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Event: OnTemplateVarSave

Loaded right after successful saving a template variable to database.

  • Service: 1 - Parser Service Events
  • Group: Template Variables

Event Parameters

Name Description
mode Either 'new' or 'upd', depending on the circumstances.
templateVar The instance of modTemplateVar class.
cacheFlag Indicates if the saved TV should be cached and optionally, by specifying an integer value, for how many seconds before expiring.


Previous event OnTemplateVarBeforeSave
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File core/model/modx/modtemplatevar.class.php
Class modTemplateVar
Method public function save($cacheFlag = null)


Such a plugin will display the data of the saved TV in the "Error log":

$eventName = $modx->event->name;
switch($eventName) {
    case 'OnTemplateVarSave':
        //array tv, with all parameters
        //checking for updating or creating the tv itself
        if ($mode == modSystemEvent::MODE_NEW){
            echo 'New TV has been saved';
        } elseif ($mode == modSystemEvent::MODE_UPD){
            echo 'Old TV was kept';

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