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WP No Taxonomy Base


This is a wordpress plugin to remove the base slug on custom taxonomies. It removes the base slug for both custom taxonomies and the default “category” taxonomy for posts.



  1. Place plugin files in the /wp-content/plugins/ folder (or download via the dashboard “Add New” page under plugins).

  2. Activate the plugin from the “Plugins” page in the dashboard.

  3. Go to Settings -> WP No Taxonomy Base to check the taxonomies for which you want to remove the base slug.

This plugin was developed by Luke Thomas ( and submitted by David DiGiovanni (

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