function base_path

7.x common.inc base_path()
5.x common.inc base_path()
6.x common.inc base_path()
8.x common.inc base_path()

Returns the base URL path (i.e., directory) of the Drupal installation.

base_path() adds a "/" to the beginning and end of the returned path if the path is not empty. At the very least, this will return "/".

Examples:

24 calls to base_path()
AJAXFrameworkTestCase::testAJAXRender in drupal/modules/simpletest/tests/ajax.test
Test that ajax_render() returns JavaScript settings generated during the page request.
color_scheme_form_submit in drupal/modules/color/color.module
Form submission handler for color_scheme_form().
CommonURLUnitTest::testUrl in drupal/modules/simpletest/tests/common.test
Test url() with/without query, with/without fragment, absolute on/off and assert all that works when clean URLs are on and off.
drupal_add_js in drupal/includes/common.inc
Adds a JavaScript file, setting, or inline code to the page.
FileURLRewritingTest::testPublicCreatedFileURL in drupal/modules/simpletest/tests/file.test
Test the generating of rewritten public created file URLs.

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2 string references to 'base_path'
template_preprocess_maintenance_page in drupal/includes/theme.inc
Process variables for maintenance-page.tpl.php.
template_preprocess_page in drupal/includes/theme.inc
Preprocess variables for page.tpl.php

File

drupal/includes/common.inc, line 2843
Common functions that many Drupal modules will need to reference.

Code

function base_path() {
  return $GLOBALS['base_path'];
}