Ugly Permalinks

WordPress Plugin Staff List – Ugly Permalinks

The permalink is the entire link (URL) to a post or page.
    • Only one WordPress page is needed.
    • This page will display dynamic content – individual staff members.
    • The page can have any name.
    • Subpages will also work with ugly permalinks.
    • Permalinks are built by appending query parameter smid=staffID to the single page URL.
https://www.mydomain.com/staff-profile/ + ?smid=598
https://www.mydomain.com/staff-profile/?smid=598
  1. Create a single page.
  2. Create links to single page.
  3. Set up field order.
  4. Check staff member options.
  5. Open single page for preview.
  1. Create and publish single page. Only one page is needed.
  2. Copy and paste the single page URL into Single Page URL textbox.
  • Single Page URL. See: Copy and paste the single page URL (above).
  • Show Link = Yes.
  • Link Text. Add text you want to show up on the staff page as hyperlink to a single page.
  • Add link to staff image. When checked, staff image will be hyperlinked to the single page.
WordPress plugin Staff List. Single Page options, create ugly permalinks.

3. Set up field order.

Link Text when populated, adds field type: Single Page Text Link.
Template Options > Field Order – Staff Page
  1. Find filed type: Single Page Text Link.
  2. Move it up or down to position it.
4. Check staff member options.
No data entry is required.
  • Custom URL – empty.
  • Pretty Permalink – empty.
WordPress plugin Staff List. Staff member image link. Custom URL is left empty. WordPress plugin Staff List. Staff member SEO options. Pretty permalink field is left empty.
  1. Open the staff page.
  2. Click on an image or text hyperlink.
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