Get and save caches ($cache API variable as a function)

This behaves the same as the $cache API variable but does support arguments as a shortcut for the $cache->get() method.

  • If called with no arguments it returns the $cache API variable.
  • If called with arguments, it can be used the same as WireCache::get().

Usage

// basic usage
$wireCache = cache();

// usage with all arguments
$wireCache = cache(string $name = '', $expire = null, $func = null);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
name (optional)string
expire (optional)callable, int, string, null
func (optional)callable, int, string, null

Return value

WireCache string array PageArray null

See Also


Functions methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.178

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