Inputfield::addClass() method

Add a class or classes to this Inputfield (or a wrapping element)

If given a class name that’s already present, it won’t be added again.

Formatted string option (3.0.204+):
Classes can be added by formatted string that dictates what Inputfield element they should be added to, in the format element:classNames like in this example below:

Each line represents a group containing an element name and one or more space-separated classes. Groups may be separated by newline (like above) or with a comma. The element name may be any one of the following:

  • wrap: The .Inputfield element that wraps the header and content
  • header: The .InputfieldHeader element, typically a <label>.
  • content: The .InputfieldContent element that wraps the input(s), typically a <div>.
  • input: The primary <input> element(s) that accept input for the Inputfield.
  • class: This is the same as the 'input' type, just an alias.

Class names prefixed with a minus sign i.e. -class will be removed rather than added.


// Add class "foobar" to input element

// Add three classes to input element
$inputfield->addClass('foo bar baz');

// Add class "foobar" to .Inputfield wrapping element
$inputfield->addClass('foobar', 'wrapClass');

// Add classes while specifying Inputfield element (3.0.204+)
$inputfield->addClass('wrap:card, header:card-header, content:card-body'); 
wrap:card card-default
input:form-input input-checkbox


// basic usage

// usage with all arguments
$inputfield->addClass($class, string $property = 'class');


classstring, array

Specify one of the following:

  • Class name you want to add.
  • Multiple space-separated class names you want to add.
  • Array of class names you want to add (since 3.0.16).
  • Formatted string of classes as described in method description (since 3.0.204+).
property (optional)string

Optionally specify the type of class you want to add:

  • Omit for the default (which is "class").
  • class (string): Add class to the input element (or whatever the Inputfield default is).
  • wrapClass (string): Add class to ".Inputfield" wrapping element, the most outer level element used for this Inputfield.
  • headerClass (string): Add class to ".InputfieldHeader" label element.
  • contentClass (string): Add class to ".InputfieldContent" wrapping element.
  • Or some other named class attribute designated by a descending Inputfield.
  • You can optionally omit the Class suffix in 3.0.204+, i.e. wrap rather than wrapClass.

Return value


Object instance it was called from (method supports fluent interface).

See Also

Inputfield methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.236

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