Questions tagged [slug]

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

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Create terms when registering taxonomy?

I'm registering taxonomy in my functions.php file: register_taxonomy("our_gallery_types", array("gallery"), array("hierarchical" => true, "label" => "Categories", "singular_label" => "...
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How to create non-unique sub-category slugs?

What’s the best way to make Wordpress accept non-unique sub-category slugs? By default, Wordpress ensures that every ‘slug’ portion of permalink URLs is unique, and is very savvy about using this to ...
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Rename files during upload using variables

I'd like to rename files during upload and set their names to the post slug the files are being attached to, plus some random characters (a simple incremental counter will de just fine) to make the ...
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Is it possible to get a page link from its slug?

Is it possible to get a page's permalink from the slug alone? I'm aware that you can get the page's permalink from the ID using get_page_link(): <a href="<?php echo get_page_link(40); ?>">...
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Removing Automatic Redirects Without Plugin

I've been working on a wordpress site and run into the automatic redirect feature when you change a slug. On the current site I am using the Redirects plugin, and was able to modify the redirects so ...
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custom taxonomy and pages rewrite slug conflict gives 404

I'm using the Custom Post Type UI plugin to create my custom taxonomies. I have a portfolio that is made up of projects (custom post type) with 2 custom taxonomies of technologies and clients. The ...
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Slug is redirecting to 404

I had a page called Recipes. I changed it to Recipes_old and changed the slug so I could create a new Recipes page. When I created the new Recipes page the slug was properly defined as /recipes/ but ...
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Removing the number in a category slug

I have a category that ends with -2, and there's no way I can change it back to the plain word. I know there are problems with numeric slugs, but this is just a word. I also know that a common answer ...
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Removing Metabox for “Slug” without removing functionality

Here is an interesting question. I have recently noticed that if you utilize the code remove_meta_box('slugdiv', 'post', 'normal'); you are actually unable to modify the slug when you click on the ...
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How to customize this automatic slug shortener with an overrwrite function

I am using a slick little piece of code which I have included within my functions file which automatically takes any information entered into the title of a new post and create a slug with specific ...
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Editing the Number at the end of Page URLs / Editing Page Slugs

I am playing around with wordpress and a few plugins. Say I have something called "Shopping Cart" and I delete the page. Then I recreate it, I can't have the old URL back. I get domain.com/shopping-...
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Natural URL Design and static front page

A static front page and other pages which are children of it are used on a blog. To give an example: www.example.com The slug for that page shows up in the permalink for sub pages like www.example....
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Can I use a number for a post/page slug?

Is it possible to use a number for a post/page slug? I have tried to use e.g. '123' for my page slug, but each time WordPress converts it to '123-2'. I'm guessing that any number is perhaps ...

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