Jump to main content Jump to doc navigation

modX::hasPermission

Returns true if user has the specified policy permission.

Syntax

API Doc: modX::hasPermission()

boolean hasPermission (string|array $pm)

Example

Deny the user access if they don't have the permission 'edit_chunk' in their loaded Policies.

$pm = 'edit_chunk';
if (!$modx->hasPermission($pm)) {
    die('Access Denied!');
}

It's also possible to check if the user has multiple permissions, like 'edit_chunk' and 'edit_template'. Like;

$pm = array('edit_chunk' => true, 'edit_template' => true);
if (!$modx->hasPermission($pm)) {
    die ('Access Denied!');
}

See Also

Support the team building MODX with a monthly donation.

The budget raised through OpenCollective is transparent, including payouts, and any contributor can apply to be paid for their work on MODX.

Backers

  • modmore
  • Jens Wittmann – Gestaltung & Entwicklung
  • Raffy
  • Digital Penguin
  • eydolan
  • deJaya
  • Following Sea
  • Sepia River Studios
  • Fabian Christen
  • Dannevang Digital
  • Anton Tarasov
  • Nick Clark
  • Lefthandmedia
  • Murray Wood
  • YJ
  • Chris Fickling
  • CrewMark
  • Richard

Budget

$292 per month—let's make that $500!

Learn more