Template::getParentPage() method

Return the parent page that this template assumes new pages are added to

This is based on family settings, when applicable. It also takes into account user access, if requested (see arg 1).

If there is no shortcut parent, NULL is returned. If there are multiple possible shortcut parents, a NullPage is returned.

Usage

// basic usage
$page = $template->getParentPage();

// usage with all arguments
$page = $template->getParentPage(bool $checkAccess = false);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
checkAccess (optional)bool

Whether or not to check for user access to do this (default=false).

Return value


Template methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.200

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