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My website setting is neat_url where the links are search engine friendly like http://myDOmain.com/3424/the+title+of+question

 

however I need to edit a plugin for which i need to remove the title from the url. How can i do that? I am askiing this becasue qa_path_absolute( qa_request() ) returns neat url but I dont want the title part from the neat url

Thank you
Q2A version: 1.72

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One simple option would be to use a regex to strip the end part. Something like

$url = preg_replace('#/([0-9]+)/[^/]+#', '/\1', $url);

Another way would be to just create the URL with the question ID. If you're on the question page it should be somewhere in the $qa_content variable.

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My mistake, I missed that it actually is in Q2A. Complete brain fade there...
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that still works
I just wanna remove title from url to shorten the url  for sharing
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