Use Credit/Debit Cards in India and PayPal outside of India for better experience!

How to create slug in PHP?

User friendly URLs are helpful for SEO as well as for users to know that what the webpage is about. So it is a good practice to create slugs for URLs. Below is a working function available to create slug from title.

Source Code:

    function slugify($slug) {
        $slug = preg_replace('~[^\pL\d]+~u', '-', $slug);
        $slug = iconv('utf-8', 'us-ascii//TRANSLIT', $slug);
        $slug = preg_replace('~[^-\w]+~', '', $slug);
        $slug = trim($slug, '-');
        $slug = preg_replace('~-+~', '-', $slug);
        $slug = strtolower($slug);
        if (empty($slug)) {
            return false;
        return $slug;

Reviews and Comments