[wp-hackers] absolute URLs in plug-ins and custom types

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Sat Jul 7 04:09:23 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 10:14 PM, Ryan McCue <lists at rotorised.com> wrote:
> Alright, I'll concede the absolute-vs-relative-vs-shortcode (for now) in
> favour of actually getting a solution.
> My thoughts on how to best implement a "move WP" tool:
> 1) User enables plugin before moving (if they forget, they can put in the
> old URL manually)
> 2) User moves WP installation
> 3) Plugin detects change of URL, presents ability to change URLs
> 4) Plugin changes all relevant pieces
> 4a) Replace URLs in post content
> 4b) Search options for old URL
> 4c) Walk through each old option, unserialize as needed, replace
> Does that sound useful to anyone?


There's a couple dozen more. Do none of these existing tools work?


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