Template::getRoles() method

Get the role pages that are part of this template

  • This method returns a blank PageArray if roles haven’t yet been loaded into the template.
  • If the roles have previously been loaded as an array, then this method converts that array to a PageArray and returns it.
  • If you make changes to returned roles, make sure to set it back to the template again with setRoles(). It’s preferable to make changes with addRole() and removeRole() methods instead.

Usage

// basic usage
$items = $template->getRoles();

// usage with all arguments
$items = $template->getRoles(string $type = 'view');

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
type (optional)string

Default is 'view', but you may also specify 'edit', 'create' or 'add' to retrieve those.

Return value

PageArray

of Role objects.

Exceptions

Method can throw exceptions on error:

  • WireException - if given an unknown roles type


Template methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.135

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