$session->getVal() 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->getVal(string $key);

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

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
keystring

Name of session variable to retrieve.

val (optional)mixed

Fallback value to return if session does not have it.

Return value

mixed

Returns value of seession variable, or NULL if not found.


$session methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.155

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