$sanitizer->bool() method

Convert the given value to a boolean

This differs from regular boolean type conversion in the following ways:

  • This method will recognize things like the strings "false" or "0" representing a boolean false.
  • If given an object, it will convert the object to a string before determining what boolean value it should represent.
  • If given an array, it returns false if the array contains zero items.

Usage

$bool = $sanitizer->bool($value);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
value

Return value

bool


$sanitizer methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.236

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #527
    In the 527th issue of ProcessWire Weekly we'll check out what's new in the core this week, introduce a new third party module called Lister Calculator, and more. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 15 June 2024
  • ProFields Table Field with Actions support
    This week we have some updates for the ProFields table field (FieldtypeTable). These updates are primarily focused on adding new tools for the editor to facilitate input and management of content in a table field.
    Blog / 12 April 2024
  • Subscribe to weekly ProcessWire news

“…building with ProcessWire was a breeze, I really love all the flexibility the system provides. I can’t imagine using any other CMS in the future.” —Thomas Aull