$sanitizer->validateFile() method

Validate a file using FileValidator modules

Note that this is intended for validating file data, not file names.

IMPORTANT: This method returns NULL if it can't find a validator for the file. This does not mean the file is invalid, just that it didn't have the tools to validate it.

Usage

// basic usage
$bool = $sanitizer->validateFile(string $filename);

// usage with all arguments
$bool = $sanitizer->validateFile(string $filename, array $options = []);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
filenamestring

Full path and filename to validate

options (optional)array

When available, provide array with any one or all of the following:

  • page (Page): Page object associated with $filename.
  • field (Field): Field object associated with $filename.
  • pagefile (Pagefile): Pagefile object associated with $filename.

Return value

bool null

Returns TRUE if valid, FALSE if not, or NULL if no validator available for given file type.


$sanitizer methods and properties

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