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wp_normalize_path ›

Since3.9.0
Deprecatedn/a
wp_normalize_path ( $path )
Parameters:
  • (string) $path Path to normalize.
    Required: Yes
Returns:
  • (string) Normalized path.
Defined at:
Codex:
Change Log:
  • 4.4.0
  • 4.5.0
  • 4.9.7

Normalize a filesystem path.

On windows systems, replaces backslashes with forward slashes and forces upper-case drive letters. Allows for two leading slashes for Windows network shares, but ensures that all other duplicate slashes are reduced to a single.



Source

function wp_normalize_path( $path ) {
	$wrapper = '';
	if ( wp_is_stream( $path ) ) {
		list( $wrapper, $path ) = explode( '://', $path, 2 );
		$wrapper .= '://';
	}

	// Standardise all paths to use /
	$path = str_replace( '\\', '/', $path );

	// Replace multiple slashes down to a singular, allowing for network shares having two slashes.
	$path = preg_replace( '|(?<=.)/+|', '/', $path );

	// Windows paths should uppercase the drive letter
	if ( ':' === substr( $path, 1, 1 ) ) {
		$path = ucfirst( $path );
	}

	return $wrapper . $path;
}