API16

JInstaller/getGroupIDFromName

< API16:JInstaller

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Description

Get a group ID from a given name


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Syntax

getGroupIDFromName($groupname)
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$groupname Name of group to find

Returns

int the group id of the user, false on error

Defined in

libraries/joomla/installer/installer.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.installer.installer' );

Source Body

function getGroupIDFromName($groupname)
{
        $dbo = $this->getDBO();
        $dbo->setQuery('SELECT id FROM #__usergroups WHERE title = "'. $dbo->getEscaped($groupname) .'"');
        return $dbo->loadResult();
}


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Examples

Code Examples


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