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EPrints::URL - URL utility methods


This module contains utility methods for generating and getting URLs, relative paths etc.


use EPrints;

my $base_url = $session->get_url->get(
	scheme => "auto",
	host => 1,
	path => "cgi",
	query => 0,



$url = $url->get( %opts [, $page ] )

Constructs a $url based on the current configuration and %opts. If $page is specified will return a URL to that page.

  • scheme => "auto"
Link to same protocol as is active now (N/A to shell scripts).
  • scheme => "http"
Link to the non-secure location.
  • scheme => "https"
Link to the secure location (or http if securehost isn't defined).
  • host => 1
Create an absolute link (including host and port).
  • path => "auto"
Use the current path (N/A to shell scripts).
  • path => "static", path => "cgi", path => "images"
Link to the root of the static, cgi and images respectively.
  • query => 1
Create a self-referential link (i.e. include all parameters in the query part).


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