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How can I use laminas-form view helpers?
If you've selected laminas-view as your preferred template renderer, you'll likely want to use the various view helpers available in other components, such as:
By default, only the view helpers directly available in laminas-view are available; how can you add the others?
When you install laminas-form, Composer should prompt you if you want to inject one
ConfigProvider classes, including those from laminas-hydrator,
laminas-inputfilter, and several others. Always answer "yes" to these; when you do,
a Composer plugin will add entries for their
ConfigProvider classes to your
If for some reason you are not prompted, or chose "no" when answering the
prompts, you can add them manually. Add the following entries in the array used
to create your
ConfigAggregator instance within
\Laminas\Form\ConfigProvider::class, \Laminas\InputFilter\ConfigProvider::class, \Laminas\Filter\ConfigProvider::class, \Laminas\Validator\ConfigProvider::class, \Laminas\Hydrator\ConfigProvider::class,
If you installed Mezzio via the skeleton, the service
Laminas\View\HelperPluginManager is registered for you, and represents the helper
plugin manager injected into the
PhpRenderer instance. This instance gets its
helper configuration from the
view_helpers top-level configuration key —
which the laminas-form
ConfigProvider helps to populate!
At this point, all view helpers provided by laminas-form are registered and ready to use.
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