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Opened 13 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#6106 closed enhancement (maybelater)

Post slug improvements

Reported by: markjaquith Owned by: markjaquith
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Posts, Post Types Keywords: needs-patch
Focuses: ui, administration Cc:

Description (last modified by markjaquith)

  1. Right now, a post ID is shown as the post slug unless a slug is manually entered. Instead, it should show the dynamic slug generated from the title. Ideally, as the title is updated. (maybe using onblur to see if the typed-in title has changed, and doing a quick AJAX request to see what the dynamic slug would be).
  2. There is no way to tell the difference between a tentative slug, and a locked-in slug (either by choice, or by hitting "publish"). Perhaps the highlighting could go away and the slug could be bolded to indicate that it is set.

Change History (12)

#1 @lloydbudd
13 years ago

  • Cc nbachiyski added

#2 @markjaquith
13 years ago

  • Description modified (diff)
  • Owner changed from anonymous to markjaquith
  • Status changed from new to assigned

Heh @ lloyd. Beat me to it! #1 was taken care of by [7162]. see #6072

#3 @markjaquith
13 years ago

  • Description modified (diff)

Well, part of #1 at least. Dynamic slug-building would still be neat.

#4 @nbachiyski
13 years ago

  1. What if I had just entered a manual slug and then change the title? Should the slug be changed or not?
  1. Knowing whether the slug was saved by the user, or saved in DB can help us for point 1. However it want be easy, because autosave goes every minute and we will lose the tentative state very fast.

Do you really think we need something as complicated and error-prone?

#5 @lloydbudd
13 years ago

  • Milestone changed from 2.5 to 2.6

#6 @mrmist
12 years ago

Also related #5554 #4739 vaguely #1762 #4328 #6973 #3206

#7 @westi
11 years ago

  • Milestone changed from 2.9 to Future Release

Moving to Future Release until we have a patch.

#8 @SergeyBiryukov
9 years ago

  • Keywords ui-feedback added

#9 @Apiweb
7 years ago

  • Keywords ux-feedback added
  • Version 2.5 deleted

I think a refresh icon would appear next to the locked slug, clicking it to WordPress try to generate a new slug.

#10 @ryno267
7 years ago

wow this ticket is old. Um what about the yellow highlight if it's pending/tentative slug then green when it's "locked in"?

#11 @ocean90
7 years ago

  • Component changed from Administration to Posts, Post Types
  • Focuses ui administration added
  • Keywords ui-feedback ux-feedback removed

#12 @chriscct7
5 years ago

  • Keywords needs-patch added
  • Milestone Future Release deleted
  • Resolution set to maybelater
  • Status changed from accepted to closed

Closing as maybelater. Complete lack of interest on the feature on the ticket over the last 2 years. Feel free to reopen when more interest re-emerges (particularly if there's a patch)

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