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Overriding the base site URL in e-mail notifications

I run my forum from two domains: (https) (http)

When a user uses, any notification e-mails generated from their actions will contain links via

I don't want users to ever hit except by manual intervention on the user's part. The domain is there only to service a handful of users who sit behind firewalls that mess with our HTTPS connection.

Is there an easy way to ensure e-mails generated by the forums always use as their base URL?



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    hgtonighthgtonight ∞ · New MVP

    Setting the configuration Garden.WebRoot should sort you out.

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    jamesincjamesinc Sydney ✭✭

    @hgtonight, that doesn't appear to have resolved the issue.

    $Configuration['Garden']['WebRoot'] = "";

    I dug a little deeper, and found that setting

    $Configuration['Garden']['ExternalUrlFormat'] = "";

    Solved the problem for some notifications. Notifications about comments ("so-and-so has commented on...") now display the correct base URL, however so-and-so has created a discussion does not.

    I believe I have traced the problem. When creating discussions, the URL is given by DiscussionUrl in /library/core/functions.render.php. This ultimately gets its information from _LoadEnvironment() in /library/core/class.request.php:

          $this->RequestHost(     isset($_SERVER['HTTP_X_FORWARDED_HOST']) ? val('HTTP_X_FORWARDED_HOST',$_SERVER) : (isset($_SERVER['HTTP_HOST']) ? val('HTTP_HOST',$_SERVER) : val('SERVER_NAME',$_SERVER)));

    Or maybe I'm just bonkers and missing the obvious.

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