/Phalcon 3

Class Phalcon\Tag

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Phalcon\Tag is designed to simplify building of HTML tags. It provides a set of helpers to generate HTML in a dynamic way. This component is an abstract class that you can extend to add more helpers.


integer HTML32

integer HTML401_STRICT


integer HTML401_FRAMESET

integer HTML5

integer XHTML10_STRICT



integer XHTML11

integer XHTML20

integer XHTML5


public static EscaperInterface getEscaper (array $params)

Obtains the ‘escaper’ service if required

public static renderAttributes (mixed $code, array $attributes)

Renders parameters keeping order in their HTML attributes

public static setDI (Phalcon\DiInterface $dependencyInjector)

Sets the dependency injector container.

public static getDI ()

Internally gets the request dispatcher

public static getUrlService ()

Returns a URL service from the default DI

public static getEscaperService ()

Returns an Escaper service from the default DI

public static setAutoescape (mixed $autoescape)

Set autoescape mode in generated html

public static setDefault (string $id, string $value)

Assigns default values to generated tags by helpers

// Assigning "peter" to "name" component
 Phalcon\Tag::setDefault("name", "peter");

 // Later in the view
 echo Phalcon\Tag::textField("name"); //Will have the value "peter" by default

public static setDefaults (array $values, [mixed $merge])

Assigns default values to generated tags by helpers

// Assigning "peter" to "name" component
 Phalcon\Tag::setDefaults(array("name" => "peter"));

 // Later in the view
 echo Phalcon\Tag::textField("name"); //Will have the value "peter" by default

public static displayTo (string $id, string $value)

Alias of Phalcon\Tag::setDefault

public static boolean hasValue (string $name)

Check if a helper has a default value set using Phalcon\Tag::setDefault or value from _POST

public static mixed getValue (string $name, [array $params])

Every helper calls this function to check whether a component has a predefined value using Phalcon\Tag::setDefault or value from _POST

public static resetInput ()

Resets the request and internal values to avoid those fields will have any default value

public static string linkTo (array | string $parameters, [string $text], [boolean $local])

Builds a HTML A tag using framework conventions

echo Phalcon\Tag::linkTo("signup/register", "Register Here!");
 echo Phalcon\Tag::linkTo(array("signup/register", "Register Here!"));
 echo Phalcon\Tag::linkTo(array("signup/register", "Register Here!", "class" => "btn-primary"));
 echo Phalcon\Tag::linkTo("http://phalconphp.com/", "Phalcon", FALSE);
 echo Phalcon\Tag::linkTo(array("http://phalconphp.com/", "Phalcon Home", FALSE));
 echo Phalcon\Tag::linkTo(array("http://phalconphp.com/", "Phalcon Home", "local" =>FALSE));

final protected static string _inputField (string $type, array $parameters, [boolean $asValue])

Builds generic INPUT tags

final protected static string _inputFieldChecked (string $type, array $parameters)

Builds INPUT tags that implements the checked attribute

public static string colorField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”color”] tag

public static string textField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”text”] tag

echo Phalcon\Tag::textField(array("name", "size" => 30));

public static string numericField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”number”] tag

echo Phalcon\Tag::numericField(array("price", "min" => "1", "max" => "5"));

public static string rangeField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”range”] tag

public static string emailField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”email”] tag

echo Phalcon\Tag::emailField("email");

public static string dateField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”date”] tag

echo Phalcon\Tag::dateField(array("born", "value" => "14-12-1980"))

public static string dateTimeField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”datetime”] tag

public static string dateTimeLocalField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”datetime-local”] tag

public static string monthField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”month”] tag

public static string timeField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”time”] tag

public static string weekField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”week”] tag

public static string passwordField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”password”] tag

echo Phalcon\Tag::passwordField(array("name", "size" => 30));

public static string hiddenField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”hidden”] tag

echo Phalcon\Tag::hiddenField(array("name", "value" => "mike"));

public static string fileField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”file”] tag

echo Phalcon\Tag::fileField("file");

public static string searchField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”search”] tag

public static string telField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”tel”] tag

public static string urlField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”url”] tag

public static string checkField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”check”] tag

echo Phalcon\Tag::checkField(array("terms", "value" => "Y"));

Volt syntax:

{{ check_field("terms") }}

public static string radioField (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”radio”] tag

echo Phalcon\Tag::radioField(array("weather", "value" => "hot"))

Volt syntax:

{{ radio_field("Save") }}

public static string imageInput (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”image”] tag

echo Phalcon\Tag::imageInput(array("src" => "/img/button.png"));

Volt syntax:

{{ image_input("src": "/img/button.png") }}

public static string submitButton (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML input[type=”submit”] tag

echo Phalcon\Tag::submitButton("Save")

Volt syntax:

{{ submit_button("Save") }}

public static string selectStatic (array $parameters, [array $data])

Builds a HTML SELECT tag using a PHP array for options

echo Phalcon\Tag::selectStatic("status", array("A" => "Active", "I" => "Inactive"))

public static string select (array $parameters, [array $data])

Builds a HTML SELECT tag using a Phalcon\Mvc\Model resultset as options

echo Phalcon\Tag::select([
     Robots::find("type = "mechanical""),
     "using" => ["id", "name"]

Volt syntax:

{{ select("robotId", robots, "using": ["id", "name"]) }}

public static string textArea (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML TEXTAREA tag

echo Phalcon\Tag::textArea(array("comments", "cols" => 10, "rows" => 4))

Volt syntax:

{{ text_area("comments", "cols": 10, "rows": 4) }}

public static string form (array $parameters)

Builds a HTML FORM tag

echo Phalcon\Tag::form("posts/save");
 echo Phalcon\Tag::form(array("posts/save", "method" => "post"));

Volt syntax:

{{ form("posts/save") }}
 {{ form("posts/save", "method": "post") }}

public static endForm ()

Builds a HTML close FORM tag

public static setTitle (mixed $title)

Set the title of view content

Phalcon\Tag::setTitle("Welcome to my Page");

public static setTitleSeparator (mixed $titleSeparator)

Set the title separator of view content


public static appendTitle (mixed $title)

Appends a text to current document title

public static prependTitle (mixed $title)

Prepends a text to current document title

public static getTitle ([mixed $tags])

Gets the current document title. The title will be automatically escaped.

echo Phalcon\Tag::getTitle();
{{ get_title() }}

public static getTitleSeparator ()

Gets the current document title separator

echo Phalcon\Tag::getTitleSeparator();
{{ get_title_separator() }}

Builds a LINK[rel=”stylesheet”] tag

echo Phalcon\Tag::stylesheetLink("http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Rosario", false);
 echo Phalcon\Tag::stylesheetLink("css/style.css");

Volt Syntax:

{{ stylesheet_link("http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Rosario", false) }}
 {{ stylesheet_link("css/style.css") }}

public static string javascriptInclude ([array $parameters], [boolean $local])

Builds a SCRIPT[type=”javascript”] tag

echo Phalcon\Tag::javascriptInclude("http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.2.3/jquery.min.js", false);
 echo Phalcon\Tag::javascriptInclude("javascript/jquery.js");

Volt syntax:

{{ javascript_include("http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.2.3/jquery.min.js", false) }}
 {{ javascript_include("javascript/jquery.js") }}

public static string image ([array $parameters], [boolean $local])

Builds HTML IMG tags

echo Phalcon\Tag::image("img/bg.png");
 echo Phalcon\Tag::image(array("img/photo.jpg", "alt" => "Some Photo"));

Volt Syntax:

{{ image("img/bg.png") }}
 {{ image("img/photo.jpg", "alt": "Some Photo") }}
 {{ image("http://static.mywebsite.com/img/bg.png", false) }}

public static friendlyTitle (mixed $text, [mixed $separator], [mixed $lowercase], [mixed $replace])

Converts texts into URL-friendly titles

echo Phalcon\Tag::friendlyTitle("These are big important news", "-")

public static setDocType (mixed $doctype)

Set the document type of content

public static getDocType ()

Get the document type declaration of content

public static tagHtml (mixed $tagName, [mixed $parameters], [mixed $selfClose], [mixed $onlyStart], [mixed $useEol])

Builds a HTML tag

echo Phalcon\Tag::tagHtml(name, parameters, selfClose, onlyStart, eol);

public static tagHtmlClose (mixed $tagName, [mixed $useEol])

Builds a HTML tag closing tag

echo Phalcon\Tag::tagHtmlClose("script", true)

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