$templates->add() method

Add and save new template (and fieldgroup) with given name and return it

Available since version 3.0.170.


// basic usage
$template = $templates->add(string $name);

// usage with all arguments
$template = $templates->add(string $name, array $properties = []);


properties (optional)array

Any additional properties to add to template

Return value


Method can throw exceptions on error:

  • WireException - if given invalid template name or template already exists

$templates methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.236

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