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Home Url


Enables you to use the home_url() function( when HTML editing.
This allows you to easily manage relative urls.

The home_url template tag retrieves the home url for the current site.
Returns the ‘home’ option with the appropriate protocol, ‘https’ if is_ssl() and ‘http’ otherwise.
If scheme is ‘http’ or ‘https’, is_ssl() is overridden.

How to use:

[home-url path= scheme=]

(string) (optional) Path relative to the home url.
Default: ‘/’

(string) (optional) Scheme to give the home url context. Currently ‘http’,’https’.
Default: null



[home-url path=”about”]

[home-url path=”blog/category/news”]


Joshua Garner


  1. Copy the entire directory from the downloaded zip file into the /wp-content/plugins/ folder.
  2. Activate the “Home Url” plugin in the Plugin Management page.
  3. Add the shortcode [home-url path=”your page”] to the page(s) of your choice.

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  • Released on 10/01/2011
  • Initial release of Home Url plugin.