A uniform resource locator, abbreviated URL, also known as web address, is a specific character string that constitutes a reference to a resource.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

1
vote
1answer
324 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
498 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
163 views

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( ...
1
vote
1answer
109 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
681 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
312 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
80 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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. /** * ...
1
vote
1answer
129 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
340 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
226 views

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? ...
1
vote
1answer
841 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
537 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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. ...
1
vote
4answers
2k views

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, ...
1
vote
2answers
610 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
209 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
295 views

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. ...
1
vote
2answers
6k views

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: ...
1
vote
1answer
24 views

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: ...
1
vote
1answer
100 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
276 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

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 = ...
1
vote
1answer
556 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
223 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
119 views

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) ...
1
vote
1answer
312 views

How to fix unchanged URLs in Database after running serialized search and replace script?

I just did my first migration from a dev site to a prod site, using the InterconnectIt serialized search and replace script. The migration worked, but here is where I’m struggling: The site was ...
1
vote
3answers
336 views

Changing RSS feed URL structure

I am in the process of creating a wordpress website, and I just have one issue left - RSS feeds. Currently, the website has a .htaccess file blocking access to /category/* pages. It was part of a ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

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... ...
1
vote
1answer
560 views

What is the correct way to convert the absolute path of the executing script to a URL, in WordPress?

In a nutshell, my question is "How do I convert the absolute path of the executing script, e.g., /home/content/xx/xxxxxxxx/html/wp-content/plugins/MY_PLUGIN_DIR/MY_PLUGIN/MY_PLUGIN.PHP or ...
1
vote
1answer
102 views

How do I test my localhost WordPress project with VirtualBoxVM?

I'm working on a WordPress project set up with MAMP on localhost. I try testing the site on internet explorer with VirtualBoxVM by browsing to my local ip. My problem is, wp_head() outputs absolute ...
1
vote
2answers
39 views

How do I link to a blog not set as the homepage?

I have a blog here /www.mysite.com/section/news/ that only shows news in a specific category. When I use wp_get_recent_posts() and get_permalink($recent["ID"]) the link goes here ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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: ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

How to allow — in category name

How allowed "--", "---" or any other symbol in terms(category) URL. Now WordPress replace from "--" to "-" ps.I`m using to Subdomain plugin. And IDN subdomain Example: xn--...site.com/ There xn-- is ...
1
vote
1answer
295 views

display URL or permalink instead of page title in dashboard

Is there a way to display the page url or permalink instead of the page title on example.com/wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=page I am doing some A/B testing and some pages have the same title, but a ...
1
vote
1answer
263 views

How to change the parent Domain Name in Multisites Project?

I have a multisite project. And then i want to change the parent domain name now. It is currently as: Parent: www.site1.com Multisites: www.oldsite.com/abc www.oldsite.com/def So how can i ...
1
vote
1answer
794 views

Request parameters in $_GET do not match URL called

I have a WP plugin which uses the request parameter "type" to determine what code-file to load in order to do some processing. The code which handles this is as follows: add_shortcode ...
1
vote
1answer
737 views

Wordpress custom search url

I'm trying to chang my custom search url for SEO purpose. I found an article about how to change mydomain.com/?s=query to mydomain.com/search/query. However, i prefer to have a custom search url such ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Change website URL without breaking links or images? WP 3.3

I am using Wordpress 3.3.2. Currently I am working on a website in a dev folder on my domain, dev.domain.com. Upon creating pages and blog posts, it just occurred to me that when I move the WP ...
1
vote
1answer
528 views

Non latin post slug truncate

I created a custom post type and set its permalink structure to 'category/postname'. I found that sometimes, when i create a post in a non latin characters, the post slug is getting cut. I googled ...
1
vote
1answer
148 views

How do I amend the fixed “author” part in the URL?

I am creating a localized instance of WordPress and one can easily configure the category and tag parts of the URL but I cannot find anything similar for authors. So for instance I get this: ...
1
vote
1answer
249 views

Rewrite a category

How do I rewrite a category url that has a number at the end, to a url with no number using wordpress url rewriter? and... Why is there a number appended to all category url's? ...
1
vote
2answers
190 views

How do I get rid of “category” from my URL structure?

By default WP links to a category like this, mydomain.com/category/travel. Having the word "category" appear in the URL seems unnecessary. I'd prefer have the link read mydomain.com/travel. How can ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How to have a custom URL structure for a custom post type?

Even though this question sounds like others here is my problem: The site I am updating had a permalink structure of /%postname%, during this time I created a custom post type of "popups" (rewrite ...
1
vote
2answers
45 views

Custom branding / theme specified by URL

Is there a way to have a site use a theme that is specified by the URL? for example the same site content, database and WordPress install where: domain_x.com uses theme_a with company_branding ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Add source URL from Feed WordPress (Syndication) plugin to a custom field in post editor

We're using the Feed Wordpress (Syndication) plugin to ingest external feeds resulting in posts published in WordPress. The plugin pulls the 'source' URL from the feed. We can display the source URL ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

Blank Pages with # URL & Google

I'm using some blank pages that have a title only and a URL set to '#' for my navigation. (So, that the item appears in the dropdown menu, but when it's clicked a page doesn't open). Do I need to ...