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Opened 2 months ago

Last modified 2 months ago

#60791 new enhancement

Pre-populate slug using URL parameters on new post edit screen.

Reported by: gerardreches's profile gerardreches Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Posts, Post Types Keywords: has-patch
Focuses: Cc:

Description

get_default_post_to_edit() allows to pre-populate post_title, content, and excerpt from $_REQUEST.

This URL will pre-populate the title and the content:

/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=post&post_title=My+Title&content=aaaa

I have an use case where I need to do the same for the post_name:
https://wordpress.org/support/topic/set-title-and-slug-of-new-post-using-url-parameters/

I have a shortcode that allows me to load content from a custom post type, and it searches by slug (it needs to be this way for UX reasons).

If the post with the provided slug doesn't exist, I register an admin notice alerting that the shortcode is trying to load an unexisting post, and offer a link to create the missing post with the specified slug. I need the slug to be pre-populated with the URL parameter, just as it is possible to do for title, content, and excerpt.

Change History (2)

This ticket was mentioned in PR #6283 on WordPress/wordpress-develop by @Dargus.


2 months ago
#1

  • Keywords has-patch added

Add post_name to the fields that can be pre-populated through URL parameters in get_default_post_to_edit().

Trac ticket: https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/60791#ticket

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #core by gerardreches. View the logs.


2 months ago

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