The site_url template tag retrieves the (admin/backend) site url for the current site (where the WordPress core files reside) with the appropriate protocol, 'https' if is_ssl() and 'http' otherwise.

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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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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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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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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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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 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: test.example....
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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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How to remove /index.php/ from URL's

I'm a pretty basic WordPress user and know enough to install a theme and customize it. I'm helping a friend out with a new website and installed WordPress 4.4.2 in the root directory via cPanel on his ...
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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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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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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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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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Switch from https back to http

I recently moved my site to https, by installing a SSL-certificate on the server and updating the site address and site home in the wp-admin to use https. Due to some errors my client is experiencing ...
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Relative or dynamic site url possible?

I have a local Xampp wordpress installation that I am using as sort of an intranet with some people I work with. I require them to be able to access it on our LAN router -- I found that I needed to ...
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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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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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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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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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What does $scheme in site_url function do?

Could someone tell me what the $scheme precisely does in the site_url function? What does it provide and how to use it? Of course I have read the Codex, but since I am not a native English speaker, ...
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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 I'...
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What do the schemes login, login_post, admin, and relative mean?

site_url and get_site_url accept a parameter named $scheme. $scheme can be set to http, https, login, login_post, admin or relative. http and https are obvious. What do login, login_post, admin and ...
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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 rewrite url wordpress?

i am doing WordPress posts filter. As a result of the application forms obtained this url: http://local/rieltplus/category/catalog/?type=flat&price_min=1000&price_max=2000&area_min=5&...
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how to use a different domain/subdomain for authors/catagories on single site?

I'm not sure if I phrased this question correctly... My wife and I have one blog, family.com in this example, that we both contribute to. I would like family.com to show all blog posts. me.family....
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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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Allowing Wordpress from non-public address/domain

I am running a development environment with WAMP and hosts file modified accordingly, such as http://mylocalwp. I'd like to allow users over the Internet to be able to access the site using a public ...
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Avoid the removal of “https:” from URLs

Wordpress is changing all my urls from "https://www.example.com/..." to "//www.example.com/..." for example: <link rel="canonical" href="//www.example.com/"/> I don't want this to happen, ...
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WordPress: how to change URL for individual MultiSites?

Currently we have a MultiSite setup for our main website, and the URL's appear as follows: http://sub.domain.com/site-a (Site A) http://sub.domain.com/site-b (Site B) Site A is OK as is. But we ...
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A URL that links specifically to the mobile version of my site?

I (due to my participation in a certain ad network) need to provide (for a certain ad box) a link that specifically shows the mobile version of my site -- regardless of what device I actually am ...
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How can I remove the folder from a Multisite URL?

I necessarily have a multisite installation in a subfolder. For most of the Sites this is fine, but I would like to remove that folder entirely for another Site. Like so: http://example.com/banana/...
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Session Expired when WordPress Address (URL) and Site Address (URL) are different

I followed this article to allow me to put our company's WordPress blog on a subdirectory of our Heroku hosted site: http://nicolasmlv.com/wordpress-in-your-rails-app/ This says to add this code to ...
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Dynamically update Site/Wordpress Address

Is anyone aware of a PHP method to use the linux server's currently assigned IP address as the Wordpress Address and Site Address? I'm not too worried about breaking the site, because it's ...
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get_template_directory_uri not dependent on WP_HOME in wp-config.php?

For testing on mobile devices in my local network, I've set up xip.io according to this blogpost I can access the site, but even though I added the following to my wp-config.php define('WP_HOME', '...
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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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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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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 http:...
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How to get_template_directory() properly on local environment

I'm currently developing a site locally in MAMP PRO. When I use get_template_directory() inside of the standard functions.php file, the site path gets output correctly. However, I have a separate ...
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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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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 http://...