Remove CPT base

Description

Remove custom post type base slug from url

  • possibility to select specific custom post type(s)
  • auto redirect old slugs to no-base slugs

Yoast SEO specifics

If you’re using Yoast SEO plugin, after you change something in the Remove CPT base plugin, you should deactivate Yoast SEO and activate it back again to refresh its yoast_indexable database table, so it will generate correct og:url, canonical url and JSON-LD urls.

Installation

  1. Upload remove-cpt-base directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Reviews

Ogwomwenda (Mutunda) 9, 2023 1 reply
This plugin creates redirects rather than deleting CPT base
Ogwomunaana (Muwakanya) 8, 2023
I had been working for hours on trying to do this myself for a specific heirarchical post type, while not affecting the other CPTs or pages. Really hard to do cleanly and reliably. Within seconds, this plugin had done the job. Awesome. Thank you kubiq that was a huge help.
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Contributors & Developers

“Remove CPT base” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

6.3

  • fix deprecated notice for PHP 8.2

6.2

  • tested on WP 6.2
  • added Yoast SEO warning in the description

6.1

  • tested on WP 6.1
  • use request hook instead of pre_get_posts to fix 404 in console

6.0

  • fix for WPML hierarchical translated posts

5.9

  • added nonce and security checks

5.8

  • tested on WP 5.9

5.7

  • tested on WP 5.5
  • minor fix

5.6

  • tested again with WPML, Polylang and Custom Post Type Permalinks and fixed

5.5

  • tested on WP 5.5
  • another fix for Custom Post Type Permalinks plugin

5.4

  • enable previews for CPTs without base

5.3

  • make it works with WPML
  • make it works with Polylang
  • make it works with Custom Post Type Permalinks plugin

5.2

  • tested on WP 5.4

5.1

  • removed auto-prevent slug duplicates
  • removed debug mode
  • removed remove_cpt_base_skip filter
  • use default WP function instead of custom
  • make it works for custom rewrite slugs
  • prioritize page and post like WP does

5.0

  • YOU HAVE TO SAVE YOUR SETTINGS AGAIN, because:
  • added alternation option for each post type separately
  • added debug mode

4.8

  • fix alternative CPT children solving for nested children

4.7

  • alternative CPT children solving

4.6

  • fix server port redirect

4.5

  • make it works for WP installations in directory

4.4

  • minor changes

4.3

  • fix for some endpoints and make sure post is not interpreted as attachment

4.2

  • fix for hierarchical CPTs on some servers

4.1

  • make it works for posts interpreted like category by WP

4.0

  • tested on WP 5.2
  • make it works for hierarchical post types and different permalink structures
  • going back to ‘pre_get_posts’
  • optimize generating slug for duplicate names

3.3

  • change HTTP code from 404 to 200

3.2

  • fix for query strings

3.1

  • add custom endpoint rewrites support

3.0

  • stop using complicated ‘pre_get_posts’ and handle 404 instead

2.3

  • tested on WP 5.0

2.2

  • fix 404

2.1

  • fix redirect loop in WPML and WooCommerce

2.0

  • stop using .htaccess rules

1.2

  • auto init after permalinks updated

1.1

  • add uninstall hook
  • add duplicate slug check
  • minor updates

1.0

  • First version