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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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What's the difference between get_home_path() and ABSPATH?

What's the difference between get_home_path() and ABSPATH? Isn't the point of both to point to the WordPress install root?
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Symbolic Links on dev box with plugins and stylesheets

I'm using mac os x 10.6 with xampp. http://wp3.1/ is the url to where I have WordPress installed. The physical path is /Users/myUserName/Sites/wp3.1/ I do not install plugins or themes in the "...
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theme path in javascript file

I need to include the path to my theme file within a javascript file. How would I go about this? I have already tried: var templateUrl = "<?php get_stylesheet_directory_uri(); ?>"; function ...
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Change the path where wordpress plugins are uploaded

Currently my plugins are getting uploaded to public_html/sitename/wp-content/plugins instead of public_html/wp-content/plugins. Is there any way that I can change the path where word press uploads the ...
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Setting a custom sub-path for blog without using pages?

Warning: fairly pedantic request ahead. I have a design that makes use of posts (I.e., the blog) and a custom post type called "howto". The site front page ("/") has a template that displays the ...
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show current navigation path from menu

I want something like this Home > Products > Steel > Nails This information should come from the menu structure! I installed Breadcrumb NavXT but it seems that it only takes the path I defined (this ...
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Which method is best to enqueue scripts

I'm currently authoring the development of a plugin for wordpress, and I'm having trouble figuring out which would be the best way to add scripts to the plugin. I'm in the process of adding more ...
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Display posts for a single post format

I saw a a url path to display all posts of a particular 'format' a few weeks ago, but I've lost the link. Does anyone know the path? It will be something like mywebsitex.com/format/image Works ...
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How to get WordPress to save upload file beyond web root

I am using nginx on a multisite install. I am trying to get WordPress to save uploads to a folder beyond the webroot : /home/mydomain/file_secure as opposed to /home/mydomain/public_html/wp-...
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Why doesn't WP_PLUGIN_DIR definition use DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR?

Whilst writing some code that backs-up a plugin, I hit a problem with 'the wrong kind of directory slash' on my windows dev environment. Tracking it through I find in default-constants.php:91 define(...
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2answers
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Get uploaded image url

I am working on a plugin that constructs a newsletter witch uses a template with a few images. The images have been uploaded using the Media Library (uploads/current_year/current_month/) and I want ...
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Remove 'wp-content/themes/themename/' from Image path

I'm currently moving an old website based on some other CMS towards a new server, with WordPress. However, the site ranks good on Google, and I'm have to keep all the link structure, including the ...
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Change path of the page's template

It's possible to create templates for pages with that: <?php /* Template Name: Contact */ ?> This templates are located on the theme folder, right? Is possible to change the default path where ...
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Retrieve Path of admin.php

Is there a better way of retrieving the path of admin.php and the url of wp-admin.css? What I can think of is: $adminphppath = ABSPATH . '\wp-admin\admin.php'; $admincssurl = get_bloginfo('wpurl') . ...
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When moving a WP site, why does wp-admin redirect to old site?

I am in the process of moving a WP site from one host to another. I copied the database and all the files, created a new database and imported the old one. I then changed the wp-config file. The home ...
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issues including a file from a plugin directory

I have a processForm.php in theme directory that does what it says. I am trying to include a file (which i need in order to run a specific function in processform.php) from a plugin directory and have ...
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ABSPATH not working! Any idea why?

This is what in my wp-config.php : if ( !defined('ABSPATH') ) define('ABSPATH', dirname(__FILE__) . '/'); I am calling from plugin/pluginName directory to : require_once( ABSPATH . 'wp-...
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plugins_url function mixes system path and URL

In my WordPress widget I use the following code: wp_register_script('jquery-ui.widget', plugins_url('assets/js/jquery-ui-1.9.2.widget.js', dirname( __FILE__ ))); Unfortunately, the code gives me an ...
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Absolute Path (ABSPATH) in WordPress is not working

I am currently working on a small task that store a plugin information into database, but I have problem regarding to include the file that has the functions to run the query. Here is the line that ...
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1answer
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Can I have /blog and /foo and /bar all point to the same blog?

I currently have wordpress installed in its own directory and serving content for URLs beginning with /blog. So all my wordpress content is served from URLs like these: http://www.superfantasticsite....
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1answer
1k views

How to call plugin path in JS?

I am using wp-store-locator plugin and I want to add plugin directory path to my JS. html = "<li data-store-id='" + id + "'><div><p>" + storeImg + "<strong>" + store + "</...
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Get posts from taxonomy URL

How can I get the posts from a custom taxonomy using the URL to determine which taxonomy term id is being shown? I tried to get posts via a category using get_category_by_path which returned false ...
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What is the correct way to convert the absolute path of the executing script to a URL, in WordPress?

In a nutshell, my question is "How do I convert the absolute path of the executing script, e.g., /home/content/xx/xxxxxxxx/html/wp-content/plugins/MY_PLUGIN_DIR/MY_PLUGIN/MY_PLUGIN.PHP or /home/...
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107 views

How do I test my localhost WordPress project with VirtualBoxVM?

I'm working on a WordPress project set up with MAMP on localhost. I try testing the site on internet explorer with VirtualBoxVM by browsing to my local ip. My problem is, wp_head() outputs absolute ...
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How to display a raw HTML page (bypassing WordPress theme, scripts, etc)

I'm a software engineer with a WordPress site with hundreds of pages, and it's working very well. There are certain cases, however, where I'd love to be able to code my own page with no interaction ...
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1answer
1k views

Programmatically add a custom page/path/url/route to WordPress

Conceptually what I want to do is super simple. In my plugin, I want to add a single path/route to my wordpress site: [mysiteurl]/testpath ... that loads a particular file, like: [filepath-to-my-...
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Using arbitrary paths in page urls

I have been looking all over the place and maybe I'm just searching the wrong terminology but I need to be able to allow an end user (completely non-technical) to add an arbitrary path to the url ...
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1answer
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Current path on page in functions.php

How can I get the current path of my page? I know how to do it inside a template file, but I need it inside functions.php. And it has to be before the send_headers hook, because I'll use this info to ...
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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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2answers
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hijacking home_url for root relative paths

I'd been having trouble with the full domain name being written into the path of links and assets. Basically localhost:XXXX works fine, until I try to reach my site from a Virtual Box install of XP or ...
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1answer
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Problem with loading images from child theme CSS file with relevant path

I am getting an issue with loading relevant images within CSS file from a child theme directory. I placed - Sites: example.com OR sub-domain.example.com body{ background-image: url(/wp-content/...
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Get the path of the first attached media (single.php)

I'm currently developing a wallpaper website using WordPress and I'm trying to figure it out how to retrieve the path of the first attached media in the post so I can display the path in the post (e.g....
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Images give 404 after changing default domain

Never encountered this issue before. So I've just moved a site for a client to another server and for some reason all images give me a 404 when I change the default domain in the database (siteurl and ...
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WordPress login page logo customization

For some reason the first code works. But the second does not. And I can't figure out what is wrong with my syntax. background-image: url("/wp-content/themes/flawless-v1-17-child-01/images/Logo-B-...
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1answer
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How do I 'rebuild' the WordPress Media library after transfer to new host?

I recently inherited a large site from a developer that vanished. The site has more than 6,000 images. In the pages most of the images are missing, however, they are referenced in the media library ...
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get_attached_file returns wrong path after changing media upload dir

I've changed the default WordPress media upload dir (http://example.com/wp-content/uploads) to (http://example.com/uploads). Everything is OK and media files are uploading and showing correctly. But ...
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What setting should I configure to move new site folder?

I have a live site and a new wordpress site. The new wordpress site is ready to replace the live site. I want to move the new site folder /public_html/wordpressnewsite to /public_html/ but I afraid ...
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Plugin base URL

In a question that is related to, but not the same as, How to link to images in my plugin regardless of the plugin folder's name plugin-folder/plugin-main-file.php plugin-folder/images/ ...
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php - Plugin/theme relative PATH/URI

I would like to get relative path from a php file without knowing the absolute path. I have succeeded to do it but for a reason which I don't know, on some servers (in rare case) it doesn't work when ...
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Wrong path for theme assets

I'm working on a WordPress project, starting from Mark Jaquith's WordPress-Skeleton repository, using MAMP. I cloned the repo, updated the WordPress submodule, created a database and updated the ...
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1answer
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Slashes stripped in ACF

Use ACF pluging to save a windows path like this : c:\users\thanassis\photos using a text field. The ACF saves this : c:usersthanassisphotos as path except the character \. If I use this / it's ok. I ...
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Wordpress VIP realpath Alternative?

I am running a scan for a site to be proposed to wp vip. The only error I am getting is : Warning: Returns canonicalized absolute pathname header-payroll.php require_once realpath(dirname(FILE))....
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Is it possible to have a Theme with built-in physical page files?

I am creating a theme and was thinking if it would be possible to create pages within my theme folder that would reflect the wordpress url + path. So for example I could when accessing: http://...
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2answers
550 views

Absolute paths in backend for plugins after moving wordpress

I wanted to move my wordpress from www.domain.com/old-name to www.domain.com/new-name. I thought that this is no problem and I missed backing up... Now if your are logged in into the dashboard the ...
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Create a Custom Path to Archive

To get at archive pages (by default) the path is /%category%/ Which is fine. But how would i change it to have a static string prefix before the category variable (e.g. /archive/%category%). Same ...
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Loading Images from Javascript on the Front End

I'm getting some 404 errors on image paths in this plugin I'm building. I'm trying to build a plugin that has some Javascript and images (like a close icon and a progress bar) that I want to load on ...
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How to declare/provide file path in JQuery which is emeeded in the Wordpress theme

How to give the source location path in the jquery code, where my file is in cah-new/wp-content/themes/theme_name/includes/func.php and i have to give that path in the jquery code $.get(\"func.php\",...
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Replace image urls(absolute instead of relative) by using filter in single page

I'm using a plugin called Foliopress WYSIWYG. While using this plugin, images found in the_content loop using relative image path instead of absolute paths. So all the feed images looks broken. This ...
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Path Issue - Getting “localhost” instead the IP

Okay, currently I'm trying my WP Theme/Plugin development on LAN so that it can be accessed with multiple devices. What I noticed recently is that the way I include the CSS files makes them not to ...