zf2 – Get the route name in a custom view helper

Martin Zeller php, zf2 4 Comments

IMPORTANT UPDATE: this is a very old post – find a better way in my post “zf2/zf3 – get the route name in a custom view helper


Ever tried to get the route name in your custom view helper in a zf2 (zend framework 2.1) project?
I searched a lot – until I realized that I have to call getServiceLocator on my serviceLocator instance 😉
This is the solution:

Comments 4

  1. A view helper should not pull data. They should be injected through the constructor or setter. It allows easier testing.
    So consider getting the current route from the view helper factory.

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