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 is WordPress saving full-urls to the database?

Every time im about to put my local project into staging/production environment im beeing hardly reminded that WordPress saves all the urls as absolute.So i need to rewrite all the urls with a ...
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Site URL always in front of other URLs

My Wordpress site is having a bad URL structure when I'm adding new URL. For example in comments, when commentators fill in their website, it always has this structure ...
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Get closest page ID from URL

Lets say on my WordPress website I navigate to: www.example.com/media-centre/news/17/an-example-news-post In this case I am looking at a post in a CPT called News. What I want to do is get the ...
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How do I get the author's page url from their ID?

What is the best way to get the author's page url, so http://example.com/author/user73, from their ID number?
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Clean URL link for page without number

This is probably a really noob question, but I can't figure out how to change it. I've created a page called "Photos" and my url link shows: http://mysite.com/photo-7/ What's with the -7 and how ...
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Easiest way to simulate WordPress's URL resolution to retrieve post ID, etc?

I'm curious if it is possible, in a plugin/custom code, to take an URL that has been generated by the currently running WordPress site & parse it to retrieve the $blog_id and $post_id? ie. taking ...
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Allow single quote in URLs

I have a WordPress site hosted on a Go Daddy server running Apache. My experience is on Windows IIS, so this might be an easy question, but I can't figure it out. I want to allow URLs at my site like: ...
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Can't login after my site was moved to a new server

I'm working on a site which is not attached to a domain name yet, so I access to it through an ugly URL like old_server.something.myprovider.co.uk/.../.../ My provider moved me to a new server so I ...
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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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How to reset canonical URLs / fix redirect loop

Couldn't find anything in the related questions, so here goes: I have a post which, when viewed on the site, is returning a redirect loop. The error page is showing an address for the post that ...
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Creating Search Engine Friendly URL's with Word Press

I own a website barrelandblade.com which was developed by a non SEO enlightened developer. I recently had the FV All in One SEO Pack installed as my site does not show up in the search engines at all. ...
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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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Query string parameters from custom fields, inconsistent results

I've got a custom post type called course. Within a course post, I have a number of custom fields, specifically (all AFC select dropdowns): course_or_project, time_to_complete_project, ...
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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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Random post category URL

I'm trying to get a random post URL, only in current category. This is my code, this returns the URL category, :/ <?php $current_cat = get_the_category(); $randomPost = $wpdb->get_var(" ...
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Query var removed after rewrite

I have a WordPress blog that uses custom post types, which I'm creating using the WCK plugin. One of which is the post type shows. A permalink to a specific show, then, appears as: ...
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Remove number in URL

I'm trying to use WordPress to make a web page. I made a "Contact" page, but for some reason it didn't show up. WordPress kept saying it couldn't find it. So I deleted it and made a new one called the ...
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Possible to create a permalink to sort with meta_key?

I feel like I've been all around the web and back again looking for an answer to this and it's really starting to grind my gears. Not sure if this is the correct way to do it, but I want to add a ...
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Adding pretty query parameters

A custom post type named shooting has a field (with ACF) with plenty of images. Those are listed on the single.php of the CPT and one of those images is displayed in full-ish size. I currently have ...
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Set template based on query in URL

I want to be able to force WordPress to load an page/post based on a query in the URL. www.mywordpresssite.com/posts/myarticle?template=custom This URL should load the myarticle post using template ...
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How to server wordpress from SSL and non-SSL URLs

I have a standard wordpress installation with no plugins residing in /var/www/blog on my root server. It uses an Apache2, mod_rewrite, mod_ssl and that is configured just fine and works perfectly for ...
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Author Nickname URL Friendly

Using the below code to chnage the author page url to use the "nickname". Works ok but when the nickname is more than one word it doesnt make it url friendly. Any way to do this? add_filter( ...
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Shortcode for a link and thumbnail

<?php // Add Shortcode function blog_shortcode( $atts ) { // Attributes extract( shortcode_atts( array( 'id' => '', ), $atts ) ); // Code if (has_post_thumbnail()) { $url ...
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Creating a dynamic URL structure

I want to create a directory structure for my WordPress links and for the final page to be based on the taxonomy of the page. So I have a business that belongs to a city (meta) and country ...
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Setting up two separate blogs while using WordPress as a CMS

I need to get this set up ASAP and cannot seem to figure out how to do this after searching and searching. I am using a WordPress install mostly as a CMS. I would like to have two separate areas on ...
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Echo URL of large version of Featured Image

I use this plugin to echo the URL of a post's featured image in the header: <?php /** Plugin Name: Post Thumbnail FB header */ function fb_header() { // Not on a single page or post? Stop ...
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Moving a test WP site to live

I am new to WP and want to check something before I start down a patch that might not work. Using WordPress can I easily change the site URL? For example, I have an existing website visible at ...
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Custom permalink for search and pagination

@Chip Bennet helped me out in a previous question and posted his entire pagination function. This function works perfectly fine for me but I'd like to have custom permalinks in german. /** * ...
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media_sideload_image with rewritten urls?

When I try to use media_sideload_image with a path like this http://placekitten.com/300/200, it gives me an error. That is because it don't know the filetype or the filename. Best way to upload the ...
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How to obtain the link/URL to the feed of a custom taxonomy?

What I need to accomplish is to provide a feed link for every item in a custom taxonomy. The function get_category_feed_link only works for categories, and I don't see that tags support this either. ...
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Get the bare URL for an attachment

I'm trying to get the link to the thumbnail size of an attachment image. I tried this: wp_get_attachment_link( $img_id, 'thumbnail' ); but it returns the actual HTML for the image wrapped in a ...
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wp_nav_menu including Skype URL

If I try to add a skype username as the URL for a wp_nav_menu item, the item is saved but the URL is not. The username URL is in the following format: skype:example?call Any thoughts on add skype: ...
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Custom URL parameters in template files

SETUP I want to pull a query variable from the URL and use it on my single post template (single.php). For example: mysite.com/2011/07/29/testPost/?myvar=someValue To do so, I added the custom query ...
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Setting a url for a page

Is there a way to set a url for a page, as per the following example: I want to change this url: http://richardclunan.com/?page_id=2 To: http://richardclunan.com/copy-critiques Is this possible? ...
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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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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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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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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 detect filter in URL in Category page?

I need to add an additional filter based on a category for posts that have a custom post_type. For example, I have a page located at /category/tasks that lists all tasks. I need to make it so I can ...
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Critical error in final stage of website launch - URLs are BROKEN!

We developed the wordpress site here: wwww.kirschfamilycomputerservices.com/sam/wheresthefairness ^^ URL does not exist now. When the website was done, we transferred the database & theme over ...
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How to use div -ids in url to jump to specific post…Is trailing slash the culprit?

Some links on my site take the user to a specific post in context on a category page. On non-WP sites, this is easily accomplished by including #example-div-id in the url like this: ...
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Why would image paths in wordpress suddenly change?

I'm using the Everglades WP theme, and have had no issues until suddenly I found all the images have different paths in the browser. Where they are: ...
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Add “page-a” slug to category link if user visit category link from “page-a”

I have Area pages like below: http://www.example.com/area1 http://www.example.com/area2 On each area page common wp menus are displaying categories. To illustrate: Menu Items: -> ...
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How to building pretty URLs to reflect category hierarchy?

At the moment, this is how I access brands (custom post type) on my page: http://example.com/<base>/<brand> I would like to access brands like this: ...
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Get posts from taxonomy URL

How can I get the posts from a custom taxonomy using the URL to determine which taxonomy term id is being shown? I tried to get posts via a category using get_category_by_path which returned false ...
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How can I change a plugin's URL?

I'm trying to use the OTW Portfolio Light plugin and what it does is adds it's own bit in the URL before the post type and I can't find where to change it. Going to a profile page brings up the ...
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Set a custom URL for image in the Media Library?

I'm having some real frustration with the Media Library, as a WP beginner. What I'm expecting is that I can upload an image, and then reuse that image where I want within the site, using a standard ...
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Wordpress not opening posts with only numbers if permalink is post_name

Someone knows why this happens? For instance, I have a post called 1987, but it does not open it when I click on the link. When I use a different permalink structure, it opens it. Why is this and how ...
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Is there a way to create a URL (new WP page) that can only be accessed from a specific source?

To explain further, here's what I"m looking to do: Create a WP page Use the URL and implement it in a reader service that is hosted (not downloadable) that in order to read (& access the URL) ...
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How can I replace my primary url globally with a parked one?

Ok so long story short, someone on our team accidentally got the domain we wanted booked on wordpress.com and not with a host for wordpress. ooopssss We've got a slightly inferior domain booked with ...