1. Home
  2. Docs
  3. FAQ & Common issues
  4. The permalink is not updated after the title is changed

The permalink is not updated after the title is changed

By default WordPress for permalinks uses the native slugs (post names) that are created when the post is published. The native slug are not updated when the title is changed and that is why by default the permalink stays the same.

How to automatically update the custom permalinks?

The custom permalinks can be updated automatically after a simple set-up. You can find more info on how to make the custom permalinks always use an actual title here.

How to access the slug editor?

If you would like to check and/or edit the current slug, you need to enable ‘Show “Native slug” field‘ option in Permalink Manager settings:

When activated, you will see an extra field in URI editor:

Native slug in Classic Editor.
The URI Editor in Gutenberg mode is displayed in the sidebar.
Was this article helpful to you? Yes No

How can we help?