wp_unique_post_slug( string $slug, int $post_ID, string $post_status, string $post_type, int $post_parent )

Computes a unique slug for the post, when given the desired slug and some post details.


Description Description


Parameters Parameters

$slug

(string) (Required) The desired slug (post_name).

$post_ID

(int) (Required) Post ID.

$post_status

(string) (Required) No uniqueness checks are made if the post is still draft or pending.

$post_type

(string) (Required) Post type.

$post_parent

(int) (Required) Post parent ID.


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Return Return

(string) Unique slug for the post, based on $post_name (with a -1, -2, etc. suffix)


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/post.php

function wp_unique_post_slug( $slug, $post_ID, $post_status, $post_type, $post_parent ) {
	if ( in_array( $post_status, array( 'draft', 'pending', 'auto-draft' ) ) || ( 'inherit' == $post_status && 'revision' == $post_type ) )
		return $slug;

	global $wpdb, $wp_rewrite;

	$original_slug = $slug;

	$feeds = $wp_rewrite->feeds;
	if ( ! is_array( $feeds ) )
		$feeds = array();

	if ( 'attachment' == $post_type ) {
		// Attachment slugs must be unique across all types.
		$check_sql = "SELECT post_name FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE post_name = %s AND ID != %d LIMIT 1";
		$post_name_check = $wpdb->get_var( $wpdb->prepare( $check_sql, $slug, $post_ID ) );

		/**
		 * Filters whether the post slug would make a bad attachment slug.
		 *
		 * @since 3.1.0
		 *
		 * @param bool   $bad_slug Whether the slug would be bad as an attachment slug.
		 * @param string $slug     The post slug.
		 */
		if ( $post_name_check || in_array( $slug, $feeds ) || 'embed' === $slug || apply_filters( 'wp_unique_post_slug_is_bad_attachment_slug', false, $slug ) ) {
			$suffix = 2;
			do {
				$alt_post_name = _truncate_post_slug( $slug, 200 - ( strlen( $suffix ) + 1 ) ) . "-$suffix";
				$post_name_check = $wpdb->get_var( $wpdb->prepare( $check_sql, $alt_post_name, $post_ID ) );
				$suffix++;
			} while ( $post_name_check );
			$slug = $alt_post_name;
		}
	} elseif ( is_post_type_hierarchical( $post_type ) ) {
		if ( 'nav_menu_item' == $post_type )
			return $slug;

		/*
		 * Page slugs must be unique within their own trees. Pages are in a separate
		 * namespace than posts so page slugs are allowed to overlap post slugs.
		 */
		$check_sql = "SELECT post_name FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE post_name = %s AND post_type IN ( %s, 'attachment' ) AND ID != %d AND post_parent = %d LIMIT 1";
		$post_name_check = $wpdb->get_var( $wpdb->prepare( $check_sql, $slug, $post_type, $post_ID, $post_parent ) );

		/**
		 * Filters whether the post slug would make a bad hierarchical post slug.
		 *
		 * @since 3.1.0
		 *
		 * @param bool   $bad_slug    Whether the post slug would be bad in a hierarchical post context.
		 * @param string $slug        The post slug.
		 * @param string $post_type   Post type.
		 * @param int    $post_parent Post parent ID.
		 */
		if ( $post_name_check || in_array( $slug, $feeds ) || 'embed' === $slug || preg_match( "@^($wp_rewrite->pagination_base)?\d+$@", $slug )  || apply_filters( 'wp_unique_post_slug_is_bad_hierarchical_slug', false, $slug, $post_type, $post_parent ) ) {
			$suffix = 2;
			do {
				$alt_post_name = _truncate_post_slug( $slug, 200 - ( strlen( $suffix ) + 1 ) ) . "-$suffix";
				$post_name_check = $wpdb->get_var( $wpdb->prepare( $check_sql, $alt_post_name, $post_type, $post_ID, $post_parent ) );
				$suffix++;
			} while ( $post_name_check );
			$slug = $alt_post_name;
		}
	} else {
		// Post slugs must be unique across all posts.
		$check_sql = "SELECT post_name FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE post_name = %s AND post_type = %s AND ID != %d LIMIT 1";
		$post_name_check = $wpdb->get_var( $wpdb->prepare( $check_sql, $slug, $post_type, $post_ID ) );

		// Prevent new post slugs that could result in URLs that conflict with date archives.
		$post = get_post( $post_ID );
		$conflicts_with_date_archive = false;
		if ( 'post' === $post_type && ( ! $post || $post->post_name !== $slug ) && preg_match( '/^[0-9]+$/', $slug ) && $slug_num = intval( $slug ) ) {
			$permastructs   = array_values( array_filter( explode( '/', get_option( 'permalink_structure' ) ) ) );
			$postname_index = array_search( '%postname%', $permastructs );

			/*
			 * Potential date clashes are as follows:
			 *
			 * - Any integer in the first permastruct position could be a year.
			 * - An integer between 1 and 12 that follows 'year' conflicts with 'monthnum'.
			 * - An integer between 1 and 31 that follows 'monthnum' conflicts with 'day'.
			 */
			if ( 0 === $postname_index ||
				( $postname_index && '%year%' === $permastructs[ $postname_index - 1 ] && 13 > $slug_num ) ||
				( $postname_index && '%monthnum%' === $permastructs[ $postname_index - 1 ] && 32 > $slug_num )
			) {
				$conflicts_with_date_archive = true;
			}
		}

		/**
		 * Filters whether the post slug would be bad as a flat slug.
		 *
		 * @since 3.1.0
		 *
		 * @param bool   $bad_slug  Whether the post slug would be bad as a flat slug.
		 * @param string $slug      The post slug.
		 * @param string $post_type Post type.
		 */
		if ( $post_name_check || in_array( $slug, $feeds ) || 'embed' === $slug || $conflicts_with_date_archive || apply_filters( 'wp_unique_post_slug_is_bad_flat_slug', false, $slug, $post_type ) ) {
			$suffix = 2;
			do {
				$alt_post_name = _truncate_post_slug( $slug, 200 - ( strlen( $suffix ) + 1 ) ) . "-$suffix";
				$post_name_check = $wpdb->get_var( $wpdb->prepare( $check_sql, $alt_post_name, $post_type, $post_ID ) );
				$suffix++;
			} while ( $post_name_check );
			$slug = $alt_post_name;
		}
	}

	/**
	 * Filters the unique post slug.
	 *
	 * @since 3.3.0
	 *
	 * @param string $slug          The post slug.
	 * @param int    $post_ID       Post ID.
	 * @param string $post_status   The post status.
	 * @param string $post_type     Post type.
	 * @param int    $post_parent   Post parent ID
	 * @param string $original_slug The original post slug.
	 */
	return apply_filters( 'wp_unique_post_slug', $slug, $post_ID, $post_status, $post_type, $post_parent, $original_slug );
}

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