[wp-hackers] configure external url in functions?

Lee Rickler info at a5d.org
Mon Apr 9 13:54:32 UTC 2012

Cheers John and fris.


On 8 Apr 2012, at 14:27, fris wrote:

> Frank posted something like this a couple days ago to swap out regular image
> urls for CDN.
> http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/553/70
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> Subject: [wp-hackers] configure external url in functions?
> 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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