@anonymous-piwik-user opened this Issue on March 30th 2010

For plugins/SitesManager/API.php, companion function to getSiteFromId()

This should search the database for a URL and return the ID of that site. This is extremely useful in keeping two databases synced (WPMU and Piwik in my case)

Matthieu says to remove the viewAccess check, but I'm only following convention from getSiteFromId(). Feel free to remove.

Sorry I don't have time to submit a proper patch.

     * Returns the website information : id
     * <a class='mention' href='https://github.com/exception'>@exception</a> if the site website doesn't exist or the user doesn't have access to it
     * <a class='mention' href='https://github.com/return'>@return</a> string
    public function getIdFromSite( $site_url )
        $site_url = $this->removeTrailingSlash($site_url);

        $id = Zend_Registry::get('db')->fetchRow(
                    "SELECT Idsite FROM ".Piwik::prefixTable("site")." WHERE main_url = ?".
                    "UNION SELECT Idsite FROM ".Piwik::prefixTable("site_url")." WHERE url = ?", array($site_url, $site_url));

        $id = isset($id['Idsite'])?$id['Idsite']:false;

        if ($id) { Piwik::checkUserHasViewAccess( $id ); }

        return $id;
@robocoder commented on March 31st 2010 Contributor

vote: stick with convention and keep the view access check.

@anonymous-piwik-user commented on March 31st 2010

In light of being told that URLs may have multiple IDs, this should be changed to return an array:

 $id = isset($id['Idsite'])?$id['Idsite']:$id; ```

Assuming Zend_Registry::get returns multiple rows?

Also, this line:

if ($id) { Piwik::checkUserHasViewAccess( $id ); } ```

would need to iterate over the IDs array on multiple matches and make sure each had access.

@mattab commented on March 31st 2010 Member

I didn't say to remove the access check (of course!). My point was that this code is invalid because it will error out if one other websites (that you don't have access to) has the URL you are requesting. Only websites that you have permissions to view should be returned.

oooa, the Piwik::checkUserHasViewAccess function also accepts an array of IDs

did you test this code? I see it reads "Idsite" when the field name is idsite..

@robocoder commented on March 31st 2010 Contributor

Instead of checkUserHasViewAccess ... can you use the array of ids returned from getSitesIdWithAtLeastViewAccess() in the WHERE clause? i.e., idsite IN (?)

@mattab commented on March 31st 2010 Member

probably, even though we want to avoid this as it doesn't scale (in the use case you have 2000 websites)

@robocoder commented on March 31st 2010 Contributor

The alternative is a subquery on the access table,

WHERE idsite IN (SELECT idsite FROM access WHERE user = ?)

@anonymous-piwik-user commented on April 5th 2010

Idsite is capitalized because the select, I guess. Code does work as-is!

@robocoder commented on April 5th 2010 Contributor

AFAICS, comment:3 (comment:6 ?) and unit tests are still todo items.

@robocoder commented on April 8th 2010 Contributor

(In [2061]) fixes #1261 - SitesManager: add getSitesIdFromSiteUrl( $url ) to API; add unit test

@robocoder commented on April 8th 2010 Contributor

(In [2062]) refs #1261 - add unit tests for more complete test coverage

This Issue was closed on April 8th 2010
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