$modules->findByInfo() method

Find modules by matching a property or properties in their module info

Usage

// basic usage
$array = $modules->findByInfo($selector);

// usage with all arguments
$array = $modules->findByInfo($selector, $load = false);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
selectorstring, array

Specify one of the following:

  • Selector string to match module info.
  • Array of [ 'property' => 'value' ] to match in module info (this is not a selector array).
  • Name of property that will match module if not empty in module info.
load (optional)bool, int

Specify one of the following:

  • Boolean true to return array of instantiated modules.
  • Boolean false to return array of module names (default).
  • Integer 1 to return array of module info for each matching module.
  • Integer 2 to return array of verbose module info for each matching module.

Return value

array

Array of modules, module names or module info arrays, indexed by module name.


$modules methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.161

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