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how do I change individual permalinks in wordpress?

Hello
I'm adapting the grid-a-licious theme and need a permalink of a specific page to be like this:
http://website/wordpress/#online-stores

the # is very important since I want it to load as part of the main page. I'm using a static menu (not dynamic like the one created by wordpress) and I need to asign it the permalink.

thank you!
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jonahzonaCommented:
Permalinks are adjusted inside of posts and pages in the edit mode.

However, you cannot add special characters like #online-stores.

You may want to look into some type of permalink plugin like this:

http://atastypixel.com/blog/wordpress/plugins/custom-permalinks/

Let me know if you need anything else.
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cristobal_nyAuthor Commented:
thanks for the amazingly fast answer, I'll look into the plugin
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jonahzonaCommented:
I just verified. This plugin does what you want.

You can install it from the dashboard by going to Plugins -> Add New -> search for Custom Permalinks. It is the first one that pops up.

Super easy to use.
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cristobal_nyAuthor Commented:
yes, I installed it but it's not working well, I'll send you a link in a momment
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cristobal_nyAuthor Commented:
yes it's repeating the homepage instead of showing the correct page

is it possible that it's not working with the theme?
link.doc
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jonahzonaCommented:
I went to the link - it was a page with images that must have had some scripting on it. Everything was jumping around.

I guess my next question is what is the significance of the # sign. What exactly is it there to accomplish?

You are able to change permalinks, but this may not be the answer you need.
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cristobal_nyAuthor Commented:
it's working very oddly for example try
the same address and add
/contact
this one does not have the # but doesn't even show, and yes I did set it up as a custom permalink

the theme I'm using is grid-a-licious
http://suprmarket.net/themes/gridalicious/

and the # is so that the page is opened within the same page (after moving out the thumbnails to leave space)
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jonahzonaCommented:
That is a slick theme. Haven't seen that before.

From what I can tell its all javascript generated. That is the reason for the # sign.

But you don't NEED to change the permalinks.

Their theme uses a javascript to load existing pages/posts.

For example, if you go to http://suprmarket.net/themes/gridalicious/#the-consult

It loads it with the javascript.

But if you go to http://suprmarket.net/themes/gridalicious/the-consult it loads the post.

I would say that you should leave your permalink structure alone, and then you would be fine. Was it not working for you before?

It seems like your links on the main page would need that # sign, however all that sign does is tell it to load an actual page that has a normal permalink.

Does that make sense?
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cristobal_nyAuthor Commented:
yes maybe I'm not takling it the correct way
I tried going back to the way it was before without the permalink plugin

the issue that concerns me comes up when I try to remove the menu and make a non dynamic one myself (check out the main link now). What happens is that the link online stores (barely visible to the left of inspiration) has a permalink of #match when the dynamic menu is still there. But if I remove the menu then it's permalink changes to ?page_id=230. That's odd (that removing the menu affects the permalinks)
Another effect is that it loads the page separately, instead of pushing down the thumbnails and loading inside the main page.
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cristobal_nyAuthor Commented:
time to go to sleep, I'll check back in 7 hours, thanks for your help
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cristobal_nyAuthor Commented:
I guess it would be better to leave the permalinks as they are and also leave the code that makes the menu. I posted another question asking how to modiy the code of the menu so that it shows horizontally.
the question title is
need help making horizontal menu in wordpress theme

hope you can help with that too

thanks
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