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Creates relative URLs for images when inserting into posts.

When inserting an image into a post, WordPress uses absolute URLs to the files. This plugin overrides that functionality and forces it to use relative URLs.

For example:
WordPress Default:

Plugin Override:

This is particularly useful if you plan on switching domains ever as well as reducing HTTP requests.


Latest version: Download Relative Image URLs v2.0 [zip]


  1. Upload the ‘No Image Link’ folder to the `/wp-content/plugins/` directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Do I have to set any options?
A.Nope. It’s ready to go right out of the box.

Q. Why would I want relative image URLs?
A. A few reasons:

  • Makes it easier to move your site if you ever want to switch domains.
  • If you have an install as a development/testing version of your site that you migrate frequently.
  • Reduces HTTP requests, which will speed up page load time.


2.0 (April 17th, 2013)

  • Fixed issue with an invalid header and directory issue which caused the plugin to fail install
  • Updated WordPress version compatibility to 3.5.1
  • Added a screenshot
  • Added a FAQ
  • Updated the short description to actually be short
  • Added assets and plugin header
  • New contributor to update the plugin after it was abandoned 3 years ago

1.0 (April, 7th 2010)

  • This is the first version.