wp_make_link_relative( string $link )

Convert full URL paths to absolute paths.


Description

Removes the http or https protocols and the domain. Keeps the path ‘/’ at the beginning, so it isn’t a true relative link, but from the web root base.


Parameters

$link

(string) (Required) Full URL path.


Return

(string) Absolute path.


Source

File: wp-includes/formatting.php

function wp_make_link_relative( $link ) {
	return preg_replace( '|^(https?:)?//[^/]+(/?.*)|i', '$2', $link );
}

Changelog

Changelog
Version Description
WP-4.1.0 Support was added for relative URLs.
WP-2.1.0 Introduced.