Inputfield::set() method

Set a property or attribute to the Inputfield

  • Use this for setting properties like parent, collapsed, required, columnWidth, etc.
  • You can also set properties directly via $inputfield->property = $value.
  • If setting an attribute (like name, id, etc.) this will work, but it is preferable to use the Inputfield::attr() method.
  • If setting any kind of "class" it is preferable to use the Inputfield::addClass() method.


// Set a value for a property
$item->set('foo', 'bar');

// Set a property value directly
$item->foo = 'bar';

// Set a property using array access
$item['foo'] = 'bar';


$inputfield = $inputfield->set(string $key, mixed $value);



Name of property to set


Value of property

Return value

Inputfield WireData

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

See Also

Inputfield methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.228

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