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Is anyone aware of an equivalent to WP_PLUGIN_DIR and WP_PLUGIN_URL for themes that I can define in wp-config.php, or am I stuck creating a mu-plugin and registering a new theme dir?

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See wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/83102/…. This is the only way. –  toscho Jun 2 '13 at 20:15
    
How do you define themes in config? –  Rarst Jun 2 '13 at 20:46
    
@Rarst: isn't that the point of my question? :-) –  Denis de Bernardy Jun 2 '13 at 23:27
    
Misread the question. :) –  Rarst Jun 3 '13 at 10:09

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The default theme directory is registered like this in wp-settings.php

// Register the default theme directory root
register_theme_directory( get_theme_root() );

where

function get_theme_root( $stylesheet_or_template = false ) {
        global $wp_theme_directories;

        if ( $stylesheet_or_template && $theme_root = get_raw_theme_root( $stylesheet_or_template ) ) {
                // Always prepend WP_CONTENT_DIR unless the root currently registered as a theme directory.
                // This gives relative theme roots the benefit of the doubt when things go haywire.
                if ( ! in_array( $theme_root, (array) $wp_theme_directories ) )
                        $theme_root = WP_CONTENT_DIR . $theme_root;
        } else {
                $theme_root = WP_CONTENT_DIR . '/themes';
        }

        return apply_filters( 'theme_root', $theme_root );
}

The functions get_theme_root() and get_raw_theme_root() seems to be used in other theme related functions.

I don't see any theme related pre-defined constants used here so I would think that you are stuck with a plugin ;-)

Maybe playing around with the global $wp_theme_directories might get you somewhere?

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Yeah, I was giving thoughts to setting the global, but... Yuck... :-D At any rate, thanks for confirming... –  Denis de Bernardy Jun 2 '13 at 23:25

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