From Web Address to Web Page – the Humble URL in WordPress

From Web Address to Web Page – the Humble URL in WordPress

Once upon a time we passed parameters to create web pages, now we use pretty URLs and (hopefully) think through our URLs carefully. URLs are one of the fundamental commands a user can give WordPress, and they can be poetic, powerful and precise all at once.

This talk will cover how URLs are turned into WP_Query parameters, what URL endpoints are and when to use them, how URLs can be attractive and amusing, and how to use URLs across different post type structures.

Here's the code I use throughout the presentation, as a plugin to download and slice and dice: https://github.com/simonwheatley/wcldn-web-addresses

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Simon Wheatley

March 21, 2015
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