Sean Breeden

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StackOverflow question answered: How to include WordPress functions in custom .php file?

Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

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I answered this question on StackOverflow way back in March 2013 and it still gets views and upvotes today.

The question:

My answer:

If you've found this page because you're looking at a way to include Wordpress in an external PHP file, then this is your lucky day! The answer is:

$path = "/home/yourhome/public_html/wp"; // <--- This is the path to your Wordpress installation.
require_once($path . "/wp-load.php");

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