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View Helper for reading current route info: Controller, Action, Module name

3.0.2 2020-04-09 15:46 UTC

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Laminas MVC - Current Route Helper

View Helper for reading Controller, Module, Action and Route name in any view(.phtml) file including layout.phtml


Add in you composer.json file:

    "require": {
        "tasmaniski/laminas-current-route": "^3.0"

After running: composer update

You need to register new module. Add in file config/application.config.php:

'modules' => array(


Use this view helper in your view files(.html) including layout.phtml

// get current route info
$this->currentRoute()->getController();               // return current controller name
$this->currentRoute()->getAction();                   // return current action name
$this->currentRoute()->getModule();                   // return current module name
$this->currentRoute()->getRoute();                    // return current route name

// or simply check with current info
$this->currentRoute()->matchController('index');      // match "index" with current controller name
$this->currentRoute()->matchAction('index');          // match "index" with current action name
$this->currentRoute()->matchModule('application');    // match "application" with current module name
$this->currentRoute()->matchRoute('home');            // match "home" with current route name

Real world example

<?php $css_class = $this->currentRoute()->matchModule('admin') ? 'selected' : ''; ?>
<a href="/admin" class="<?php echo $css_class;?>">
    Admin link