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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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How to build a directory with indexes in Wordpress

I am working on a site that is using posts as a way to manage glossary articles like the example site below. I would like to find a way to display articles alphabetically and grouped by a selected ...
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WP Codex answer incomplete? Put WP in subdirectory. .htaccess change required

I have installed Wordpress in a subdirectory '/medical' and want the address to show up as www.mysite.com/page not www.mysite.com/medical/page The Wordpress Codex here : ...
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What is the best way to get directory path for wp-config.php?

I am developer of the plugin mapsmarker.com which also offers several APIs which can be accessed directly (eg www.mapsmarker.com/wp-content/plugins/leaflet-maps-marker/leaflet-geojson.php?marker=1) ...
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Want to change my site root

Hello I have a wordpress site that has a url at some ip address. Now what I want to do change the url. Instead of http://"My IP Address", I want it http://"My IP Address"/wordpress. instead.Is there a ...
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What is the best way to move a plugin´s subdirectory+files to wp-content/uploads-directory?

I am developer of the plugin Leaflet Maps Marker (http://www.mapsmarker.com - "Pin, organize & show your favorite places through OpenStreetMap, OGD Vienna or any custom WMTS-map") and have one ...
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Will permalinks work if blog is transferred to subdirectory?

How should I transfer my WordPress blog from the root of my domain to a sub-directory? If everything including root in an installment of WP 3.2.1 were moved to a sub-directory, would the default ...
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Yelp-style geographic directory plugin?

The project I'm working on discusses local farming/agriculture/etc. initiatives and I'm ultimately wanting to create a directory with the following features: Separation between: Urban farms ...
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@font-face Paths Don't Seem to be working properly

I'm having issues with my @font-face code in my style.css file for a theme. I've already tested the theme as an HTML site, and the paths are the same. The style.css file uses a relative path to a ...
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Multisite installation combining subdomains and subdirectories

I need to create a complex WordPress-powered set up, which I would like to run from a single code base. My setup is complicated by a number of factors. First of all I already have software running ...
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When developing a distributable Theme, does it HAVE to be “inheritable”?

I'm currently developing a complex Theme (or framework, if it can be called that) for my own personal use. However, in the event that it becomes appreciated to the public - does it necessarily HAVE ...
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How to write to the plugin's directory?

My plugin needs to create some directories for its use when it's executed. On many hosts (those using suPHP for example) there is no problem and everything works fine. But on other hosts, PHP does ...
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Can wordpress theme folder name be changed freely and nothing technically happens

Can the wordpress theme folder be renamed any time freely and everything works fine after that , themes/oldthemename themes/whatevernewname or is it so that if you change the folder name that ...
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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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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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How do I set up single sign on for multiple WP installs across the same domain?

I want to set up multiple WP installs in a few subdirectories. For example, one WP install would live at mydomain.com/blog. Another WP install might live at mydomain.com/project1 and another might ...
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Use a separate upload folder for custom post attachment upload

So, i'm trying to find out a way to use two separate upload folders, being the default one wp-content/uploads for general media uploads, and another one say wp-content/custom for one specific type of ...
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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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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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Best way to transfer Wordpress install to root of directory when I'm ready to launch?

I'm currently designing a site for a client and I don't want anyone to be able to navigate to the homepage and see it. So currently the site is located in a subfolder of the main domain. Like so: ...
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Page URL not working due to physical directory

I have a page named http://www.mysite.com/whitepapers/ and it worked fine. I have now added a physical "whitepapers" directory and has since broken my permalink for the page. I realize that it has ...
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Powering only a subfolder with WordPress on a LAMP stack with an nginx reverse proxy

[I just posted this on the WP Forums, too, before anyone starts Googling and saying that this is posted somewhere else] I'm hoping this isn't a duplicate, but I've been searching here and Googling ...
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Hosting plugin Google Code with auto update?

I've been developing a WordPress plugin for a friend who needs something completely out-of-the-box, at least what WordPress is cornerned. Now, I could use the WordPress plugin repository to host this, ...
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Install theme on multiple domains

i'm hosting several sites. they all have the same base theme that i need to install. I want to develop this theme and have them updated on all the sites simultaneously. I have the following folder ...
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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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Benefits or Problems for using Sub-Directory vs Sub-Domain install of WP Network

Reading through the documentation you have the ability to setup a WP Network in two ways, Sub-Domains and Sub-Directories. The only explanation they give you is Sub-directory sites It works with ...
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What is wp-admin/meta for?

I noticed that I have a directory meta/ as a sub-directory of the wp-admin folder, but there is nothing in it. What goes in here? Should I keep it?
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Want to turn Wordpress into a paid subscription directory

I need to create a paid subscription directory where people can register their business and enter its details. Subscriptions should be paid on a monthly or yearly basis. Business details include ...
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google xml sitemap won't work on directory install

I have installed wordpress in directory above the root called "wp". I'm having issues with the google xml sitemap generator. I cannot rebuild the xml code and write it the sitemap.xml file. I have ...
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Is there a way to hide WordPress behind a web visible directory?

Is there a way to hide WordPress behind a web visible directory for extra security using a symlink?
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Cannot access non-wordpress subdirectories as wordpress overrides them with a 404 error

I refer to this question previously asked and not suitably answered: Wordpress overriding actual subdirectories and also Non "Wordpress" pages/code getting 404 error. I have the same ...
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CDN: Origin server URL, WordPress Core files installed in sub-directory

I've just purchased a plan with MaxCDN to deliver my content through CDN, but i've got a small issue before i create a pull-zone. I moved my WordPress core files out of my root and into a ...
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Static files or dynamic WP pages for “static content”?

Ok = I've looked around a lot for a clear answer to this, but find very few real answers. I would really appreciate some info from experienced individuals. A tiny bit of background. I've worked ...
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Custom Post Type Templates from Plugin Folder?

I'd like to offer my custom post type as a Plugin, so that people can use it without touching their theme folder. But custom post type templates -- such as single-movies.php -- reside in the theme ...
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What's the proper way to use wp_enqueue_script/style?

First, let me tell you how I'm currently doing it. I have this function. It's purpose is to take the the string of a file system path (/root/web/dir/some/path/to/file) and return the equivalent URL ...
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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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where is images/image.jpg?

I am being forced to use a SOAP service on a site, and for some of the UI elements it is calling images that I have to put in place. I can't point them to a theme folder, as I have no control over ...
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How is a student directory best handled in WordPress?

I am doing a WordPress site for a school. One of the pages would have a list of 20 or so students, which would include their name, photo and small blurb. How is this type of thing handled in ...
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How to do Domain Mapping to Subdirectories?

Does Wordpress MU not allow domain mapping to subdirectories, such as example.com/blog? Wordpress.com doesn't allow this. I couldn't find an option to do this in WordPress MU Domain Mapping plugin. ...
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more than one upload directory?

Is it possible to have 2 separate upload directories? One in which the resized images are created/stored and another to where full size original images are uploaded. This would let you use the path ...
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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 ...
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Wordpress .htaccess subdirectory problem

I've been having some issues with my Wordpress install allowing me to access subdirectories, specifically a CodeIgniter install at mydomain.com/codeigniter. I know that technically it should work just ...
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WP Page and Subdirectory with same name

I have a subdirectory within my WP installation called labs. I created a WP page called labs as well. When a user hits mydomain.com/labs/ I want them to load up the WP page. But instead it's loading ...
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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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Wordpress 3.0 Media Upload Directory

I am using Wordpress 3.0 and would like to organize the directory where uploads are made. Is there any way to change where the files get uploaded or is the only real organization the Media tag plugin? ...
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Changing directory and/or URL structure

I'm curious if its possible (and advisable) to change certain directory names and URL structure via customization by themes or plugins. For example, say I wanted the list of all a user's posts to ...
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How to setup a membership system in Wordpress?

I have been setting up a wordpress for a business memberships, where the business sign up and list their company information to our site. Once they become a member their company listing and what they ...
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How to create a mini directory in WordPress?

I'm looking to create a simple directory, something similar but not so powerful as SOBI2 for Joomla. Is there something like this for Wordpress? I want to store informations like: Name URL Address ...
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Moving to directory creates path problems.. how to solve?

I've moved my installation from example.com/beta to example.com and I've noticed that there are a few broken images. Looking at the source, it appears that they are still looking in looking in the ...
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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 ...