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get_site_url() WP 1.0

Retrieves the URL for a given site where WordPress application files (e.g. wp-blog-header.php or the wp-admin/ folder) are accessible.

Returns the 'site_url' option with the appropriate protocol, 'https' if is_ssl() and 'http' otherwise. If $scheme is 'http' or 'https', is_ssl() is overridden.

Is the basis for: site_url(), get_admin_url()
✈ 1 time = 0.000067s = very fast | 50000 times = 2.20s = fast
Hooks in function

String. Site URL link with optional path appended.


get_site_url( $blog_id, $path, $scheme );
Site ID.
Default: null (current site)
Path relative to the site URL.
Default: ''
Scheme to give the site URL context. Accepts 'http', 'https', 'login', 'login_post', 'admin', or 'relative'.
Default: null

Code of get site url: wp-includes/link-template.php VER 5.0.3

function get_site_url( $blog_id = null, $path = '', $scheme = null ) {
	if ( empty( $blog_id ) || !is_multisite() ) {
		$url = get_option( 'siteurl' );
	} else {
		switch_to_blog( $blog_id );
		$url = get_option( 'siteurl' );

	$url = set_url_scheme( $url, $scheme );

	if ( $path && is_string( $path ) )
		$url .= '/' . ltrim( $path, '/' );

	 * Filters the site URL.
	 * @since 2.7.0
	 * @param string      $url     The complete site URL including scheme and path.
	 * @param string      $path    Path relative to the site URL. Blank string if no path is specified.
	 * @param string|null $scheme  Scheme to give the site URL context. Accepts 'http', 'https', 'login',
	 *                             'login_post', 'admin', 'relative' or null.
	 * @param int|null    $blog_id Site ID, or null for the current site.
	return apply_filters( 'site_url', $url, $path, $scheme, $blog_id );

Related Functions

From category: Site Options (settings)

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