Slug - the summary of you. Why the slug in BioSlug?

Why the slug in BioSlug? The name is inspired by the search engine optimization (SEO) "slug" -- A slug is the part of a URL which identifies a particular page on a website in an easy to read form. In other words, it’s the part of the URL that explains the page’s content. For this article, for example, the URL is, and the slug simply is ‘slug’.

Last updated on: 12 September, 2020