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WP_Http::make_absolute_url( string $maybe_relative_path, string $url )

Converts a relative URL to an absolute URL relative to a given URL.

Description

If an Absolute URL is provided, no processing of that URL is done.

Parameters

$maybe_relative_path

(string) (Required) The URL which might be relative

$url

(string) (Required) The URL which $maybe_relative_path is relative to

Return

(string) An Absolute URL, in a failure condition where the URL cannot be parsed, the relative URL will be returned.

Source

File: wp-includes/class-http.php

public static function make_absolute_url( $maybe_relative_path, $url ) {
		if ( empty( $url ) ) {
			return $maybe_relative_path;
		}

		if ( ! $url_parts = wp_parse_url( $url ) ) {
			return $maybe_relative_path;
		}

		if ( ! $relative_url_parts = wp_parse_url( $maybe_relative_path ) ) {
			return $maybe_relative_path;
		}

		// Check for a scheme on the 'relative' url
		if ( ! empty( $relative_url_parts['scheme'] ) ) {
			return $maybe_relative_path;
		}

		$absolute_path = $url_parts['scheme'] . '://';

		// Schemeless URL's will make it this far, so we check for a host in the relative url and convert it to a protocol-url
		if ( isset( $relative_url_parts['host'] ) ) {
			$absolute_path .= $relative_url_parts['host'];
			if ( isset( $relative_url_parts['port'] ) ) {
				$absolute_path .= ':' . $relative_url_parts['port'];
			}
		} else {
			$absolute_path .= $url_parts['host'];
			if ( isset( $url_parts['port'] ) ) {
				$absolute_path .= ':' . $url_parts['port'];
			}
		}

		// Start off with the Absolute URL path.
		$path = ! empty( $url_parts['path'] ) ? $url_parts['path'] : '/';

		// If it's a root-relative path, then great.
		if ( ! empty( $relative_url_parts['path'] ) && '/' == $relative_url_parts['path'][0] ) {
			$path = $relative_url_parts['path'];

			// Else it's a relative path.
		} elseif ( ! empty( $relative_url_parts['path'] ) ) {
			// Strip off any file components from the absolute path.
			$path = substr( $path, 0, strrpos( $path, '/' ) + 1 );

			// Build the new path.
			$path .= $relative_url_parts['path'];

			// Strip all /path/../ out of the path.
			while ( strpos( $path, '../' ) > 1 ) {
				$path = preg_replace( '![^/]+/\.\./!', '', $path );
			}

			// Strip any final leading ../ from the path.
			$path = preg_replace( '!^/(\.\./)+!', '', $path );
		}

		// Add the Query string.
		if ( ! empty( $relative_url_parts['query'] ) ) {
			$path .= '?' . $relative_url_parts['query'];
		}

		return $absolute_path . '/' . ltrim( $path, '/' );
	}

Changelog

Version Description
3.4.0 Introduced.

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https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/classes/wp_http/make_absolute_url