< Class Phalcon\Mvc\View\Exception


Abstract class Phalcon\Paginator\Adapter >


Class Phalcon\Mvc\View\Simple

extends abstract class Phalcon\Di\Injectable

implements Phalcon\Events\EventsAwareInterface, Phalcon\Di\InjectionAwareInterface, Phalcon\Mvc\ViewBaseInterface

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This component allows to render views without hierarchical levels


 $view = new \Phalcon\Mvc\View\Simple();
 echo $view->render('templates/my-view', array('content' => $html));
 //or with filename with extension
 echo $view->render('templates/my-view.volt', array('content' => $html));


public getRegisteredEngines ()


public __construct ([array $options])

Phalcon\Mvc\View\Simple constructor

public setViewsDir (unknown $viewsDir)

Sets views directory. Depending of your platform, always add a trailing slash or backslash

public getViewsDir ()

Gets views directory

public registerEngines (array $engines)

Register templating engines


  ".phtml" => "Phalcon\Mvc\View\Engine\Php",
  ".volt" => "Phalcon\Mvc\View\Engine\Volt",
  ".mhtml" => "MyCustomEngine"

protected array _loadTemplateEngines ()

Loads registered template engines, if none is registered it will use Phalcon\Mvc\View\Engine\Php

final protected _internalRender (string $path, array $params)

Tries to render the view with every engine registered in the component

public string render (string $path, [array $params])

Renders a view

public partial (string $partialPath, [array $params])

Renders a partial view


    //Show a partial inside another view

    //Show a partial inside another view with parameters
    $this->partial('shared/footer', array('content' => $html));

public Phalcon\Mvc\View\Simple setCacheOptions (array $options)

Sets the cache options

public array getCacheOptions ()

Returns the cache options

protected _createCache ()

Create a Phalcon\Cache based on the internal cache options

public getCache ()

Returns the cache instance used to cache

public cache ([unknown $options])

Cache the actual view render to certain level


  $this->view->cache(array('key' => 'my-key', 'lifetime' => 86400));

public setParamToView (unknown $key, unknown $value)

Adds parameters to views (alias of setVar)


$this->view->setParamToView('products', $products);

public setVars (array $params, [unknown $merge])

Set all the render params


$this->view->setVars(array('products' => $products));

public setVar (unknown $key, unknown $value)

Set a single view parameter


$this->view->setVar('products', $products);

public mixed getVar (string $key)

Returns a parameter previously set in the view

public array getParamsToView ()

Returns parameters to views

public setContent (unknown $content)

Externally sets the view content



public getContent ()

Returns cached output from another view stage

public string getActiveRenderPath ()

Returns the path of the view that is currently rendered

public __set (unknown $key, unknown $value)

Magic method to pass variables to the views


$this->view->products = $products;

public mixed __get (string $key)

Magic method to retrieve a variable passed to the view


echo $this->view->products;

public setDI (Phalcon\DiInterface $dependencyInjector) inherited from Phalcon\Di\Injectable

Sets the dependency injector

public getDI () inherited from Phalcon\Di\Injectable

Returns the internal dependency injector

public setEventsManager (Phalcon\Events\ManagerInterface $eventsManager) inherited from Phalcon\Di\Injectable

Sets the event manager

public getEventsManager () inherited from Phalcon\Di\Injectable

Returns the internal event manager

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