Class luya\web\Element

Inheritanceluya\web\Element » yii\base\Component » yii\base\BaseObject
Implementsyii\base\Configurable
Available since version1.0.0

HTML Element Component.

Ability to register small html elements via closure function and run those parts an every part of the page.

Yii::$app->element->addElement('foo', function($param) {
    return '<button>' . $param . '</button>';
});

The above example can be execute like this:

echo Yii::$app->element->foo('Hello World');

By default the Element-Component will lookup for an elements.php file returning an array where the key is the element name and value the closure to be execute.

Example elements.php

<?php
return [
   'button' => function($value, $link) {
       return '<a class="btn btn-primary" href="'.$link.'">'.$value.'</a>';
   },
   'teaserbox' => function($title, $text, $buttonValue, $buttonLink) {
       return '<div class="teaser-box" style="padding:10px; border:1px solid red;"><h1>'.$title.'</h1><p>'.$text.'</p>'.$this->button($buttonValue, $buttonLink).'</div>';
   },
];

Its also possible to directly provided mocked arguments for the styleguide:

return [
   'button' => [function($value, $link) {
       return '<a class="btn btn-primary" href="'.$link.'">'.$value.'</a>';
   }, ['value' => 'Value for Button', 'link' => 'Value for Link']],
];

Or directly from the add Element method:

Yii::$app->element->addElement('button', function($value, $link) {
    return '<a class="btn btn-primary" href="'.$link.'">'.$value.'</a>';
}, ['value' => 'Value for Button', 'link' => 'Value for Link']);

The styleguide will now insert the mocked values instead of generic values.

Important: If you want to pass database values from active records objects or things which are more memory intense, you should add this method into a lambda / callable function which is then lazy loaded only when creating the guide. For example: ['myModel' => function() { return MyModel::findOne(1); } ]

Public Properties

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Property Type Description Defined By
$behaviors yii\base\Behavior[] List of behaviors attached to this component. yii\base\Component
$configFile string The path to the default element file. luya\web\Element
$elements array Key is the Name of the Element, value the Closure. luya\web\Element
$folder string Evaluated view foler path luya\web\Element
$names array Value is the name of the element luya\web\Element
$viewsFolder string The path to the folder where the view files to render can be found. luya\web\Element

Public Methods

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Method Description Defined By
__call() Magic method to run an closre directly from the Element-Object, for convincience. Example use. luya\web\Element
__clone() This method is called after the object is created by cloning an existing one. yii\base\Component
__construct() Constructor. yii\base\BaseObject
__get() Returns the value of a component property. yii\base\Component
__isset() Checks if a property is set, i.e. defined and not null. yii\base\Component
__set() Sets the value of a component property. yii\base\Component
__unset() Sets a component property to be null. yii\base\Component
addElement() Add an element with a closure to the elements array. luya\web\Element
attachBehavior() Attaches a behavior to this component. yii\base\Component
attachBehaviors() Attaches a list of behaviors to the component. yii\base\Component
behaviors() Returns a list of behaviors that this component should behave as. yii\base\Component
canGetProperty() Returns a value indicating whether a property can be read. yii\base\Component
canSetProperty() Returns a value indicating whether a property can be set. yii\base\Component
className() Returns the fully qualified name of this class. yii\base\BaseObject
detachBehavior() Detaches a behavior from the component. yii\base\Component
detachBehaviors() Detaches all behaviors from the component. yii\base\Component
ensureBehaviors() Makes sure that the behaviors declared in behaviors() are attached to this component. yii\base\Component
getBehavior() Returns the named behavior object. yii\base\Component
getBehaviors() Returns all behaviors attached to this component. yii\base\Component
getElement() Renders the closure for the given name and returns the content. luya\web\Element
getElements() Return all elements as an array where the key is the name and the value the closure. luya\web\Element
getFolder() Returns the path to the view files used for the render() method. Singleton method the return the evaluated viewFolder path once. luya\web\Element
getMockedArgValue() Find the mocked value for an element argument. luya\web\Element
getNames() Returns an array with all registered Element-Names. luya\web\Element
hasElement() Checks whether an elemnt exists in the elements list or not luya\web\Element
hasEventHandlers() Returns a value indicating whether there is any handler attached to the named event. yii\base\Component
hasMethod() Returns a value indicating whether a method is defined. yii\base\Component
hasProperty() Returns a value indicating whether a property is defined for this component. yii\base\Component
init() Yii intializer, is loading the default elements.php if existing. luya\web\Element
mockArgs() Mock arguments for an element in order to render those inside the styleguide. luya\web\Element
off() Detaches an existing event handler from this component. yii\base\Component
on() Attaches an event handler to an event. yii\base\Component
render() Method to render twig files with theyr specific arguments, can be used inside the element closure depending on where the closure was registered. Otherwhise the use of the element variable must be provided. luya\web\Element
trigger() Triggers an event. yii\base\Component

Property Details

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$configFile public property

The path to the default element file. Alias names will be parsed by Yii::getAlias.

public string $configFile '@app/views/elements.php'
$elements public read-only property

Key is the Name of the Element, value the Closure.

public array getElements ( )
$folder public read-only property

Evaluated view foler path

public string getFolder ( )
$names public read-only property

Value is the name of the element

public array getNames ( )
$viewsFolder public property

The path to the folder where the view files to render can be found.

public string $viewsFolder '@app/views/elements/'

Method Details

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__call() public method

Magic method to run an closre directly from the Element-Object, for convincience. Example use.

$element = new Element();
$element->name($param1);
public mixed __call ( $name, $params )
$name string

Access method name

$params array

Access method params

                public function __call($name, $params)
{
    return $this->getElement($name, $params);
}

            
__clone() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::__clone()

This method is called after the object is created by cloning an existing one.

It removes all behaviors because they are attached to the old object.

public void __clone ( )

                public function __clone()
{
    $this->_events = [];
    $this->_eventWildcards = [];
    $this->_behaviors = null;
}

            
__construct() public method

Defined in: yii\base\BaseObject::__construct()

Constructor.

The default implementation does two things:

  • Initializes the object with the given configuration $config.
  • Call init().

If this method is overridden in a child class, it is recommended that

  • the last parameter of the constructor is a configuration array, like $config here.
  • call the parent implementation at the end of the constructor.
public void __construct ( $config = [] )
$config array

Name-value pairs that will be used to initialize the object properties

                public function __construct($config = [])
{
    if (!empty($config)) {
        Yii::configure($this, $config);
    }
    $this->init();
}

            
__get() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::__get()

Returns the value of a component property.

This method will check in the following order and act accordingly:

  • a property defined by a getter: return the getter result
  • a property of a behavior: return the behavior property value

Do not call this method directly as it is a PHP magic method that will be implicitly called when executing $value = $component->property;.

See also __set().

public mixed __get ( $name )
$name string

The property name

return mixed

The property value or the value of a behavior's property

throws yii\base\UnknownPropertyException

if the property is not defined

throws yii\base\InvalidCallException

if the property is write-only.

                public function __get($name)
{
    $getter = 'get' . $name;
    if (method_exists($this, $getter)) {
        // read property, e.g. getName()
        return $this->$getter();
    }
    // behavior property
    $this->ensureBehaviors();
    foreach ($this->_behaviors as $behavior) {
        if ($behavior->canGetProperty($name)) {
            return $behavior->$name;
        }
    }
    if (method_exists($this, 'set' . $name)) {
        throw new InvalidCallException('Getting write-only property: ' . get_class($this) . '::' . $name);
    }
    throw new UnknownPropertyException('Getting unknown property: ' . get_class($this) . '::' . $name);
}

            
__isset() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::__isset()

Checks if a property is set, i.e. defined and not null.

This method will check in the following order and act accordingly:

  • a property defined by a setter: return whether the property is set
  • a property of a behavior: return whether the property is set
  • return false for non existing properties

Do not call this method directly as it is a PHP magic method that will be implicitly called when executing isset($component->property).

See also https://www.php.net/manual/en/function.isset.php.

public boolean __isset ( $name )
$name string

The property name or the event name

return boolean

Whether the named property is set

                public function __isset($name)
{
    $getter = 'get' . $name;
    if (method_exists($this, $getter)) {
        return $this->$getter() !== null;
    }
    // behavior property
    $this->ensureBehaviors();
    foreach ($this->_behaviors as $behavior) {
        if ($behavior->canGetProperty($name)) {
            return $behavior->$name !== null;
        }
    }
    return false;
}

            
__set() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::__set()

Sets the value of a component property.

This method will check in the following order and act accordingly:

  • a property defined by a setter: set the property value
  • an event in the format of "on xyz": attach the handler to the event "xyz"
  • a behavior in the format of "as xyz": attach the behavior named as "xyz"
  • a property of a behavior: set the behavior property value

Do not call this method directly as it is a PHP magic method that will be implicitly called when executing $component->property = $value;.

See also __get().

public void __set ( $name, $value )
$name string

The property name or the event name

$value mixed

The property value

throws yii\base\UnknownPropertyException

if the property is not defined

throws yii\base\InvalidCallException

if the property is read-only.

                public function __set($name, $value)
{
    $setter = 'set' . $name;
    if (method_exists($this, $setter)) {
        // set property
        $this->$setter($value);
        return;
    } elseif (strncmp($name, 'on ', 3) === 0) {
        // on event: attach event handler
        $this->on(trim(substr($name, 3)), $value);
        return;
    } elseif (strncmp($name, 'as ', 3) === 0) {
        // as behavior: attach behavior
        $name = trim(substr($name, 3));
        $this->attachBehavior($name, $value instanceof Behavior ? $value : Yii::createObject($value));
        return;
    }
    // behavior property
    $this->ensureBehaviors();
    foreach ($this->_behaviors as $behavior) {
        if ($behavior->canSetProperty($name)) {
            $behavior->$name = $value;
            return;
        }
    }
    if (method_exists($this, 'get' . $name)) {
        throw new InvalidCallException('Setting read-only property: ' . get_class($this) . '::' . $name);
    }
    throw new UnknownPropertyException('Setting unknown property: ' . get_class($this) . '::' . $name);
}

            
__unset() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::__unset()

Sets a component property to be null.

This method will check in the following order and act accordingly:

  • a property defined by a setter: set the property value to be null
  • a property of a behavior: set the property value to be null

Do not call this method directly as it is a PHP magic method that will be implicitly called when executing unset($component->property).

See also https://www.php.net/manual/en/function.unset.php.

public void __unset ( $name )
$name string

The property name

throws yii\base\InvalidCallException

if the property is read only.

                public function __unset($name)
{
    $setter = 'set' . $name;
    if (method_exists($this, $setter)) {
        $this->$setter(null);
        return;
    }
    // behavior property
    $this->ensureBehaviors();
    foreach ($this->_behaviors as $behavior) {
        if ($behavior->canSetProperty($name)) {
            $behavior->$name = null;
            return;
        }
    }
    throw new InvalidCallException('Unsetting an unknown or read-only property: ' . get_class($this) . '::' . $name);
}

            
addElement() public method

Add an element with a closure to the elements array.

public void addElement ( $name, $closure, $mockedArgs = [] )
$name string

The identifier of the element where the close is binde to.

$closure callable

The closure function to registered, for example:

function() {
    return 'foobar';
}
$mockedArgs array

An array with key value pairing for the argument in order to render them for the styleguide.

                public function addElement($name, $closure, $mockedArgs = [])
{
    $this->_elements[$name] = $closure;
    
    $this->mockArgs($name, $mockedArgs);
}

            
attachBehavior() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::attachBehavior()

Attaches a behavior to this component.

This method will create the behavior object based on the given configuration. After that, the behavior object will be attached to this component by calling the yii\base\Behavior::attach() method.

See also detachBehavior().

public yii\base\Behavior attachBehavior ( $name, $behavior )
$name string

The name of the behavior.

$behavior string|array|yii\base\Behavior

The behavior configuration. This can be one of the following:

return yii\base\Behavior

The behavior object

                public function attachBehavior($name, $behavior)
{
    $this->ensureBehaviors();
    return $this->attachBehaviorInternal($name, $behavior);
}

            
attachBehaviors() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::attachBehaviors()

Attaches a list of behaviors to the component.

Each behavior is indexed by its name and should be a yii\base\Behavior object, a string specifying the behavior class, or an configuration array for creating the behavior.

See also attachBehavior().

public void attachBehaviors ( $behaviors )
$behaviors array

List of behaviors to be attached to the component

                public function attachBehaviors($behaviors)
{
    $this->ensureBehaviors();
    foreach ($behaviors as $name => $behavior) {
        $this->attachBehaviorInternal($name, $behavior);
    }
}

            
behaviors() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::behaviors()

Returns a list of behaviors that this component should behave as.

Child classes may override this method to specify the behaviors they want to behave as.

The return value of this method should be an array of behavior objects or configurations indexed by behavior names. A behavior configuration can be either a string specifying the behavior class or an array of the following structure:

'behaviorName' => [
    'class' => 'BehaviorClass',
    'property1' => 'value1',
    'property2' => 'value2',
]

Note that a behavior class must extend from yii\base\Behavior. Behaviors can be attached using a name or anonymously. When a name is used as the array key, using this name, the behavior can later be retrieved using getBehavior() or be detached using detachBehavior(). Anonymous behaviors can not be retrieved or detached.

Behaviors declared in this method will be attached to the component automatically (on demand).

public array behaviors ( )
return array

The behavior configurations.

                public function behaviors()
{
    return [];
}

            
canGetProperty() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::canGetProperty()

Returns a value indicating whether a property can be read.

A property can be read if:

  • the class has a getter method associated with the specified name (in this case, property name is case-insensitive);
  • the class has a member variable with the specified name (when $checkVars is true);
  • an attached behavior has a readable property of the given name (when $checkBehaviors is true).

See also canSetProperty().

public boolean canGetProperty ( $name, $checkVars true, $checkBehaviors true )
$name string

The property name

$checkVars boolean

Whether to treat member variables as properties

$checkBehaviors boolean

Whether to treat behaviors' properties as properties of this component

return boolean

Whether the property can be read

                public function canGetProperty($name, $checkVars = true, $checkBehaviors = true)
{
    if (method_exists($this, 'get' . $name) || $checkVars && property_exists($this, $name)) {
        return true;
    } elseif ($checkBehaviors) {
        $this->ensureBehaviors();
        foreach ($this->_behaviors as $behavior) {
            if ($behavior->canGetProperty($name, $checkVars)) {
                return true;
            }
        }
    }
    return false;
}

            
canSetProperty() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::canSetProperty()

Returns a value indicating whether a property can be set.

A property can be written if:

  • the class has a setter method associated with the specified name (in this case, property name is case-insensitive);
  • the class has a member variable with the specified name (when $checkVars is true);
  • an attached behavior has a writable property of the given name (when $checkBehaviors is true).

See also canGetProperty().

public boolean canSetProperty ( $name, $checkVars true, $checkBehaviors true )
$name string

The property name

$checkVars boolean

Whether to treat member variables as properties

$checkBehaviors boolean

Whether to treat behaviors' properties as properties of this component

return boolean

Whether the property can be written

                public function canSetProperty($name, $checkVars = true, $checkBehaviors = true)
{
    if (method_exists($this, 'set' . $name) || $checkVars && property_exists($this, $name)) {
        return true;
    } elseif ($checkBehaviors) {
        $this->ensureBehaviors();
        foreach ($this->_behaviors as $behavior) {
            if ($behavior->canSetProperty($name, $checkVars)) {
                return true;
            }
        }
    }
    return false;
}

            
className() public static method
Deprecated since 2.0.14. On PHP >=5.5, use ::class instead.

Defined in: yii\base\BaseObject::className()

Returns the fully qualified name of this class.

public static string className ( )
return string

The fully qualified name of this class.

                public static function className()
{
    return get_called_class();
}

            
detachBehavior() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::detachBehavior()

Detaches a behavior from the component.

The behavior's yii\base\Behavior::detach() method will be invoked.

public yii\base\Behavior|null detachBehavior ( $name )
$name string

The behavior's name.

return yii\base\Behavior|null

The detached behavior. Null if the behavior does not exist.

                public function detachBehavior($name)
{
    $this->ensureBehaviors();
    if (isset($this->_behaviors[$name])) {
        $behavior = $this->_behaviors[$name];
        unset($this->_behaviors[$name]);
        $behavior->detach();
        return $behavior;
    }
    return null;
}

            
detachBehaviors() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::detachBehaviors()

Detaches all behaviors from the component.

public void detachBehaviors ( )

                public function detachBehaviors()
{
    $this->ensureBehaviors();
    foreach ($this->_behaviors as $name => $behavior) {
        $this->detachBehavior($name);
    }
}

            
ensureBehaviors() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::ensureBehaviors()

Makes sure that the behaviors declared in behaviors() are attached to this component.

public void ensureBehaviors ( )

                public function ensureBehaviors()
{
    if ($this->_behaviors === null) {
        $this->_behaviors = [];
        foreach ($this->behaviors() as $name => $behavior) {
            $this->attachBehaviorInternal($name, $behavior);
        }
    }
}

            
getBehavior() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::getBehavior()

Returns the named behavior object.

public yii\base\Behavior|null getBehavior ( $name )
$name string

The behavior name

return yii\base\Behavior|null

The behavior object, or null if the behavior does not exist

                public function getBehavior($name)
{
    $this->ensureBehaviors();
    return isset($this->_behaviors[$name]) ? $this->_behaviors[$name] : null;
}

            
getBehaviors() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::getBehaviors()

Returns all behaviors attached to this component.

public yii\base\Behavior[] getBehaviors ( )
return yii\base\Behavior[]

List of behaviors attached to this component

                public function getBehaviors()
{
    $this->ensureBehaviors();
    return $this->_behaviors;
}

            
getElement() public method

Renders the closure for the given name and returns the content.

public mixed getElement ( $name, array $params = [] )
$name string

The name of the elemente to execute.

$params array

The params to pass to the closure methode.

return mixed

The return value of the executed closure function.

throws luya\Exception

                public function getElement($name, array $params = [])
{
    if (!array_key_exists($name, $this->_elements)) {
        throw new Exception("The requested element '$name' does not exist in the list. You may register the element first with `addElement(name, closure)`.");
    }

    return call_user_func_array($this->_elements[$name], $params);
}

            
getElements() public method

Return all elements as an array where the key is the name and the value the closure.

public array getElements ( )
return array

Key is the Name of the Element, value the Closure.

                public function getElements()
{
    return $this->_elements;
}

            
getFolder() public method

Returns the path to the view files used for the render() method. Singleton method the return the evaluated viewFolder path once.

public string getFolder ( )
return string

Evaluated view foler path

                public function getFolder()
{
    if ($this->_folder === null) {
        $this->_folder = Yii::getAlias($this->viewsFolder);
    }
    return $this->_folder;
}

            
getMockedArgValue() public method

Find the mocked value for an element argument.

public mixed|boolean getMockedArgValue ( $elementName, $argName )
$elementName string

The name of the element.

$argName string

The name of the argument.

return mixed|boolean

Whether the mocked argument value exists returns the value otherwise false.

                public function getMockedArgValue($elementName, $argName)
{
    if (isset($this->_mockedArguments[$elementName]) && isset($this->_mockedArguments[$elementName][$argName])) {
        $response = $this->_mockedArguments[$elementName][$argName];
        if (is_callable($response)) {
            $response = call_user_func($response);
        }
        return $response;
    }
    
    return false;
}

            
getNames() public method

Returns an array with all registered Element-Names.

public array getNames ( )
return array

Value is the name of the element

                public function getNames()
{
    return array_keys($this->_elements);
}

            
hasElement() public method

Checks whether an elemnt exists in the elements list or not

public boolean hasElement ( $name )
$name string

The name of the element

                public function hasElement($name)
{
    return array_key_exists($name, $this->_elements);
}

            
hasEventHandlers() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::hasEventHandlers()

Returns a value indicating whether there is any handler attached to the named event.

public boolean hasEventHandlers ( $name )
$name string

The event name

return boolean

Whether there is any handler attached to the event.

                public function hasEventHandlers($name)
{
    $this->ensureBehaviors();
    if (!empty($this->_events[$name])) {
        return true;
    }
    foreach ($this->_eventWildcards as $wildcard => $handlers) {
        if (!empty($handlers) && StringHelper::matchWildcard($wildcard, $name)) {
            return true;
        }
    }
    return Event::hasHandlers($this, $name);
}

            
hasMethod() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::hasMethod()

Returns a value indicating whether a method is defined.

A method is defined if:

  • the class has a method with the specified name
  • an attached behavior has a method with the given name (when $checkBehaviors is true).
public boolean hasMethod ( $name, $checkBehaviors true )
$name string

The property name

$checkBehaviors boolean

Whether to treat behaviors' methods as methods of this component

return boolean

Whether the method is defined

                public function hasMethod($name, $checkBehaviors = true)
{
    if (method_exists($this, $name)) {
        return true;
    } elseif ($checkBehaviors) {
        $this->ensureBehaviors();
        foreach ($this->_behaviors as $behavior) {
            if ($behavior->hasMethod($name)) {
                return true;
            }
        }
    }
    return false;
}

            
hasProperty() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::hasProperty()

Returns a value indicating whether a property is defined for this component.

A property is defined if:

  • the class has a getter or setter method associated with the specified name (in this case, property name is case-insensitive);
  • the class has a member variable with the specified name (when $checkVars is true);
  • an attached behavior has a property of the given name (when $checkBehaviors is true).

See also:

public boolean hasProperty ( $name, $checkVars true, $checkBehaviors true )
$name string

The property name

$checkVars boolean

Whether to treat member variables as properties

$checkBehaviors boolean

Whether to treat behaviors' properties as properties of this component

return boolean

Whether the property is defined

                public function hasProperty($name, $checkVars = true, $checkBehaviors = true)
{
    return $this->canGetProperty($name, $checkVars, $checkBehaviors) || $this->canSetProperty($name, false, $checkBehaviors);
}

            
init() public method

Yii intializer, is loading the default elements.php if existing.

public void init ( )

                public function init()
{
    $path = Yii::getAlias($this->configFile);
    if (file_exists($path)) {
        $config = (include($path));
        foreach ($config as $name => $closure) {
            if (is_array($closure)) {
                $this->addElement($name, $closure[0], $closure[1]);
            } else {
                $this->addElement($name, $closure);
            }
        }
    }
}

            
mockArgs() public method

Mock arguments for an element in order to render those inside the styleguide.

public void mockArgs ( $elementName, array $args )
$elementName string

The element name the arguments are defined for.

$args array

Arguments where the key is the argument name value and value to mock.

                public function mockArgs($elementName, array $args)
{
    $this->_mockedArguments[$elementName] = $args;
}

            
off() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::off()

Detaches an existing event handler from this component.

This method is the opposite of on().

Note: in case wildcard pattern is passed for event name, only the handlers registered with this wildcard will be removed, while handlers registered with plain names matching this wildcard will remain.

See also on().

public boolean off ( $name, $handler null )
$name string

Event name

$handler callable|null

The event handler to be removed. If it is null, all handlers attached to the named event will be removed.

return boolean

If a handler is found and detached

                public function off($name, $handler = null)
{
    $this->ensureBehaviors();
    if (empty($this->_events[$name]) && empty($this->_eventWildcards[$name])) {
        return false;
    }
    if ($handler === null) {
        unset($this->_events[$name], $this->_eventWildcards[$name]);
        return true;
    }
    $removed = false;
    // plain event names
    if (isset($this->_events[$name])) {
        foreach ($this->_events[$name] as $i => $event) {
            if ($event[0] === $handler) {
                unset($this->_events[$name][$i]);
                $removed = true;
            }
        }
        if ($removed) {
            $this->_events[$name] = array_values($this->_events[$name]);
            return true;
        }
    }
    // wildcard event names
    if (isset($this->_eventWildcards[$name])) {
        foreach ($this->_eventWildcards[$name] as $i => $event) {
            if ($event[0] === $handler) {
                unset($this->_eventWildcards[$name][$i]);
                $removed = true;
            }
        }
        if ($removed) {
            $this->_eventWildcards[$name] = array_values($this->_eventWildcards[$name]);
            // remove empty wildcards to save future redundant regex checks:
            if (empty($this->_eventWildcards[$name])) {
                unset($this->_eventWildcards[$name]);
            }
        }
    }
    return $removed;
}

            
on() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::on()

Attaches an event handler to an event.

The event handler must be a valid PHP callback. The following are some examples:

function ($event) { ... }         // anonymous function
[$object, 'handleClick']          // $object->handleClick()
['Page', 'handleClick']           // Page::handleClick()
'handleClick'                     // global function handleClick()

The event handler must be defined with the following signature,

function ($event)

where $event is an yii\base\Event object which includes parameters associated with the event.

Since 2.0.14 you can specify event name as a wildcard pattern:

$component->on('event.group.*', function ($event) {
    Yii::trace($event->name . ' is triggered.');
});

See also off().

public void on ( $name, $handler, $data null, $append true )
$name string

The event name

$handler callable

The event handler

$data mixed

The data to be passed to the event handler when the event is triggered. When the event handler is invoked, this data can be accessed via yii\base\Event::$data.

$append boolean

Whether to append new event handler to the end of the existing handler list. If false, the new handler will be inserted at the beginning of the existing handler list.

                public function on($name, $handler, $data = null, $append = true)
{
    $this->ensureBehaviors();
    if (strpos($name, '*') !== false) {
        if ($append || empty($this->_eventWildcards[$name])) {
            $this->_eventWildcards[$name][] = [$handler, $data];
        } else {
            array_unshift($this->_eventWildcards[$name], [$handler, $data]);
        }
        return;
    }
    if ($append || empty($this->_events[$name])) {
        $this->_events[$name][] = [$handler, $data];
    } else {
        array_unshift($this->_events[$name], [$handler, $data]);
    }
}

            
render() public method

Method to render twig files with theyr specific arguments, can be used inside the element closure depending on where the closure was registered. Otherwhise the use of the element variable must be provided.

public string render ( $file, array $args = [] )
$file string

The name of the file to render.

$args array

The parameters to pass in the render file.

return string

The render value of the view file.

                public function render($file, array $args = [])
{
    $view = new View();
    $view->autoRegisterCsrf = false;
    return $view->renderPhpFile(rtrim($this->getFolder(), DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR) . DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR . FileHelper::ensureExtension($file, 'php'), $args);
}

            
trigger() public method

Defined in: yii\base\Component::trigger()

Triggers an event.

This method represents the happening of an event. It invokes all attached handlers for the event including class-level handlers.

public void trigger ( $name, yii\base\Event $event null )
$name string

The event name

$event yii\base\Event|null

The event instance. If not set, a default yii\base\Event object will be created.

                public function trigger($name, Event $event = null)
{
    $this->ensureBehaviors();
    $eventHandlers = [];
    foreach ($this->_eventWildcards as $wildcard => $handlers) {
        if (StringHelper::matchWildcard($wildcard, $name)) {
            $eventHandlers[] = $handlers;
        }
    }
    if (!empty($this->_events[$name])) {
        $eventHandlers[] = $this->_events[$name];
    }
    if (!empty($eventHandlers)) {
        $eventHandlers = call_user_func_array('array_merge', $eventHandlers);
        if ($event === null) {
            $event = new Event();
        }
        if ($event->sender === null) {
            $event->sender = $this;
        }
        $event->handled = false;
        $event->name = $name;
        foreach ($eventHandlers as $handler) {
            $event->data = $handler[1];
            call_user_func($handler[0], $event);
            // stop further handling if the event is handled
            if ($event->handled) {
                return;
            }
        }
    }
    // invoke class-level attached handlers
    Event::trigger($this, $name, $event);
}