[wp-hackers] configure external url in functions?

Blue Chives info at bluechives.com
Sun Apr 8 13:24:38 UTC 2012

Hi Lee,

This might be of some help:


On 8 Apr 2012, at 13:45, Lee Rickler wrote:

> Not sure if this is possible, but it seems such a simple thing to implement so I may be missing the point.
> In the same way you can use bloginfo() or get_stylesheet_directory_uri() to specify a direct path is there a way to define an external URL so it can be included in the same way?
> As a general example, I want to pull an image from a CDN.
> To grab the image in the 'normal' theme folder you could simply write:
> <img src="<?php get_stylesheet_directory_uri(); ?>/images/image.png">
> but using the CDN I will have to use something like:
> <img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/BUCKETNAME/images/image.png">
> What would be super extra spiffy is if I could use something like:
> <img src="<?php get_cdn_uri(); ?>/images/image.png">
> Possible? Newbie question? Completely off my rocker?
> Cheers,
> Lee
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