Questions tagged [site-url]

The site_url template tag retrieves the (admin/backend) site url for the current site (where the WordPress core files reside) with the appropriate protocol, 'https' if is_ssl() and 'http' otherwise.

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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. If my blog is hosted at http://example.com/blog then site_url() returns http://example.com/blog But then ...
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When moving a WP site, why does wp-admin redirect to old site?

I am in the process of moving a WP site from one host to another. I copied the database and all the files, created a new database and imported the old one. I then changed the wp-config file. The home ...
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What is difference between get_bloginfo('url') and get_site_url()?

I am developing a plugin. I want to know difference between get_bloginfo('url'); and get_site_url(); I got same output, then what's the difference?
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Switching MultiSite installation from HTTP to HTTPS

I installed MultiSite with the URL set as http://example.com, but now I want to force all requests to go over HTTPS, so I'm trying to change the URL to be https://example.com. I've gone through the ...
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Two (or more) parallel (sub-)TLDs that are retained when surfing the site / dynamically set the site address?

I am running a site for a German NGO under the domain sub.example.org. Recently, I added sub.example.ch for its Swiss spin-off. Both (sub-)domains are pointing to the same physical location, a WP ...
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Prevent “main” WPMU site_url() being returned in functions

I've noticed that in a WordPress MU install with domain mapping enabled, some functions return URIs that don't use the current WPMU site's primary domain name which possibly means they are "WPMU ...
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Switch from https back to http

I recently moved my site to https, by installing a SSL-certificate on the server and updating the site address and site home in the wp-admin to use https. Due to some errors my client is experiencing ...
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Getting the Site URL Including the Front Base

If my permalink structure is set to /blog/%postname%/, how can I retrieve a URL for my site which retrieves domain.com/blog/? With the permalink structure mentioned above, when using site_url();, it ...
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Relative or dynamic site url possible?

I have a local Xampp wordpress installation that I am using as sort of an intranet with some people I work with. I require them to be able to access it on our LAN router -- I found that I needed to ...
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How to move existing Wordpress wp-content folder along with database to new server and new domain name?

Running WP 3.5.1 on a LEMP stack (over at Linode) ... I have a wp-content folder for a WP site along with a full backup of the database. The URL of the site was something like: test.example.com ...
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Difference between bloginfo('home') and home_url() and site_url()

I have been reading through Codex and other SO and SE posts regarding this. But I am confused. I used home_url() and site_url() to linking the site's home and it gave same results. As I was using ...
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How do I change the Multisite URL?

The links in the navbar menu, in (My sites > Manage the network) are pointing (and keep redirecting) to incorrect URLs. The incorrect URLs are in this pattern: https://https//www.domain.com/wp-admin/...
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Ban SiteNames Multisite

Is there a way to ban site names from being able to be created. For example we have subfolders like domain.com/site Is there a way to ban bad words from being registered. So domain.com/bad would be ...
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how to use a different domain/subdomain for authors/catagories on single site?

I'm not sure if I phrased this question correctly... My wife and I have one blog, family.com in this example, that we both contribute to. I would like family.com to show all blog posts. me.family....
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Rewrite default post type

I would like to rewrite the default post type URL to /blog/2016/11/my-post-name/ without affect the other post type url. I tried: add_action('admin_menu','remove_default_post_type'); function ...
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Wrong canonical link on wp-admin pages

I have a subdomain: https://blog.example.com/ I forcibly redirects to directory: https://www.example.com/blog By changing site URL and some RewriteRule on .htaccess. My .htaccess: <...
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How to remove /index.php/ from URL's

I'm a pretty basic WordPress user and know enough to install a theme and customize it. I'm helping a friend out with a new website and installed WordPress 4.4.2 in the root directory via cPanel on his ...
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Run WordPress frontend and backend in different domains

I want to run my WP frontend as www.example.com and my backend (i.e. wp-admin) as user1.example.org, is it possible? The reason is I want to host lot of sites in a single server which has only 1 IP ...
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Site redirects to wrong url when saving settings

I have a subdomain: https://blog.example.com/ I forcibly redirects to subdirectory: https://www.example.com/blog By changing site URL and some RewriteRule on .htaccess. Now the website and admin ...
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Login to wp-admin “redirect_to” points to wrong URL after migration

I have a WordPress site hosted on GoDaddy, it's a Windows server, (i have the web.config set up). and .htaccess correctly configured. The site was working on example.com/wordpress , as it was a ...
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Dynamic URL to reference custom PHP files

Beginner Wordpress developer here... I am currently developing a Wordpress site for a device of mine. My idea is to be able to connect to the device which acts as a web server. I should be able to ...
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How to inject custom url path for page ?

Is it possible to make custom URL path for pages ? The current page url is http://localhost.dev/insight which I need to show like http://localhost.dev/city/local/insight are any option in wordpress ...
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Changing Site Address (URL) causes 404

Thank you in advance for any help you might provide. I have read many other posts, and unfortunately the provided solutions did not work. The problem is this: I have Wordpress installed in a ...
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How to set ipv6 address as siteurl?

I have try to set ipv6 ip address as home and site url, but it seems not work perfectly. From there: http://[2001:da8:d800:71::250]/wordpress/ (if you view the source) we see that some url, such as ...
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How to remove “http://” When Echoing URL?

I'm seeking to echo the domain name (url) without the 'http://' (or 'https://'). I've created the following: <?php $surl = bloginfo('url'); $findh = array( 'http://' ); $replace = ''; $outputh = ...
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Why does WordPress rely on an fully qualified site_url with a 15-step plan for moving a site?

From the Moving WordPress codex page (emphasis mine): When your domain name or URLs change there are additional concerns. The files and database can be moved, however references to the old domain ...
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Changing Wordpress blog name and web address

I created a self-hosted WordPress blog (on Dreamhost) several years ago. I've never truly been happy with the name and URL/domain of the blog, and I've decided that I want to change it. Here's what I'...
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Concatenate site_url and string doesn't work

I'm trying to concatenate my site_url and a string, but it doesn't work. This is what I'm doing: $myurl = site_url(); var_dump($myurl); $url = "https" . $myurl . "/inbox/?fepaction=viewmessage&...
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What is the purpose of storing `siteurl` in database?

Why does WordPress store 'siteurl' and 'home' in the database? It's driving me crazy because I develop locally, deploy to a staging site, AND to a production site, so that's two-three times I have ...
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Customize multisite site creation with user data

No, I've never made a plugin. But I would like to, or find someone who can work with me on it. What I'm hoping to accomplish is setup presets on site creation. I need my multisite to do this: When ...
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Get current url with parameters passed

How can I get the current url in a wordpress page? I have enabled clean urls, but I want the url without the clean urls. For example http://example.com/?page_id=1 instead of http://example.com/my-...
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Getting links to work the same on development and production

I am working on a website where I am specifying links to pages within my site in other pages. I am using the same permalink post name structure i.e. http://example.com/sample-post on both development ...
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How can I change all links on pages to point to a different domain from where the site is hosted?

I saw this question: How can I change permalinks to use a different domain and path from where the blog is hosted? and was wondering if someone can help me. We're hosting a wordpress blog on WP ...
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Remove site root trailing slash

I am using Wordpress for a "news" section on a e-commerce site. So the root of the wordpress install is in a sub-folder. www.mysite.com/news I have setup the home & site URL to reflect this in ...
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Modify site URL via functions.php of a theme

My site URL in the database shows sitea.com. Is it possible to change this via functions.php into siteb.com, however still maintaining sitea.com in the database? My current scenario is that I have ...
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How to get rid of index.php?

Does anyone know how I can get rid of index.php in my URL? Right now if I add a new page, the address will be: www.mywebsite.com/index.php/page1 But I want it to be: wwww.mywebsite.com/page1 I ...
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Changing my site url from azure.net to custom domain

I have created a WordPress site using Azure so when the site went live the url was http://apidublin.azurewebsites.net/. I changed this to http://www.apidublin.com/ using my domain hosting site and ...
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Images not working using Featured post

I have recently moved a wordpress website abc.com to xyz.com, And xyz.com functionality is good and working well. And i have created a post with a image in it using Featured Image, and when i publish ...
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Putting my site live

Can anyone help? I've been building a wordpress site in a sub directory of an umbrella 'development domain' if you will, and am ready to go live with the site. It's a single install of wordpress. ...
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Remove / from www.example.com/ [closed]

Whenever I type my domain, example: www.example.com there is a forward slash that automatically appears in Firefox. Example: www.example.com/ How can I remove this?
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URL parsing - what is it?

I am reading the conversation about WP_USE_THEMES and I don't understand the term 'URL parsing'. Can someone please explain that to me in the context of Wordpress ? Google didn't produce significant ...
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Login redirect_to loop with reauth=1, cookie expiry set to 1 year in past

(I've resolved this - sequencing error in wp-config.php - thanks to this answer elsewhere). I've moved a site dev to production and everything is working correctly except the login form, which is ...
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get url page template

I have created a page template where I need current page URL I have tried get_site_url(); and get_permalink(); but it shows nothing. Let me know is anything missing in code.
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What does $scheme in site_url function do?

Could someone tell me what the $scheme precisely does in the site_url function? What does it provide and how to use it? Of course I have read the Codex, but since I am not a native English speaker, ...
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Hard code a domain into Yoast SEO canonical URLs

For various reasons, I've been asked to duplicate a wordpress blog across multiple subdomains. Obviously, this will cause duplicate content issues, which I hope to mitigate with the use of a canonical ...
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Override Wordpress theme url

I have a site where I used http://example.com, but if I change my site URL to http://example.co.uk or http://examplesite.co.uk which are all same site. If I changed anything in the above urls it ...
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How to Create a Staging Site / Changing URL

We have a WordPress site hosted in a basic cPanel environment. I can create a duplicate of the website and use the four I think it is suggested methods to change the URL. However I've noted in the ...
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How to set “Site Address (URL)” programmatically on WP multisite?

I have a new WP multisite configured to use subdomains by default. Network sites are created programmatically when the user signs up. I want to give the user the option to enter a custom domain and ...
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I don't see site_url and home_url fields in wp_options table (phpMyAdmin)?

I wanted to show you this issue. This is happening first time with me in my 10 years career, I have cloned many sites to another domain in past but this is for the first time when I do not see the "...
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When clicking on “home” page from any other page, it goes to IP address and my website doesn’t load

I recently set up my WordPress website and just noticed that if I click the home page from any other page, it points to the IP of my instance and the website won’t load. I have checked the URL(s) from ...

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