database like that?