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URL & Path Shortcodes


This is a simple plugin that allows you to use common WordPress URL’s and Paths in the post editor using shortcodes.
Below is a list of available shortcodes:

  • [home_url]
  • [site_url]
  • [admin_url]
  • [network_home_url]
  • [network_site_url]
  • [network_admin_url]
  • [content_url]
  • [plugins_url]
  • [wp_upload_dir]
  • [get_template_directory_uri]
  • [get_stylesheet_directory_uri]
  • [get_stylesheet_uri]
  • [get_theme_root_uri]
  • [get_stylesheet_directory]
  • [get_theme_root]
  • [get_theme_roots]

Note that you can pass in parameters that are available to the corresponding WordPress functions. For example:

[home_url path=”faq” scheme=”https”]


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload wp-url-path-shortcodes to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Thats it. Start using the shortcodes in your WordPress editor.


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Contributors & Developers

“URL & Path Shortcodes” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




Initial release.