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I just discovered a new meta field on the newly created custom post type page. The meta name is slug, and it's under the wp editor field. What's that, and how can I remove it?

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You can remove the slug metabox from a post type with remove_meta_box:

add_action( 'add_meta_boxes', 'my_add_meta_boxes' );
function my_add_meta_boxes() {
    remove_meta_box( 'slugdiv', 'my_post_type', 'normal' );
}
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    Thanks, but why does it have a new metabox? I also can edit the url under the title, whats the difference?
    – Rinoleti
    Commented Mar 13, 2013 at 20:25
  • Be warned that this seems to break the slug editing functionality under the post title. core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/18523
    – MarcGuay
    Commented Jan 5, 2017 at 15:25
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on the top right of the page where you edit your post or page you will see two buttons: [Screen options] and [Help]. Click on [screen options]. You will see all kinds of options, unmark the one labeled "Slug" and it will disappear from the post/page edit page.

If you want to know what that was: http://codex.wordpress.org/Glossary#Post_Slug

Hope that helps

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