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What is the purpose of storing `siteurl` in database?

Why does WordPress store 'siteurl' and 'home' in the database? It's driving me crazy because I develop locally, deploy to a staging site, AND to a production site, so that's two-three times I have ...
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55 views

Remove site root trailing slash

I am using Wordpress for a "news" section on a e-commerce site. So the root of the wordpress install is in a sub-folder. www.mysite.com/news I have setup the home & site URL to reflect this in ...
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58 views

Changing the site URL

Overview: I have a self-hosted WordPress installation currently without a domain. Example: http://xx.xx.xxx.xxx/~someaccountname In a few days a domain will be pointing to this installation and ...
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64 views

How to set ipv6 address as siteurl?

I have try to set ipv6 ip address as home and site url, but it seems not work perfectly. From there: http://[2001:da8:d800:71::250]/wordpress/ (if you view the source) we see that some url, such as ...
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Making a site URL

I've used WordPress before but only through the website. This is the first time I've actually installed WP and I'm loving all of the customization options that are available to me now. I'm a bit ...
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86 views

home_url on IIS missing permalink index.php

I'm using IIS without any URL re-writing that include an index.php at the end. The custom permalink structure is: /index.php/%year%/%monthnum%/%postname%/ The problem is that the home_url function ...
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Difference between bloginfo('home') and home_url() and site_url()

I have been reading through Codex and other SO and SE posts regarding this. But I am confused. I used home_url() and site_url() to linking the site's home and it gave same results. As I was using ...
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76 views

Why does WordPress rely on an fully qualified site_url with a 15-step plan for moving a site?

From the Moving WordPress codex page (emphasis mine): When your domain name or URLs change there are additional concerns. The files and database can be moved, however references to the old ...
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135 views

Putting my site live

Can anyone help? I've been building a wordpress site in a sub directory of an umbrella 'development domain' if you will, and am ready to go live with the site. It's a single install of wordpress. ...
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717 views

Switching MultiSite installation from HTTP to HTTPS

I installed MultiSite with the URL set as http://example.com, but now I want to force all requests to go over HTTPS, so I'm trying to change the URL to be https://example.com. I've gone through the ...
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87 views

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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409 views

Not Found (404) error on admin page, CSS gone on blog

I manually installed wordpress on my server and the wordpress files are located in "www.mydomain.com/wordpress/", however I wanted my "www.mydomain.com" to be the address for my wordpress blog instead ...
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What's the difference between home_url() and site_url()

My understanding is that site_url() returns the location where the wordpress core files are. So, if my blog is hosted at http://example.com/blog then site_url() returns http://example.com/blog But ...