permissions() function

Get, find or save permissions ($permissions API variable as a function)

Accessing permissions() is exactly the same as accessing $permissions. Though there are a couple of optional shortcuts available by providing an argument to this function.

Example

// Get a permission
$p = permissions()->get('page-edit'); // regular syntax
$p = permissions('page-edit'); // shortcut syntax

// Find permissions
$ps = permissions()->find('name^=page'); // regular syntax
$ps = permissions('name^=page'); // shortcut syntax

Usage

// basic usage
$permissions = permissions();

// usage with all arguments
$permissions = permissions($selector = '');

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
selector (optional)string, int
  • Specify permission name or ID to retrieve that Permission (Permission)
    • Specify a selector string to return all permissions matching selector (PageArray)

Return value

Permissions Permission PageArray null NullPage


Functions methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.133

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