WireArray::get() method

Returns the value of the item at the given index, or null if not set.

You may also specify a selector, in which case this method will return the same result as the WireArray::findOne() method. See the $key argument description for more details on what can be provided.


$wireData = $wireArray->get($key);


keyint, string, array

Provide any of the following:

  • Key of item to retrieve.
  • Array of keys, in which case an array of matching items will be returned, indexed by your keys.
  • A selector string or selector array, to return the first item that matches the selector.
  • A string of text with "{var}" tags in it that will be populated with any matching properties from this WireArray.
  • A string like "foobar[]" which returns an array of all "foobar" properties from each item in the WireArray.
  • A string containing the "name" property of any item, and the matching item will be returned.

Return value

WireData Page mixed array null

Value of item requested, or null if it doesn't exist.


Method can throw exceptions on error:

  • WireException

WireArray methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.148

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