$pages->getID() method

Get one ID of page matching given selector with no exclusions, like get() but returns ID rather than a Page

This method is an alias of the has() method, and depending on what you are after, may make more or less sense with your code readability. Use whichever better suits your case.

Available since version 3.0.156.

Usage

// basic usage
$int = $pages->getID($selector);

// usage with all arguments
$int = $pages->getID($selector, $options = []);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
selectorstring, array, Selectors

Specify selector to find first matching page ID

options (optional)bool, array

Specify boolean true to return all pages columns rather than just IDs. Or specify array of options (see find method for details), verbose option can optionally be in array.

Return value

int string array

See Also


$pages methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.172

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