Get a module, get module information, and much more ($modules API variable as a function)

This function behaves the same as the $modules API variable, though does support an optional shortcut argument for getting a module.

Example

$modules = modules(); // Simply get $modules API var
$module = modules()->get('ModuleName'); // Get a module
$module = modules('ModuleName'); // Shortcut to get a module

Usage

// basic usage
$modules = modules();

// usage with all arguments
$modules = modules(string $name = '');

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
name (optional)string

Optionally retrieve the given module name

Return value

Modules Module ConfigurableModule null


Functions methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.209

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