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  • I’m looking for a plug-in or bit of php that will go through about 300 posts that use hyperlinks in the format:v

    <a href="">

    and automatically replace them with their %postname% pretty permalink. Eg:

    <a href="">

    For whatever reason, these posts don’t auto-magically do this when we changed Permalink structure so we’re currently going through one by one. Thousands.

    I’m wondering is this is because we’re using a Custom Post Type?

    OR, is there a problem with the way we set up the taxonomy that prevents the automatic rewrite? If so, can someone provide some suggestions. Here’s our taxonomy for this Custom Post Type (docs)

    //helpdocs taxonomy
    add_action( 'init', 'create_docs_post_type' );
    function create_docs_post_type() {
    	$labels = array(
    		'name' => __( 'Documentation' ),
    		'singular_name' => __( 'Documentation' )
    	$args = array(
        'labels' => $labels,
        'public' => true,
        'publicly_queryable' => true,
        'show_ui' => true,
        'show_in_menu' => true,
        'query_var' => true,
        'rewrite' => true,
        'capability_type' => 'page',
        'has_archive' => true,
        'hierarchical' => true,
        'menu_position' => 50,
        'supports' => array( 'title', 'editor', 'author', 'thumbnail', 'excerpt', 'comments', 'custom-fields', 'revisions','page-attributes','post-formats' )
    	register_post_type( 'docs', $args);
    function docs_init() {
    	// create a new taxonomy
    			'label' => __( 'Documentation_Tax' ),
    			'sort' => true,
    			'args' => array( 'orderby' => 'term_order' ),
    	    'hierarchical' => true,
    			'rewrite' => array( 'slug' => 'docs' )
    add_action( 'init', 'docs_init' );



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