$pages->restore() method

Restore a page in the trash back to its original location and state

If you want to restore the page to some location other than its original location, set the $page->parent property of the page to contain the location you want it to restore to. Otherwise the page will restore to its original location, when possible to do so.

Example

// Grab a page from the trash and restore it
$trashedPage = $pages->get(1234);
$pages->restore($trashedPage); 

Usage

// basic usage
$bool = $pages->restore(Page $page);

// usage with all arguments
$bool = $pages->restore(Page $page, bool $save = true);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
pagePage

Page that is in the trash that you want to restore

save (optional)bool

Set to false if you only want to prep the page for restore (i.e. you will save the page yourself later). Primarily for internal use.

Return value

bool

True on success, false on failure.


Hooking $pages->restore(…)

You can add your own hook events that are executed either before or after the $pages->restore(…) method is executed. Examples of both are included below. A good place for hook code such as this is in your /site/ready.php file.

Hooking before

The 'before' hooks are called immediately before each $pages->restore(…) method call is executed. This type of hook is especially useful for modifying arguments before they are sent to the method.

$this->addHookBefore('Pages::restore', function(HookEvent $event) {
  // Get the object the event occurred on, if needed
  $pages = $event->object;

  // Get values of arguments sent to hook (and optionally modify them)
  $page = $event->arguments(0);
  $save = $event->arguments(1);

  /* Your code here, perhaps modifying arguments */

  // Populate back arguments (if you have modified them)
  $event->arguments(0, $page);
  $event->arguments(1, $save);
});

Hooking after

The 'after' hooks are called immediately after each $pages->restore(…) method call is executed. This type of hook is especially useful for modifying the value that was returned by the method call.

$this->addHookAfter('Pages::restore', function(HookEvent $event) {
  // Get the object the event occurred on, if needed
  $pages = $event->object;

  // An 'after' hook can retrieve and/or modify the return value
  $return = $event->return;

  // Get values of arguments sent to hook (if needed)
  $page = $event->arguments(0);
  $save = $event->arguments(1);

  /* Your code here, perhaps modifying the return value */

  // Populate back return value, if you have modified it
  $event->return = $return;
});

See Also


$pages methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.125

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