[wp-hackers] what function creates the post slug?

Dion Hulse (dd32) wordpress at dd32.id.au
Tue Aug 23 14:27:49 UTC 2011

I'd be looking into the wp_insert_post_data filter in wp_insert_post()
and the "{$field_no_prefix}_save_pre" filter in sanitize_post_field()
function, however the latter provides no $context or post object for
reference, so you're probably better off filtering on the raw post

On 24 August 2011 00:19, Ricardo Moraleida <moraleida at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi guys, quick question here...
> i wanted to create a hook to change how WordPress creates slugs on a
> specific custom post type that handles quite sensitive data.
> I've just spent a few hours looking at rewrites and such but although the
> information is pretty helpful, i just don't think rewriting the slug display
> is the way to go, as it would be much safer to just have wp save a fixed md5
> slug for that specific post type.
> I imagine there's a simple sanitizing function that takes the post title and
> transforms it, and then saves it to the db as slug, but i can't seem to find
> it.
> Any help?
> thanks!
> Ricardo Moraleida
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