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How to use WordPress Post Slugs to generate permalinks

Wordpress Permalink Post Slug
For a very long time now we have been looking for a method to get permalinks from our Worpress database. We searched on Google for everything we could think of, find WordPress permalinks in database, WordPress MySQL permalinks and so on. We searched on this issues for many months to now avail.

We found out the the post title is stored in a ‘slug’ in the database so we tried to access ‘post_slug’, but this is not a field name in the posts table.


How to add and position Retweet and Facebook share buttons for the WordPress blog

A great way to increase interest in and awareness of your blog is to add Retweet and Facebook Share buttons. This allows readers to easily share posts they enjoy or find interesting or important with the friends and followers on Facebook or Twitter.

These buttons can be added easily to a WordPress blog using WordPress plugins. The plugins used on this site to add Twitter and Facebook share buttons are the Topsy Retweet Button and the Facebook Share (New) Button. These plugins can be installed from the Add New Plugins page in the WordPress admin panel or downloaded and installed with an ftp client.