WiscWeb - WordPress UW Theme - Changing the Fac/Staff URL

The following document will walk you through the process of changing the post "slug" or URL for the Faculty/Staff custom post type, which affects the overall URL structure for those pages.

What is the Fac/Staff Slug?

The Fac/Staff slug is part of the URL that appears on faculty/staff bio pages. It is essentially the URL version of the page name.

The structure of the URL for bio pages looks like this (slug highlighted):


The slug, by default, is set to "staff." However, this can be customized if the term "staff" does not apply to the content of your bio pages. Examples of alternative slugs include "people," "facstaff," and "alumni."

Updating the Fac/Staff Slug

To update the Fac/Staff slug, follow these steps:

  1. Login to your site's dashboard in WiscWeb
  2. On the left hand menu, select Faculty/Staff Members
  3. Choose Settings
  4. In the URL Slug field, type in the new slug you'd like to use
  5. Select Save Changes

Recommended Naming Conventions

WordPress "slugs" should follow these naming conventions:




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