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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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( ...
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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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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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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: ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Which of WordPress's .php files need to be directly accessible via HTTP?

I'm trying to tighten up security on my WordPress installation, and one of the things that seems like it might be a good idea is preventing all of the internal-use .php files from being accessed ...
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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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Moving wp-content outside of web root?

Is it possible to move the entire wp-content folder outside of the Web root? I need to prevent anyone to view any asset file (images, pdfs, movies etc) with a direct url to the file... Any ideas? Or ...
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URLs of plugin resources?

I am trying to add in a script and css file for my plugin into the admin header. Is there a function similar to get_bloginfo('url') that I could use to reference the files correctly without having to ...
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How to redirect visitor to a custom URL using PHP code in functions.php

The users have to be redirected to a custom URL which I already know (its part of the programming logic). I just need to know which WP function to use/ what php code to use to redirect the user to the ...
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How to get url of a post from admin panel

I want to get post url from the back end edit post page, the edit post url is : www.ddd.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=1&action=edit the real post is: www.ddd.com/wp/?p=1 since the user can edit ...
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A way to change image urls in post to cdn image url?

due to some reason my hosting company isn't able to fix if i use w3 total cache or w3 super cache for caching my site's sql usage keeps on peaking.... and on high spikes servers gets laggy and down ...
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Accessing the Current URL in a Text Widget for a Facebook Share Button?

I'm creating a "Share this Page"- widget that needs to grab the current URL and append it to a Facebook URL like this: http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?u=http://myurl.com/a-specific-page I'm ...
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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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open all .docs in word online

Hey I'm trying to make all .doc/docx .xls/xlsx files open in office online. This would mean that every link to a .doc http://mywebsite.com/wp-content/uploads.link.doc would have to instead point ...
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Why id in urls doesn't work and slug yes?

I'm lost, I don't understand why this works http://website.com/?tag=my-cat-slug and not this http://website.com/?tag=15 It's really annoying because wp_dropdown_categories() only provides ids as ...
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Can URL remain the same if migrating from Drupal?

I would like to migrate from Drupal 6 to WordPress. The article URL in Drupal is: example.com/node/230 If I migrate to WordPress, can the URL be the same?