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 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: www.mysite....
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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: add_filter('...
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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 I'...
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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 /pages/category/neighborhoods/...
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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 /tag/dogs/...
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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 http://mysite.com/category-...
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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( 'category/(.+?)/orderby/([^/]+)/order/([^/]+)(/page/?([0-9]{1,}))?/?$'...
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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()); ?>&amp;body=<?...
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Wordpress blog clone.. wp-admin issue

I wanted to clone one wordpress blog I own into another domain .. I simply downloaded the root folder with all the files from Site1 and uploaded to Site2.. and created a complete MySQL script of Site1 ...
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Difference between esc_url() and esc_url_raw()

http://core.trac.wordpress.org/browser/trunk/wp-includes/formatting.php#L2239 I'm confused about when should either of them be used. Assuming I have this URL: http://site.com/?getsomejavascript=1, ...
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Possible to change the URL for the regular post type without affecting the URL of other custom post types?

The Dilemma I have a few custom post types: Portfolio Items Testimonials FAQs The URL structures for these custom post types are: mysite.com/portfolio/name-of-custom-post mysite.com/testimonial/...
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title tag function

I am using a function to display the URL on title tag, I coded this function which works properly but I would like to customize it more further. function title_tag() { $a = $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI']; $...
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How to check current URL for endpoint in a template file?

What's the best way to check current url for endpoint in a template file? I have a plugin that creates endpoints in author.php... so now i'm trying to check in author.php so that only certain code is ...
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Custom page with variables in url. Nice url with add_rewrite_rule

Using WP3.1 I Have a custom page with a WP_Query and the query gets dynamic variables from the url. And i want safe variables and clean urls. Example: carpage/?carmodel=honda&location=...
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What is the best way to figure out which template file that a “pretty permalink” is using?

I'm new at wordpress, so maybe this question is very basic, but I looked at Google and I searched for tutorials and I didn't find anything... The question is simple. I have a "page", and this page is ...
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Why is ?doing_wp_cron being appended to my URLs

I'm finding this string appended to the end of my URLs sometimes: /?doing_wp_cron Does anyone know what it for? How can I remove it?
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Programmatically get images by URL and save in uploads folder

I am involved in a large migration from another CMS to WordPress. We have a copy of the database and have worked out how to extract the content and programmatically create WordPress posts from it ...
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get_site_url is not returning anything?

I'm using the twentyten theme with the bbpress plugin. I have the following in my header.php (twentyten): <div id="masthead"> <div id="branding" role="banner"> <...
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Change admin logout URL

My site is using a short vanity URL. This is working across all of the custom theme pages. The only problem is when I logout in the admin it redirects to the long URL, which then 404s. My General ...
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How to add a Custom Link to a Menu with an URL that is relative to the blog URL

Part of my work is to create Wordpress websites. I usually work on my laptop until I have something good enough to be uploaded to the test server where the client reviews it. I create a VirtualHost ...
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How can I have multiple URLs pointing to single WordPress installation?

Here's my scenario: I have three specific jobs sites: LAMPJobsLA.com, MobileJobsLA.com, SocialMediaJobsLA.com I'd like to run them under on "master site": TechJobsLA.com but keep the URLs intact ...
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Block registration by URL referrer?

Is it possible to block user registration based on the referring URL? I have an open registration WP site (configured so users can post ads and events) and while I typically don't get a lot of spam ...
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Problem creating an edit link for a custom post type

In my last question, I asked How to build a post and comment editing form in a page?. But in order to edit the custom post type (called Question) I have to reference the edit page and the ID of the ...
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How to add URL-Parameter for Javascript Widgets?

I need to add pamarameters to URLs that are read by javascript widgest/gadgets run on the site. Whenever I just add them e.g. the original URL is http://example.com/blog/page/ and the parameter is ...
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URL renaming issue

I am a non programmer using a wordpress site (riyachting.com) I just discoverd that sending folks to my page with a URL that inlcudes some other stuff in it gets stripped out so only the URL of the ...
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Why does Wordpress remove my variables in the URL?

I am trying to put variables into the URL, which I can then use in my Wordpress template. So for example I have created a wordpress template something.php and the page "somepage" with this template. ...
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Global navigation in multisite: problem with categories

Setup: WordPress v 3.0.4, multisite network enabled, Theme: Twentyten child, local installation with MAMP 1.9.4, PHP 5.3.2, using SUBFOLDERS (not subdomains) for 4 sub sites Problem: Same global ...
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How to change the main site url on a multisite installation (network)?

My multisite (network) installation has 3 sites. the main site (nothing there, just very brief information) client 1 site -- siteurl/client1 client 2 site -- siteurl/client2 With domain mapper, ...
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How to use relative links on my pages?

In my web pages I want to use relative links instead of absolute links. However, pages do not allow php code inside them, so i cannot do to from a url in a relative manner. How does one get ...
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How do I make page URLs look like “www.site.com/page” instead of “www.site.com/blog/page” but have post URLs stay “www.site.com/blog/post”?

I would like to make it so the URLs of my pages (created in the Wordpress dashboard) show up right after the domain name instead of after the blog directory. I have installed Wordpress in a ...