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Recalculate name (url) from API somehow?

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Hello,

Is there a way to regenerate the name from the title in the API, like:

$myPage->regenerateName();
$myPage->save();

or similar? I'm looking to batch rename a lot of urls, but only once.

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foreach ($pages->find('template=basic-page, limit=50') as $p) {
	$p->of(false);
	$p->title = "My New Title";// if using a new title...otherwise comment out this line 
	$p->name = $sanitizer->pagenName($p->title);
	$p->save();
	$p->of(true);
}

If renaming in the thousands let us know so that we can adjust the code...

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Just to add to @kongondo's code, if your site is not in English, you may want to consider:

$p->name = $sanitizer->pageName($p->title, true);

You can read more about that sanitizer option here: https://processwire.com/api/ref/sanitizer/page-name/

or:

$p->name = $sanitizer->pageNameUTF8($p->title);

https://processwire.com/api/ref/sanitizer/page-name-utf8/

 

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