PageArray class

PageArray is a paginated type of WireArray that holds multiple Page objects.

Please see the WireArray and PaginatedArray types for available methods, as they are not repeated here, except where PageArray has modified or extended those types in some manner. The PageArray type is functionally identical to WireArray and PaginatedArray except that it is focused specifically on managing Page objects.

PageArray is returned by all API methods in ProcessWire that can return more than one page at once. $pages->find() and $page->children() are common examples that return PageArray.

You can create a new PageArray using any of the methods below:

// the most common way to create a new PageArray and add a $page to it
$a = new PageArray();
$a->add($page);

// ProcessWire 3.0.123+ can also create PageArray like this:
$a = PageArray(); // create blank
$a = PageArray($page); // create + add one page
$a = PageArray([ $page1, $page2, $page3 ]); // create + add pages

Click any linked item for full usage details and examples. Hookable methods are indicated with the icon. In addition to those shown below, the PageArray class also inherits all the methods and properties of: PaginatedArray, WireArray and Wire.

Show class?             Show args?        

Common

NameReturnSummary 
PageArray::add($page)
$thisAdd one or more Page objects to this PageArray. 
PageArray::findOnePage(string $selector)
Page NullPageSame as find() or findOne() methods, but always returns a Page (whether Page or NullPage) 
PageArray::first Page null First item 
PageArray::getPage($key)
Page NullPageLike the base get() method but can only return Page objects (whether Page or NullPage) 
PageArray::getPageByID(int $id)
NullPage PageGet Page from this PageArray having given ID, or return NullPage if not present 
PageArray::getPageByName(string $name)
NullPage PageGet Page from this PageArray having given name, or return NullPage if not present 
PageArray::getSelectors()
Selectors string nullReturn the Selectors that led to this PageArray, or null if not set/applicable. 
PageArray::last Page null Last item 

Additional methods and properties

In addition to the methods and properties above, PageArray also inherits the methods and properties of these classes:

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.200

Twitter updates

  • New main/master version of ProcessWire that has more than 220 commits, resolves more than 80 issues, adds numerous new features, performance improvements and optimizations, and consumes HALF the disk space of our previous release— More
    13 May 2022
  • Summary of weekly core updates for 22 April 2022 More
    22 April 2022
  • ProcessWire 3.0.198 core updates: in this post we take a closer look at 3 useful new features added in this version— More
    15 April 2022

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #418
    In the 418th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we'll cover recent highlights, share some tips and tricks, and check out the new master version of ProcessWire, 3.0.200. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 14 May 2022
  • ProcessWire 3.0.200 new master/main version
    This new main/master version has more than 220 commits, resolves more than 80 issues, adds numerous new features, performance improvements and optimizations, and consumes HALF the disk space of our previous release. This post covers all the details.
    Blog / 13 May 2022
  • Subscribe to weekly ProcessWire news

“ProcessWire is like a breath of fresh air. So powerful yet simple to build with and customise, and web editors love it too.” —Margaret Chatwin, Web developer