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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 ...
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Two (or more) parallel (sub-)TLDs that are retained when surfing the site / dynamically set the site address?

I am running a site for a German NGO under the domain sub.example.org. Recently, I added sub.example.ch for its Swiss spin-off. Both (sub-)domains are pointing to the same physical location, a WP ...
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What is difference between get_bloginfo('url') and get_site_url()?

I am developing a plugin. I want to know difference between get_bloginfo('url'); and get_site_url(); I got same output, then what's the difference?
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Getting the Site URL Including the Front Base

If my permalink structure is set to /blog/%postname%/, how can I retrieve a URL for my site which retrieves domain.com/blog/? With the permalink structure mentioned above, when using site_url();, it ...
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How to move existing Wordpress wp-content folder along with database to new server and new domain name?

Running WP 3.5.1 on a LEMP stack (over at Linode) ... I have a wp-content folder for a WP site along with a full backup of the database. The URL of the site was something like: ...
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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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Run WordPress frontend and backend in different domains

I want to run my WP frontend as www.example.com and my backend (i.e. wp-admin) as user1.example.org, is it possible? The reason is I want to host lot of sites in a single server which has only 1 IP ...
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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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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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Customize multisite site creation with user data

No, I've never made a plugin. But I would like to, or find someone who can work with me on it. What I'm hoping to accomplish is setup presets on site creation. I need my multisite to do this: When ...
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Getting links to work the same on development and production

I am working on a website where I am specifying links to pages within my site in other pages. I am using the same permalink post name structure i.e. http://example.com/sample-post on both development ...
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Prevent “main” WPMU site_url() being returned in functions

I've noticed that in a WordPress MU install with domain mapping enabled, some functions return URIs that don't use the current WPMU site's primary domain name which possibly means they are "WPMU ...
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Images not working using Featured post

I have recently moved a wordpress website abc.com to xyz.com, And xyz.com functionality is good and working well. And i have created a post with a image in it using Featured Image, and when i publish ...
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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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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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Changing Wordpress blog name and web address

I created a self-hosted WordPress blog (on Dreamhost) several years ago. I've never truly been happy with the name and URL/domain of the blog, and I've decided that I want to change it. Here's what ...
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Override Wordpress theme url

I have a site where I used http://example.com, but if I change my site URL to http://example.co.uk or http://examplesite.co.uk which are all same site. If I changed anything in the above urls it ...
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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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How to use a custom domain?

I recently created a ProPhotoBlog using WordPress for my photography business. I have been unable to successfully use my custom domain name with the new site. When I change both the Site URL and the ...
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How to get the true permalink of the static home page?

I asked a very similar question earlier today (http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/30392/how-to-get-the-original-post-id-of-a-static-home-page) and thought I had the answer, but now it ...
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How do I retain url parameters the entire time a user browses my site?

We have customers that come from other sites and I would like to retain a url parameter /?lead=openeye throughout the time that they're browsing. That way when they fill out a form I can capture the ...
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Changing siteurl and homeurl - internal links redirect to home page?

My new site was initially set up with an IP address (say http://123.123.12.12/). I later changed the siteurl and homeurl to my domain (say xyz.com). I also pointed the domain to the IP address so I ...
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Changing Site Address (URL) causes 404

Thank you in advance for any help you might provide. I have read many other posts, and unfortunately the provided solutions did not work. The problem is this: I have Wordpress installed in a ...
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Confusion about Site url and directory

I have installed my wordpress in root/mysubfolder so my standard path is example1.com/mysubfolder (example1.com is the domain i have registered the webspace with) Now i want the wordpress ...
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blog url redirecting

I used to host a word press blog and a forum on a server (srv71) with a domain name. And a few days ago I transferred my whole site to a new server (srv14) but I havn't updated my dns and I've ...
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Trailing slash results in an error:

On my website, any trailing slash is resulting in an error. How do I fix this? Example: http://example.com/content - no error http://example.com/content/ - error
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Hard code a domain into Yoast SEO canonical URLs

For various reasons, I've been asked to duplicate a wordpress blog across multiple subdomains. Obviously, this will cause duplicate content issues, which I hope to mitigate with the use of a canonical ...
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Changing my site url from azure.net to custom domain

I have created a WordPress site using Azure so when the site went live the url was http://apidublin.azurewebsites.net/. I changed this to http://www.apidublin.com/ using my domain hosting site and ...
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Why is a wordpress login session limited to one domain

I have a wordpress installation on my virtual host, where the document root is accessible as both "somesite.com" as well as "www.somesite.com". If I set up site_url as "http://somesite.com", then when ...
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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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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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Changing the color scheme based on the url visited

I am battling with the following: $themeId = ""; $pathname = get_site_url(); if($pathname == 'domain2.com'){ $themeId = "gold";} else{ $themeId = "blue";} ...
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(How) Can I change my Multisite Network to use a different blog as Primary?

Here's my basic setup: http://my.domain.com/ - The "primary blog" or "Network" http://my.domain.com/blogone/ - A sub-site or "blog" http://my.domain.com/blogtwo/ - Same, obviously ...
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URL rewriting for WordPress Network (Multisite) subsite

We have an install of WordPress Network (Multisite) that has multiple blogs running under the url blogs.exampleurl.com where each subsite is blogs.exampleurl.com/site1 /site2 etc... We have a user ...
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Plugin Development - Get Admin Url (Including cases where wp-admin is not used)

I'm currently writing a WordPress plugin, and am looking to retrieve the WordPress admin url. It sounds simple enough - and it is - assuming every WordPress install is using the default wp-admin slug; ...
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Is it risky if I update all url in the database due to my site url changed?

Let's say I have a wordpress site on a subdomain. Initially, I created the site with "www." >>> www.mysite.mainsite.com Now, I'd like to change site url to only mysite.mainsite.com without www ...
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WSOD 3.9.1 – Tried Everything so far

Hoping someone can help me troubleshoot my White Screen of Death. Site Info: WP 3.9.1 (just upgraded) PHP Version: 5.4 (just upgraded) Single Version Many other installs of WP on this server (with ...
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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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What is the best way to revert to www version of domain name?

My site uses a bare domain, example.com. I want to use Google's Page Speed Service, which requires a www subdomain, like this www.example.com Google says the server must use a 301 redirect. What ...
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Changing www prefix in General Settings and Interior Links

This may be the most redundant/dumbest question known to man, but if I go into Wordpress' General Settings and modify my Site Url to include a www, so http://mysite.com becomes ...
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change the url in wordpress

I'm creating a wordpress website, And i have created "News" custom post type with taxonomy. My archive page URL is www.yourwebsite.com/news/ and taxonomy page URL is ...
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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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Get logged in username in wordpress url

I want to get the username of the logged in users in the URL of my wordpress site. Like if user: arvind is logged in, I want to get the url as 'www.wp.com/arvind' or 'www.wp.com?user=arvind'. Is ...
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wordpress url correction

I have my wordpress site in a root folder like this "www.mysite/myblog/" so to get to the blog you have to go to "www.mysite/myblog/" I'm wanting to make it so that a user can go to "www.mysite" and ...
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Get current url with parameters passed

How can I get the current url in a wordpress page? I have enabled clean urls, but I want the url without the clean urls. For example http://example.com/?page_id=1 instead of ...
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get_template_directory_uri cached?

I'm having a little problem with a wordpress installation. Basically, I have two servers: test.dev and staging.dev. Set up (using the hosts file) and I've just copied the test.dev WordPress ...
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URL problem: www.sitename.com/blog and www.sitename.com/learn using same WP installation

I'm sure there has to be some way to make this with single wordpress instalation. Posts for "learn" page are tagged with "learn" and I built a custom template that has loop that prints only posts from ...
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how to move another machine or server without dealing with IP

Wordpress website for a small company. i am able to install wordpress in IIS server. my doubt is when installing , i am giving the ip address as "192.168.0.101:87".Everything works fine.I created ...
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Publishing Wordpress from stage to production server

I'm having trouble configuring wp-config.php correctly in a staged server environment. I'm being told that I should be working in my stage environment for Wordpress with an example address of ...
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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 ...