When using /sample-post/ or /%postname%/ permalinks and a slug consisting of only numbers, WordPress incorrectly interprets this as pagination and doesn’t handle things correctly. This plug-in will send users to the correct post.
The best way is always to install through the WordPress back-end.
If you want to do it manually:
- Upload the
numeric-slugsdirectory to the
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
- Which post titles does this affect?
Posts with titles and slugs made entirely of numbers seem to be considered pagination by WordPress. Instead of getting paginated summary pages or “post not found” errors, this plug-in allows for the correct posts to be shown.
- What about WordPress 3.6?
WordPress seems to have addressed this issue internally, so this plug-in is no longer required.
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Contributors & Developers
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- Updated plug-in to work with all titles/slugs of any length that are entirely numbers.
- Expanded readme.txt
- Initial release