$session->getValFor() method

Get a session variable or return $val argument if session value not present

This is the same as get() except that it lets you specify a fallback return value in the method call. For a namespace version use Session::getValFor() instead.

Available since version 3.0.133.

Usage

// basic usage
$mixed = $session->getValFor($ns, string $key);

// usage with all arguments
$mixed = $session->getValFor($ns, string $key, mixed $val = null);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
nsstring, object

Namespace string or object

keystring

Specify variable name to retrieve

val (optional)mixed

Fallback value if session does not have one

Return value

mixed


$session methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.160

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