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Same subcategory slug (5 posts)

  1. niksy
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I want to have this category base

    /category1/subcategory
    /category2/subcategory

    Subcategories have different parentcategories, but they have the same name and slug. Name can be same, but WP tells me that slug must be unique so it changes one slug (most recent) in subcategory-category2.

    Is it possible to have subcategories with same name and slug, but different parent? Or should I use some other way to achieve this?

    Thanks!

  2. Alkorr
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Hi niksy! I've been asking for years (since the taxomony implementation), as well as many other people on the forum, the subcategories to work this way but each time, I got the same answer: 'Wordpress doesn't work like this anymore'. Periode.

    The problem is, when you use WordPress as a CMS, you ABSOLUTELY NEED to have subcategories with same name and slug, with different parent. Apparently, this is not a priority for the dev team. I know they do an amazing work but why ignore such an important feature used in all CMS websites? I have no idea............. :(

  3. niksy
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    So there's no easy way to do this? :(
    Well, I think new post types introduced in WordPress 3.0 could work this way - define post type as one category and have same subcategories under that post type. Or am I missing something? Haven't tried post types exstensively to confirm this.

  4. karlevid
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    please. would also love to have this

  5. h-u-g-o
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I also neeeeed this. :-(

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