Permission class

Permission is a Page type used for storing an individual permission.

One or more Permission objects are attached to Role objects, which are then attached to User objects and Template objects, forming ProcessWire's role-based access control system. Outside of roles, Permission objects are managed with the $permissions API variable.


Click any linked item for full usage details and examples. Hookable methods are indicated with the icon. In addition to those shown below, the Permission class also inherits all the methods and properties of: Page, WireData and Wire.

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Common

NameReturnSummary 
Permission::id int Numeric page ID of the permission.  
Permission::name string Name of the permission.  
Permission::title string Short description of what the permission is for.  

Additional methods and properties

In addition to the methods and properties above, Permission also inherits the methods and properties of these classes:

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.172

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