[wp-hackers] numeric slugs redux
otto at ottodestruct.com
Thu Mar 31 17:24:53 UTC 2011
On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 7:34 AM, Steve Taylor <steve at sltaylor.co.uk> wrote:
> At some point the numeric slug at the end is being split off from the
> request URI and placed in the 'page' request var.
Yes. A number at the end of a URL is considered to be a page number, not a
separate page. Basically, WordPress does not support all numeric slugs well.
- Does anyone know if the above hack might cause others problems along the
Probably will, yes. It's something that you'll have to keep up to date,
basically. You might be better off using a known and supported plugin:
- What's the difference between 'page' and 'pagename' in the query
> vars? Might I be better off understanding the rewrites and adjusting
> the rules?
Page is the page number. Like Page 1, page 2, etc. If you use
<!--nextpage--> in the post to split it up into pages, then the URLs will be
like example.com/slug/1 and example.com/slug/2 and so on. Your year as the
slug is being interpreted as page 2011 of the brazil page.
- Are there any plans to properly address the issues with numeric
> slugs in WP? I don't want to be spending time with every WP release
> hacking this site to work properly. In the long run, am I looking at
> having to recode the whole site to work without numeric slugs?
There has been discussion about changing this sort of thing. See:
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