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Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

Last modified 11 years ago

#25989 closed defect (bug) (duplicate)

In Quick Edit view, old slug is not saved when changing URL slug

Reported by: markowe's profile markowe Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 2.1
Component: Permalinks Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


As I understand it, when you edit a page/post in the normal editor view, and change the URL slug, the previous slug will be saved to postmeta for the purposes of correctly redirecting to the new permalink.

This works fine in the regular editor view, but when using the Quick Edit facility in the Pages/Posts list view it does not appear to work.

Procedure attempted:

1) Quick Edit Page.
2) Change Page slug from, e.g. "blue-widgets-in-arizona" to "arizona"
3) Press Update

Expected behaviour: should redirect to (works in full edit view)

Actual behaviour: 404 error on page

Change History (3)

#1 @markowe
11 years ago

  • Keywords needs-testing removed

#2 @SergeyBiryukov
11 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Version changed from 3.7.1 to 2.1

The old slug redirect feature only works for posts, not for pages (see #4328, #18318).

I've tested Quick Edit for posts in current trunk, and the redirect works correctly (see #12473 where it was fixed).

Closing as a duplicate of #4328.

#3 @markowe
11 years ago

OK, didn't come across that one - so we are not likely to see this implemented for pages. I guess the message is, one shouldn't rely on Wordpress to automatically redirect changed permalinks.

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