This filter can be used to change the default taxonomy slug “locations-category”.

Arguments (1)

  1. $slug (string) – The taxonomy slug.

Example code snippet

The code snippet below is just an example of how this filter can be used. In the example below, the taxonomy slug is changed from the default “locations-category” to “franchise-state”.

IMPORTANT: If your new urls throw a 404 error you’ll need to flush WP’s rewrite rules for your new urls to work. That can be done by going into your admin screen under Settings -> Permalinks and saving the permalinks again.


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