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Google News Unique Permalink ID

Description

For a more detailed description please visit the Google News Unique Permalink ID Plugin Homepage. Note that there is also a German description for Google News Unique Permalink ID

This Plugin will generate Permalinks formatted for Google News, i.e. myblog.org/this-is-a-very-interesting-post-12345 or myblog.org/this-is-a-very-interesting-post-for-real-45678

Requirements – Important:

  • Settings > Permalinks has to be set to “Custom Structure” /%postname% (do not forget the leading slash!)

Features:

  • Adds a unique 5-digit ID to all Permalinks on your Blog to make it work properly with Google News

Example:

  • You add a Post with the name “This is a very Interesting Post”
    -> The Permalink will look like this: myblog.org/this-is-a-very-interesting-post-12345 where 12345 is a randomly generated unique ID

This Plugin is powered by Brainsap Development – Web Development Services

Installation

  1. Upload google-news-unique-permalink-id.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Settings > Permalinks has to be set to “Custom Structure” /%postname% (don’t forget the leading slash)

FAQ

Checkout the Google News Unique Permalink ID FAQ for further information.

Contributors & Developers

“Google News Unique Permalink ID” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.0.4

  • Fixed a bug which did not properly change the slug on editing scheduled posts.

1.0.3

  • Unique IDs will now be appended to scheduled/planned posts.

1.0.2

  • Prevent function from being created when it already exists, Changed Plugin URLs and Readme.

1.0.1

  • Fixed a bug which added Unique IDs to Pages. Unique IDs should be only added to Posts now properly.

1.0

  • Plugin Created