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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why does anchor name add a slash to url?

I am trying to do what should be some the most basic html, but it's not working for me. Here is my code: <a name="rocket"></a> <div> <h3>The Title</h3> <p>some ...
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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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How to call images from your plugins image folder?

I've done a lot of research and learned a lot about WP constants and function usage for getting image paths etc. but still my original problem persists. <img src="<?PHP echo WP_PLUGIN_DIR . '...
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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 www.mysite.com/...
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How to get permalinks with category base working with sub-categories

I ran into an issue with a site that needs the category base also included in the custom permalink structure. I know this is an issue and I have read many posts like this that gave me some insight... ...
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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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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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Check what is at URI (post, archive, etc…)

Is there a way or function where you can pass in a custom uri like uri-part/uri-part2 and we can check what is under this address? I want to check if a uri hosts a post, page, archive, category, ...
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Is revealing just the AUTH_KEY a security issue?

I am troubleshooting a Wordpress plugin issue. It is a plugin that generates a zip file of existing files on the server and returns a link to download the file. The plugin https://wordpress.org/...
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How can I make sure attachment pages require a base url?

If I upload an image with the filename 8.jpg then the permalink becomes http://www.example.com/8 -- which I really don't want. How can I make attachments use their mime type as a base for the url? ...
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WooCommerce change category url and product base

I want to display the url's like this: for Category: /webshop/categories/hoodies/ for products: /webshop/categories/hoodies/test-product how is this possible without giving me 404 not found ...
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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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How to prevent automatic redirection?

Wordpress has a feature whereby it will automatically redirect your URLs if it percieves them to be written wrongly. Here is an example: I have a page called my-page If I go to: www.mysite.com/...
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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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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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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( 'custom-...
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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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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 bloginfo('...
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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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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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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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Create a separate JS application for an individual post?

Automattic is building a React.js based theme called Picard. All the JS code is in picard.js, which you can see a reference to below. Although WordPress doesn't have a "router" per se (as explained ...
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How to always rewrite author archive page URL even if the author does not have a post

My understanding about author archive page URL rewriting is that as long as the author has atleast one post/page the URL for the archive page ofthe author will be re-written to: http://mysite.com/...
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Bulk Delete Users Error uri too large

I am trying to delete thousands of users at once. After seeing that I can only display up to 999 user records at once using the "Screen Options" menu I thought that might be ok. But upon clicking ...
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How can I pass a variable to a page with a SEF url?

I'm making a website for a small church. They would like to upload sermons to their site. I've looked for a WP plugin to do that, but none of them did exactly what they wanted. So, I'm making a ...
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Wrong links in Wordpress?

I have a project on Wordpress. I would like add an article. In admin panel I click on Post, then Categories and add a new category called article. Next I add a new post and edit title, body and ...
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Open Wordpress 'Add New Post' admin page with parameters set via $_GET

I want to launch my web browser from an automation tool I use and open Wordpress "Add Nwe Post" page in the admin area with specific title and content (it varies everytime, I generate it dynamically ...
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locate_template with multiple categories?

in this example (from Wrox book), if a single-category-$slug.php file exists, it will be shown, otherwise it's the single.php file. But if we have more than one category for each post (let's consider ...
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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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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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Get a permalink structure of /%posttype%/%category%/%postname%

I have a custom post type named Reportage, added in functions.php: add_action( 'init', 'create_post_type' ); function create_post_type() { register_post_type( 'reportage', array( ...
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Add filename to attachment page url

I wan to change my premalinks to attachment pages from http://example.com/.../attachemnt/something to http://example.com/.../attachemnt/something/something.jpg It should simply add filename but with ...
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How to create a custom page base on URL for Wordpress?

How can I achieve the following: example.com/mycategory/my-first-page example.com/mycategory/a-random-file-name-page If the user enters http://example.com/mycategory/*, it will load a standard ...
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Password protected page Hash url

I am using owl carosel which takes a hash url to go to a specific slide (http://www.owlcarousel.owlgraphic.com/demos/urlhashnav.html#five) Lets say I want to visit a password protected page with the ...
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Update media file url in wordpress media library

Currently my videos are hosted within my wp installation. I want to move all videos to my new server. Currently, my media url are as follows http://mysite.com/wp-content/uploads/video01.mp4 I am ...
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Localized WordPress content for different sub-locales of same language?

I have a site which serves Ireland & England. I want to move it to Wordpress. Currently all the content is the same when you visit the site & it runs off two urls, the Irish one: mysite.ie &...
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CPT posts listed by category with custom rewrite URL, please help!

Here is what I'm trying to do: I have 10 total dessert recipes (in shared dessert category) that are divided by 2 custom post types. I want to create 3 different views of these posts with the custom ...
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How is WordPress manipulating the posts like there are folders?

As you know, a WordPress post can usually be seen going to a link similar to this: myblog.com/2014/03/27/sample-post/ There is no folder named 2014, 03, 27 or sample-post in the blog. Until now, I ...
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Is there a 'rake routes' for wordpress?

Is there an equivalent to 'rake routes' in php/wordpress that would spit out all the available wordpress url paths available?
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How to create custom taxonomy URLs without taxonomy name?

I have a website that lists businesses in different cities (this is a niche site, so all businesses have the same "classification"). For starters I created a CPT for locations and a taxonomy called "...
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Handling URLs in WordPress application

We have a web application that we run inside of WordPress in order take advantage of WordPress's authentication. To make this work, we created a template type for our application that simply includes ...
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Wordpress address URL keeps dropping the www

My Wordpress Address (URL) in general settings keeps losing the www from the URL - I type in http://www.domain.com and it saves and works fine. Next time I go in the address has changed to http://...
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Change code to display image attachment page

I have this code which displays images with their captions in a list. On clicking caption, opens image in an attachment page, but clicking on image, opens that image with a dark-gray background. Is ...
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Change default from “Attachment post URL” to “File URL” in Add Media

When a user upload images, by default, the Attachment Post URL option is selected. How can I change the default to be "File URL"? If that is not possible, how can I remove the attachment post url ...
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“Reversable” and “Re-useable” Subcategories (or other taxonomic structure)

Hope you can help a WP newbie :) It is my understanding (and please correct me if I'm wrong!) that I cannot use the same subcategory slug in multiple parent categories, i.e. this structure is ...