$input->url() method

Get the URL that initiated the current request, including URL segments and page numbers

  • This should be the same as $page->url except that it includes URL segments and page numbers, when present.

  • Note that this does not include query string unless requested (see arguments).

  • WARNING: if query string requested, it can contain undefined/unsanitized user input. If you use it for output make sure that you entity encode first (by running through $sanitizer->entities() for instance).


$url = $input->url(); 
$url = $sanitizer->entities($url); // entity encode for output
echo "You accessed this page at: $url";


// basic usage
$string = $input->url();

// usage with all arguments
$string = $input->url($options = []);


options (optional)array, bool

Specify withQueryString (bool) option, or in 3.0.167+ you can also use an options array:

  • withQueryString (bool): Include the query string as well? (if present, default=false)
  • page (Page): Page object to use, if different from $page (default=$page)
  • pageNum (int): Override current pagination number with this one, 1 to exclude pageNum, 0 for no override (default=0). 3.0.169+

Return value


See Also

$input methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.236

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