$templates->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.


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

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


checkAccess (optional)bool

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

getAll (optional)bool, int

Specify true to return all possible parents (makes method always return a PageArray) Or specify int of maximum allowed Page::status* constant for items in returned PageArray (since 3.0.138).

Return value

$templates methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.214

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