function Config::getOriginal

Same name and namespace in other branches
  1. 9 core/lib/Drupal/Core/Config/Config.php \Drupal\Core\Config\Config::getOriginal()
  2. 10 core/lib/Drupal/Core/Config/Config.php \Drupal\Core\Config\Config::getOriginal()
  3. 11.x core/lib/Drupal/Core/Config/Config.php \Drupal\Core\Config\Config::getOriginal()

Gets original data from this configuration object.

Original data is the data as it is immediately after loading from configuration storage before any changes. If this is a new configuration object it will be an empty array.


string $key: A string that maps to a key within the configuration data.

bool $apply_overrides: Apply any overrides to the original data. Defaults to TRUE.

Return value

mixed The data that was requested.

See also



core/lib/Drupal/Core/Config/Config.php, line 280


Defines the default configuration object.




public function getOriginal($key = '', $apply_overrides = TRUE) {
    $original_data = $this->originalData;
    if ($apply_overrides) {
        // Apply overrides.
        if (isset($this->moduleOverrides) && is_array($this->moduleOverrides)) {
            $original_data = NestedArray::mergeDeepArray([
            ], TRUE);
        if (isset($this->settingsOverrides) && is_array($this->settingsOverrides)) {
            $original_data = NestedArray::mergeDeepArray([
            ], TRUE);
    if (empty($key)) {
        return $original_data;
    else {
        $parts = explode('.', $key);
        if (count($parts) == 1) {
            return isset($original_data[$key]) ? $original_data[$key] : NULL;
        else {
            $value = NestedArray::getValue($original_data, $parts, $key_exists);
            return $key_exists ? $value : NULL;

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