ControllerBehavior base class


Public Properties

public string $assetPath

assetPath specifies the relative path to the asset directory.

public string $assetUrlPath

assetUrlPath specifies the public path to the asset directory.

public array $vars

vars is a list of variables to pass to the page

public string $layout

layout to use for the view

public bool $suppressLayout

suppressLayout prevents the use of a layout

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Protected Properties

protected object $config

config supplied.

protected Backend\Classes\Controller $controller

controller reference.

protected array $requiredProperties

requiredProperties that must exist in the controller using this behavior.

protected array $actions

actions visible in context of the controller. Only takes effect if it is an array

protected array $assets

Collection of assets to display in the layout.

protected array $assetBundles

Collection of combined and prioritized assets.

protected string $assetDefaults

assetDefaults is the default attributes for assets.

protected string $configPath

configPath specifies a path to the config directory.

protected string|array $viewPath

viewPath specifies a path to the views directory

protected string $layoutPath

layoutPath specifies a path to the layout directory

protected array $viewPathGuessCache

viewPathGuessCache remembers path guesses for performance.

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Public Methods

public __construct()

public __construct($controller): void

__construct the behavior

public addCss()

public addCss($name, $attributes = []): void

addCss includes a StyleSheet asset to the asset list

public addCssBundle()

public addCssBundle($name, $attributes = []): void

addCssBundle includes a CSS asset to the bundled combiner pipeline

public addJs()

public addJs($name, $attributes = []): void

addJs includes a JavaScript asset to the asset list

public addJsBundle()

public addJsBundle($name, $attributes = []): void

addJsBundle includes a JS asset to the bundled combiner pipeline

public addRss()

public addRss($name, $attributes = []): void

addRss adds an RSS link asset to the asset list. Call $this->makeAssets() in a view to output corresponding markup.

public addViewPath()

public addViewPath(string|array $path, $append = false): void 

addViewPath prepends a path on the available view path locations

public beforeDisplay()

public beforeDisplay(): void

beforeDisplay fires before the page is displayed and AJAX is executed.

public combineAssets()

public combineAssets($assets, $localPath = ''): string 

combineAssets runs asset paths through the Asset Combiner

public flushAssets()

public flushAssets(): void 

flushAssets disables the use, and subsequent broadcast, of assets. This is useful to call during an AJAX request to speed things up. This method works by specifically targeting the hasAssetsDefined method.

public getAssetPath()

public getAssetPath(
    string $fileName,
    string $assetPath = null
): string 

getAssetPath locates a file based on it's definition. If the file starts with a forward slash, it will be returned in context of the application public path, otherwise it will be returned in context of the asset path.

public getAssetPaths()

public getAssetPaths(): array 

getAssetPaths returns an array of all registered asset paths.

public getConfig()

public getConfig(string $name = null, mixed $default = null): string 

getConfig is a safe accessor for configuration values

public getConfigPath()

public getConfigPath(
    string $fileName,
    mixed $configPath = null
): string 

getConfigPath locates a file based on it's definition. If the file starts with the ~ symbol it will be returned in context of the application base path, otherwise it will be returned in context of the config path.

public getViewPath()

public getViewPath(string $fileName, mixed $viewPath = null): string 

getViewPath locates a file based on its definition. The file name can be prefixed with a symbol (~|$) to return in context of the application or plugin base path, otherwise it will be returned in context of this object view path.

public getViewPaths()

public getViewPaths(): array 

getViewPaths returns the active view path locations

public getWidget()

public getWidget($name): void

public guessConfigPath()

public guessConfigPath(string $suffix = ''): string 

guessConfigPath guesses the package path for the called class.

public guessConfigPathFrom()

public guessConfigPathFrom(string $class, string $suffix = ''): string 

guessConfigPathFrom guesses the package path from a specified class.

public guessViewPath()

public guessViewPath(
    string $suffix = '',
    bool $isPublic = false
): string 

guessViewPath guesses the package path for the called class

public guessViewPathFrom()

public guessViewPathFrom(
    string $class,
    string $suffix = '',
    bool $isPublic = false
): string 

guessViewPathFrom guesses the package path from a specified class, including an optional suffix to attach at the end, and the option to return a public path instead of a local one.

public hasAssetsDefined()

public hasAssetsDefined(): bool 

hasAssetsDefined returns true if assets any have been added

public localMakeFileContents()

public localMakeFileContents(
    string $filePath,
    array $extraParams = []
): string 

makeFileContents includes a file path using output buffering

public makeAssets()

public makeAssets(string $type = null): string 

makeAssets outputs <link> and <script> tags to load assets previously added with addJs and addCss method calls

public makeConfig()

public makeConfig(
    mixed $configFile = [],
    array $requiredConfig = []
): object 

makeConfig reads the contents of the supplied file and applies it to this object.

public makeConfigFromArray()

public makeConfigFromArray(array $configArray = []): stdClass 

makeConfigFromArray makes a config object from an array, making the first level keys properties of a new object.

public makeFileContents()

public makeFileContents(
    string $filePath,
    array $extraParams = []
): string 

makeFileContents makes all views in context of the controller, not the behavior.

public makeFormWidget()

public makeFormWidget(
    string $class,
    mixed $fieldConfig = [],
    array $widgetConfig = []
): Backend\Classes\FormWidgetBase 

makeFormWidget object with the supplied form field and widget configuration.

public makeLayout()

public makeLayout(
    string $name = null,
    array $params = [],
    bool $throwException = true
): mixed 

makeLayout renders a layout

public makeLayoutPartial()

public makeLayoutPartial(string $partial, array $params = []): string 

makeLayoutPartial renders a layout partial

public makePartial()

public makePartial(
    string $partial,
    array $params = [],
    bool $throwException = true
): mixed 

makePartial renders a partial file contents located in the views folder

public makeView()

public makeView(string $view): string 

makeView loads a view with the name specified. Applies layout if its name is provided by the parent object. The view file must be situated in the views directory, and has the extension "htm" or "php"

public makeViewContent()

public makeViewContent(
    string $contents,
    string $layout = null
): string 

makeViewContent renders supplied contents inside a layout

public makeWidget()

public makeWidget(
    string $class,
    array $widgetConfig = []
): Backend\Classes\WidgetBase 

makeWidget object with the supplied configuration file.

public mergeConfig()

public mergeConfig(mixed $configA, mixed $configB): stdClass 

mergeConfig merges two configuration sources, either prepared or not, and returns them as a single configuration object.

public resetSession()

public resetSession(): void 

Resets all session data related to this widget.

public setConfig()

public setConfig(mixed $config, array $required = []): void

setConfig sets the configuration values

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Protected Methods

protected combineBundledAssets()

protected combineBundledAssets($type): array 

combineBundledAssets spins over every bundle definition and combines them to an asset

protected controllerMethodExists()

protected controllerMethodExists($methodName): void

protected getAssetEntryBuildPath()

protected getAssetEntryBuildPath(array $asset): string 

Internal helper, attaches a build code to an asset path

protected getAssetScheme()

protected getAssetScheme($asset): string 

getAssetScheme is an internal helper to get the asset scheme.

protected getConfigValueFrom()

protected getConfigValueFrom($configObj, $name = null, $default = null): void

getConfigValueFrom will apply the config getter convention

protected getLocalPath()

protected getLocalPath($relativePath): string 

getLocalPath converts a relative path to a local path

protected getSession()

protected getSession(
    string $key = null,
    string $default = null
): string 

Retrieves a widget related key/value pair from session data.

protected handleViewException()

protected handleViewException($e, $obLevel): void 

handleViewException handles a view exception

protected hideAction()

protected hideAction(mixed $methodName): void

hideAction protects a public method from being available as an controller action. These methods could be defined in a controller to override a behavior default action. Such methods should be defined as public, to allow the behavior object to access it. By default public methods of a controller are considered as actions. To prevent this occurrence, methods should be hidden by using this method.

protected makeSessionId()

protected makeSessionId(): string 

Returns a unique session identifier for this widget and controller action.

protected processAssetAttributes()

protected processAssetAttributes($attributes): void

protected putSession()

protected putSession(string $key, string $value): void 

Saves a widget related key/value pair in to session data.

protected removeDuplicateAssets()

protected removeDuplicateAssets(): void

removeDuplicateAssets removes duplicate and global assets from the entire collection

protected renderAssetAttributes()

protected renderAssetAttributes($type, $asset): string 

renderAssetAttributes takes an asset definition and returns the necessary HTML output

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