$pages->getByPath() method

Get a page by its path, similar to $pages->get('/path/to/page/') but with more options

  1. There are no exclusions for page status or access. If needed, you should validate access on any page returned from this method.
  2. In a multi-language environment, you must specify the $useLanguages option to be true, if you want a result for a $path that is (or might be) a multi-language path. Otherwise, multi-language paths will make this method return a NullPage (or 0 if getID option is true).
  3. Partial paths may also match, so long as the partial path is completely unique in the site. If you don't want that behavior, double check the path of the returned page.

Available since version 3.0.6.

Example

// Get a page by path 
$p = $pages->getByPath('/skyscrapers/atlanta/191-peachtree/');

// Now validate that the page we retrieved is valid
if($p->id && $p->viewable()) {
  // Page is valid to display
}

// Get a page by path with options
$p = $pages->getByPath('/products/widget/', [
  'useLanguages' => true,
  'useHistory' => true
]);

Usage

// basic usage
$page = $pages->getByPath(string $path);

// usage with all arguments
$page = $pages->getByPath(string $path, $options = []);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
pathstring

Path of page you want to retrieve.

options (optional)array, bool

array of options (below), or specify boolean for $useLanguages option only.

  • getID (int): Specify true to just return the page ID (default=false).
  • useLanguages (bool): Specify true to allow retrieval by language-specific paths (default=false).
  • useHistory (bool): Allow use of previous paths used by the page, if PagePathHistory module is installed (default=false).

Return value

Page int


$pages methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.172

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