$templates->getTags() method

Get all tags used by templates

Available since version 3.0.176. + hookable in 3.0.179

Usage

// basic usage
$array = $templates->getTags();

// usage with all arguments
$array = $templates->getTags(bool $getTemplateNames = false);

Arguments

NameType(s)Description
getTemplateNames (optional)bool

Get arrays of template names for each tag? (default=false)

Return value

array

In return value both key and value are the tag


Hooking $templates->getTags(…)

You can add your own hook events that are executed either before or after the $templates->getTags(…) 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->getTags(…) method call is executed. This type of hook is especially useful for modifying arguments before they are sent to the method.

$this->addHookBefore('Templates::getTags', 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)
  $getTemplateNames = $event->arguments(0);

  /* Your code here, perhaps modifying arguments */

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

Hooking after

The 'after' hooks are called immediately after each $templates->getTags(…) 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::getTags', 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)
  $getTemplateNames = $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 3.0.185

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