Common Bean Objects

The following table contains information about Mura's most commonly used bean objects.

Bean Load By Description
configBean n/a Includes instance-wide configuration data, such as data collected in the settings.ini.cfm file. 
site siteid Includes site configuration data collected via the Site Settings section in the administration area, as well as other useful site-specific information.
content contentid,
contenthistid,
filename,
remoteid,
title,
urltitle
Includes data about a Mura content item, such as the title, summary, body, etc. In addition, there are several content-specific helper methods included. For example, you could get an iterator of any children of the content item, what specific categories the content item has been assigned to, etc.
user userid,
username,
remoteid
Includes user-specific data, and includes a number of helper methods. For example, you can obtain an iterator of the groups the user belongs to, etc.
group groupid,
groupname,
remoteid
Includes group-specific data, and includes a number of helper methods. For example, you can obtain an iterator of the users who belong to the group, etc.
comment commentid,
remoteid
Includes comment-specific data. In addition, there are some comment-specific helper methods included such as whether the comment is approved, deleted, etc.
category categoryid,
name,
remoteid,
filename,
urltitle
Includes category-specific data. This bean contains information about a category itself, and does not describe any relationships to content items themselves.
feed feedid,
name,
remoteid
Allows developers to programmatically query Mura for other beans/objects (such as content items, users, and/or custom objects), based on desired filters or search criteria.

Inspecting Available Attributes

For each of the above beans/objects, using CFML's <cfdump> tag, you can easily inspect the available attributes and their values using the code examples below.

<!--- Loading a bean/object --->
<cfset someBean = m.getBean('{someBean}').loadBy({someAttribute}={someAttributeValue})>

<!--- Assumes you have a properly loaded bean --->
<cfdump var="#someBean.getAllValues()#">