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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Get default permalink structure from pretty URL's

When a single post is clicked on from a category page or for that matter any page, you can get the URL of that referrer and parse it to get the query string. But this only works with the default ...
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Symbolic Links on dev box with plugins and stylesheets

I'm using mac os x 10.6 with xampp. http://wp3.1/ is the url to where I have WordPress installed. The physical path is /Users/myUserName/Sites/wp3.1/ I do not install plugins or themes in the "...
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How to Rewrite Wordpress URL for a Plugin

I am trying to build a Wordpress plugin here with a custom user admin area. What I would like to do is when the user adds /edit at the end of the page, it should open a page from my plugin. So for ...
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Creating 301 Redirects for Post, Page, Category and Image URLs?

I fear this may be too much to ask here, so if so, please feel free to tell me of another place to learn. Help with Redirections I'm cleaning up a badly developed site and migrating wordpress from a ...
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Remove slug from custom post type post URLs

It seems that all web resources based on the subject of removing a custom post type slug ie yourdomain.com/CPT-SLUG/post-name are now very outdated solutions often referencing pre WP version 3.5 ...
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Filter any HTTP request URI?

I want to filter any HTTP request URI done through the HTTP API. Use cases: The WordPress update check goes to http://api.wordpress.org/core/version-check/1.6/, but https://api.wordpress.org/core/...
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Mapping multiple URLs to same page

I just came across this page with almost similar requirements as mine Multiple endpoints to same page i have to achieve same functionality but i also want to pass some parameters to the page where ...
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What's the difference between home_url() and site_url()

My understanding is that site_url() returns the location where the wordpress core files are. So, if my blog is hosted at http://example.com/blog then site_url() returns http://example.com/blog But ...
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Possible to change the URL for the regular post type without affecting the URL of other custom post types?

The Dilemma I have a few custom post types: Portfolio Items Testimonials FAQs The URL structures for these custom post types are: mysite.com/portfolio/name-of-custom-post mysite.com/testimonial/...
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Changing attachment urls?

How can I change the format of attachment page urls from /[post-url]/[attachment-name]/ to /media/[attachment-name]/? I understand that I can override the output of get_attachment_link via the ...
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Catch 404 after changing permalink structure from /%postname%/ to /%category%/%postname%/

I made a site some time ago and after some days some posts were indexed by search engines. Today I changed the permalink structure from /%postname%/ to /%category%/%postname%/. After that, when ...
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custom htaccess rewrite rule for page

i have a page in wordpress called "video". its page id is 6, and its slug is "video" in my theme ive set it up to show content based on GET variables here is the URL rewrite im trying to set up: ...
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Custom page with variables in url. Nice url with add_rewrite_rule

Using WP3.1 I Have a custom page with a WP_Query and the query gets dynamic variables from the url. And i want safe variables and clean urls. Example: carpage/?carmodel=honda&location=...
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Preserve custom URL parameter on more pages

I created a custom URL parameter for sorting posts by their vote scores. I have a "most voted" link that sends a ?sort=most_voted URL paramater and using a query posts filter I display posts with most ...
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Redirect user to original url after login?

I have a function that redirects users to the login page (home) if they're trying to access any other page without being logged in, here's how it works: function restrict_access_if_logged_out(){ ...
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Disable Wordpress URL auto complete

I recently noticed that Wordpress tries to auto-complete a URL when it's not submitted in its entirety. E.g. I have a post URL that looks like this: http://www.mysite.com/some-post-title If I ...
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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 print_r($...
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Add .html (dot HTML) extension to custom post types

Is there any way to add the .html extension to custom post types without plugin ? For posts I can use /%postname.html on the permalink settings For pages I can use: add_action('init', '...
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How do I get the avatar URL instead of an HTML IMG tag when using get_avatar?

I'm using a plugin called Simple Local Avatars which lets me upload author images which are stored on my server locally (no Gravatar). The plugin works fine and get_avatar returns the local avatar. ...
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How to add category to: 'wp-admin/post-new.php'?

I want to have a link to create a new post that sets the category also. I have tried wp-admin/post-new.php?post_category=12 and wp-admin/post-new.php?cat=12, but neither worked. I also tried using ...
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URL Rewrite + Page + Custom Post Type = Unusual Redirect

Yet another URL rewrite issue :) The Problem I have a URL rewrite rule that should work, but against all logic it redirects without passing the query var. The Juicy Details The site has a page ...
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Is it possible to use a forgot password url filter?

i recently found that a login url filter is available but i can't find a solution for the forgot password as well, for the login url i use this: function custom_login_url($login_url) { return ''....
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Outputting Canonical Resource URLs Across a Multisite Network?

Say a theme "foo" is used on across a network of sites. In each site, all the theme resources (.css, .js, etc.) will have distinct URLs: http://network/siteA/wp-content/themes/foo/style.css http://...
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Force the Website URL to Include “www” and to be Upper Case?

No matter what url somebody uses to access my site, I'd like it to redirect to www.MyUrl.com. Is this possible?
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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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Pagination throws 404

I'm experiencing some problems with my pagination when displaying custom post types. I would like to display 9 posts and then display a numeric pagination. This is working, some links are generated ...
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flexible rewrite 'ramble' URLs with Wordpress

I want to access my post with id 17 like this: http://localhost/archives/17/moot-bla-foo-ramble In other words, the id shall decide, everything thereafter may (or may not) be the slug or anything ...
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Creating multiple page URL without creating the pages in WordPress

I want to create many page URL without actually creating the pages in the WordPress dashboard. And assigned a particular template.
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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: http://...
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How to set global variable in functions.php

I want to be able to echo the URL of the featured image of a post and after looking some on the web I found the following which works fine when I put it in a loop in my front page template. <?php ...
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Use a separate upload folder for custom post attachment upload

So, i'm trying to find out a way to use two separate upload folders, being the default one wp-content/uploads for general media uploads, and another one say wp-content/custom for one specific type of ...
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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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How to give a CPT (custom post type) a date based url

I have events that have an event-date custom field. I want to create a date based page to display all events for a given day, and my hope was to use the url to help with that. I have a 7 day ...
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Unwanted media library URLs in posts?

When doing a bit of Google searching for content on our blog, I noticed to my shock and horror that individual images from the Media Library are somehow generating their own URLs that Google is ...
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How does routing on wordpress work?

How does the core wp routing works? I am having a hard time understanding... In MVC, your url looks like mycontroller/myaction that maps to MyController->myaction() In drupal, it's index.php?q=...
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Linking comments from registered users to their profile pages

I am trying to find a way to link the 'username' in comments from registered and logged in users to their profile pages instead of their website URL. And comments from unregistered users to their ...
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Detecting a WordPress URL without doing a full HTTP GET?

I'm trying to write a oneboxing routine that gives WordPress blog entries special treatment. So given a simple, unadorned URL in content, such as http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2011/03/a-new-name-...
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Does WordPress keep track of a post's URL history and provide automatic redirects?

I just changed the URL of one of my posts from http://2011.denmark.wordcamp.org/session/theme-frameworks-trends-og-standardisering/ to http://2011.denmark.wordcamp.org/session/wordpress-...
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Multiple endpoints to same page

I'm doing a bit of AB testing, and am looking for a way to point multiple endpoints to the same page in wordpress. My site is using wordpress as it's CMS tool. http://mysite.com/test/link1 http://...
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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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attachment url rewrite

i want to change the address of the file attachment link to wordpress [example: http://www.sitename.com/category/sub-category/article.html/attachment/image etc.]. i did research on the subject ...
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User redirect to destination URL after login

Scenario: if user not login, user redirect to customize login page and redirect again to destination page after login. I don't use a function or plugin. This code to restriction page: if (!...
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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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Best Way to Leverage Custom Post Type Related Content and Consider SEO

I'm doing a real estate project for a client. I've created a custom post type called "communities" to list new construction communities in her area. I also want to have deeper sub pages but I would ...
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How to get the post id from a permalink?

How can I get the post id from a permalink like "http://localhost/wordpress/animals/cat" in functions.php, I have tried url_to_postid() and get_page_by_path() but none seem to work.
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Removing hierarchical pages in the permalink

I have several pages set up in a hierarchy on my site. Currently the site's pages and URLs look like this. Page name | Current URL | Preferred URL -----------------|-----------------...
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Preview Image Path in Admin Section

So I have run into a little glitch. i have a custom path for uploads and it works. the files get saved to the right place, etc. The problem I have is the 'widget box' in the admin section. immediately ...
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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: www.mysite.com/...
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Using custom/dynamic “slug” for a page

I have a custom page which uses a template called "Stores" http://example.com/stores/. This page will have a list of states and/or companies as categories. For this system I have a custom post type "...
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Open Wordpress 'Add New Post' admin page with parameters set via $_GET

I want to launch my web browser from an automation tool I use and open Wordpress "Add Nwe Post" page in the admin area with specific title and content (it varies everytime, I generate it dynamically ...