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Order of modifiers

Reports visibility modifiers that are specified in the incorrect order.

According to PSR-12, the correct order is as follows:

  • When present, the abstract and final declarations MUST precede the visibility declaration.

  • When present, the static declaration MUST come after the visibility declaration.

See PSR-12: Extended Coding Style ( for details.

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PhpStorm 2024.1, Qodana for PHP 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin:


Last modified: 12 March 2024