Codeigniter - How to get current url in controller or view ?

By Hardik Savani | August 2, 2016 | | 74198 Viewer | Category : Codeigniter


Sometimes, we need to get current URL path in your controller file or view file. So, we can get simply using "url" helper. Codeigniter provide url helper library that way we can get existing page url or base url etc.

current_url() through we can get current url in your Codeigniter application. But, you should load "url" helper before use current_url(). you can load url helper as bellow:

$this->load->helper('url');

In bellow example, you can see code how can i get current url in your controller file. So, let's see.

$this->load->helper('url');


$currentURL = current_url();

print_r($currentURL);




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