Change Permalink Settings from the Frontend in WordPress

change permalink settings from the frontend in wordpress

Customizing your permalinks is one of the greatest things you can do to assure a good presence online. Nowadays, everybody wants to have a good place online because that allows them to be visible to their visitors, readers or potential customers.

Maybe you’re working on a platform or app to allow users to create and manage a site with just some clicks and want to allow them to also customize their permalinks form the frontend.

That’s why we’ll show you how to edit permalinks from the frontend using the WP Frontend Admin plugin. This is a really simple but powerful tool that allows you to see and edit any wp admin page on the frontend.

You can get it here:

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1- Open the Permalink settings on the frontend

Go to the permalinks section on your WP admin page. For this, you need to go to Settings > Permalinks. Then, you need to click on View on the frontend in order to display your permalinks settings on the frontend. You don’t have to program anything.

2- Configure and publish the page

You need to configure the page’s quick settings. The plugin will display a left side panel for you to select the page’s title, URL slug, template, and menu.

Also, you can hide all unnecessary elements. Just click on Hide element and then click on the elements you want to hide.

Here are some elements you can hide:

  • Warnings
  • Screen Options
  • Help
  • “Permalink Settings” heading text
  • Any texts your users won’t need
  • Any permalink fields you don’t want users to edit

Once you finish configuring the page’s quick settings and look, click on Save to publish it.

3- Change permalinks from the frontend

Now your users will be required to login in order to see and manage the permalinks section on the frontend.

After they log in, your users will be able to see and edit the permalinks section on the frontend.

DONE

We know it looks so simple to be true. But it’s that simple. You only need one click.

Try plugin for free

You can try the premium plugin on your website for free for 7 days.


important questions

1- Can I use other plugins to create web apps?

Yes. You can display any admin page on the frontend, and it works with all WordPress plugins.

2- Is the plugin compatible with page builders?

Yes. You can use it with other page builders such as Elementor, Visual Composer, Gutenberg, Divi, Beaver Builder, WP Page Builder, Page Builder by SiteOrigin, Oxygen, Live Composer, Brizy, and many others to create great sites.

3- What if I cannot see this page on the frontend after login?

If you can not view the page after log in, you need to use one of these roles:

  • administrator
  • author

In case you don’t want to assign one of these roles, you can create a new user role with the User Role Editor plugin. This new user role needs the manage_options capability.

4- How many elements can I hide?

You can hide all elements you want. It all depends on what you need.

Just be careful not to hide elements you might need in the future.

5- What if I want to revert the elements I’ve hidden?

You can revert that. Just click on Revert below the Hide element button.