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Test if a page is being accessed from the administrative area


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DeklinKelly

Community Member, 197 Posts

10 August 2010 at 1:45am

How can I test if a page is being accessed from the administrative area?

   function canView() {
		if( IF_YOU_ARE_IN_THE_ADMINISTRATIVE_AREA  ) {
			return true;
		} else {
			return false;
		}
   }

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DeklinKelly

Community Member, 197 Posts

10 August 2010 at 12:37pm

Thanks to Martijn and simon_w for helping with this in the forums.

Controller::curr() can be used to test the object type.

And SSViewer::current_theme() can be used to for a theme.

For example,

   function canView() {
		if(SSViewer::current_theme()===null) {
			return true;
		}
		else {
			return false;
		}
    }