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Add "Get Shortlinks" to the admin side for Pages, and Taxonomies (includes custom taxonomies, categeories, and post tags)

How It Works

Shortlinks hooks into the WordPress filter get_shortlink to enable shortlinks for all WordPress types.

You can use Shortlinks in your own theme or plugin.

To return the shortlink for a post, page, or custom post type, where $id represents the ID:

To return the shortlink for a category, where $id represents the category id:

To return the shortlinks for custom taxonomy, where $id represents the term id, and $taxonomy represents the custom taxonomy:

Why I Created It

WordPress supports shortlinks by default, but only allows the user to get the shortlink for a post. Finding it unacceptable, I created a plugin to get shortlinks for all content types.

Requires: 3 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.0.5
Last Updated: 7 years ago
Active Installs: 100+


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