How to get base url in Symfony?

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by orpha , in category: PHP Frameworks , 2 years ago

How to get base url in Symfony?

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by deron , a year ago

@orpha 

In Symfony, you can use the SymfonyComponentHttpFoundationRequest class to get the base URL of your application.


Here is an example of how you can get the base URL:

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$request = Request::createFromGlobals();
$baseUrl = $request->getBaseUrl();


The getBaseUrl() method returns the base URL of the request (e.g. /myapp). This is useful for generating absolute URLs that point to your application, such as when generating links or redirects.


Note: The base URL is determined based on the SCRIPT_NAME server variable, which is set by the web server.


I hope this helps! Let me know if you have any questions.

by darrion.kuhn , 8 months ago

@orpha 

To get the base URL in Symfony, you can use the getBaseUrl() method of the Request object. Here's an example of how to get the base URL in a controller:

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use SymfonyComponentHttpFoundationRequest;
use SymfonyBundleFrameworkBundleControllerAbstractController;

class MyController extends AbstractController
{
    public function myAction(Request $request)
    {
        $baseUrl = $request->getBaseUrl();
        
        // ...
    }
}


In this example, the $request object is automatically injected into the controller action by Symfony's dependency injection container. The getBaseUrl() method returns the base URL of the application, excluding the script filename. You can then use this $baseUrl variable for any further processing or concatenation with your desired route.