$config->requestPath() method

Current unsanitized request path (URL sans ProcessWire installation subdirectory, if present)

This excludes any subdirectories leading to ProcessWire installation root, if present. Useful if you need to know request path from /site/config.php or other boot file.

Available since version 3.0.175.


if(strpos($config->requestPath(), '/processwire/') === 0) {
  // current request path starts with “/processwire/”
if($config->requestPath('/processwire/')) {
  // the text “/processwire/” appears somewhere in current request path
if($config->requestPath([ 'foo', 'bar', 'baz' ])) {
  // current request has one or more of 'foo', 'bar', 'baz' in the path


// basic usage
$string = $config->requestPath();

// usage with all arguments
$string = $config->requestPath($match = '');


match (optional)string, array

Optionally return path only if some part matches given string(s) (default='')

Return value


Returns path string or blank string if $match argument used and doesn’t match.

$config methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.185

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