I originally posted this in the Troubleshooting forum but I think it’s more at home here. Sorry for the double.
Why does WordPress (2.6.1) automatically add the parent category name to a sub category slug? Unless I’m missing something, and I looked everywhere, it does this automatically upon creating new sub categories. Editing them won’t help either, I’m not able to change them either – it doesn’t give me an error but just closes the edit page quitely, and it always adds the parent to whatever I write again.
Parent Category “Shoes”
Child Category “Running Shoes”
Child Category “Sandals”
Permalink for Running Shoes is
Permalink for Sandals is
This becomes even more annoying with deeper structures:
Has anyone come across this already?