[wp-testers] Absolute URLs hard-coded on database

Stephen Rider wp-hackers at striderweb.com
Wed Mar 18 15:27:54 GMT 2009

At the least, perhaps a "Move this site" plugin is in order....

On Mar 18, 2009, at 10:17 AM, Leo germani wrote:

> Im referring to the site_ur and home options on the options table,  
> as well
> as all the guid fields for all the attachments, the links to all the  
> images
> inside all the posts, and other options that also store hard-coded  
> full
> URLs...
> this is specially bad when moving the site from a test server to  
> production,
> for instance...
> On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 11:49 AM, Xavier Borderie  
> <xavier at borderie.net>wrote:
>> Isn't it due to this effort?
>> http://markjaquith.wordpress.com/2007/09/25/wordpress-23-canonical-urls/
>> 2009/3/18 Leo germani <leogermani at gmail.com>
>>> I wonder if Im the only one here that gets annoyed with the amount  
>>> of
>>> absolute URLs and paths that are hardcoded in the wordpress  
>>> database.
>>> Is there anybody out there who is also unhappy with this and is  
>>> there any
>>> effort to get rid of this? Id love to help on this refactor...

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