While most URLs generated by the framework have the base URL prepended
automatically, developers will need to prepend the base URL to their own URLs
(usually inside an
href attribute) in order for paths to resources to be
If you're running a zend-mvc application,
basePath() will point to the
public folder of the application's root.
/* * The following assume that the base URL of the page/application is "/mypage". */ /* * Prints: * <base href="/mypage/" /> */ <base href="<?= $this->basePath() ?>" /> /* * Prints: * <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="/mypage/css/base.css" /> */ <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="<?= $this->basePath('css/base.css') ?>" />
For simplicity's sake, we strip out the entry PHP file (e.g.,
index.php) from the base URL. However, in some situations this may cause a problem. If one occurs, use
$this->plugin('basePath')->setBasePath()to manually set the base path.