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site_url() WP 1.0

Retrieves the URL for the current 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.

Works based on: get_site_url()
1 time = 0.00026s = fast | 50000 times = 7.44s = fast

No Hooks.


String. Site URL link with optional path appended.


site_url( $path, $scheme );
Path relative to the site URL.
Default: ''
Scheme to give the site URL context. See set_url_scheme().
Default: null


Since 3.0.0 Introduced.

Code of site_url() WP 5.5.1

function site_url( $path = '', $scheme = null ) {
	return get_site_url( null, $path, $scheme );

From tag: Link (URL)

More from category: Site Options (settings)

More from Template Tags: Links (URL)

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