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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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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How does WordPress generate URL slugs?

Is there a page somewhere that details exactly how WordPress generates slugs for URLs? I'm writing a script that needs to generate URL slugs identical to the ones WordPress generates.
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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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“.#[random-char-string]” being inserted at end of URLs

I've seen this on a couple of sites now and I'm having trouble finding information about (probably because it's awkward to describe): All internal URLs like this for example: ...
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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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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 ...
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How to get pretty URLs with add_query_arg in permalinks

With add_query_arg() it is nice to add additional parameters to an URL and it is also easy to create a rewrite rule. So far so good. But the problem is the URL replacement done by wordpress. When I ...
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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 ...
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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 = ...
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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: ...
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User redirect to destination URL after login

Scenario: if user not login, user redirect to customize login page and redirect again to destination page after login. I don't use a function or plugin. This code to restriction page: if ...
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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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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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Adding another word in front of post url

I have a wordpress website with bunch of posts. My problem is that I need to change the URLs from website.com/post-name to website.com/specialword/post-name The "specialword" is what I need to ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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, ...
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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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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 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: ...
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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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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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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()); ...
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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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Linking comments from registered users to their profile pages

I am trying to find a way to link the 'username' in comments from registered and logged in users to their profile pages instead of their website URL. And comments from unregistered users to their ...
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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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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 to Rewrite Wordpress URL for a Plugin

I am trying to build a Wordpress plugin here with a custom user admin area. What I would like to do is when the user adds /edit at the end of the page, it should open a page from my plugin. So for ...
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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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I need to generate the CSS for my plugin from a function, how do i map a request to a function in the front-end?

I'm generating my CSS dinamically in a function using a link like this <link id="www-core-css" rel="stylesheet" href="http://wordpress/myplugin/theme-css-loader.php?v=1" /> and i was ...
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List of default WordPress URLs

I'm looking for a list of all possible URLs (or URL patterns) that would deliver content or would otherwise cause WordPress to respond to the request with something other than a 404. Let's assume a ...
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How to increase the character limit for post name of 200?

I have post name in Thai which uses UTF-8 character. Many of them encode into super long in ASCII e.g. วิธีการหลีกเลี่ยงข้อผิดพลาดทั้ง-8-ในชีวิตการแต่งงาน I've changed the type of "post_name" using ...
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Rewrite category wordpress

Is it possible to rewrite only one category ? I have a category "Photos" and just for this category. I just want to rewrite it from /category/photos to /photos
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flexible rewrite 'ramble' URLs with Wordpress

I want to access my post with id 17 like this: http://localhost/archives/17/moot-bla-foo-ramble In other words, the id shall decide, everything thereafter may (or may not) be the slug or anything ...
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How to create a specific frontend URL (not a Page) from a theme or plugin?

My theme implements an AJAX action that returns some dynamic content and needs some functions from the Wordpress environment. How can I construct a URL for the AJAX call in the most elegant and robust ...
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How to create non-unique sub-category slugs?

What’s the best way to make Wordpress accept non-unique sub-category slugs? By default, Wordpress ensures that every ‘slug’ portion of permalink URLs is unique, and is very savvy about using this to ...
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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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How does routing on wordpress work?

How does the core wp routing works? I am having a hard time understanding... In MVC, your url looks like mycontroller/myaction that maps to MyController->myaction() In drupal, it's ...
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base directories / URL

Is there a way to handle base directories for taxonomies that result in a 404. For example my URLs are: http://skipology.com/category/... http://skipology.com/app/... but the taxonomies / base ...
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Use image url with add_image_size

I am looking for a way to use an image url with the WordPress function add_image_size, I have already setup an image size called 'custom-thumb' For example, instead of... the_post_thumbnail( ...
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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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Appending numbers to url do not break the link

I'm doing some url and meta cleanup and have found a strange problem(?) where, when adding a number to a url, the url still works. For example: The following uris both work and retrieve the same ...
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How do i reference the theme path in pages for images?

How do i reference images in a page/post without installing the php plugin or typing it out manually like this: domain.com/wp-content/themes/mytheme/image.jpg
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Define orderby in url

is there a way to set the order of posts via the url? /orderby/date/order/desc/ i have tried several things with add_rewrite_rule whiteout success. add_action( 'init', 'wpse13483_init' ); function ...
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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 ...