$page->child() method

Return the page’s first single child that matches the given selector.

Same as $page->children() but returns a single Page object or NullPage (with id=0) rather than a PageArray. Meaning, this method will only ever return one Page.

Example

// Get the newest created child page
$newestChild = $page->child("sort=-created"); 

Usage

// basic usage
$page = $page->child();

// usage with all arguments
$page = $page->child($selector = '', array $options = []);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
selector (optional)string, array, int

Selector to use, or blank to return the first child.

options (optional)array

Optional options per Pages::find

Return value

See Also


$page methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.178

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