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This field type represents a Checkbox status, checked or unchecked.

NameInternal nameExpected input type

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The Checkbox FieldType stores the current status for a checkbox input, checked of unchecked, by storing a boolean value.

Value object


The Value class of this field type contains the following properties:

PropertyTypeDefault valueDescription
$boolbooleanfalseThis property will be used for the checkbox status, which will be represented by a boolean value.
Value object content examples


The Checkbox\Value constructor accepts an array of selected elements identifiers.

Constructor example

String representation

As this FieldType is not a string but a bool, it will return "1" (true) or "0" (false) in cases where it is casted to string.