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Joomla Version: 3.4 Possible related extension: Community Builder

This is the form of a logout button on my site, the method being "post" means when users click "logout", a $_POST or #_REQUEST is being generated. I think no matter what libraries or framework Joomla is using, there should still be somewhere directly taking care of these variables. So I search $_POST and $_REQUEST among all *.php files, but I couldn't find anything that seem to be what I am seeking.

So where is the code?

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Its received by JInput which is instantiated in JApplicationBase::_construct().

By default it's source is $_REQUEST like you can see here.

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In Joomla, the POST,GET,REQUEST method is achieved through jinput .

Example Code:

$jinput= JFactory::getApplication()->input; $data = $app->post->get('variablename','defaultvalue','filter'); Refernce Link: https://docs.joomla.org/Retrieving_request_data_using_JInput

For logout method, a task is defined here:

<input type="hidden" name="task" value="user.logout">

Tasks are defined in master/sub-controllers which are basically functions.

For this go to components/com_users/controllers/user.php

In this file, you will find a logout function which performs the logout methodology.

Hope this helps

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