API16

JController/getName

< API16:JController

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Description

Method to get the controller name


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Syntax

getName()


Returns

string The name of the dispatcher

Defined in

libraries/joomla/application/component/controller.php

Importing

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

Source Body

function getName()
{
        $name = $this->_name;

        if (empty($name)) {
                $r = null;
                if (!preg_match('/(.*)Controller/i', get_class($this), $r)) {
                        JError::raiseError(500, "JController::getName() : Cannot get or parse class name.");
                }
                $name = strtolower($r[1]);
        }

        return $name;
}


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Examples

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