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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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1answer
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Change upload directory for PDF files

I would like to change the upload directory for PDF files only, not for other files. For example, the PDF files would be uploaded to wp-content/uploads/pdf but other files would remain in ...
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Add multiple plugin directories

The task You can register add additional Themes directories using register_theme_directory() for your WP installation. Sadly core doesn't deliver with the same functionality for plugins. We already ...
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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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How to structure a plugin

This isn't a question about how to build a WordPress plugin. Rather, what, if any, guides could be applied to how to put together the file architecture of any plugin. Some other programming languages ...
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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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Categorising themes by folders in backend

I want to organize themes like: wp-content/themes/themeshop/theme1 wp-content/themes/themeshop/theme2 wp-content/themes/themeshop/theme3 Now from my understanding, this organization works ...
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2answers
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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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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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Multiple domains for multiple single installs

I've done my share of searching, but apparently my search-fu is failing me, because I haven't found anything that really seems to fit my circumstance. Also, I don't want to just try random solutions ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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Moving a WP Multisite to a subdirectory

Firstly, I've read a number of posts on this process. However, for various reasons, the process remains difficult to implement or troubleshoot for lack of even abstracted examples, or maybe too ...
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get_template_directory() vs bloginfo( 'template_directory' ) vs TEMPLATEPATH

I was reading this article: Common WordPress Development Mistakes and How to Fix Them, and in it, they author says: Getting the theme location: If you are using TEMPLATEPATH or bloginfo( ...
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2answers
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How to get the path to the current theme?

This code is used to get the directory of the current plugin: plugin_dir_url( __FILE__ ). What should I use to get the directory of the current theme?
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Setting up two separate blogs while using WordPress as a CMS

I need to get this set up ASAP and cannot seem to figure out how to do this after searching and searching. I am using a WordPress install mostly as a CMS. I would like to have two separate areas on ...
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2answers
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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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1answer
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Copy and delete a directory with WordPress functions

I have successfully used copy_dir() to copy a directory to a new location. How can I delete a directory using WordPress functions?
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Sub-domain or 2nd, temporary different domain?

I'm developing a Wordpress site for a website that already exists (that's not currently using Wordpress). The current website cannot be taken down until the new Wordpress site is ready to replace it. ...
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Permalink Issues by Installing WordPress in Subdirectory / Subfolder

I installed WP in subfolder /cms and it runs live without subfolder. When I use /%postname%/ as permalink I get 404 error on my site. My Server supported mod_rewrite. My Code wp-config.php ...
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1answer
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Moving from subdirectory and subdomain -> root

Background: I've only done vanilla theme and direct installs until now. The site I'm working on has an existing (ancient) Mambo install in root directory. For the new Wordpress revision, client wanted ...