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I have one online version of a site, and one developer version which I am working and making changes on.

If I have a form with a url which the user will be redirected to:

 <input type="hidden" name="cancelurl" value="https://mytemporarysite.com/cancel/">

So when updating the live site, I have to change the url to the one that's valid for the live version.

So it would be more preferrable to use a variable or constant which is defined somewhere.

<input type="hidden" name="cancelurl" value="<?php $cancelurl ?>">

Then I can transfer the code without having to change the urls.

So my question is where and how do I define such variables or constants?

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I believe you can just use site_url() + the path - so for instance:

<input type="hidden" name="cancelurl" value="<?php echo site_url('/cancel/'); ?>">
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  • Okay, that should work! Beause i's the same folder structure. And the page is directly in the main folder. Why didn't I think of that? If the page would have been in a different folder on each site, I would have needed some other solution, but this will solve the problem I think.
    – Galivan
    Dec 1, 2015 at 21:58
  • Yeah, it's amazing how many variables/constants WordPress supplies. I just found this: codex.wordpress.org/Determining_Plugin_and_Content_Directories
    – Michelle
    Dec 1, 2015 at 22:19
  • Btw, I ended up using "home_url()" because "site_url()" added "/wp" to the domain name.
    – Galivan
    Dec 2, 2015 at 14:38

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