$modules->findByPrefix() method

Find modules matching the given prefix (i.e. “Inputfield”)

By default this method returns module class names matching the given prefix. To instead retrieve instantiated (ready-to-use) modules, specify boolean true for the second argument. Regardless of $load argument all returned arrays are indexed by module name.

Example

// Retrieve array of all Textformatter module names
$items = $modules->findByPrefix('Textformatter');

// Retrieve array of all Textformatter modules (ready to use)
$items = $modules->findByPrefix('Textformatter', true); 

Usage

// basic usage
$array = $modules->findByPrefix(string $prefix);

// usage with all arguments
$array = $modules->findByPrefix(string $prefix, $load = false);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
prefixstring

Specify prefix, i.e. "Process", "Fieldtype", "Inputfield", etc.

load (optional)bool, int

Specify one of the following (all indexed by module name):

  • 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.
  • Integer 3 to return array of Module or ModulePlaceholder objects (whatever current state is). Added 3.0.146.

Return value

array

Returns array of module class names or Module objects. In either case, array indexes are class names.


$modules methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.148

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