A uniform resource locator, abbreviated URL, also known as web address, is a specific character string that constitutes a reference to a resource.

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Custom branding / theme specified by URL

Is there a way to have a site use a theme that is specified by the URL? for example the same site content, database and WordPress install where: domain_x.com uses theme_a with company_branding ...
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Use a separate upload folder for custom post attachment upload

So, i'm trying to find out a way to use two separate upload folders, being the default one wp-content/uploads for general media uploads, and another one say wp-content/custom for one specific type of ...
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Get taxonomy slug from url

Sorry I'm new to taxonomies & trying to learn quickly. I've set up sectors and assigned a post to it. If I go to the post, I can see the URL has www.mydomain.com/sectors/auto/ How can I get auto ...
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Custom URL parameters in template files

SETUP I want to pull a query variable from the URL and use it on my single post template (single.php). For example: mysite.com/2011/07/29/testPost/?myvar=someValue To do so, I added the custom query ...
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URL Rewrite + Page + Custom Post Type = Unusual Redirect

Yet another URL rewrite issue :) The Problem I have a URL rewrite rule that should work, but against all logic it redirects without passing the query var. The Juicy Details The site has a page ...
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Setting a url for a page

Is there a way to set a url for a page, as per the following example: I want to change this url: http://richardclunan.com/?page_id=2 To: http://richardclunan.com/copy-critiques Is this possible? ...
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Unwanted media library URLs in posts?

When doing a bit of Google searching for content on our blog, I noticed to my shock and horror that individual images from the Media Library are somehow generating their own URLs that Google is ...
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Is 'name' a reserved word in URL's?

I'm creating some custom templates and I keep running in to a problem where I get'Page not found'. After a bit of debugging, I discovered that I only get this if my URL contains ...
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How can I identify which file/function will be used to respond to a particular URL?

I'm a Drupalista who occasionally works in WordPress so this might be obvious :) I was helping a colleague debug some AJAX behaviour, and having got the URL of the callback from Firebug, I wasn't sure ...
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Can't login after my site was moved to a new server

I'm working on a site which is not attached to a domain name yet, so I access to it through an ugly URL like old_server.something.myprovider.co.uk/.../.../ My provider moved me to a new server so I ...
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When I click a custom menu link, how do I make it update the URL in the browser to the external link?

I have created a "custom link" under Menus. The problem is that URL in the browser retains the Wordpress URL ( http://blog.tabsonrahm.org ) instead of the linked URL ( http://tabsonrahm.org/about ). ...
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How do I make Wordpress “Page” link in the top nav bar go to an external URL?

I would like the Wordpress page link as shown here go to an external URL instead of going to page. What is the best way to set this up? I'm running Wordpress 3.1.3. Thank you.
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Add source URL from Feed WordPress (Syndication) plugin to a custom field in post editor

We're using the Feed Wordpress (Syndication) plugin to ingest external feeds resulting in posts published in WordPress. The plugin pulls the 'source' URL from the feed. We can display the source URL ...
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HTML link within my plugin settings page

My plugin has a settings page. It's working fine. Now, i want to put a html link within this page. This link will go to another settings page. How could I do that? Thanks.
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How to exclude my home page from url of my internal pages?

I just definsed at Setting> Reading a page I have created called "home" as my homepage. The change was ok, but since them all my internal pages url shows an extra /home/in their urls. How can I avoid ...
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How to display content from external db with relevant urls

I am working on a website that needs to display information about electronic resources which is stored in an external database. This information will be presented three different ways (alphabetical ...
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Blank Pages with # URL & Google

I'm using some blank pages that have a title only and a URL set to '#' for my navigation. (So, that the item appears in the dropdown menu, but when it's clicked a page doesn't open). Do I need to ...
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How does: /index.php?post_type=event&event-date=2011-07-25 work? What if it doesn't work?

I have an events cpt with a slug "event" I am using it in several places but I am trying to create a "day" view that shows all the events for a given day. I also have the archive arg set in the CPT ...
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Using a _GET gives me a debug error (over my head)

Just looking for some advice on something that is bugging me. Please bear in mind I am a PHP noob :-) I am passing a variable in the url to my WP index page like so: <a href="<?php ...
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Separate URL for a specific page

I have 3 sections to a website, each it's own page. A page for the company and one each for the two founders. Each of the founders would like their page to be under their own domain, but still be ...
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How to move wordpress blog under IIS 7 sub-folder [closed]

I have installed wordpress under wwwroot/mydomain.com/wordpress and bind it to mydomain.com port 80 under IIS 7. Then I change to bind wwwroot/mydomain.com to mydomain.com instead and change site ...
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Remove international characters from slug - Almost done - Bit help

I want to remove some characters from the slug, like "¿" that we use in spanish for opening a question. If I go to wp-includes/formatting.php and in function sanitize_title_with_dashes($title) ...
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custom permalink/shortlink with base62 encoded post ID

I want my post-links to look like /%post_id62%_%postname%/ where %post_id62% is the post ID in base62 encoding (e.g. http://example.com/y9Rlf_test/) and my shortlinks to consist of /%post_id62% only ...
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Pagination throws 404

I'm experiencing some problems with my pagination when displaying custom post types. I would like to display 9 posts and then display a numeric pagination. This is working, some links are generated ...
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How to go to tag archives using a form

I've set up a custom post type called 'properties'. These posts can be tagged with the custom taxonomies of 'area' and 'university'. I would like to be able to have a form with a drop-down for each ...
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wordpress - load a template based on the URI

I have a number of custom of post types - i.e. 'windows', 'doors', 'garages' and I want to load a custom template (special.php) whenever my wordpress site has a url that looks like this: ...
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As soon as I add a custom query_var using the filter, my pages point to an archive page - why?

There are a million posts on the topic in this stack exchange, and yet for some reason I cannot get this to work for me. I wonder what I'm doing wrong? In my functions.php I define this: ...
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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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How to give a CPT (custom post type) a date based url

I have events that have an event-date custom field. I want to create a date based page to display all events for a given day, and my hope was to use the url to help with that. I have a 7 day ...
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Wordpress permalink issue

If i try to access my wordpress page using the native url structure i.e. for instance: www.mywebsite.com/?p=123 I am redirected to my homepage. It doesn't seem to be an htaccess issue for I tried ...
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Can I use %category% like Templates in my Plugin?

I have seen that Wordpress uses %category% like strings to create url templates. Is there an easy way to allow such mechanism in a plugin? For example in the plugin's settings page user specifies an ...
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Modify Wordpress to not replace + (plus) characters from URLs?

This is happening in more than one section of our website, but in different yet similar ways. Scenario One: We have a URL structure like this... mydomain.com/some-category/?subject=Some+Subject ...
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Clash of the rewrites

I have a category called 'neighborhoods'. I also have child categories within 'neighborhoods' E.G. Lakewood, Highland Park... When I click 'highland park' the url is ...
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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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How to get category/tag in URL for Pagination links?

I have a custom pagination function in functions.php. If I'm at the URL: http://mysite.com/tag/dogs, the Next link currently just contains /page/2. How can I make it so it will look like ...
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What's the proper way to use wp_enqueue_script/style?

First, let me tell you how I'm currently doing it. I have this function. It's purpose is to take the the string of a file system path (/root/web/dir/some/path/to/file) and return the equivalent URL ...
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Posts URL structure like site.com/category/the-post-title

I'm new with wordpress and I would like to understand better if it's possible to create pages with an url based on the category and then the post title, so: something like ...
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Hijacking the URL for filtering

Right, here's the deal. I've got a loop of which displays news posts, these posts can belong to special categories (not normal categories) and I want to be able to filter by them. If I wasn't too ...
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mod-rewrite exception? keep #hash in matching urls?

Hey guys, My WordPress permalink structure is set to `/%postname%/. When I create a page with a name "FAQs" the permalink generated is "mydomain.com/faqs". When I link to this page in my code ...
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get variable from url?

say i've got a url http://bfami.modernactivity.co.uk/category/museum/orderby/date/order/desc/ that works with; add_rewrite_rule( ...
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how to grab first link in post… and of course call it

I have been trying to get the answer to this for ages now and wondered if anyone here could help. I would like to 'grab' the first link in a post and attach it to a button/image. I have tried the ...
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Redirect user to original url after login?

I have a function that redirects users to the login page (home) if they're trying to access any other page without being logged in, here's how it works: function restrict_access_if_logged_out(){ ...
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Imported thumbnails have incorrect URL

I have an older WordPress site that is going away but I am taking the content from the site and importing it into my new WordPress site. To do this, I used the WordPress Export tool, located in my ...
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How to add the image URL from an external RSS feed and insert into a custom field?

*Editor Note (Original title: The url from an image via custom field) changed to be more descriptive. Hi all, Am not even sure if this can be done but...after ive been searching for the last 6 hours ...
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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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Multisite - sub-subfolders for certain blogs

Consolidating several blogs into a single multisite instance - we have 2 sets of blogs - active and archived. What's the best way of adding /archive/ to the URLs of the archived blogs? So, as an ...
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Add query string to plugin URL

I am creating a plugin that resides at http://localhost/test/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=my-plugin I am trying to add a query string to this page so that it can be used in my plugin such as ...
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Moved WP into new folder. How to fix image links in posts?

I moved from Wordpress.com to my own Wordpress.org hosting. I had no problems importing all my posts over, and the images were all linked up fine. Since the import, I decided to move my WP install ...
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can I chage url for register_post_type

I registered custom post type by register_post_type('new_post',$args); So new post url looks like `http://myweb.com/new_post/post_name Can I change _later_ the part of url from new_post to something ...
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urlencoding of the_title() doesn't work?

hey guys, <?php urlencode(the_title()); ?>doesn't take effect. this is my entrie line of code: <li><a href="mailto:?subject=<?php urlencode(the_title()); ...