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Problem with guids and absolute links

Post and page guids include the full absolute URL of my site (e.g. http://www.example.com/wordpress/?p=1). This causes a problem if the domain, or wordpress path changes, or if I'm viewing the site ...
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GUID URL Question

I had a website that needed to be re-done, so I hosted a new dev site (not locally) with a temporary domain. The dev/new site was completed and I then moved the domain from the old site to the dev/new ...
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One reason for changing the GUID

I create product custom posts from an external data suscription, populating some custom fields and displaying product specifications automatically. As there are a lot of these products, the manual ...
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Front End Image Uploader- Two DB Tables - GUID

I have a sep table i store data in. When people upload images I need the data stored in my table, but I also want wordpress to handle the file uploads for me. The problem is if I use wordpress to ...
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Why is it bad to use the GUID?

I recently upgraded my WP version from 3.2.x to 3.5.x. In the process, the WP functions that retrieve images (wp_get_attachment_image_src, get_the_post_thumbnail, etc) are now broken. I had to change ...
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wp_posts - guid update

Hello and please excuse if this has been answered before but we really need to make sure. We have developed a website under a domain of ours and then moved it to the live site of the client. We have ...
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problem with guid, when i change the folder name

I'm new to WordPress. I started the site as good with folder name wordpress. After I changed the folder name from wordpress to test. And also change the siteurl from http://localhost/wordpress to ...
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Inserting post_id into guid before wp_insert_post

I would like to insert data into the wp_posts table with the inserted post_id in the 'guid' for a record that doesn't already exist. Below is the closest I've gotten but this doesn't work ...
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GUID not updated on import

I've exported data from my dev server and imported it to my prod server. One template is listing child pages and uses $page->guid to get link to page. The problem is that this link still points to ...
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Moving WP install from local to live, what about wp_posts GUID?

Done this before and i am still wondering what to do with the wp_posts => guid content, which has reference to http://localhost But at wordpress.org http://codex.wordpress.org/Changing_The_Site_URL ...
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Duplicate Posts using Feedwordpress

Feedwordpress has an issue with creating duplicate posts. This duplication does not happen predictably, however, so it is hard to debug it. I need to be able to reproduce duplicating posts before I ...
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media 'path' issue / concern when bringing files live

I'm currently developing a site we have installed on a sub-domain. 'beta.mysite.com' We will eventually, be moving site to it's root domain. 'www.mysite.com' Problem? any post type attachment / the ...
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Change custom post type GUID in RSS

So i got the RSS feed which output some custom post types, but the GUID looks bad to me, it's like: ?post_type=mycustompost&p=124 The reason i want to change this is that I don't need people to ...
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Importing Direct to DB - GUID Question

I've got a CSV file of new posts which I'll be importing straight into the database. Is it safe to give a GUID of http://domain/?p=[n] where [n] is any number, as long as it's not a duplicate of an ...
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GUID field in wp_posts - relevance for attachments?

How significant is the guid field in wp_posts? I'm doing a migration and adding a lot of images to the table (via wp_insert_attachment, wp_generate_attachment_metadata and ...