Matrix

Type
Class
Namespace
craft\services
Inherits
craft\services\Matrix » yii\base\Component (opens new window) » yii\base\BaseObject (opens new window)
Implements
yii\base\Configurable (opens new window)
Since
3.0.0

The Matrix service provides APIs for managing Matrix fields.

An instance of the Matrix service is globally accessible in Craft via Craft::$app->matrix.

View source (opens new window)

# Public Properties

Property Description
allBlockTypes craft\models\MatrixBlockType[] – An array of block types.
behaviors (opens new window) yii\base\Behavior (opens new window) – List of behaviors attached to this component
ignoreProjectConfigChanges boolean (opens new window) – Whether to ignore changes to the project config.

# allBlockTypes

Type
craft\models\MatrixBlockType[]
Default value
null
Access
Read-only
Since
3.3.0

An array of block types.

View source (opens new window)

# ignoreProjectConfigChanges

DEPRECATED

Deprecated in 3.1.2. Use craft\services\ProjectConfig::$muteEvents instead.

Type
boolean (opens new window)
Default value
false

Whether to ignore changes to the project config.

View source (opens new window)

# Public Methods

Method Description
__call() (opens new window) Calls the named method which is not a class method.
__clone() (opens new window) This method is called after the object is created by cloning an existing one.
__construct() (opens new window) Constructor.
__get() (opens new window) Returns the value of an object property.
__isset() (opens new window) Checks if a property is set, i.e. defined and not null.
__set() (opens new window) Sets value of an object property.
__unset() (opens new window) Sets an object property to null.
attachBehavior() (opens new window) Attaches a behavior to this component.
attachBehaviors() (opens new window) Attaches a list of behaviors to the component.
behaviors() (opens new window) Returns a list of behaviors that this component should behave as.
canGetProperty() (opens new window) Returns a value indicating whether a property can be read.
canSetProperty() (opens new window) Returns a value indicating whether a property can be set.
className() (opens new window) Returns the fully qualified name of this class.
defineContentTableName() Defines a new Matrix content table name.
deleteBlockType() Deletes a block type.
deleteMatrixField() Deletes a Matrix field.
detachBehavior() (opens new window) Detaches a behavior from the component.
detachBehaviors() (opens new window) Detaches all behaviors from the component.
duplicateBlocks() Duplicates Matrix blocks from one owner element to another.
ensureBehaviors() (opens new window) Makes sure that the behaviors declared in behaviors() (opens new window) are attached to this component.
getAllBlockTypes() Returns all the block types.
getBehavior() (opens new window) Returns the named behavior object.
getBehaviors() (opens new window) Returns all behaviors attached to this component.
getBlockById() Returns a block by its ID.
getBlockTypeById() Returns a block type by its ID.
getBlockTypesByFieldId() Returns the block types for a given Matrix field.
getContentTableName() Returns the content table name for a given Matrix field.
getSupportedSiteIds() Returns the site IDs that are supported by Matrix blocks for the given propagation method and owner element.
getSupportedSiteIdsForField() Returns the site IDs that are supported by Matrix blocks for the given Matrix field and owner element.
handleChangedBlockType() Handle block type change
handleDeletedBlockType() Handle block type change
hasEventHandlers() (opens new window) Returns a value indicating whether there is any handler attached to the named event.
hasMethod() (opens new window) Returns a value indicating whether a method is defined.
hasProperty() (opens new window) Returns a value indicating whether a property is defined.
init() (opens new window) Initializes the object.
off() (opens new window) Detaches an existing event handler from this component.
on() (opens new window) Attaches an event handler to an event.
saveBlockType() Saves a block type.
saveField() Saves a Matrix field.
saveSettings() Saves a Matrix field's settings.
trigger() (opens new window) Triggers an event.
validateBlockType() Validates a block type.
validateFieldSettings() Validates a Matrix field's settings.

# defineContentTableName()

Since
3.0.23

Defines a new Matrix content table name.

View source (opens new window)

Arguments

Returns

string (opens new window)

# deleteBlockType()

Deletes a block type.

View source (opens new window)

Arguments

Returns

boolean (opens new window) – Whether the block type was deleted successfully.

# deleteMatrixField()

Deletes a Matrix field.

View source (opens new window)

Arguments

Returns

boolean (opens new window) – Whether the field was deleted successfully.

Throws

# duplicateBlocks()

Since
3.2.0

Duplicates Matrix blocks from one owner element to another.

View source (opens new window)

Arguments

Throws

# getAllBlockTypes()

Since
3.3.0

Returns all the block types.

View source (opens new window)

Returns

craft\models\MatrixBlockType[] – An array of block types.

# getBlockById()

Returns a block by its ID.

View source (opens new window)

Arguments

Returns

craft\elements\MatrixBlock, null (opens new window) – The Matrix block, or null if it didn’t exist.

# getBlockTypeById()

Returns a block type by its ID.

View source (opens new window)

Arguments

Returns

craft\models\MatrixBlockType, null (opens new window) – The block type, or null if it didn’t exist.

# getBlockTypesByFieldId()

Returns the block types for a given Matrix field.

View source (opens new window)

Arguments

Returns

craft\models\MatrixBlockType[] – An array of block types.

# getContentTableName()

DEPRECATED

Deprecated in 3.0.23. Use craft\fields\Matrix::$contentTable instead.

Returns the content table name for a given Matrix field.

View source (opens new window)

Arguments

Returns

string (opens new window), false (opens new window) – The table name, or false if $useOldHandle was set to true and there was no old handle.

# getSupportedSiteIds()

Since
3.3.18

Returns the site IDs that are supported by Matrix blocks for the given propagation method and owner element.

View source (opens new window)

Arguments

Returns

integer (opens new window)[]

# getSupportedSiteIdsForField()

DEPRECATED

Deprecated in 3.3.18. Use getSupportedSiteIds() instead.

Since
3.2.0

Returns the site IDs that are supported by Matrix blocks for the given Matrix field and owner element.

View source (opens new window)

Arguments

Returns

integer (opens new window)[]

# handleChangedBlockType()

Handle block type change

View source (opens new window)

Arguments

# handleDeletedBlockType()

Handle block type change

View source (opens new window)

Arguments

Throws

# saveBlockType()

Saves a block type.

View source (opens new window)

Arguments

Returns

boolean (opens new window)

Throws

# saveField()

Saves a Matrix field.

View source (opens new window)

Arguments

Throws

# saveSettings()

Saves a Matrix field's settings.

View source (opens new window)

Arguments

Returns

boolean (opens new window) – Whether the settings saved successfully.

Throws

# validateBlockType()

Validates a block type.

If the block type doesn’t validate, any validation errors will be stored on the block type.

View source (opens new window)

Arguments

Returns

boolean (opens new window) – Whether the block type validated.

# validateFieldSettings()

Validates a Matrix field's settings.

If the settings don’t validate, any validation errors will be stored on the settings model.

View source (opens new window)

Arguments

Returns

boolean (opens new window) – Whether the settings validated.

# Constants

Constant Description
CONFIG_BLOCKTYPE_KEY