CMSApplicationInterface

Extends ExtensionManagerInterface, \Joomla\Application\ConfigurationAwareApplicationInterface, EventAwareInterface

Interface defining a Joomla! CMS Application class

since

4.0.0

note

In Joomla 5 this interface will no longer extend EventAwareInterface

property-read \Joomla\Input\Input

{@deprecated} The Joomla Input property. Deprecated in favour of getInput()

package

Application

Methods

bootComponent

Boots the component with the given name.

bootComponent(string component) : \Joomla\CMS\Extension\ComponentInterface
inherited
since

4.0.0

Arguments

component

stringThe component to boot.

Response

\Joomla\CMS\Extension\ComponentInterface

bootModule

Boots the module with the given name.

bootModule(string module, string applicationName) : \Joomla\CMS\Extension\ModuleInterface
inherited
since

4.0.0

Arguments

module

stringThe module to boot

applicationName

stringThe application name

Response

\Joomla\CMS\Extension\ModuleInterface

bootPlugin

Boots the plugin with the given name and type.

bootPlugin(string plugin, string type) : \Joomla\CMS\Extension\PluginInterface
inherited
since

4.0.0

Arguments

plugin

stringThe plugin name

type

stringThe type of the plugin

Response

\Joomla\CMS\Extension\PluginInterface

enqueueMessage

Enqueue a system message.

enqueueMessage(string msg, string type = self::MSG_INFO) : void
since

4.0.0

Arguments

msg

stringThe message to enqueue.

type

stringThe message type.

getDispatcher

Get the event dispatcher.

getDispatcher() : \Joomla\Event\DispatcherInterface
inherited
since

4.0.0

throws

\UnexpectedValueExceptionMay be thrown if the dispatcher has not been set.

Response

\Joomla\Event\DispatcherInterface

getIdentity

Get the application identity.

getIdentity() : \Joomla\CMS\User\User|null
since

4.0.0

Response

\Joomla\CMS\User\User|nullA User object or null if not set.

getInput

Method to get the application input object.

getInput() : \Joomla\Input\Input
since

4.0.0

Response

\Joomla\Input\Input

getLanguage

Method to get the application language object.

getLanguage() : \Joomla\CMS\Language\Language
since

4.0.0

Response

\Joomla\CMS\Language\LanguageThe language object

getMessageQueue

Get the system message queue.

getMessageQueue() : array
since

4.0.0

Response

arrayThe system message queue.

getName

Gets the name of the current running application.

getName() : string
since

4.0.0

Response

stringThe name of the application.

isCli

Flag if the application instance is a CLI or web based application.

isCli() : bool
deprecated

Helper function, you should use the native PHP functions to detect if it is a CLI application.

since

4.0.0

deprecated

5.0 Will be removed without replacements

Response

bool

isClient

Check the client interface by name.

isClient(string identifier) : bool
since

4.0.0

Arguments

identifier

stringString identifier for the application interface

Response

boolTrue if this application is of the given type client interface.

loadIdentity

Allows the application to load a custom or default identity.

loadIdentity(\Joomla\CMS\User\User identity = null) : $this
since

4.0.0

Arguments

identity

\Joomla\CMS\User\UserAn optional identity object. If omitted, the factory user is created.

Response

$this

triggerEvent

Calls all handlers associated with an event group.

triggerEvent(string eventName, array|\Joomla\Event\Event args = []) : array
inherited deprecated

This is a legacy method, implementing old-style (Joomla! 3.x) plugin calls. It's best to go directly through the Dispatcher and handle the returned EventInterface object instead of going through this method. This method is deprecated and will be removed in Joomla! 5.x.

This method will only return the 'result' argument of the event

since

4.0.0

throws

\InvalidArgumentException

deprecated

5.0

Arguments

eventName

stringThe event name.

args

array|\Joomla\Event\EventAn array of arguments or an Event object (optional).

Response

arrayAn array of results from each function call. Note this will be an empty array if no dispatcher is set.

Constants

MSG_EMERGENCY

Constant defining an enqueued emergency message

Value 'emergency'
since

4.0.0

Type(s)

string

MSG_ALERT

Constant defining an enqueued alert message

Value 'alert'
since

4.0.0

Type(s)

string

MSG_CRITICAL

Constant defining an enqueued critical message

Value 'critical'
since

4.0.0

Type(s)

string

MSG_ERROR

Constant defining an enqueued error message

Value 'error'
since

4.0.0

Type(s)

string

MSG_WARNING

Constant defining an enqueued warning message

Value 'warning'
since

4.0.0

Type(s)

string

MSG_NOTICE

Constant defining an enqueued notice message

Value 'notice'
since

4.0.0

Type(s)

string

MSG_INFO

Constant defining an enqueued info message

Value 'info'
since

4.0.0

Type(s)

string

MSG_DEBUG

Constant defining an enqueued debug message

Value 'debug'
since

4.0.0

Type(s)

string