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Loads a specific category and all its children in a JCategoryNode object

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get($id='root', $options=array())
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$id 'root' optional id integer or equal to 'root'
$options array() optional array of boolean options (all set to true by default). 'load' to force loading 'children' to get its direct children, 'parent' to get its direct parent, 'siblings' to get its siblings 'ascendants' to get its ascendants 'descentants' to get its descendants 'level-min' to get nodes from this level 'level-max' to get nodes until this level



Defined in



jimport( 'joomla.application.categories' );

Source Body

public function get($id='root',$options=array())
        if ($id != 'root')
                $id = (int) $id;
                if ($id == 0)
                        return null;
        if (!isset($this->_nodes[$id]) || !isset($options['load']) || $options['load'])
        return $this->node($id);

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need more info

hi, I am trying to use this go get all the subcategories of a certain category jimport('joomla.application.categories'); $categories = new JCategories('com_content'); print_r($categories); $subCategories = $categories->get(78); print_r($subCategories);

but this gives: JCategories Object ( [_nodes:protected] => [_checkedCategories:protected] => [_extension:protected] => c [_table:protected] => c [_field:protected] => c [_key:protected] => c [_statefield:protected] => c [_options:protected] => com_jumi ) subs:

So my guess is I can't acces the nessacary data because it is protected... any help?

Djemmers 07:56, 7 March 2011 (CST) Edit comment