Get or set values in the current user session ($session API variable as a function)

This function behaves the same as the $session API variable, though does support optional shortcut arguments for getting or setting values.

Example

// Get a value from the session
$foo = session()->foo; // direct syntax
$foo = session()->get('foo'); // regular syntax
$foo = session('foo'); // shortcut syntax

// Set a value to the session
session()->foo = 'bar'; // direct syntax
session()->set('foo', 'bar');  // regular syntax
session('foo', 'bar'); // shortcut syntax

Usage

// basic usage
$session = session();

// usage with all arguments
$session = session(string $key = '', null $value = null);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
key (optional)string

Optional property to get or set

value (optional)null

Optional value to set

Return value

Session null string array int float


Functions methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.167

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