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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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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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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Function to get URL of original uploaded image - full size

I am currently using the following code to get the URL of the featured image of a wordpress post: URL="<?php if (function_exists('wp_get_attachment_thumb_url')) {echo wp_get_attachment_thumb_url(...
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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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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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How do I get the permalink structure to work like this?

domain.com/rents/miami-dade/ domain.com/companies/miami-dade/ Then for, say rents/miami-dade/ I would loop through some different areas within miami, showing a list of rents for each area. For ...
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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?
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Link all Wordpress images size

How i can link all different images size upload in wordpress? I've definited different size image with the plugin simple image size so i'ld like show in single post, links to all new images example ...
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Convert link in Wordpress 3.2.1

How can I convert links (url displayed in the browser) from : www.mywebsite.com/?p=13 to something like this : www.mywebsite.com/title_of_the_topic
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permalink for category pages and posts

Can you please help me? For getting post url I use: <?php the_permalink() ?> But for pages and for categories? If I use <?php the_permalink() ?> on categories it displays post url.
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Change admin logout URL

My site is using a short vanity URL. This is working across all of the custom theme pages. The only problem is when I logout in the admin it redirects to the long URL, which then 404s. My General ...
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How can I use a separate domain for URL shortening?

I have a hosted Wordpress blog running on my own domain. I've recently considered trying to build a custom URL shortener (a la bit.ly) that I manage and control using a very short domain. I'm ...
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How do I override the emoji url?

When you enable emojis, Wordpress includes code which converts the chars to the PNGs which it pulls from a CDN. We would like to replace those with our own images. According to formatting.php the ...
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Stop Wordpress appending `-2` to the end of my url after i change it

When i try to set the url of a page in wordpress (4.2) it keeps apending -2 to the end of the url, i guess its becuase this ulr already exists, but i checked and it dosnt, although at one time it did ...
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How to create a page for authors? like www.myblog.com/author/

I have author.php and it's working fine for authors separately. eg: if I click author1 and it goes to www.myblog.com/author/author1 and shows his details if I click author2 and it goes to www....
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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 SQL-...
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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 http://mysite.com/www....
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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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Using a portfolio_category slug in wordpress URL

I won't lie - I don't know php but I enjoy digging around trying to find ways to customize themes so that they behave how I want them to. Any help would be very much appreciated. What I am trying to ...
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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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URI returns a post when it should return a 404

Morning All I have a question and I think I have a solution as well, but I wanted to ask to see if my thinking is correct. I have wp site live at http://www.phmotorcycles.co.uk and I have just found ...
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How to make draft posts or posts in review accessible via full url / slug?

I am running a website with WordPress 4.2 and have changed the way draft posts or posts in review status are displayed to non logged in users (these posts are, too, visible to anyone who visits the ...
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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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Ninja form Redirect depending on text field content [closed]

I'm using Ninja Forms and their extension to do front-end posts. They have a function that is supposed to allow you to redirect to a specific page depending on values from the form. my purpose is to ...
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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: http://my-website....
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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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Remove subfolders from URL

I am having a tough time removing the subfolders from the URL in my WordPress site. Currently, the URL format is: www.mysite.com/subfolder/index.php/category/postname I would like to remove both the ...
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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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Confusion about how a URL is being parsed

I have a permalink that leads to some custom content like: http://mysite.com/extra-deal/91103/ That will take you to a page that is handled by the file: category-extra-deals.php On that page I ...
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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 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( 'request'...
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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 (taxonomy)....
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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 ...