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JController/getModel

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Description

Method to get a model object, loading it if required.

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Description:JController/getModel

Syntax

& getModel($name= '', $prefix= '', $config=array())
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$name The model name. Optional.
$prefix The class prefix. Optional.
$config array() Configuration array for model. Optional.

Returns

object The model.

Defined in

libraries/joomla/application/component/controller.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.application.component.controller' );

Source Body

function &getModel( $name = '', $prefix = '', $config = array() )
{
        if ( empty( $name ) ) {
                $name = $this->getName();
        }
 
        if ( empty( $prefix ) ) {
                $prefix = $this->getName() . 'Model';
        }
 
        if ( $model = & $this->_createModel( $name, $prefix, $config ) )
        {
                // task is a reserved state
                $model->setState( 'task', $this->_task );
 
                // Lets get the application object and set menu information if its available
                $app    = &JFactory::getApplication();
                $menu   = &$app->getMenu();
                if (is_object( $menu ))
                {
                        if ($item = $menu->getActive())
                        {
                                $params =& $menu->getParams($item->id);
                                // Set Default State Data
                                $model->setState( 'parameters.menu', $params );
                        }
                }
        }
        return $model;
}

[Edit See Also] SeeAlso:JController/getModel

Examples

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