My Content Management
[resolved] Merge tables (2 posts)

  1. Henk Oonk
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I use MCM for building up different tables to manage my website (because I have different types of information that are linked to from my main part pages and blogs). I also use WP Glossary but want to merge WP Glossary (slug ‘glossary’) with the Custom Post Type in MCM Glossary Terms (slug ‘mcm_glossary’). I tried Post Type Switcher and I can move posts from WP Glossary to MCM Glossary Terms, but the links from pages and blogs to the moved Glossary page break in the process (and I have 890 pages to move).
    Could I change the slug for MCM Glossary Terms from ‘mcm_glossary’ to ‘glossary’ without losing the links? Otherwise I might have to use Broken Link Checker??
    Anyone any suggestion?


  2. Joe Dolson
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    If you change the slug for MCM Glossary terms to glossary, any link that has been automatically generated (in navigation, within page content, etc.) will still be a valid link. However, I can't make any guarantees for other links. Certainly any link made manually to a URL that includes the 'mcm_glossary' slug will certainly be broken.

    I do suggest using a tool such as search and replace: http://wordpress.org/plugins/search-and-replace/

    You can use that to globally search your content for 'mcm_glossary' and replace it with 'glossary' after changing the slug. Just an FYI, however - changing the slug does *not* change the post type name; just the front-end reference to that post type. The post type name will still be mcm_glossary.

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