$pages->getPath() method

Given an ID, return a path to a page, without loading the actual page

  1. Always returns path in default language, unless a language argument/option is specified.
  2. Path may be different from 'url' as it doesn't include the root URL at the beginning.
  3. In most cases, it's preferable to use $page->path() rather than this method. This method is here just for cases where a path is needed without loading the page.
  4. It's possible for there to be Page::path() hooks, and this method completely bypasses them, which is another reason not to use it unless you know such hooks aren't applicable to you.

Available since version 3.0.6.


// Get the path for page having ID 1234
$path = $pages->getPath(1234);
echo "Path for page 1234 is: $path";


// basic usage
$string = $pages->getPath($id);

// usage with all arguments
$string = $pages->getPath($id, $options = []);


idint, Page

ID of the page you want the path to

options (optional)null, array, Language, int, string

Specify $options array or Language object, id or name. Allowed options include:

  • language (int|string|anguage): To retrieve in non-default language, specify language object, ID or name (default=null)
  • useCache (bool): Allow pulling paths from already loaded pages? (default=true)
  • usePagePaths (bool): Allow pulling paths from PagePaths module, if installed? (default=true)

Return value


Path to page or blank on error/not-found.

See Also

$pages methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.161

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