get_parent_class

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get_parent_class - Retrieves the parent class name for object or class
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get_parent_class( [object|string$object_or_class] ): string

Retrieves the parent class name for object or class.

Parameters

object_or_class

The tested object or class name. This parameter is optional if called from the object's method.

Return Values

Returns the name of the parent class of the class of which object_or_class is an instance or the name.

Note:

If the object does not have a parent or the class given does not exist false will be returned.

If called without parameter outside object, this function returns false.

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Version Description
8.0.0 The object_or_class parameter now only accepts objects or valid class names.

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