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Multiple wp-config.php files in one home directory

It's possible to move wp-config.php up one directory level for security, i.e. into the directory above public_html (sometimes called home or a user name, depending on the web host). "You can move the ...
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On WordPress Network(multisite), Sub Blogs in Subdirectories or Subdomains? What's better?

Can anyone explain why one is better than the other, and in what circumstances? Things I'm considering: SEO consequences (if any), scaling issues (if any) and anything else I'm not thinking about. ...
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Where to save common libraries?

I have a multiple-site WordPress install. I have decided to centralize as many of my libraries as possible into one spot, for obvious organizational reasons, and in order to reduce bloating. Many of ...
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Change multi-site installation from sub-domains to sub-directories

I've searched everywhere but I don't seem to find a solution for this. I have a WP installation that is using sub-domains and doesn't have yet any other sites besides the main site. What I want to do,...
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Custom post types with custom directories

I'd like to run a WordPress install with open registration so that anyone can sign up and post to a custom post type that would live at... domain.com/open/date/the-post-title I'd also like to run a ...
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Creating a searchable A-Z listing of hundreds of companies/services

I am about to create a webbased guide. A guide that will list numerous of companies - their services, contact information and so on. And I need help coding this! I am using Genesis News Child Theme ...
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Are there security risks in working directly in the themes folder that builds into a theme folder?

I'm wondering if there are any security risks in using the wp-content/themes/ folder as my project root and using wp-content/themes/my-theme as my build folder. Basically, in the themes folder I would ...
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How to host unrelated pages on WordPress domain

Is it possible to have separate pages hosted on a WordPress site? For example, say I have my site www.website.co.uk, which has my WordPress blog and all that. Obviously it'll have things like www....
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Session Expired when WordPress Address (URL) and Site Address (URL) are different

I followed this article to allow me to put our company's WordPress blog on a subdirectory of our Heroku hosted site: http://nicolasmlv.com/wordpress-in-your-rails-app/ This says to add this code to ...
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Change wp-content without changing the name of the folder

This does not work # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteRule ^/index\.php$ - [L] RewriteRule ^/css/(.*) /wp-content/themes/themename/css/$1 [QSA,L] RewriteRule ^/js/(.*) /wp-...
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How to give all CPT a folder automatically based on their slug

This is what I have now and working: function get_custom_post_type_template($single_template) { global $post; if ($post->post_type == 'amazon') { $single_template = TEMPLATEPATH . '/amazon/single....
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ReDirect subfolder link to another sub-folder and force SSL

My wordpress is installed in a subfolder, for example: test, so my urls look like http://example.com/test/product/buy-product-a/ etc.. Now I have installed another wordpress in subfolder, for ...
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Wordpress Multisite new sites in directory

Is it possible to make a wordpress multisite on domain.com and then every site that I make goes to domain.com/directory/newsite? and then I have another question: is it also possible to that every ...
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Change wp-content/uploads to uploads/%postname%/%image%

When uploading an image to a post, I want to change it so that it grabs the postname or post_id and places it in a folder like uploads/%postname%/ Is there a simple method of doing so? thanks
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GoDaddy Number of Image Files Per Directory Exceeded

OK, so I started my blog back in 2006, never realizing the size it would grow to, or what the future of WP and GoDaddy would bring. 1st Problem. I had read somewhere that it was better to have my ...
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Installing plugins and using complex folder structure with child theme in WordPress

I'm creating a new WP website based on a template, and I've created the child theme for this template. It is working without any problem. I understand the basics for a child theme as adding my style....
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Is there a directory my plugin can write files to that cannot be viewed via the browser/url?

I want to restrict access to some files uploaded via the admin interface but I cannot rely on the ability to use .htaccess (could be turned off, or they might be using a non-apache web server). I ...
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One Domain, Two Installs of WordPress

I'm looking into an upcoming project of a redesign of an existing website. The plan is to install one single installation of WordPress at domain.com. The admin area will be locked down and accessible ...
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Is it possible to make *.js and folders visible in theme-editor

I just created a file test.js in the folder of my own child-theme. Unfortunately it is not visible in the Theme editor. How can I make it visible? And is it possible to make folders visible?
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Empty folder being created by Wordpress, breaks site

I have a page on my site at mysite.com/publish. This page leads to a members area where they can add/edit posts from the front end. For some reason, randomly as far as I can tell, Wordpress keeps ...
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Checking for page templates in child theme

I have a simple problem I'm hoping someone can shed some light on. I have a child theme with a custom page template and I'm simply trying to check weather or not the template is in use. Under normal ...
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Disable directory browsing of uploads folder

I'm using Wordpress as a CMS for a simple website. I want to prevent users from being able to browse the directories such as the wp-content/uploads folder or any directories of my theme. My host does ...
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Moved Wordpress site to new server, directory permissions not working correctly

I built a Wordpress on my hosting space and then transferred it my clients server - followed all the instructions and pretty much everything works fine. The ONLY problem I have is that the directory ...
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How to produce a sub-page-system in Wordpress

I am currently new to Wordpress development and I am developing a custom theme with a few custom post types and custom functionality. For the most part, it was pretty easy to find the information I ...
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I have a page using a pretty url and a mod_rewrite rule matching it. I expected it to give an error but it's working. Why?

this may seem like a weird question but I have something working and I don't understand how. I have moved my wordpress install to a subdirectory and am using the .htaccess file to redirect anything ...
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Moving from one test to multiple final environments

I'm working on a WordPress website in the following test environment URL: www.example.com/wordpress. Once the site is complete and everything is tested, I want to deploy to three live environments ...
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WordPress in a sub directory but not images

I have followed this tutorial from WordPress and managed to get everything to work. I have installed wordpress in a subfolder called /wordpress/. The problem that the images I uploaded show the /...
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to create own conditional tags for business directory in wp

i want to create conditional tags for the business directory categories as the conditional tags which are provided are for normal categories.which do not work for the business directory categories.can ...
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Multisite installation on an existing single installation

How to create a blog in a sibling directory of an already installed WordPress directory? The domain is example.com and there is an existing installation in blog directory and the root directory at ...
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Move my theme style.css into a folder

I was wondering if its possible to have my theme style.css in a css folder rather than in the root? I assume that the Theme Metadata has to be in the theme root, but could the actual styles be moved? ...
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wp_enqueue_script not loading my custom js file

I am using the following code below in my functions.php, However app.js is not found when I inspect it in the resources tab. It is looking for it in http://localhost:8888/goodMorningMoon/javascripts/...
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Function that outputs second theme url

I have a multisite and need a function (added to functions.php) that will get the template url of the second theme (probably by name or other identifier)? Example: theme-1 (used by main site) ...
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why there is a large file named core in wpmu's directory?

why the file named core is here? can i delete it? ls -lh total 37M -rw-rw-r-- 1 hugemeow pg 16 2012-03-04 04:22 a.php -rw------- 1 hugemeow pg 30M 2012-10-16 10:41 core // this is the large ...
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how to create a folder in wordpress

This is the dilema: I want to install wordpress in the root (regular installation for a wordpress site). Although, I want to have different cities to be available for the user to view the content ...
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How to copy one folder to another folder recursively

I want copy all the files of a folder to another folder. So how to copy recursively in wordpress.
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How to recover WordPress Adress(URL)

I installed WordPress in localhost. I changed the WordPress Address from the general settings. After that none of the previous pages appears. Instead, a "Page Not Found" error page is appearing. I ...
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bloginfo('template_directory') img src

I am lazy loading some images with URLs which are added via custom fields. The lazy load plugin I'm using requires a place-holder image in the src attribute and the actual image in data-original. ...
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Hiding Directory Path

I'm not sure if I am wording this right, but I need to hide the directories of my Wordpress installation. What I mean is, I am able to go to, say: www.example.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08 ......
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Moving WP from /blog to root directory

I'm moving a WordPress installation from /blog to the root directory on the server. There weren't more than ten blog posts in the blog, but I'm concerned about Google finding dead urls. Is there an ...
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Theme file structure best practice

I'm building a custom theme and want to have an organized file structure. Is there a standard best practice? I looked at the file structure of popular starter themes and they all use different ...
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Subdomain to website directory blog transferring

I have a blog that is located on a subdomain blog.example.com and I have a main website located on example.com. They both use the same wordpress template. I'd like to transfer my blog from the ...
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Move Wordpress to subdirectory, keep ALL URLs

I currently have a website at site.com and have WordPress installed in me website's root folder. My website includes pages like: site.com site.com/page site.com/2015/10/01/post.... site.com/login ...
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Clean installation missing its /wp-content folder

I installed WordPress 4.1 on my server. All the files are installed, and I can login correctly without errors. But if I login through FTP I can't find the wp-content folder. If I do the above on my ...
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What's the purpose of index.php in wp-content directory? [duplicate]

<?php // Silence is golden. The folder is ../wp-content/index.php Why have this file. What's the purpose? I suppose it's in order to avoid invalid visit. But why?
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wordpress blog in subdirectory or subdomain

I'm using Wordpress for my website. Now I'd like to add a blog section to my website. I'd like it to be accessible like this: http://www.mywebsite.com/blog or even better, as a subdomain: http://...
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Does wordpress allow me to add a php file to the root directory to execute custom scripts?

Does wordpress allow me to add a php file to the root directory to execute custom scripts? I need functionality similar to functions.php that you put into themes. Are there any work arounds that don'...
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PHP in CSS file?

so I have this in my CSS ... #mainnav li:after { content: url('images/nav-divider.png'); } obviously I need to have it link to 'bloginfo('template_directory'); /images/nav-divider.png' instead ...
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Wordpress in sub directory wp-admin problem

I have WordPress 3.3.1 installed in a sub directory on my site just to use as a staging test site. It seems the root sites .htaccess is creating problems for Wordpress wp-admin page. I've set the ...
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Where is the right place to store custom images?

I'm converting my old web project to WP and there are tons of book covers that aren't to be uploaded/managed by WP but by my own functions. Where is the right place to store such a kind of custom ...
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Custom theme folder

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?