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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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How to use div -ids in url to jump to specific post…Is trailing slash the culprit?

Some links on my site take the user to a specific post in context on a category page. On non-WP sites, this is easily accomplished by including #example-div-id in the url like this: http://www....
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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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Get a permalink structure of /%posttype%/%category%/%postname%

I have a custom post type named Reportage, added in functions.php: add_action( 'init', 'create_post_type' ); function create_post_type() { register_post_type( 'reportage', array( ...
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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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Add filename to attachment page url

I wan to change my premalinks to attachment pages from http://example.com/.../attachemnt/something to http://example.com/.../attachemnt/something/something.jpg It should simply add filename but with ...
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Get taxonomy slug from url

Sorry I'm new to taxonomies & trying to learn quickly. I've set up sectors and assigned a post to it. If I go to the post, I can see the URL has www.mydomain.com/sectors/auto/ How can I get auto ...
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Setting a url for a page

Is there a way to set a url for a page, as per the following example: I want to change this url: http://richardclunan.com/?page_id=2 To: http://richardclunan.com/copy-critiques Is this possible? (...
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Remove international characters from slug - Almost done - Bit help

I want to remove some characters from the slug, like "¿" that we use in spanish for opening a question. If I go to wp-includes/formatting.php and in function sanitize_title_with_dashes($title) line ...
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Is 'name' a reserved word in URL's?

I'm creating some custom templates and I keep running in to a problem where I get'Page not found'. After a bit of debugging, I discovered that I only get this if my URL contains www.mysite.com/...
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How can I identify which file/function will be used to respond to a particular URL?

I'm a Drupalista who occasionally works in WordPress so this might be obvious :) I was helping a colleague debug some AJAX behaviour, and having got the URL of the callback from Firebug, I wasn't sure ...
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How do I make Wordpress “Page” link in the top nav bar go to an external URL?

I would like the Wordpress page link as shown here go to an external URL instead of going to page. What is the best way to set this up? I'm running Wordpress 3.1.3. Thank you.
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How to exclude my home page from url of my internal pages?

I just definsed at Setting> Reading a page I have created called "home" as my homepage. The change was ok, but since them all my internal pages url shows an extra /home/in their urls. How can I avoid ...
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Blank Pages with # URL & Google

I'm using some blank pages that have a title only and a URL set to '#' for my navigation. (So, that the item appears in the dropdown menu, but when it's clicked a page doesn't open). Do I need to ...
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Using a _GET gives me a debug error (over my head)

Just looking for some advice on something that is bugging me. Please bear in mind I am a PHP noob :-) I am passing a variable in the url to my WP index page like so: <a href="<?php bloginfo('...
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custom permalink/shortlink with base62 encoded post ID

I want my post-links to look like /%post_id62%_%postname%/ where %post_id62% is the post ID in base62 encoding (e.g. http://example.com/y9Rlf_test/) and my shortlinks to consist of /%post_id62% only (...
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How to go to tag archives using a form

I've set up a custom post type called 'properties'. These posts can be tagged with the custom taxonomies of 'area' and 'university'. I would like to be able to have a form with a drop-down for each ...
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wordpress - load a template based on the URI

I have a number of custom of post types - i.e. 'windows', 'doors', 'garages' and I want to load a custom template (special.php) whenever my wordpress site has a url that looks like this: www.mysite....
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How to give a CPT (custom post type) a date based url

I have events that have an event-date custom field. I want to create a date based page to display all events for a given day, and my hope was to use the url to help with that. I have a 7 day ...
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Accessing the Current URL in a Text Widget for a Facebook Share Button?

I'm creating a "Share this Page"- widget that needs to grab the current URL and append it to a Facebook URL like this: http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?u=http://myurl.com/a-specific-page I'm ...
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Can I use %category% like Templates in my Plugin?

I have seen that Wordpress uses %category% like strings to create url templates. Is there an easy way to allow such mechanism in a plugin? For example in the plugin's settings page user specifies an ...
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Change custom post type GUID in RSS

So i got the RSS feed which output some custom post types, but the GUID looks bad to me, it's like: ?post_type=mycustompost&p=124 The reason i want to change this is that I don't need people to ...
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How to get category/tag in URL for Pagination links?

I have a custom pagination function in functions.php. If I'm at the URL: http://mysite.com/tag/dogs, the Next link currently just contains /page/2. How can I make it so it will look like /tag/dogs/...
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Hijacking the URL for filtering

Right, here's the deal. I've got a loop of which displays news posts, these posts can belong to special categories (not normal categories) and I want to be able to filter by them. If I wasn't too ...
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get variable from url?

say i've got a url http://bfami.modernactivity.co.uk/category/museum/orderby/date/order/desc/ that works with; add_rewrite_rule( 'category/(.+?)/orderby/([^/]+)/order/([^/]+)(/page/?([0-9]{1,}))?/?$'...
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URL renaming issue

I am a non programmer using a wordpress site (riyachting.com) I just discoverd that sending folks to my page with a URL that inlcudes some other stuff in it gets stripped out so only the URL of the ...
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Multisite - sub-subfolders for certain blogs

Consolidating several blogs into a single multisite instance - we have 2 sets of blogs - active and archived. What's the best way of adding /archive/ to the URLs of the archived blogs? So, as an ...
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can I chage url for register_post_type

I registered custom post type by register_post_type('new_post',$args); So new post url looks like `http://myweb.com/new_post/post_name Can I change _later_ the part of url from new_post to something ...
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How can I have multiple URLs pointing to single WordPress installation?

Here's my scenario: I have three specific jobs sites: LAMPJobsLA.com, MobileJobsLA.com, SocialMediaJobsLA.com I'd like to run them under on "master site": TechJobsLA.com but keep the URLs intact ...
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urlencoding of the_title() doesn't work?

hey guys, <?php urlencode(the_title()); ?>doesn't take effect. this is my entrie line of code: <li><a href="mailto:?subject=<?php urlencode(the_title()); ?>&amp;body=<?...
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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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Wordpress blog clone.. wp-admin issue

I wanted to clone one wordpress blog I own into another domain .. I simply downloaded the root folder with all the files from Site1 and uploaded to Site2.. and created a complete MySQL script of Site1 ...
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How to check current URL for endpoint in a template file?

What's the best way to check current url for endpoint in a template file? I have a plugin that creates endpoints in author.php... so now i'm trying to check in author.php so that only certain code is ...
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title tag function

I am using a function to display the URL on title tag, I coded this function which works properly but I would like to customize it more further. function title_tag() { $a = $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI']; $...
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What is the best way to figure out which template file that a “pretty permalink” is using?

I'm new at wordpress, so maybe this question is very basic, but I looked at Google and I searched for tutorials and I didn't find anything... The question is simple. I have a "page", and this page is ...
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get_site_url is not returning anything?

I'm using the twentyten theme with the bbpress plugin. I have the following in my header.php (twentyten): <div id="masthead"> <div id="branding" role="banner"> <...
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Change admin logout URL

My site is using a short vanity URL. This is working across all of the custom theme pages. The only problem is when I logout in the admin it redirects to the long URL, which then 404s. My General ...
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Block registration by URL referrer?

Is it possible to block user registration based on the referring URL? I have an open registration WP site (configured so users can post ads and events) and while I typically don't get a lot of spam ...
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Global navigation in multisite: problem with categories

Setup: WordPress v 3.0.4, multisite network enabled, Theme: Twentyten child, local installation with MAMP 1.9.4, PHP 5.3.2, using SUBFOLDERS (not subdomains) for 4 sub sites Problem: Same global ...
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How to detect filter in URL in Category page?

I need to add an additional filter based on a category for posts that have a custom post_type. For example, I have a page located at /category/tasks that lists all tasks. I need to make it so I can ...
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Why does Wordpress remove my variables in the URL?

I am trying to put variables into the URL, which I can then use in my Wordpress template. So for example I have created a wordpress template something.php and the page "somepage" with this template. ...
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How to get the post id from a permalink?

How can I get the post id from a permalink like "http://localhost/wordpress/animals/cat" in functions.php, I have tried url_to_postid() and get_page_by_path() but none seem to work.
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What's the URL for a category archive?

If my category URL is: /blogs/category/foo and my archive URL is: /blogs/2011/02/ what's the URL for 'foo' blogs from February 2011?
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Please give me the rewrite rules for my ugly urls

In functions.php I am adding a rewrite rule for this url: http://www.myblog.com/?currentpage=1 http://www.myblog.com/?currentpage=2 And so on... This is the code I use, can u please give me the ...
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Custom post type items open in archives?

I have my own custom post type under: wordpress/custom But when I open any item of this post type they open in: wordpress/archives/custom/title Why there's 'archives' and how to get rid of this ...
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How to prevent apostrophes and quotes from appearing in permalinks?

I'm using custom permalinks "/%category%/%postname%/". Whenever a post title contains quotes or apostrophes they appear in the URL. Can someone tell me how prevent them from appearing in the slug? ...
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URLs of plugin resources?

I am trying to add in a script and css file for my plugin into the admin header. Is there a function similar to get_bloginfo('url') that I could use to reference the files correctly without having to ...
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How can I run multiple unique WordPress sites off of one VPS

Is it possible to run multiple WordPress sites off of a single VPS? These sites would be completely separate as far as users and content, but I don't know if it's possible to have this for two ...
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Post with no tag permalink problem

Firstly my problem was the %tag% in the permalink, but I resolved it with this patch: %tag% in permalink not working So my custom structure now looks like this: /%category%/%tag%/%postname%/ And ...
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return page name in url

This the url format: www.mysite.com/pageone How do I get the page name? what is the wordpress function/method for this? bloginfo('name') return the site name. I want the function that returns (...
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Make insterted image point to post url instead of attachment page

I am inserting an image in a post and I want it to point to the post detail page, not the attachment. What should I do? Thanks in advance.