Role is a type of Page used for grouping permissions to users.

Any given User will have one or more roles, each with zero or more permissions assigned to it. Note that most public API-level access checking is typically performed from the User rather than the Role(s), as it accounts for the combined roles. Please also see User, Permission and the access related methods on Page.


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

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Common

NameReturnSummary 
Role::addPermission($permission)
boolAdd the given Permission string, id or object. 
Role::hasPermission($permission)
boolDoes this role have the given permission name, id or object? 
Role::id int Numeric page ID of role.  
Role::name string Name of role.  
Role::permissions PageArray PageArray of permissions assigned to Role. 
Role::removePermission($permission)
boolRemove the given permission string, id or object. 

Additional methods and properties

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

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.163

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