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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The correct method to pass query vars in AJAX using ajaxurl

OK, I had no idea how to title this topic. I'm trying to override the default behavior with ajax. The problem here is not actually a problem, but a wish more. I have this url: <a href="http://...
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Outputting Canonical Resource URLs Across a Multisite Network?

Say a theme "foo" is used on across a network of sites. In each site, all the theme resources (.css, .js, etc.) will have distinct URLs: http://network/siteA/wp-content/themes/foo/style.css http://...
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Disable ONLY URL auto complete, not the whole canonical URL system

I have a blog with several pages in some category "projects" that are structured/named like this: /projects/project-2012 /projects/project-2013 /projects/project-2014 /projects/project-2015 When a ...
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Add forward slash on categories url (serve one version of a url)

How can I a add forward slash on categories URLs and serve only that version of a category (meaning URLs not ending in forward-slash will redirect to URLs ending in forward slash). I manage to remove ...
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Multiple endpoints to same page

I'm doing a bit of AB testing, and am looking for a way to point multiple endpoints to the same page in wordpress. My site is using wordpress as it's CMS tool. http://mysite.com/test/link1 http://...
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Natural URL Design and static front page

A static front page and other pages which are children of it are used on a blog. To give an example: www.example.com The slug for that page shows up in the permalink for sub pages like www.example....
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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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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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URL for custom post type

For my custom post type,i had set the 'hierarchical' to true for my url to be like http://example.com/custom/parent/child/.But there is this part in the WordPress codex. Note: this parameter was ...
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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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Pretty Permalinks

I've created my own search functionality which basically finds the nearest store closest to the entered postal code. My URL for the search currently looks like this http://www.example.com/stores?...
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How to make WordPress use protocol indepentent upload files?

I am using FORCE_SSL_ADMIN in wp-config.php so everytime I upload a new image and inserted into the post, it is using SSL version e.g. <img src="https://www.example.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/...
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Restrict url to one segment, even when page or post is nested [duplicate]

I use nested/hierarchic pages purely for organizational purposes in the admin but on the main site I don't want a nested url structure. So if the page structure is /page/another-page/and-another-page, ...
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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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Force the Website URL to Include “www” and to be Upper Case?

No matter what url somebody uses to access my site, I'd like it to redirect to www.MyUrl.com. Is this possible?
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Is it safe to use $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI']?

I've looked at other answers and I see that $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] is usually recommended and is the accepted answer for getting the current page URI along with $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST']. I looked at ...
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Is it possible to use a forgot password url filter?

i recently found that a login url filter is available but i can't find a solution for the forgot password as well, for the login url i use this: function custom_login_url($login_url) { return ''....
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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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Why “?v=hash” is added to my URLs? [closed]

I'm new to wordpress, I set up everything, but there's something that bothers me: on every single URL or link, there's a "?v=hash" appended everywhere (example.com/?v=d21feabed96b). I tried to see ...
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How to check if a page exists by url?

I need to display certain content depending on whether or not a page URL exists. I don't want to check by title, because certain pages will have the same title, and just different parent pages. ...
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WordPress Custom Post Type Category Page

I was hoping someone could help me. I have done some serious googling but cannot find the answer for this one. I have a custom post type called tutorials. I can go to mysite.com/tutorials and get a ...
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Why does wordpress still strip my query var?

Im trying to pass a query var to a custom page template with pretty permalinks. So basically i have a page called "albums". And i want to pass a query var to that page called "type". So the non-...
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WPML Get url without outputting

I am in the process of migrating from qTranslate to WPML to handle my languages. With qTranslate, I had a very simple way to get an url to a page or post knowing it's slug: $url = get_language_url(...
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How to build custom WP admin with custom URLs

I would like to create a custom WP admin area, that uses custom URLs to navigate thought it and have a custom generated HTML. A member will be able to login via a custom URL, for example: mysite.com/...
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Force home page to be https?

I have a SSL certificate and https plugin which both work fine along with changing the Settings in the Wordpress menu to https but I have to manually enter 'https' to see the Secure version, is there ...
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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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How to change URL Custom Page?

My Page Custom URL: http://abcd.com/watch?name=video-title How can I change this url to http://abcd.com/watch/video-title where watch is a custom page? My functions.php code: function ...
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Having Problem On Getting WP Post Gallery Images URL

I need to get the URL (actual Size) of all images of gallery associated with a post in single.php. The following code from Codex returns all images in very small size 150x150 which is not suitable for ...
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Weird: /?name in URL leads to blog

This is a strange behavior I can't come up with a good explanation for: If you append /?name to a WordPress URL, it is loading the blog page. I came up with it by creating a custom Aweber "thank you"...
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WP Login forms action URLs displayed as pretty URLs in browser (ex with Restore Password)

I would like to use the WP native login/register/restore password/.. functionality, but display pretty URLs instead of wp-login.php I've been looking at the core code and noticed that most login ...
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Removing hierarchical pages in the permalink

I have several pages set up in a hierarchy on my site. Currently the site's pages and URLs look like this. Page name | Current URL | Preferred URL -----------------|-----------------...
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Limiting the number of words or characters in the slug/permalink

Limiting the number of words or characters in Wordpress slug/permalink. I would like to limit the number to the first 5 words (or 20 characters) even if the post title is longer. example: Title: ...
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Preview Image Path in Admin Section

So I have run into a little glitch. i have a custom path for uploads and it works. the files get saved to the right place, etc. The problem I have is the 'widget box' in the admin section. immediately ...
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Best Way to Leverage Custom Post Type Related Content and Consider SEO

I'm doing a real estate project for a client. I've created a custom post type called "communities" to list new construction communities in her area. I also want to have deeper sub pages but I would ...
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Query two taxonomies via URL or link?

I've been banging my head about this, and have created a work-around, but it would be much nicer for my site's organisation if I could figure this out. I want to be able to query posts across two ...
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Change the author slug from nickname to ID

I've changed the default registering option by allowing people to sign up with their e-mail addresses. They also have an option to add their firstname, lastname but it's not required. // Allow email ...
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Rewrite rule page url with category

I have enabled the category box for pages with this: // Add to the admin_init hook of your theme functions.php file add_action( 'admin_init', 'page_categories' ); function page_categories() { // ...
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Using URL parameters, list posts from category and custom taxonomy

For example, http://example.com/?cat=6&tag=books lists posts that belong to category ID 6 and tagged 'books' (i.e. posts that satisfy both conditions). Similarly, http://example.com/feed/?cat=6&...
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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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How to create a custom url for a category

I took over a site that displays the category in the URL three different ways. For some categories it shows "?category_name=blah". (Not ideal, but I can live with it) For newly created categories ...
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WordPress 3.4 Permalinks Redirection Problem

A few years ago this was the permalink structure I had for my blog: /%year%/%category%/%postname%.html I changed these permalinks last year to this: /%category%/%postname%/%post_id%/ A ...
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How to create a permalink structure for posts in a specific category

I am building a single author blog that will include multiple categories. One main category is "Movie Reviews." The author will leave a short review every time they watch a movie - even if they've ...
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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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Add menu and submenu in admin with a URL instead of slug?

I use this function and hook: function mysite_admin_menu() { add_menu_page( 'Categories', 'Catégories', 'administrator', 'categories', 'a_function' ); add_submenu_page( 'categories', 'Manage', '...
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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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Using custom/dynamic “slug” for a page

I have a custom page which uses a template called "Stores" http://example.com/stores/. This page will have a list of states and/or companies as categories. For this system I have a custom post type "...
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Migrating a page to be an article

I've decided, that some second level pages I have, should really be blog articles. I want to copy and paste the title and body to an article and then delete the page (is there a better way of doing ...
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Creating 301 Redirects for Post, Page, Category and Image URLs?

I fear this may be too much to ask here, so if so, please feel free to tell me of another place to learn. Help with Redirections I'm cleaning up a badly developed site and migrating wordpress from a ...
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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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Remove the http protocol from images

I've been banging my head on the wall trying to filter my posts to remove the http: protocol from the img src and I think I may have found a solution. Does anybody see anything wrong with this ...