[wp-hackers] Two URLs - One WP Install? (And the silly way WordPress stores full URLs in the database)
nanogwp at gmail.com
Thu May 17 10:05:27 UTC 2012
We're setting up a mobile version of a website we run. We decided to do
this by creating a mobile specific template.
However we'd quite like to switch the URL to a mobile version of the site:
-> normal visitor reaches the site, and stays at http://www.example.com
-> mobile visitor reaches the site, and gets redirected to
Behind the scenes, the only difference between the two is the template
picked. It's the same blog + DB.
I get how to do the template switching etc ... but how do I get
WordPress to answer on http://m.example.com and stop redirecting all
requests back to the www....?
Also, I now have to do a find and replace on ALL the urls in the
database everytime the mobile site is loaded, for that site, to map to
http://m.example.com ... Why does WordPress do this! Why not just keep
the content as content! And let us decide what wrappers we want to put
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