$templates->getExportData() method

Export Template data for external use

Usage

$array = $templates->getExportData(Template $template);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
templateTemplate

Template you want to export

Return value

array

Associative array of export data


Hooking $templates->getExportData(…)

You can add your own hook events that are executed either before or after the $templates->getExportData(…) method is executed. Examples of both are included below. A good place for hook code such as this is in your /site/ready.php file.

Hooking before

The 'before' hooks are called immediately before each $templates->getExportData(…) method call is executed. This type of hook is especially useful for modifying arguments before they are sent to the method.

$this->addHookBefore('Templates::getExportData', function(HookEvent $event) {
  // Get the object the event occurred on, if needed
  $templates = $event->object;

  // Get values of arguments sent to hook (and optionally modify them)
  $template = $event->arguments(0);

  /* Your code here, perhaps modifying arguments */

  // Populate back arguments (if you have modified them)
  $event->arguments(0, $template);
});

Hooking after

The 'after' hooks are called immediately after each $templates->getExportData(…) method call is executed. This type of hook is especially useful for modifying the value that was returned by the method call.

$this->addHookAfter('Templates::getExportData', function(HookEvent $event) {
  // Get the object the event occurred on, if needed
  $templates = $event->object;

  // An 'after' hook can retrieve and/or modify the return value
  $return = $event->return;

  // Get values of arguments sent to hook (if needed)
  $template = $event->arguments(0);

  /* Your code here, perhaps modifying the return value */

  // Populate back return value, if you have modified it
  $event->return = $return;
});

$templates methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.184

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