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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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 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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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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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 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 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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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? ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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wordpress - load a template based on the URI

I have a number of custom of post types - i.e. 'windows', 'doors', 'garages' and I want to load a custom template (special.php) whenever my wordpress site has a url that looks like this: ...
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How to add the image URL from an external RSS feed and insert into a custom field?

*Editor Note (Original title: The url from an image via custom field) changed to be more descriptive. Hi all, Am not even sure if this can be done but...after ive been searching for the last 6 hours ...
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URL redirect problem

I have 2 pages in my wordpress 3.0.1 site with 2 urls www.mysite.co.uk/sub-page/child-of-sub-page/accommodation/ and www.mysite.co.uk/accommodation/ however any link in my site to ...
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How to auto gen. custom post type values in other custom post type in url?

I have created two custom post types (CPT) say books and reviews. Now how can i auto generated a reviews page for a specific book title??. What i have done so far i made a review page ...
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How to generate a list of all urls

I'd like to display a list of all Urls of my Wordprees site. I print out a list of all taxonomy terms like this : <?php // Get all Post $html = '<h2>Articles</h2>'; ...
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Start post pagination at 0 instead of 1

Is it possible to start post pagination count at zero instead of 1? I want the URLs to be like this: ../page (Foreword) ../page/1 (Chapter 1) ../page/2 (Chapter 2) But by default the ...
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Adding special characters to slug?

Is it possible to prevent WP from stripping out certain characters when customizing a URL? For example, affiliate ids usually have something like ?id=something. Customizing a content's slug with ...
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How does Wordpress redirect to WooCommerce shop page? [closed]

I'm creating a plugin for WooCommerce, it needs a parameter in the url of shop page like this http://domain/wp/shop/?param=value. It worked fine until I set the shop page as front page, when I access ...
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How to change the Author Slug from Username to Nickname and deal with Special Characters

I need to change the author slug from username to nickname: This is what is set by default: http://domain.tld/author/(username) This is what I need: http://domain.tld/author/(nickname)-(author-ID) ...
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How can save user linkedin link to my database [closed]

I need to get Profile link of user when click in LinkedIn icon in my site. So, When user click in this button, i need only get the profile link of him and save it in my site. Are there way to get ...
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Pre-populate Slug / Permalink with URL

I would like to not only pre-populate the title, tags, and categories, but would also like to pre-populate the slug / permalink as well. Can I do this and if so how? Here's my functions.php code: ...
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Paginated Posts - Social Media Buttons Share First Page URL

I currently have the HTML5 Facebook, Twitter and G+ share buttons inserted into my single.php in WordPress, so it appears on all my post pages. Everything works great until I write a very long ...
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Search Query: how to construct a search string from two select elements?

Im trying to create a wordpress search widget. The final search string Im trying to submit is made up of two keywords, one each from a select element. I'd like the final search query to be ...
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Confusion about Site url and directory

I have installed my wordpress in root/mysubfolder so my standard path is example1.com/mysubfolder (example1.com is the domain i have registered the webspace with) Now i want the wordpress ...
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Relative v.s. absolute URLs: which ones should I use for cross-domain portability?

My question is related to but different from this one I need to make sure that my URLs work across domains like staging.domain.com, localhost:8000 and www.domain.com. I have local, staging and ...
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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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Adding custom taxonomy in my existing category URL

I have a custom taxonomy for my posts called "Continents" and they could be: Europe, Africa, Antarctica etc... Then I have standard categories like: News, Reviews, Interviews etc. And 1 subcategory ...
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Multiple post categories - single permalink

I created a post which is assigned to multiple categories. Eg: I have a post "My Post", and I put it in "foo" and "bar" categories. Now my article will have two permalinks, "/foo/my-post" and ...
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WP URL /icons returns 403 forbidden error

So, this is odd. On WordPress, I'm not allowed to have a page http://mysite.com/icons. Apparently that slug doesn't work, and I get an error 403 (forbidden) if I try to go there. This seems silly, as ...
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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 use all tags in post permalinks

My site with pictures is set up so that the posts do not have a title and have only tags. I would like to know how to use all tags in permalinks settings?
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change content based on url per plugin

I have a wordpress page that uses a custom template I created. The url looks like this: http://localhost/custom What I want to do, is have the content for this page change, depending on the action ...