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yii\base\Configurable, yii\base\ViewContextInterface
Uses traits
craft\console\ControllerTrait, yii\test\FixtureTrait

Allows you to manage test fixtures.

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Public Properties

actionyii\base\Action, null – The action that is currently being executed.
behaviorsyii\base\Behavior – List of behaviors attached to this component.
colorboolean, null – Whether to enable ANSI color in the output.
defaultActionstring – Controller default action ID.
fixturesyii\test\Fixture – The loaded fixtures for the current test case
globalFixturesarray – Global fixtures that should be applied when loading and unloading.
helpboolean – Whether to display help information about current command.
idstring – The ID of this controller.
interactiveboolean – Whether to run the command interactively.
layoutstring, null, false – The name of the layout to be applied to this controller's views.
moduleyii\base\Module – The module that this controller belongs to.
modulesyii\base\Module – All ancestor modules that this controller is located within.
namespacestring – Default namespace to search fixtures in
passedOptionValuesarray – The properties corresponding to the passed options.
passedOptionsarray – The names of the options passed during execution.
requestyii\base\Request, array, string – The request.
responseyii\base\Response, array, string – The response.
routestring – The route (module ID, controller ID and action ID) of the current request.
silentExitOnExceptionboolean, null – If true - script finish with ExitCode::OK in case of exception.
uniqueIdstring – The controller ID that is prefixed with the module ID (if any).
viewyii\base\View, yii\web\View – The view object that can be used to render views or view files.
viewPathstring – The directory containing the view files for this controller.

Public Methods

__call()Calls the named method which is not a class method.
__clone()This method is called after the object is created by cloning an existing one.
__get()Returns the value of a component property.
__isset()Checks if a property is set, i.e. defined and not null.
__set()Sets the value of a component property.
__unset()Sets a component property to be null.
actionLoad()Loads the specified fixture data.
actionUnload()Unloads the specified fixtures.
actions()Declares external actions for the controller.
afterAction()This method is invoked right after an action is executed.
ansiFormat()Formats a string with ANSI codes.
attachBehavior()Attaches a behavior to this component.
attachBehaviors()Attaches a list of behaviors to the component.
beforeAction()This method is invoked right before an action is executed.
behaviors()Returns a list of behaviors that this component should behave as.
bindActionParams()Binds the parameters to the action.
canGetProperty()Returns a value indicating whether a property can be read.
canSetProperty()Returns a value indicating whether a property can be set.
className()Returns the fully qualified name of this class.
confirm()Asks user to confirm by typing y or n.
createAction()Creates an action based on the given action ID.
detachBehavior()Detaches a behavior from the component.
detachBehaviors()Detaches all behaviors from the component.
ensureBehaviors()Makes sure that the behaviors declared in behaviors() are attached to this component.
findLayoutFile()Finds the applicable layout file.
fixtures()Declares the fixtures that are needed by the current test case.
getActionArgsHelp()Returns the help information for the anonymous arguments for the action.
getActionHelp()Returns the detailed help information for the specified action.
getActionHelpSummary()Returns a one-line short summary describing the specified action.
getActionOptionsHelp()Returns the help information for the options for the action.
getBehavior()Returns the named behavior object.
getBehaviors()Returns all behaviors attached to this component.
getFixture()Returns the named fixture.
getFixtures()Returns the fixture objects as specified in globalFixtures() and fixtures().
getHelp()Returns help information for this controller.
getHelpSummary()Returns one-line short summary describing this controller.
getModules()Returns all ancestor modules of this controller.
getOptionValues()Returns properties corresponding to the options for the action id Child classes may override this method to specify possible properties.
getPassedOptionValues()Returns the properties corresponding to the passed options.
getPassedOptions()Returns the names of valid options passed during execution.
getRoute()Returns the route of the current request.
getUniqueId()Returns the unique ID of the controller.
getView()Returns the view object that can be used to render views or view files.
getViewPath()Returns the directory containing view files for this controller.
globalFixtures()Declares the fixtures shared required by different test cases.
hasEventHandlers()Returns a value indicating whether there is any handler attached to the named event.
hasMethod()Returns a value indicating whether a method is defined.
hasProperty()Returns a value indicating whether a property is defined for this component.
init()Initializes the object.
initFixtures()Initialize the fixtures.
isColorEnabled()Returns a value indicating whether ANSI color is enabled.
loadFixtures()Loads the specified fixtures.
needToApplyAll()Checks if needed to apply all fixtures.
notifyNothingToLoad()Notifies user that there are no fixtures to load according input conditions.
notifyNothingToUnload()Notifies user that there are no fixtures to unload according input conditions.
off()Detaches an existing event handler from this component.
on()Attaches an event handler to an event.
optionAliases()Returns option alias names.
options()Returns the names of valid options for the action (id) An option requires the existence of a public member variable whose name is the option name.
prompt()Prompts the user for input and validates it.
render()Renders a view and applies layout if available.
renderContent()Renders a static string by applying a layout.
renderFile()Renders a view file.
renderPartial()Renders a view without applying layout.
run()Runs a request specified in terms of a route.
runAction()Runs an action with the specified action ID and parameters.
select()Gives the user an option to choose from. Giving '?' as an input will show a list of options to choose from and their explanations.
setView()Sets the view object to be used by this controller.
setViewPath()Sets the directory that contains the view files.
stderr()Prints a string to STDERR.
stdout()Prints a string to STDOUT.
trigger()Triggers an event.
unloadFixtures()Unloads the specified fixtures.


This method is invoked right before an action is executed.

The method will trigger the EVENT_BEFORE_ACTION event. The return value of the method will determine whether the action should continue to run.

In case the action should not run, the request should be handled inside of the beforeAction code by either providing the necessary output or redirecting the request. Otherwise the response will be empty.

If you override this method, your code should look like the following:

public function beforeAction($action)
    // your custom code here, if you want the code to run before action filters,
    // which are triggered on the [EVENT_BEFORE_ACTION]( event, e.g. PageCache or AccessControl

    if (!parent::beforeAction($action)) {
        return false;

    // other custom code here

    return true; // or false to not run the action

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boolean – Whether the action should continue to run.


Initializes the object.

This method is invoked at the end of the constructor after the object is initialized with the given configuration.

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Protected Methods

bindInjectedParams()Fills parameters based on types and names in action method signature.
checkRootUser()Returns whether a command should be executed depending on whether it's being run as a root user, and whether they're OK with that.
checkTty()Sets yii\console\Controller::$interactive to false if this isn’t a TTY shell.
createAttributeValidator()Creates a function for the validator option of Controller::prompt.
createFixtures()Creates the specified fixture instances.
parseDocCommentDetail()Returns full description from the docblock.
parseDocCommentSummary()Returns the first line of docblock.
parseDocCommentTags()Parses the comment block into tags.