$sanitizer->float() method

Sanitize to floating point value

Values for getString argument:

  • false (bool): do not return string value (default). 3.0.171+
  • true (bool): locale aware floating point number string. 3.0.171+
  • f (string): locale aware floating point number string (same as true). 3.0.193+
  • F (string): non-locale aware floating point number string. 3.0.193+
  • e (string): lowercase scientific notation (e.g. 1.2e+2). 3.0.193+
  • E (string): uppercase scientific notation (e.g. 1.2E+2). 3.0.193+

Usage

// basic usage
$float = $sanitizer->float($value);

// usage with all arguments
$float = $sanitizer->float($value, array $options = []);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
valuefloat, string, int
options (optional)array

Optionally specify one or more options in an associative array:

  • precision (int|null): Optional number of digits to round to (default=null)
  • mode (int): Mode to use for rounding precision (default=PHP_ROUND_HALF_UP);
  • blankValue (null|int|string|float): Value to return (whether float or non-float) if provided $value is an empty non-float (default=0.0)
  • min (float|null): Minimum allowed value, excluding blankValue (default=null)
  • max (float|null): Maximum allowed value, excluding blankValue (default=null)
  • `getString (bool|string): Return a string rather than float value? 3.0.171+ (default=false). See value options in method description.

Return value

float string


$sanitizer methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.200

Twitter updates

  • Weekly update: Smooth rollout for ProcessWire 3.0.200 main/master, plus getting started on a new WP-to-PW site conversion and why they can be so rewarding— More
    20 May 2022
  • New main/master version of ProcessWire that has more than 220 commits, resolves more than 80 issues, adds numerous new features, performance improvements and optimizations, and consumes HALF the disk space of our previous release— More
    13 May 2022
  • Summary of weekly core updates for 22 April 2022 More
    22 April 2022

Latest news

  • ProcessWire Weekly #419
    In issue 419 of ProcessWire Weekly we'll check out this week's core updates, introduce a brand new recipe of the week, and more. Read on!
    Weekly.pw / 21 May 2022
  • ProcessWire 3.0.200 new master/main version
    This new main/master version has more than 220 commits, resolves more than 80 issues, adds numerous new features, performance improvements and optimizations, and consumes HALF the disk space of our previous release. This post covers all the details.
    Blog / 13 May 2022
  • Subscribe to weekly ProcessWire news

“Yesterday I sent the client a short documentation for their ProcessWire-powered website. Today all features already used with no questions. #cmsdoneright—Marc Hinse, Web designer/developer