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Version: v6

Gravity PDF API – get_mvc_class()


If you need direct access to our Model, View or Controller classes, this method will allow you to get the original class. This is useful when you want to remove any action or filters set, or to call a method not provided through the API.


This method was introduced in Gravity PDF 4.0.


object | boolean

  • Will return your object if found, otherwise false.


This snippet shows you how to remove an action or filter registered by Gravity PDF:

add_action( 'admin_init', function() {
if ( class_exists( 'GPDFAPI' ) ) {
$model = GPDFAPI::get_mvc_class( 'Model_PDF' );
remove_filter( 'gfpdf_pdf_middleware', [ $model, 'middle_public_access' ] );
} );

Source Code

This method is located in api.php, model classes are found in src/model/, view classes are in src/view/ and controller classes are in src/controller/.