WireTextTools::getWordAlternates() method

Get alternate words for given word

This method does not do anything unless an implementation is provided by a module (or something else) hooking the protected WireTextTools::wordAlternates($word, $options) method. Implementation should populate $event->return with any or all of the following (as available):

  • Word plural(s)
  • Word singular(s)
  • Word Lemmas
  • Word Synonyms
  • Anything else applicable to current $user->language

See the protected WireTextTools::wordAlternates() method for hook instructions and an example.

Available since version 3.0.162.


// basic usage
$array = $wireTextTools->getWordAlternates(string $word);

// usage with all arguments
$array = $wireTextTools->getWordAlternates(string $word, array $options = []);


options (optional)array
  • operator (string): Operator being used, if applicable (default='')
    • minLength (int): Minimum word length to return in alternates (default=2)
    • lowercase (bool): Convert words to lowercase, if not already (default=false)

Return value


See Also

WireTextTools methods and properties

API reference based on ProcessWire core version 3.0.167

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