ReflectionProperty::setAccessible

(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0, PHP 7, PHP 8)

ReflectionProperty::setAccessibleSet property accessibility

Description

public ReflectionProperty::setAccessible(bool $accessible): void

Enables access to a protected or private property via the ReflectionProperty::getValue() and ReflectionProperty::setValue() methods.

Note: As of PHP 8.1.0, calling this method has no effect; all properties are accessible by default.

Parameters

accessible

true to allow accessibility, or false.

Return Values

No value is returned.

Examples

Example #1 Simple Class definition

<?php
class MyClass
{
    private 
$foo 'bar';
}

$property = new ReflectionProperty("MyClass""foo");
$property->setAccessible(true);

$obj = new MyClass();
echo 
$property->getValue($obj);
echo 
$obj->foo;
?>

The above example will output something similar to:

bar
Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Cannot access private property MyClass::$foo in /in/WJqTv:12

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