Follow those steps to properly change a slug for a page.

TerraClassifieds views are created using Wordpress pages, except single and archive views. You can change slugs for TerraClassifieds pages using SEO settings in the plugin.

Follow the following steps to properly change a slug for a page in classifieds wordpress plugin

But you should not change slugs in the page options like on regular pages e.g. using the field below in the page options.

TerraClassifieds should not change slugs in the page options like on regular pages classifieds wordpress plugin

Before you start working with slugs, you need to select Post name in Settings -> Permalinks to make it work correctly.

Post name in Settings -> Permalinks to make it work correctly.

Once we have permalinks set as above we can get to work.

Let's do it with an example and change the slug for a page (view) Favourite Ads.  Navigate to TerraClassifieds -> Settings.

Now click on the SEO tab where you can change pages and slugs for TerraClassifieds views.

go to seo settings Post name in Settings -> Permalinks to make it work correctly.

Scroll down to the SLUGS section and change the text in the input Slug for "Favourite ads".

Remember that slugs need to be unique.

Remember that slugs need to be unique wordpress classifieds plugin

After that scroll down again and click Save changes. That's it. The slug for a page (view) Favourite Ads is changed.

Follow those steps to properly change a page for a view.

By default TerraClassifieds comes with pages for all needed views:

  • Terraclassifieds – Add advert
  • Terraclassifieds – Edit ad
  • Terraclassifieds – Edit Profile
  • Terraclassifieds – Favourite Ads
  • Terraclassifieds – Forgot Password
  • Terraclassifieds – Login
  • Terraclassifieds – Registration
  • Terraclassifieds – My submissions

You can change these pages for your own pages but you need to remember about inserting proper shortcode inside the new one. You can find them under each page field:

Follow those steps to properly change a page for a view

There is a list of ready to copy shortcodes:

  • Add advert: [terraclassifieds_add_item]
  • Edit advert: [terraclassifieds_edit_item]
  • Edit profile: [terraclassifieds_edit_profile]
  • Favourite ads: [terraclassifieds_favourite_ads]
  • Forgot password: [terraclassifieds_forgot_password]
  • Login: [terraclassifieds_login]
  • Registration: [terraclassifieds_registration]
  • My submissions: [terraclassifieds_my_submissions]

If you want to change any of the ready TerraClassifieds pages/views, you may use any of your already existing pages or create a new one navigating to Pages -> Add new.

Now click on three dots in the top right corner and select Code Editor.

Enter a title, shortcode for this view and click Update (Save).

Go back to TerraClassifieds -> Settings -> SEO tab and click Search button that corresponds to the page you want to change, in our example, it's next to field Page for "Favourite ads".

You will see a modal window with all pages available to search from and you need to select the new page. Choose it and click Select.

Scroll down and click Save changes,  to let TerraClassifieds using your new page.

Common questions.

I have accidentally removed the default pages. How to recover them now?

It may happen that you remove by accident TerraClassifieds pages, for example, when deleting unused pages on your website. 

In that case, most of TerraClassifieds views will stop working. The solution is simple and you don't need to create new pages from scratch. 

It's enough to deactivate the plugin and then activate it again

Deactivate the plugin

deactivate the plugin and then activate it again

Activate the plugin.

Activate the plugin wordpress

The default pages will be restored. Now you need to assign these new pages using these steps for each view.

I have accidentally removed the default page. How to recover it now?

It may happen that you accidentally remove a page assigned for a TerraClassifieds view, for example, Page for "Favourite ads". 

You will see in the TerraClassifieds settings warnings about that.

Solutions depending on the situation:

  1. You can restore the removed page from the trash (if a page was only trashed, not removed permanently).
  2. If a page was removed permanently you need to create a page and assign it for this view using these steps.
  3. You can also disable and enable TerraClassifieds plugin to recreate default pages for TerraClassifieds views and then just assign default page, for example Terraclassifieds – Favourite Ads in the field Page for "Favourite ads" using these steps.

I have changed the slug incorrectly via the page edit option and it does not work. How to fix it now?

You should change slugs for TerraClassifieds pages using only the SEO tab in the TerraClassifieds settings. 

If you have changed it by editing page directly you will see warnings in the TerraClassifieds settings:

To fix that navigate to the SEO tab and enter the slug name  you want to use here (see the example):

Now you need only to click Save button to keep changes. Start reading the tutorial to get how to change slugs.

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