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MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage Class Reference

Special page which uses an HTMLForm to handle processing. More...

Inherits MediaWiki\SpecialPage\SpecialPage.

Inherited by MediaWiki\Specials\Redirects\SpecialTalkPage, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialBlock, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialBotPasswords, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialChangeContentModel, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialChangeEmail, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialLockdb, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialMute, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialPageLanguage, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialPasswordReset, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialRandomInCategory, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialRedirect, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialResetTokens, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialUnlockdb, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialUserLogout, and MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialWhatLinksHere.

Collaboration diagram for MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage:

Public Member Functions

 execute ( $par)
 Basic SpecialPage workflow: get a form, send it to the user; get some data back,.
 
 onSubmit (array $data)
 Process the form on submission.
 
 onSuccess ()
 Do something exciting on successful processing of the form, most likely to show a confirmation message.
 
 requiresPost ()
 Whether this action should using POST method to submit, default to true.
 
 requiresUnblock ()
 Whether this action cannot be executed by a blocked user, default to requiresPost()
 
 requiresWrite ()
 Whether this action requires the wiki not to be locked, default to requiresPost()
 
- Public Member Functions inherited from MediaWiki\SpecialPage\SpecialPage
 __construct ( $name='', $restriction='', $listed=true, $function=false, $file='', $includable=false)
 Default constructor for special pages Derivative classes should call this from their constructor Note that if the user does not have the required level, an error message will be displayed by the default execute() method, without the global function ever being called.
 
 addHelpLink ( $to, $overrideBaseUrl=false)
 Adds help link with an icon via page indicators.
 
 checkPermissions ()
 Checks if userCanExecute, and if not throws a PermissionsError.
 
 checkReadOnly ()
 If the wiki is currently in readonly mode, throws a ReadOnlyError.
 
 doesWrites ()
 Indicates whether this special page may perform database writes.
 
 getAssociatedNavigationLinks ()
 Return an array of strings representing page titles that are discoverable to end users via UI.
 
 getAuthority ()
 Shortcut to get the Authority executing this instance.
 
 getConfig ()
 Shortcut to get main config object.
 
 getContentLanguage ()
 Shortcut to get content language.
 
 getContext ()
 Gets the context this SpecialPage is executed in.
 
 getDescription ()
 Returns the name that goes in the \<h1\> in the special page itself, and also the name that will be listed in Special:Specialpages.
 
 getFinalGroupName ()
 Get the group that the special page belongs in on Special:SpecialPage Use this method, instead of getGroupName to allow customization of the group name from the wiki side.
 
 getFullTitle ()
 Return the full title, including $par.
 
 getLanguage ()
 Shortcut to get user's language.
 
 getLinkRenderer ()
 
 getLocalName ()
 Get the localised name of the special page.
 
 getName ()
 Get the canonical, unlocalized name of this special page without namespace.
 
 getOutput ()
 Get the OutputPage being used for this instance.
 
 getPageTitle ( $subpage=false)
 Get a self-referential title object.
 
 getRequest ()
 Get the WebRequest being used for this instance.
 
 getRestriction ()
 Get the permission that a user must have to execute this page.
 
 getShortDescription (string $path='')
 Similar to getDescription but takes into account sub pages and designed for display in tabs.
 
 getSkin ()
 Shortcut to get the skin being used for this instance.
 
 getUser ()
 Shortcut to get the User executing this instance.
 
 including ( $x=null)
 Whether the special page is being evaluated via transclusion.
 
 isCached ()
 Is this page cached? Expensive pages are cached or disabled in miser mode.
 
 isExpensive ()
 Is this page expensive (for some definition of expensive)? Expensive pages are disabled or cached in miser mode.
 
 isIncludable ()
 Whether it's allowed to transclude the special page via {{Special:Foo/params}}.
 
 isListed ()
 Whether this special page is listed in Special:SpecialPages.
 
 isRestricted ()
 Can be overridden by subclasses with more complicated permissions schemes.
 
 maxIncludeCacheTime ()
 How long to cache page when it is being included.
 
 msg ( $key,... $params)
 Wrapper around wfMessage that sets the current context.
 
 prefixSearchSubpages ( $search, $limit, $offset)
 Return an array of subpages beginning with $search that this special page will accept.
 
 requireLogin ( $reasonMsg='exception-nologin-text', $titleMsg='exception-nologin')
 If the user is not logged in, throws UserNotLoggedIn error.
 
 requireNamedUser ( $reasonMsg='exception-nologin-text', $titleMsg='exception-nologin')
 If the user is not logged in or is a temporary user, throws UserNotLoggedIn.
 
 run ( $subPage)
 Entry point.
 
 setContentLanguage (Language $contentLanguage)
 Set content language.
 
 setContext ( $context)
 Sets the context this SpecialPage is executed in.
 
 setHookContainer (HookContainer $hookContainer)
 
 setLinkRenderer (LinkRenderer $linkRenderer)
 
 setSpecialPageFactory (SpecialPageFactory $specialPageFactory)
 
 userCanExecute (User $user)
 Checks if the given user (identified by an object) can execute this special page (as defined by $mRestriction).
 

Protected Member Functions

 alterForm (HTMLForm $form)
 Play with the HTMLForm if you need to more substantially.
 
 checkExecutePermissions (User $user)
 Called from execute() to check if the given user can perform this action.
 
 getDisplayFormat ()
 Get display format for the form.
 
 getForm ()
 Get the HTMLForm to control behavior.
 
 getFormFields ()
 Get an HTMLForm descriptor array.
 
 getMessagePrefix ()
 Get message prefix for HTMLForm.
 
 getShowAlways ()
 Whether the form should always be shown despite the success of submission.
 
 getSubpageField ()
 Override this function to set the field name used in the subpage syntax.
 
 postHtml ()
 Add post-HTML to the form.
 
 postText ()
 Add post-text to the form.
 
 preHtml ()
 Add pre-HTML to the form.
 
 preText ()
 Add pre-text to the form.
 
 setParameter ( $par)
 Maybe do something interesting with the subpage parameter.
 
 setReauthPostData (array $data)
 Preserve POST data across reauthentication.
 
- Protected Member Functions inherited from MediaWiki\SpecialPage\SpecialPage
 addFeedLinks ( $params)
 Adds RSS/atom links.
 
 afterExecute ( $subPage)
 Gets called after.
 
 authorizeAction (?string $action=null)
 Utility function for authorizing an action to be performed by the special page.
 
 beforeExecute ( $subPage)
 Gets called before.
 
 buildPrevNextNavigation ( $offset, $limit, array $query=[], $atend=false, $subpage=false)
 Generate (prev x| next x) (20|50|100...) type links for paging.
 
 checkLoginSecurityLevel ( $level=null)
 Verifies that the user meets the security level, possibly reauthenticating them in the process.
 
 displayRestrictionError ()
 Output an error message telling the user what access level they have to have.
 
 getAuthManager ()
 
 getCacheTTL ()
 
 getGroupName ()
 Under which header this special page is listed in Special:SpecialPages See messages 'specialpages-group-*' for valid names This method defaults to group 'other'.
 
 getHookContainer ()
 
 getHookRunner ()
 
 getLoginSecurityLevel ()
 Tells if the special page does something security-sensitive and needs extra defense against a stolen account (e.g.
 
 getRobotPolicy ()
 Return the robot policy.
 
 getSpecialPageFactory ()
 
 getSubpagesForPrefixSearch ()
 Return an array of subpages that this special page will accept for prefix searches.
 
 outputHeader ( $summaryMessageKey='')
 Outputs a summary message on top of special pages By default the message key is the canonical name of the special page May be overridden, i.e.
 
 prefixSearchString ( $search, $limit, $offset, SearchEngineFactory $searchEngineFactory=null)
 Perform a regular substring search for prefixSearchSubpages.
 
 setAuthManager (AuthManager $authManager)
 Set the injected AuthManager from the special page constructor.
 
 setHeaders ()
 Sets headers - this should be called from the execute() method of all derived classes!
 
 useTransactionalTimeLimit ()
 Call wfTransactionalTimeLimit() if this request was POSTed.
 

Protected Attributes

string null $par = null
 The sub-page of the special page.
 
array null $reauthPostData = null
 POST data preserved across re-authentication.
 
- Protected Attributes inherited from MediaWiki\SpecialPage\SpecialPage
IContextSource $mContext
 Current request context.
 
bool $mIncludable
 Whether the special page can be included in an article.
 
bool $mIncluding
 Whether or not this special page is being included from an article.
 
string $mName
 The canonical name of this special page Also used as the message key for the default.
 
string $mRestriction
 Minimum user level required to access this page, or "" for anyone.
 

Additional Inherited Members

- Static Public Member Functions inherited from MediaWiki\SpecialPage\SpecialPage
static getSafeTitleFor ( $name, $subpage=false)
 Get a localised Title object for a page name with a possibly unvalidated subpage.
 
static getTitleFor ( $name, $subpage=false, $fragment='')
 Get a localised Title object for a specified special page name If you don't need a full Title object, consider using TitleValue through getTitleValueFor() below.
 
static getTitleValueFor ( $name, $subpage=false, $fragment='')
 Get a localised TitleValue object for a specified special page name.
 
static newSearchPage (User $user)
 Get the users preferred search page.
 
- Static Protected Member Functions inherited from MediaWiki\SpecialPage\SpecialPage
static prefixSearchArray ( $search, $limit, array $subpages, $offset)
 Helper function for implementations of prefixSearchSubpages() that filter the values in memory (as opposed to making a query).
 

Detailed Description

Special page which uses an HTMLForm to handle processing.

This is mostly a clone of FormAction. More special pages should be built this way; maybe this could be a new structure for SpecialPages.

Definition at line 40 of file FormSpecialPage.php.

Member Function Documentation

◆ alterForm()

◆ checkExecutePermissions()

◆ execute()

◆ getDisplayFormat()

◆ getForm()

◆ getFormFields()

◆ getMessagePrefix()

MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage::getMessagePrefix ( )
protected

Get message prefix for HTMLForm.

Since
1.21
Returns
string

Reimplemented in MediaWiki\Specials\Redirects\SpecialTalkPage.

Definition at line 108 of file FormSpecialPage.php.

References MediaWiki\SpecialPage\SpecialPage\getName().

Referenced by MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage\getForm().

◆ getShowAlways()

MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage::getShowAlways ( )
protected

Whether the form should always be shown despite the success of submission.

Since
1.40
Returns
bool

Reimplemented in MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialWhatLinksHere.

Definition at line 245 of file FormSpecialPage.php.

Referenced by MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage\execute().

◆ getSubpageField()

MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage::getSubpageField ( )
protected

Override this function to set the field name used in the subpage syntax.

Since
1.40
Returns
false|string

Reimplemented in MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialRandomInCategory, and MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialWhatLinksHere.

Definition at line 262 of file FormSpecialPage.php.

Referenced by MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage\getForm().

◆ onSubmit()

MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage::onSubmit ( array $data)
abstract

Process the form on submission.

@phpcs:disable MediaWiki.Commenting.FunctionComment.ExtraParamComment

Parameters
array$data
HTMLForm | null$form
Returns
bool|string|array|Status As documented for HTMLForm::trySubmit. @phpcs:enable MediaWiki.Commenting.FunctionComment.ExtraParamComment

Reimplemented in MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialBotPasswords, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialChangeContentModel, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialChangeEmail, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialLockdb, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialPageLanguage, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialPasswordReset, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialRandomInCategory, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialRedirect, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialUnlockdb, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialUserLogout, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialWhatLinksHere, MediaWiki\Specials\Redirects\SpecialTalkPage, and MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialResetTokens.

◆ onSuccess()

◆ postHtml()

MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage::postHtml ( )
protected

Add post-HTML to the form.

Returns
string HTML which will be sent to $form->addPostHtml()
Since
1.38

Reimplemented in MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialBlock, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialChangeContentModel, and MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialPageLanguage.

Definition at line 73 of file FormSpecialPage.php.

Referenced by MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage\postText().

◆ postText()

MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage::postText ( )
protected

Add post-text to the form.

Returns
string HTML which will be sent to $form->addPostText()
Deprecated
since 1.38, use postHtml() instead

Definition at line 91 of file FormSpecialPage.php.

References MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage\postHtml().

Referenced by MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage\getForm().

◆ preHtml()

MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage::preHtml ( )
protected

Add pre-HTML to the form.

Returns
string HTML which will be sent to $form->addPreHtml()
Since
1.38

Reimplemented in MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialBlock, and MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialPageLanguage.

Definition at line 64 of file FormSpecialPage.php.

Referenced by MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage\preText().

◆ preText()

MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage::preText ( )
protected

Add pre-text to the form.

Returns
string HTML which will be sent to $form->addPreText()
Deprecated
since 1.38, use preHtml() instead

Definition at line 82 of file FormSpecialPage.php.

References MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage\preHtml().

Referenced by MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage\getForm().

◆ requiresPost()

MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage::requiresPost ( )

◆ requiresUnblock()

MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage::requiresUnblock ( )

◆ requiresWrite()

MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage::requiresWrite ( )

Whether this action requires the wiki not to be locked, default to requiresPost()

Returns
bool

Reimplemented in MediaWiki\Specials\Redirects\SpecialTalkPage, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialLockdb, and MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialUnlockdb.

Definition at line 305 of file FormSpecialPage.php.

References MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage\requiresPost().

Referenced by MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage\checkExecutePermissions().

◆ setParameter()

MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage::setParameter ( $par)
protected

Maybe do something interesting with the subpage parameter.

Parameters
string | null$par

Reimplemented in MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialBlock, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialChangeContentModel, MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialWhatLinksHere, and MediaWiki\Specials\SpecialRedirect.

Definition at line 253 of file FormSpecialPage.php.

References MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage\$par.

Referenced by MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage\execute().

◆ setReauthPostData()

MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage::setReauthPostData ( array $data)
protected

Preserve POST data across reauthentication.

Since
1.32
Parameters
array$data

Reimplemented from MediaWiki\SpecialPage\SpecialPage.

Definition at line 323 of file FormSpecialPage.php.

Member Data Documentation

◆ $par

◆ $reauthPostData

array null MediaWiki\SpecialPage\FormSpecialPage::$reauthPostData = null
protected

POST data preserved across re-authentication.

Since
1.32

Definition at line 51 of file FormSpecialPage.php.


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