Php - Static Initialization (Variable / Constant)


static in the context of php

Syntax Static Variable

  • In static member, you can use the global variable
private static $pageRedirectionsFilePath = __DIR__ . "/404managerRedirect.conf";

Dynamic Static Variable

You can't use function in constant initialization. Below are methods that you can use to get the same behavior


replace a const

const MY_CONST=myFunction()

with a static function

private static function getMyConst()
  return myFunction();

Init function

Php - Constant

  • Function init
class Foo {
  private static $bar;
  static function init()
    self::$bar = array(…);

Documentation / Reference

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