2 months, 2 weeks agoI just finished making a dark mode that you can switch on and off, but that also follows your preferences first time you come on the website
Post slugs have been updated
- Post slugs changed
- Slugs are based off the title, which means if the title is “This post will talk about Banana Split”, the post slug will be “this-post-will-talk-about-banana-split”.
- There’s a big problem with that, if two titles are the same (which I want it to be possible, for different reasons but also because I don’t have much more ideas on how to name the Wednesday Posts), the two slugs will bug because they’ll be the same, and slugs HAVE to be different (for a few reasons, first: they kinda act like an ID (it’s the only other thing that can be used as an ID with Django), second: if two posts have the same slug… how would you go to one or the other? well you couldn’t).
the old code for auto generated slugs was:
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Basically if the slug doesn’t exist create one based on the title.
The code is now:
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Meaning even more basically:
If the post doesn’t have a slug, create one, but if the slug you’re trying to exist already exists, add a number after it, starting with 2 (so if the slug “this-post-will-talk-about-banana-split” exists, create “this-post-will-talk-about-banana-split-2”), and voilà, we can have two times the same title but the auto slug will be different
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