[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #55546: It is unclear what the two URL settings mean.

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Sat Apr 9 19:04:43 UTC 2022

#55546: It is unclear what the two URL settings mean.
 Reporter:  billpg        |       Owner:  (none)
     Type:  enhancement   |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Text Changes  |     Version:
 Severity:  normal        |  Resolution:
 Keywords:                |     Focuses:  ui

Comment (by billpg):

 Is "Site Address" to make the post/page permalink URLs, while "WordPress
 Address" is to construct the "wp-admin", "wp-content", etc URLs?

 It would be useful to understand a use-case for keeping those two as
 separate settings with different values. My own website was in a sub-
 folder (https://billpg.com/site/) until I found a .htaccess setting to
 deal with requests that don't have a corresponding file in my public_html
 folder by silently rewriting URLs into my "site" folder. Before and after
 that reconfiguration, both URL settings inside WP had the same value as
 each other. "https://billpg.com/site" before and "https://billpg.com"

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/55546#comment:2>
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