WordPress Tip: PHP Codes for Getting the Slug of Current Page

While I was working on a WordPress template, I needed to show posts in the category which has the same name ( or slug) of a page. As the WordPress.org said, the codes:

<?php query_posts(‘category_name=page_slug & showposts=10’);?>

could be used. But how to identify the slug of current page? It took me a long time to find out the way.

Here is the codes I used finally:

<?php if(is_page()){


$current_page_slug_holder=explode(“/”,$current_page_link); /*get current page slug, stored in $current_page_slug_holder[4]*/


/*use variable $counter to get the position, because it may be a subpage, added by lonelicloud at 2009.10.06 14:24*/}


<?php query_posts(‘category_name=’ . $current_page_slug_holder[4] . ‘&showposts=10’);?>

<?php query_posts(‘category_name=’ . $current_page_slug_holder[$counter] . ‘&showposts=10’);?>

Inspireted by:

1. Category Templates
2. Subpage get parent page slug

<?php if (is_page()) { ?>

<?php $cssdir = get_permalink(); ?>

<?php $holder = explode(“/”,$cssdir) ?>

<link rel=”stylesheet” href=”<?php bloginfo(‘template_directory’); ?>/page.css” type=”text/css” media=”screen” />

<link rel=”stylesheet” href=”<?php bloginfo(‘template_directory’); ?>/<?php echo $holder[3]; ?>/style.css” type=”text/css” media=”screen” />

<?php } ?>

3. Also, there is a post working on this, but I can’t understand:

WordPress Tip: Find the Current Page Slug

by Michael on August 9th, 2007 in Tips and Tricks, WordPress

While I was working on a WordPress template today, I needed to find the current page’s post_slug. After investigating the function is_single in wp-includes/query.php, I discovered the following method for determining the current page ID, post title, or post name:

$post_obj = $wp_query->get_queried_object();

$post_ID = $post_obj->ID;

$post_title = $post_obj->post_title;

$post_name = $post_obj->post_name;

via WordPress Tip: Find the Current Page Slug :: WenderHost.



1 条关于 “WordPress Tip: PHP Codes for Getting the Slug of Current Page” 的评论

  1. In the original post, I hadn’t realized that the page could be a sub-page. This leaded to a function error when the current page was a sub-page.
    The code had been corrected in the post.


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