Debug::toStr() method

Dump any variable to a debug string

Available since version 3.0.208.

Usage

// basic usage
$string = Debug::toStr($value);

// usage with all arguments
$string = Debug::toStr($value, array $options = []);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
valueint, float, object, string, array
options (optional)array
  • method (string): Dump method to use, one of: json_encode, var_dump, var_export, print_r (default=json_encode)
  • html (bool): Return output-ready HTML string? (default=false)

Return value

string


Debug methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.236

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