$page->count() method

Returns number of children page has, affected by output formatting mode.

  • When output formatting is on, returns only number of visible children, making the return value the same as the Page::hasChildren() method.

  • When output formatting is off, returns number of all children without exclusion, making the return value the same as the Page::numChildren() method.


// Get number of visible children, like $page->hasChildren()
$page->of(true); // enable output formatting
$numVisible = $page->count();

// Get number of all children, like $page->numChildren()
$page->of(false); // disable output formatting
$numTotal = $page->count();


$int = $page->count();

Return value


Quantity of children

See Also

$page methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.236

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