How To Get A Sitecore Image Url In Code

This is such a simple question I thought that it would have been written about somewhere else (but I couldn't see can't find a clear answer).... How do I get the Url of a Sitecore image field in code. To get the Url from an Image field in Sitecore via code, you can use the following snippet:

            using Sitecore;
            using Sitecore.Data.Items;
            using Sitecore.Resources.Media;

            public string GetUrl()
                 var currentItem = Sitecore.Context.Item;
                 var imageUrl = string.Empty;

                 Sitecore.Data.Fields.ImageField imageField = currentItem.Fields["Image"];
                 if (imageField?.MediaItem != null)
                     var image = new MediaItem(imageField.MediaItem);
                     imageUrl = StringUtil.EnsurePrefix('/', MediaManager.GetMediaUrl(image));

Jon D Jones

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