_config_wp_home()WP 2.2.0

Retrieves the WordPress home page URL.

If the constant named 'WP_HOME' exists, then it will be used and returned by the function. This can be used to counter the redirection on your local development environment.

Internal function — this function is designed to be used by the kernel itself. It is not recommended to use this function in your code.

No Hooks.


String. Homepage location.


_config_wp_home( $url );
URL for the home location.
Default: ''


  • See: WP_HOME


Since 2.2.0 Introduced.

_config_wp_home() code WP 6.6

function _config_wp_home( $url = '' ) {
	if ( defined( 'WP_HOME' ) ) {
		return untrailingslashit( WP_HOME );
	return $url;