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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WordPress and $_GET Params

This is an odd problem that I have never run into before with WordPress. I have a site, permalinks enabled. The url can be http://mysite.com/page-name/?anyParamName=testing then when I use ...
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Clicks registering on Preview DNS site

I set up my site on a PreviewDNS, I have since pointed my Domain to the correct place and changed all the links to non-previewDNS links. However I can see (using Jetpack) that visitors to my site are ...
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Flushing rewrite rules

I'm using this function to add a custom end point to the WordPress urls add_rewrite_endpoint('print', EP_ALL); When the plug-in gets deactivated, I run this function flush_rewrite_rules(); This ...
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How can I identify which file/function will be used to respond to a particular URL?

I'm a Drupalista who occasionally works in WordPress so this might be obvious :) I was helping a colleague debug some AJAX behaviour, and having got the URL of the callback from Firebug, I wasn't sure ...
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How do I make Wordpress “Page” link in the top nav bar go to an external URL?

I would like the Wordpress page link as shown here go to an external URL instead of going to page. What is the best way to set this up? I'm running Wordpress 3.1.3. Thank you.
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How to display content from external db with relevant urls

I am working on a website that needs to display information about electronic resources which is stored in an external database. This information will be presented three different ways (alphabetical ...
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How does: /index.php?post_type=event&event-date=2011-07-25 work? What if it doesn't work?

I have an events cpt with a slug "event" I am using it in several places but I am trying to create a "day" view that shows all the events for a given day. I also have the archive arg set in the CPT ...
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Can I use %category% like Templates in my Plugin?

I have seen that Wordpress uses %category% like strings to create url templates. Is there an easy way to allow such mechanism in a plugin? For example in the plugin's settings page user specifies an ...
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How to get category/tag in URL for Pagination links?

I have a custom pagination function in functions.php. If I'm at the URL: http://mysite.com/tag/dogs, the Next link currently just contains /page/2. How can I make it so it will look like ...
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Posts URL structure like site.com/category/the-post-title

I'm new with wordpress and I would like to understand better if it's possible to create pages with an url based on the category and then the post title, so: something like ...
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can I chage url for register_post_type

I registered custom post type by register_post_type('new_post',$args); So new post url looks like `http://myweb.com/new_post/post_name Can I change _later_ the part of url from new_post to something ...
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What is the best way to figure out which template file that a “pretty permalink” is using?

I'm new at wordpress, so maybe this question is very basic, but I looked at Google and I searched for tutorials and I didn't find anything... The question is simple. I have a "page", and this page is ...
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Make insterted image point to post url instead of attachment page

I am inserting an image in a post and I want it to point to the post detail page, not the attachment. What should I do? Thanks in advance.
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Changing custom post type URL issue

I have this function and it does just what I need, it replace words in URL perfectly, but links don't work. All links are good and display on site well structured, as I wanted, but just don't open ...
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Remove the http protocol from images

I've been banging my head on the wall trying to filter my posts to remove the http: protocol from the img src and I think I may have found a solution. Does anybody see anything wrong with this ...
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taxonomy/category term in URL slug irrelevant for post?

so I've got a nice hierarchical system working involving custom post types and taxonomies. (see Custom post types, taxonomies, and permalinks for reference) So if I have a post with ...
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Adding a query string to only one page url

I would like to add the following to a single page within my wordpress site and NOT all of them. Current page url/permalink mysite.com/pagename/ Would like to ...
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How to make WordPress urls matching static html urls

I have a website currently running in WordPress, before that site was static html, I converted that in WordPress. Now problem is I don't want to loose links, Google ranking, etc. I want the same ...
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Using Wordpress for a site's static marketing pages and blog at different URLs

Noob question. I would like to use Wordpress such that a single installation can support pages and blog posts at different URLs. I have a site built, and we want to use Wordpress for both marketing ...
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Renamed my website (URL) – how do I rename all within-page links to the old URL?

A while ago I renamed my website from ExplainingProgress.com to OurWorldInData.org . My problem is that sometimes – for some IFrames and some images – the URL that is linked to is still the old one ...
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Update image links in database

I recently changed the URL of a wordpress site and I can't seem to find some of the image links I was able to update most of the links in the wp_posts tables update wp_posts set guid = REPLACE(guid, ...
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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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Site Title in my Search URL

First off, I am still learning Wordpress by building my own theme. Go easy on me. My search URL displays my sites title. Example: /My%20Site?s=horror Is there an issue with my searchform.php that is ...
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Adding more onto an esc_url [closed]

I have an esc_url that creates a link to buddypress profiles depending on the author of the post which returns like this http://www.mywebsite.com/members/username/ I want to make it so it returns ...
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How to change image url?

How can I change the image url from this http://i0.wp.com/example.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/imagename Into this: http://www.example.com/image/imagename.jpg Or into this: ...
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Rewriting a date hierarchy into a 'yyyy-mm-dd' slug

I am building a magazine website with an issue custom post type. The slugs for each issue follow the format YYYY-MM-DD according to the issue's publish date. Currently the permalinks are set up as ...
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Unicode characters are saved in a funny way in the DB

I have a custom website in which I am using wp_insert_post() to manually create posts that have a title which has characters thare are non-English Unicode letters (Arabic to be more specific). The ...
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Change url of posts with keywords

I have a website which is using general URL of word press like https://mywebsite.org/item/itempostname Every category post have a location. So i want to modify general URL to custom URL like ...
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Add # to submenu URLs automatically

I'm trying to replace all my child page URLs to include a # automatically example: http://www.website.com/parentfoo/#childfoo I tried using wp_setup_nav_menu_item to run through all the child menu ...
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What is the best way to revert to www version of domain name?

My site uses a bare domain, example.com. I want to use Google's Page Speed Service, which requires a www subdomain, like this www.example.com Google says the server must use a 301 redirect. What ...
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How to access the WordPress DB from a plugin file

I'm building a basic video management plugin, with an embed feature that will have URLs like: mysite.com/wp-content/plugins/embed-video.php?video=[POST ID] I plan on using the [POST ID] url parameter ...
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While Using Static Pages, How Can I Get /blog into the URL of Each Post?

I have Wordpress installed on the root of my website. It is using a static homepage and posts page. As it stands, each post will look like this example.com/blogpostname. I don't want to use category ...
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How do I include an external PHP file in a subdir Wordpress install?

I originally posted this on SO, but was directed this way. I have a Wordpress installation in directory /blog. I am trying to include multiple PHP files located in the root parent directory using ...
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Need to check if user is on a particular page

Here I hope is a simple question for a php newbie. I have a textbox on my blog's home page that contains a link to another page. Should the visitor click the link and go to that page, I want to be ...
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How to add PHP pagination to wordpress

I'm trying to make a custom PHP pagination work with wordpress, the page in wordpress is a very custom one, not a post or a page, it's a select from DB that shows flowers, the styling is ok now, but ...
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Custom rewrite rules for feeds of custom queries (query_var query strings in URL)?

Question updated. What I'm trying to do If I want to display posts (or a feed of posts) that belong to a category AND a custom taxonomy, or a category AND a tag, or a custom taxonomy AND a tag, I ...
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Strategy for handling hierarchical pages with empty parent content

Let assume I have the following page structure /about-us (used as a parent holder only) /about-us/history (real page) /about-us/team (real page) /about-us/industry (real page) There is no content ...
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Custom Post Type URL Rewrite's

I am going to try and sum up what I am trying to achieve... Basically I have a custom post type called 'marketing_list' which will have custom fields holding information relating to marketing lists ...
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Unnecessary url

$alt_text = get_post_meta( $id, '_wp_attachment_image_alt', true); $output .= '<div class="pslide"><a href="' . $alt_text . '"><img src="' . $img_attr[0] . '" ...
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Adding custom url to readmore link using get_permalink()

I am having issues with a custom url. I have a page with a gallery type plugin/shortcode. Now each gallery item displayed on the page, has a readmore link, linking to that gallery item post. Now I ...
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How to pass on a value as parameter via url to another page

I'm dealing with a problem I can't solve myself. I did a few hours of research about it, but I didn't manage to make it work. I want to send a parameter via the url to the page I'm forwarding to and ...
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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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How to set base url for php widget

SO, I have some php that I'm inserting into a widget that generates a list of pdfs within a directory on the root level of my wordpress install (see "Meeting Summaries" to the right here: ...
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Change Wordpress comments url / word

Is this possible? For example, I want to change http://mysitesitesite.com/post-name/comment-page-1/#comment-452 to http://mysitesitesite.com/post-name/custonname-1/#customname-452 What should I ...
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Replace category name with article id in wordpress urls

I would like to know, using wordpress, how to replace the category name with the article id in the url ? For example, I have a url of this kind : http://mywebsite.com/css/the-name-of-my-css-article ...
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Comment_author_url doing nothing

I have this function: <?php function top_comment_authors($amount = 5) { global $wpdb; $results = $wpdb->get_results(' SELECT COUNT(comment_author_email) AS comments_count, ...
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Inserting Media to WordPress Posts

If I insert an image to a WordPress docuament via "Add Media -> Insert from URL", and after submitting the URL and inserting to my post, is the image linked to my page or copied to my site? Thanks.
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Custom Post Type, post-formats associated to custom post type > 404 archives

I'm finishing a custom layout. Here's the code of my Custom Post Type <?php /* ------------------ [ CUSTOM POST TYPE ] ------------------------- */ add_action( 'init', 'create_post_type' ); ...
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Enabling canonical links to force search engines to go to site.com rather than site.net [closed]

I want visitors who have typed site.com, stay on site.com and visitors who have come to site.net, stay at site.net (They have one host and site.net has been parked on .com). When it comes to search ...
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Access posts while mod_rewrite is broken

On my wordpress installation mod_rewrite (e.g. the permalinks) is temporarily broken. For debugging I want to access the formerly "prettified" page mydomain.tld/page/2. What is the old GET parameter ...