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Cannot access non-wordpress subdirectories as wordpress overrides them with a 404 error

I refer to this question previously asked and not suitably answered: Wordpress overriding actual subdirectories and also Non "Wordpress" pages/code getting 404 error I have the same problem ...
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Custom Post Type Templates from Plugin Folder?

I'd like to offer my custom post type as a Plugin, so that people can use it without touching their theme folder. But custom post type templates -- such as single-movies.php -- reside in the theme ...
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Change upload directory for PDF files

I would like to change the upload directory for PDF files only, not for other files. For example, the PDF files would be uploaded to wp-content/uploads/pdf but other files would remain in wp-content/...
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Group Posts by First Letter of Title

I am working on a website that is using posts as a way to manage glossary articles similar to the example website below. I would like to find a way to display articles alphabetically and grouped by a ...
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WP Page and Subdirectory with same name

I have a subdirectory within my WP installation called labs. I created a WP page called labs as well. When a user hits mydomain.com/labs/ I want them to load up the WP page. But instead it's loading ...
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How to structure a plugin

This isn't a question about how to build a WordPress plugin. Rather, what, if any, guides could be applied to how to put together the file architecture of any plugin. Some other programming languages ...
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Add multiple plugin directories

The task You can register add additional Themes directories using register_theme_directory() for your WP installation. Sadly core doesn't deliver with the same functionality for plugins. We already ...
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get_template_directory() vs bloginfo( 'template_directory' ) vs TEMPLATEPATH

I was reading this article: Common WordPress Development Mistakes and How to Fix Them, and in it, they author says: Getting the theme location: If you are using TEMPLATEPATH or bloginfo( '...
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Categorising themes by folders in backend

I want to organize themes like: wp-content/themes/themeshop/theme1 wp-content/themes/themeshop/theme2 wp-content/themes/themeshop/theme3 Now from my understanding, this organization works perfectly ...
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Multiple domains for multiple single installs

I've done my share of searching, but apparently my search-fu is failing me, because I haven't found anything that really seems to fit my circumstance. Also, I don't want to just try random solutions ...
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Can I put my Wordpress theme files in another folder?

Currently my folder structure looks something like ...\themes\MyTheme - \lib - \src - index.php - style.css - more theme files - .gitignore - README.md - many other non-Wordpress ...
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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 the path to the current theme?

This code is used to get the directory of the current plugin: plugin_dir_url( __FILE__ ). What should I use to get the directory of the current theme?
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Moving a WP Multisite to a subdirectory

Firstly, I've read a number of posts on this process. However, for various reasons, the process remains difficult to implement or troubleshoot for lack of even abstracted examples, or maybe too ...
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How to move page template files like page-{slug}.php to a sub-directory?

I want to move page template files like page-{slug}.php to a sub-directory within my theme, in a way that WordPress will recognize them automatically. If the page templates of the said form doesn't ...
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Can wordpress theme folder name be changed freely and nothing technically happens

Can the wordpress theme folder be renamed any time freely and everything works fine after that , themes/oldthemename themes/whatevernewname or is it so that if you change the folder name that ...
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Multisite installation combining subdomains and subdirectories

I need to create a complex WordPress-powered set up, which I would like to run from a single code base. My setup is complicated by a number of factors. First of all I already have software running ...
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What is the best way to get directory path for wp-config.php?

I am developer of the plugin mapsmarker.com which also offers several APIs which can be accessed directly (eg www.mapsmarker.com/wp-content/plugins/leaflet-maps-marker/leaflet-geojson.php?marker=1) ...
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Permissions to wp-content folder in Windows Server 2012

I've made some tests to solve this problem: trying to update some plugins via Wordpress backend I always receive a "Unable to create folder" error. So I've initially added IIS_IUSRS with Read/Write/...
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Permalink Issues by Installing WordPress in Subdirectory / Subfolder

I installed WP in subfolder /cms and it runs live without subfolder. When I use /%postname%/ as permalink I get 404 error on my site. My Server supported mod_rewrite. My Code wp-config.php define('...
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Suppress subdirectory from Wordpress Multisite primary URL

I just installed WordPress Multisite (version 4.7.2) in a subdirectory of my primary domain (site1.com/wordpress), and I've configured multisite to use subdirectories for all other sites. I ...
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Sending form data via PHPMailer - How to action PHP script from a form

Some easy points on offer... I wish to action a PHP script from a WordPress page but where is the best place to store the script? The script works perfectly fine using a non-WordPress environment in ...
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How do I set up single sign on for multiple WP installs across the same domain?

I want to set up multiple WP installs in a few subdirectories. For example, one WP install would live at mydomain.com/blog. Another WP install might live at mydomain.com/project1 and another might ...
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How to get the current plugin name?

I need to get the current plugin name using a define like this define(PLUGIN_NAME, plugin_basename(dirname(__FILE__))); Regrettably, that code doesn't work because the php file is nested inside a ...
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Permalinks not working on second wordpress installed in a subdirect

I have a main wordpress installed on the root and now due to a long story about incompatible plugins I need to install a second full instance of wordpress in a subdirectory. The main site works fine, ...
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Could a large quantity of files in the uploads folder affect performance?

There is a site, where images are not organized into month- and year-based folders. There are more than 20 000 of images in one folder (uploads) now. When I try accessing the folder via a file browser,...
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How do i structure my theme folder to avoid one huge list of files

When working with a worpress site with lots of custom post types and lots of page templates, my theme folder is looking messy. What are the accepted best practices to organise code files in WordPress? ...
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Wordpress in sub directory wp-admin problem

I have WordPress 3.3.1 installed in a sub directory on my site just to use as a staging test site. It seems the root sites .htaccess is creating problems for Wordpress wp-admin page. I've set the ...
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Copy and delete a directory with WordPress functions

I have successfully used copy_dir() to copy a directory to a new location. How can I delete a directory using WordPress functions?
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Wordpress within a subdirectory of another Wordpress environment doesn't work

Here's a summary of my scenario: I'm running Wordpress on a linux environment The root directory contains and index.php file that references the subdirectory where my main site's files are (codex ...
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Does wordpress allow me to add a php file to the root directory to execute custom scripts?

Does wordpress allow me to add a php file to the root directory to execute custom scripts? I need functionality similar to functions.php that you put into themes. Are there any work arounds that don'...
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Move wordpress to folder without changing urls

I have an old wordpress installation in root of my website with the following structure: / shows a simple intro /blog lists blog posts /13**/**/**/* shows a specific post (permalink) /contact /about ...
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Creating a searchable A-Z listing of hundreds of companies/services

I am about to create a webbased guide. A guide that will list numerous of companies - their services, contact information and so on. And I need help coding this! I am using Genesis News Child Theme ...
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How to Create Hierarchical Directory for Nation Wide Mental Health Services

I'm to build a hierarchical directory for an online portal of nation wide mental health services. Is there any suitable option in WordPress? I've already created the news portal section of that site ...
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Sub-domain or 2nd, temporary different domain?

I'm developing a Wordpress site for a website that already exists (that's not currently using Wordpress). The current website cannot be taken down until the new Wordpress site is ready to replace it. ...