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Class Phalcon\Mvc\Model\Validator\Uniqueness

extends abstract class Phalcon\Mvc\Model\Validator

implements Phalcon\Mvc\Model\ValidatorInterface

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Validates that a field or a combination of a set of fields are not present more than once in the existing records of the related table

This validator is only for use with Phalcon\Mvc\Collection. If you are using Phalcon\Mvc\Model, please use the validators provided by Phalcon\Validation.

use Phalcon\Mvc\Collection;
use Phalcon\Mvc\Model\Validator\Uniqueness;

class Subscriptors extends Collection
    public function validation()
            new Uniqueness(
                    "field"   => "email",
                    "message" => "Value of field 'email' is already present in another record",

        if ($this->validationHasFailed() === true) {
            return false;


public validate (Phalcon\Mvc\EntityInterface $record)

Executes the validator

public __construct (array $options) inherited from Phalcon\Mvc\Model\Validator

Phalcon\Mvc\Model\Validator constructor

protected appendMessage (string $message, [string | array $field], [string $type]) inherited from Phalcon\Mvc\Model\Validator

Appends a message to the validator

public getMessages () inherited from Phalcon\Mvc\Model\Validator

Returns messages generated by the validator

public array getOptions () inherited from Phalcon\Mvc\Model\Validator

Returns all the options from the validator

public getOption (mixed $option, [mixed $defaultValue]) inherited from Phalcon\Mvc\Model\Validator

Returns an option

public isSetOption (mixed $option) inherited from Phalcon\Mvc\Model\Validator

Check whether an option has been defined in the validator options

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