BaseDatabaseModel

Extends \JObject

Base class for a database aware Joomla Model

abstract

Acts as a Factory class for application specific objects and provides many supporting API functions.

since

2.5.5

Methods

__construct

Constructor

__construct(array $config = array()) 
since

3.0

throws

\Exception

Arguments

$config

arrayAn array of configuration options (name, state, dbo, table_path, ignore_request).

_createFileName

Create the filename for a resource

_createFileName(string $type, array $parts = array()) : string
static
since

3.0

Arguments

$type

stringThe resource type to create the filename for.

$parts

arrayAn associative array of filename information.

Response

stringThe filename

_createTable

Method to load and return a model object.

_createTable(string $name, string $prefix = 'Table', array $config = array()) : \JTable|boolean
since

3.0

see \JTable::getInstance()

Arguments

$name

stringThe name of the view

$prefix

stringThe class prefix. Optional.

$config

arrayConfiguration settings to pass to \JTable::getInstance

Response

\JTable|booleanTable object or boolean false if failed

_getList

Gets an array of objects from the results of database query.

_getList(string $query, integer $limitstart, integer $limit) : array<mixed,object>
since

3.0

throws

\RuntimeException

Arguments

$query

stringThe query.

$limitstart

integerOffset.

$limit

integerThe number of records.

Response

array<mixed,object>An array of results.

_getListCount

Returns a record count for the query.

_getListCount(\JDatabaseQuery|string $query) : integer
since

3.0

Arguments

$query

\JDatabaseQuery|stringThe query.

Response

integerNumber of rows for query.

addIncludePath

Add a directory where \JModelLegacy should search for models. You may either pass a string or an array of directories.

addIncludePath(mixed $path = '', string $prefix = '') : array
static
since

3.0

Arguments

$path

mixedA path or array[sting] of paths to search.

$prefix

stringA prefix for models.

Response

arrayAn array with directory elements. If prefix is equal to '', all directories are returned.

addTablePath

Adds to the stack of model table paths in LIFO order.

addTablePath(mixed $path) : void
static
since

3.0

Arguments

$path

mixedThe directory as a string or directories as an array to add.

cleanCache

Clean the cache

cleanCache(string $group = null, integer $client_id) : void
since

3.0

Arguments

$group

stringThe cache group

$client_id

integerThe ID of the client

getDbo

Method to get the database driver object

getDbo() : \JDatabaseDriver
since

3.0

Response

\JDatabaseDriver

getInstance

Returns a Model object, always creating it

getInstance(string $type, string $prefix = '', array $config = array()) : \JModelLegacy|boolean
static
since

3.0

Arguments

$type

stringThe model type to instantiate

$prefix

stringPrefix for the model class name. Optional.

$config

arrayConfiguration array for model. Optional.

Response

\JModelLegacy|booleanA \JModelLegacy instance or false on failure

getName

Method to get the model name

getName() : string

The model name. By default parsed using the classname or it can be set by passing a $config['name'] in the class constructor

since

3.0

throws

\Exception

Response

stringThe name of the model

getState

Method to get model state variables

getState(string $property = null, mixed $default = null) : mixed
since

3.0

Arguments

$property

stringOptional parameter name

$default

mixedOptional default value

Response

mixedThe property where specified, the state object where omitted

getTable

Method to get a table object, load it if necessary.

getTable(string $name = '', string $prefix = 'Table', array $options = array()) : \JTable
since

3.0

throws

\Exception

Arguments

$name

stringThe table name. Optional.

$prefix

stringThe class prefix. Optional.

$options

arrayConfiguration array for model. Optional.

Response

\JTableA \JTable object

loadHistory

Method to load a row for editing from the version history table.

loadHistory(integer $version_id, \JTable &$table) : boolean
since

3.2

Arguments

$version_id

integerKey to the version history table.

$table

\JTable

Response

booleanFalse on failure or error, true otherwise.

populateState

Method to auto-populate the model state.

populateState() : void

This method should only be called once per instantiation and is designed to be called on the first call to the getState() method unless the model configuration flag to ignore the request is set.

note

Calling getState in this method will result in recursion.

since

3.0

setDbo

Method to set the database driver object

setDbo(\JDatabaseDriver $db) : void
since

3.0

Arguments

$db

\JDatabaseDriverA \JDatabaseDriver based object

setState

Method to set model state variables

setState(string $property, mixed $value = null) : mixed
since

3.0

Arguments

$property

stringThe name of the property.

$value

mixedThe value of the property to set or null.

Response

mixedThe previous value of the property or null if not set.

Properties

__state_set

Indicates if the internal state has been set

since

3.0

Type(s)

boolean

_db

Database Connector

since

3.0

Type(s)

\JDatabaseDriver

name

The model (base) name

since

3.0

Type(s)

string

option

The URL option for the component.

since

3.0

Type(s)

string

state

A state object

since

3.0

Type(s)

\JObject

event_clean_cache

The event to trigger when cleaning cache.

since

3.0

Type(s)

string