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Wordpress Multisite subdomains and sharing the same upload folder

Hello, We wonder if you can help resolve two doubts about Wordpress structure. We are developing a multisite in 3 languages and would like to know about these 2 things: 1. Is it possible to develop ...
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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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Rename UPLOADS folder with custom WP_CONTENT_DIR

For version control purpose, our client has a WordPress app with directory structure like this: . |_____app | |_____themes | |_____plugins | |_____uploads |_____index.php |_____WordPress |_____wp-...
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How to put articles under a /blog directory?

I have a homepage, work (as parent pages) and several pages (as child), but when it comes to articles, I can't choose the relation between them and the page Blog. Resuming, I can choose the hierarchy ...
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What WP folder can I use to write files to?

I am working on a theme that uses dynamic in head CSS and gives admin an option to also place the same in a file. Problem is that I am not sure what WP folder is always writable. I originally added ...
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Is it possible to place custom post type files inside a folder in theme directory?

I have created a custom post type called customtype. From my understanding the template file for it would be single-customtype.php which is placed inside wp-content/themes/mytheme. Can I place the ...
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Include file from higher level

I created a custom page template where I want to present some data specific for that page. The file is placed in wp-content/themes/themename/page-templates In that file I want to include another ...
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Wordpress Multisite with thousands of blog

I'm setting up a wordpress site where each user will need to have their own blog. My thought was it's the perfect use case of Wordpress Multisite. I've setup it with multisite using Sub-directory and ...
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Multi site root site installed on subdomain, with child sites as subdirectories

I have a WordPress multi site installed at dev.example.com, and network enabled, using subdirectories. If I am logged into dev.example.com/wp-admin, and then visit dev.example.com/site2, I lose the ...
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Are there security risks in working directly in the themes folder that builds into a theme folder?

I'm wondering if there are any security risks in using the wp-content/themes/ folder as my project root and using wp-content/themes/my-theme as my build folder. Basically, in the themes folder I would ...
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Plugin SVN folder structure

I´m used to git, but i am new to svn. Do i need to re-create the svn folder structure (trunk, assets, tags) in my local repo, or are the files automatically "sorted into folders" when i push my plugin ...
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Having a forum in a subfolder

I have a standard wp site in www.example.com Also have a smf forum in forum.example.com What do I need to do to put the forum in www.example.com/forum ? I guess this involves two parts: redirecting ...
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Multisite setup help - plain domain/subsite always redirects to domain with subdir multisite

I set up a path-based wp multisite using subdirs for each site. It all works well except if the subsite is accessed without www. For example - //mainsite/subsite always redirects to //mainsite" //...
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Best Practice for Referencing the Plugin Directory

My plugin uses the following code to reference a file, but I've read WP_PLUGIN_DIR won't work if a user renames the default plugin folder. I would also like to replace /location-specific-menu-items/...
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How would you detect if WordPress is installed in a subdirectory (not root)?

I want to check if a WordPress installation is working from a subdirectory. Common methods to achieve this are listed here: https://codex.wordpress.org/Giving_WordPress_Its_Own_Directory these ...
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Moving wordpress from TLD to sub-folder (URL structure only)

I've a wordpress installation at mytld.com. So far the primary intent was to run a blog and my posts are in the format mytld.com/y/m/postname. Now I want to shift the blog under a new URL structure ...
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get_template_directory() returns wrong address on VPS

I'm having the following problem with a Wordpress installation on a VPS server. I'm trying to read from a JSON file but the returned address from get_template_directory() is wrong: $url = ...
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How prevent someone from opening my theme directory

How to prevent users from opening my themes directory or at least preventing wordpress from outputting an error. For example when I open this link in my wordpress blog https://www.example.com/wp-...
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Directory to store secure file

I have a website hosted on ASP.NET server and using wordpress to build my site. I've extended its functionalities using PHP code. At which directory do I store secure files such as (passwords and ...
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get_template_directory has an odd functionality

I have Wordpress 4.4 installed localy on wamp server 2.5 x64 on Windows 10 and noticed that: get_template_directory(); returns this: 'C:\wamp\www\my-site//content/themes/my-theme' Questions What'...
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Creating page-templates directory breaks everything!

I decided to organize my work in FTP because I've got over 25 templates by now and the list of files/directories in theme's root is getting really long. I stumbled on article where I learned that ...
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Can I change get_template_directory_uri()?

This is sort of a follow up to Can I put my Wordpress theme files in another folder? I found that following ...\wp-content\themes\MyTheme - \dist - \lib - \src - \wp - All my Wordpress files ...
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Getting Images from theme's directory in pages

Yes, I know that we have get_template_directory_uri(); in referencing to the theme's directory. It's working when I put the following code inside index.php or in header.php: <img src="<?php ...
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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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Theme file structure best practice

I'm building a custom theme and want to have an organized file structure. Is there a standard best practice? I looked at the file structure of popular starter themes and they all use different ...
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How to host unrelated pages on WordPress domain

Is it possible to have separate pages hosted on a WordPress site? For example, say I have my site www.website.co.uk, which has my WordPress blog and all that. Obviously it'll have things like www....
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Multiple wordpress installations that shares Wordpress & Theme but with separated database

I'm searching for a solution to a architectural problem with an Wordpress application I've made. Each instance of the application is running on it's own subdomain (a folder on root) and right now, ...
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Installation directory for Wordpress and child theme

I'm very new to WordPress. I've read a common problem beginners make is installing in the wrong directory. Could someone verify mine is installed correctly? I'd like to use Storefront theme with ...
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Avoid 'uploads' 777 permissions: Potential threat or clean solution?

Recently changed hosting of a website and found the upload directory of WordPress wasn't "available". I have been reading that setting folder permissions to 777 would allow everything to work fine, ...
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Difference and usage of uri (e.g. get_directory_uri) and absolute path (e.g. get_directory)

What is the difference uri (e.g. get_directory_uri) and absolute path (e.g. get_directory) and when it the best time to use each?
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How do I include a partial from a directory below a wordpress theme directory?

I have 3 themes set up right now and I need them all to inherit partials from the same source in order to update all three themes at the exact same time when I change any of those partials. I'm ...
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Let users edit their role from the frontend

Most site ask users to choose their role at registration (for example it can be "are you an athlete/student/worker/designer" and each of these would be a user role which would appear in a different ...
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How do I get the path to the currently in use theme's directory?

There is an Edit at the end of this question. I want to to include a file, in a script tag, from the js sub directory of the theme's directory. I want to do so in the theme's index, search, single, ...
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Extracting Distance from FacetWP Proximity Function to Display in Wordpress Template

I am quite new to Wordpress & Php coding in general, I have a relatively simple theme that I have been working with that contains a custom post type that stores latitude and longitude. Each post ...
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Installing wordpress on subdirectory 2 levels down

An unusual one for you and I appreciate how ridiculous this set up sounds but It's currently what I've got to work with so here we go... I have a joomla website set up on www.myjoomlasite.com. I am ...
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Subdomain to website directory blog transferring

I have a blog that is located on a subdomain blog.example.com and I have a main website located on example.com. They both use the same wordpress template. I'd like to transfer my blog from the ...
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Additional folder where will Media Library look for files

I have additional folder (images/) in wp-content/uploads/ directory to store theme images (I heard it is good practice to place them in upload directory) and I want Media Library to list this files ...
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Cannot Override Wordpress 404 for a Sub-Directory

I have wordpress installed on my root (/var/www/html) and I have a sub-directory in the root as /var/www/html/manage Both directories have it's own .htaccess files. Content of the .htaccess are as ...
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Move Wordpress to subdirectory, keep ALL URLs

I currently have a website at site.com and have WordPress installed in me website's root folder. My website includes pages like: site.com site.com/page site.com/2015/10/01/post.... site.com/login ...
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WordPress root directory change + Theme directory change

I'd like to create the following structure for my WP installation: htdocs (base dir) wp (WordPress dir) themes (WordPress theme dir) plugins (WordPress plugin dir) upload index.php .htaccess So far ...
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admin_url() do not retrieve the correct url in an subdirectory install

I have installed Wordpress locally in a subdirectory. I have the admin_url( 'users.php' ) template tag in a plugin that retrieves the http://localhost/wp-admin/users.php URL instead of the http://...
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Nested folder paths for WordPress multisite

I'm looking to implement a WordPress multisite with nested folder paths. Having read this blog - http://www.paulund.co.uk/wordpress-multisite-nested-paths - I just wondered if anyone had positive / ...
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WordPress Multisite redirect loop

I'm wondering what my htaccess file should look like for my multisite install. I'm using sub folders instead of sub domains, this was something that I actually changed after the initial setup. ...
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Template Hierarchy tag-{slug}.php directory

When tag-{slug}.php is in the root of theme, say wp-content/themes/p2/tag-{slug}.php, the template hierarchy is respected. However, I have many such custom files and just cannot have it in the theme ...
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Session Expired when WordPress Address (URL) and Site Address (URL) are different

I followed this article to allow me to put our company's WordPress blog on a subdirectory of our Heroku hosted site: http://nicolasmlv.com/wordpress-in-your-rails-app/ This says to add this code to ...
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Change wp-content without changing the name of the folder

This does not work # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteRule ^/index\.php$ - [L] RewriteRule ^/css/(.*) /wp-content/themes/themename/css/$1 [QSA,L] RewriteRule ^/js/(.*) /wp-...
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NGinx + Wordpress Subdomain Multi with core in Subdirectory

I have a WordPress install that works perfectly on a Apache server. I am currently in the process of both changing my hosting company (the new one offer NGinx) and my development stack (moving to vvv)....
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Wordpress on Azure as Subdirectory

A client gave me access too devblog.azurewebsites.net where I was supposed to install the theme I developed and configured using WordPress. Now that the setup is complete, the site must be moved to ...
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How can I have nginx serve WordPress at /blog?

How can WordPress be made to live at /blog, while another application handles the root directory /, using nginx? I have the ordinary subdomain setup right now, which works fine. I've read https://...
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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 ...