Questions tagged [urls]

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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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resources based on the subject of removing a custom post type slug ie yourdomain.com/CPT-SLUG/post-name are now very outdated solutions often referencing pre WP version 3.5 ...
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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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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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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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How to remove file versions from the file source links in wp_head?

I observed the inside the wp_head function in the source links of every .css, .js files a ?ver=1 (or other number based on the file's/library version) is added. How can I overwrite them, to remove ...
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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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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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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. If my blog is hosted at http://example.com/blog then site_url() returns http://example.com/blog But then ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Change logo url link

I'm trying to change the logo url of the site to "mywebsite.com/side2", but it is not working, can anyone tell me where is the error in the code below? add_filter( 'login_headerurl', '...
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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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How to get URL of current page displayed?

I want to add custom PHP code to ensure that whenever a page on my site loads in my browser, the URL of that page is echoed to the screen. I can use echo get_permalink(), but that does not work on ...
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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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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 browse ...
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Access the same page from multiple urls (wildcard)

I want to serve a specific Wordpress page for multiple urls. Basically I want to point all the urls in a specific format to a known page: /some-prefix-* => /target-page And accessing /some-prefix-...
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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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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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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 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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Custom plugin route in Wordpress

Okay so my question is quite simple. I need to implement some custom routing rules for my plugin. Those routes would only take one argument (so nothing complicated) and would look like : http://www....
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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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Why “?v=hash” is added to my URLs? [closed]

I'm new to wordpress, I set up everything, but there's something that bothers me: on every single URL or link, there's a "?v=hash" appended everywhere (example.com/?v=d21feabed96b). I tried to see ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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paginate_links ignore my format

I need the pagination liks to have the url, like: current_url?p-page=1 current_url?p-page=2 current_url?p-page=3 And so.. The reason I need this is because I have other params in the page. the ...
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I am Looking to append URL Parameter to all URLs

I am trying to add URL parameter to all the URLs of Wordpress website. This is for tracking affiliate sales by tracking links. E.g. I have put a link on another website http://website.com/?aff=...
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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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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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How to make draft posts or posts in review accessible via full url / slug?

I am running a website with WordPress 4.2 and have changed the way draft posts or posts in review status are displayed to non logged in users (these posts are, too, visible to anyone who visits the ...
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Remove subfolders from URL

I am having a tough time removing the subfolders from the URL in my WordPress site. Currently, the URL format is: www.mysite.com/subfolder/index.php/category/postname I would like to remove both the ...
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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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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 Include the Parent and Child Category in the Permalink if the Post is Added to Both

If I add a post to a parent and child category, I know that only the parent category will be shown in the permalink. For example, if the parent category was "Clothing" and the child category was "...
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WordPress custom post type url change

I have two custom post types. Destinations - destination custom post type has their posts and they are organized in hierarchical mode example: Malaga Food Gallery Rooms Marbella Food Gallery ...
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WordPress Move to SSL How to Update Media Assets to HTTPS?

Migrating a site from HTTP to HTTPS. All images have previously been updated using HTTP so the site is full of mixed content warnings. What is the best way of sorting this? I've not managed to find ...