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07/16/2015 at 4:30 pm #34023907/16/2015 at 8:24 pm #340241Steven ZahmKeymaster
The permalink to the entry detail page is not really a search result… the entries themselves are the search results.
Sorry, but there is no way to alter the entry’s permalink structure. Even it could (well, it could if all the rewrite rules were completely rewritten and then all the supporting code changed to work with the new rules) the permalink structure you want would not work. First, the example would lead to a list of results and the the entry details. But more importantly the WordPress Rewrite API does not support a structure like that. The closest would be this (a working permalink, give it a try):
The way it works, you need a “key”, example “region” followed by a value, for example “UT”.
I suppose technically the locality permalink should be like the example permalink I just gave, but changing it would not provide any additional results:
As you see they are the same.
Apologies, I know, not the answer you were hoping for.07/18/2015 at 12:08 pm #340481Martin EggelingParticipant
That’s bad news. I will have to switch to a different BL plug-in. :(
I searched the support and faq area for instructions or a module to properly EXPORT my ~4000 entries … but couldn’t find any info. Any suggestions on how to handle that part?
Martin07/21/2015 at 8:16 pm #340756Steven ZahmKeymaster
re: That’s bad news. I will have to switch to a different BL plug-in. :(
If you find one that allows URL/s like the setup you want, please share because I would love to see how they worked around the WordPress Rewrite API rules. Honestly though, the URL/s generated by Connections for its entries are pretty good SEO links.
re: I searched the support and faq area for instructions or a module to properly EXPORT my ~4000 entries … but couldn’t find any info. Any suggestions on how to handle that part?
There is no export yet. That is planned for later this summer. You have two options presently. Use phpMyAdmin (or similar) and export the tables from your db as CSV files. You can then open them into Excel as a single workbook and use a VLOOKUP (I think) formula to link the data from the various CSV files from the export from mphpMyAdmin. Another option is to use this script. It is not a plugin but a standalone PHP script. Its setup is rather complicated but it works. It’s going to be the base on which the CSV Export feature in Connections is going to be upon. The trouble with the script is that you have 4000+ entries. Depending on you host, you may or may not being able to export them all before you exceed your hosts PHP limitation.
Hope that helps.
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