AutoConvert Greeklish Permalinks


AutoConvert Greeklish Permalinks converts greek characters to latin in all permalinks. The plugin makes sure that every new permalink is in greeklish and offers the option to convert all the old links with greek characters to latin.


  • Convert automaticly the permalink of every new post and term.
  • Convert all your older posts and terms with a click of a button.
  • Choose how dipthongs are converted.
  • Developed to be friendly to developers with WP-CLI support and filter to modify the converion.


  • As simple as that. Write your title, draft, schedule or publish your post and the permalink is set.
  • Need to convert your old permalinks? We have you covered! Go to Settings > Convert Greek Permalinks > Convert old posts/terms and change all your permalinks at once.
  • Now you have the option to choose how diphthongs are converted.


  1. Install and activate your plugin like every other WordPress plugin.
  2. After installation the permalink of every new post will be converted to greeklish.
  3. You can adjust conversion and disable automatic conversion on ‚Settings‘ > ‚Convert Greek Permalinks‘.
  4. To convert old posts/terms, go to ‚Settings‘ > ‚Convert Greek Permalinks‘ > ‚Convert old posts/terms‘, select the post types and taxonomies you want to convert and click the „Convert Permalinks“ button.


How do I install it?

After you install and activate your plugin like every other WordPress plugin, every new post permalink will be now converted to greeklish automatically.

Can I configure the conversion?

On Settings > Convert Greek Permalinks > Settings, you can also modify how the plugin converts the permalinks. Currently you can:

  • Enable or disable automatic conversion
  • Choose which post types and taxonomies you want to be affected by automatic conversion
  • Choose how the dipthongs will be converted

From version 3.4.0, the filter agp_convert_expressions has been added to allow you to make further changes.

function change_expressions( $expressions ) {
    // You can modify the rules of conversion
    $expressions['/[βΒ]/u'] = 'g';
    return $expressions;
add_filter('agp_convert_expressions', 'change_expressions' );

How do I convert old permalinks?

If you want to convert all your older permalinks, go to Settings > Convert Greek Permalinks > Convert old posts/terms , select the post types and taxonomies you want to convert and click the „Convert Permalinks“ button.

Does it support WooCommerce?

Yes. It supports all custom post types or taxonomies, including Products, Product Categories and Product Tags of WooCommerce.

Does it support WP-CLI?

Yes! As of 3.1 version, wp-cli commands have been included. You can convert all your permalinks with wp agp convert or just check how many greek permalinks you have with wp agp check. Use wp help agp {command} to learn more about how to use them.


25. November 2020
Really good plugin, but it seems after the last update there's an error with enqueue scripts order and we get "$(...).select2 is not a function" in console.log. If you face the issue you can fix that by changing the enqueue script function order as follows: In admin/agp-admin.php, find the lines (currently in: 400, 401): wp_enqueue_script( 'agp-admin', plugin_dir_url( __FILE__ ) . 'js/admin.js',array( 'jquery' ), $this->version, true ); wp_enqueue_script( 'select2', plugin_dir_url( __FILE__ ) . 'js/select2.min.js', array( 'jquery' ), $this->version, false ); and change the order to: wp_enqueue_script( 'select2', plugin_dir_url( __FILE__ ) . 'js/select2.min.js', array( 'jquery' ), $this->version, false ); wp_enqueue_script( 'agp-admin', plugin_dir_url( __FILE__ ) . 'js/admin.js',array( 'jquery' ), $this->version, true ); This will fix the error, but be careful for the updates (in case for the creator not having fixed that in later updates). Using Woodmart template. Great work though!
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  • Fix js dependency


  • Optimize js/css files
  • Fix php notice


  • Removed warning


  • New Convertor for old posts and terms
  • Removed WP Background Processing dependency
  • Added WP Rest API endpoints


  • Added support for polytonic characters
  • Added hook for modifying expressions


  • Fixed error on upgrade


  • Added wp-cli commands for getting (wp agp get_options) and updating the options( wp agp update_options) of the plugin
  • Added support for multiple post types and taxonomies as arguments. Example: wp agp convert --post_types=post,page
  • Minor UI update
  • Fix: Reduced slug length on 3.2.0 version
  • Added warning about reduced slug length when selecting post types and taxonomies for automatic conversion


  • Added the option to select which taxonomies and post types affected by automatic conversion
  • Changed hook for automatic conversion from sanitize_title to wp_unique_post_slug and wp_unique_term_slug


  • Added wp-cli support


  • Fixes 404 error on archive pages


  • Implemented asynchronous background conversion.
  • Added select all option
  • Added panel for report of last conversion (duration, conversion percentage, errors)
  • Added conversion progress notice
  • Set default diphthongs option on advanced (affects only on new installations)


  • Rewrite of plugin as object-oriented
  • Improved the UI of the dipthongs option at settings
  • Fixed issue when passing slug that already exists
  • Added notices for success and failure of conversion
  • Added uninstall function that deletes plugin’s options stored in your database
  • Better copywriting