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Method visibility should not be overridden

Checks that the methods don't override visibility.

Overriding a protected method with a public method in a child class makes this method accessible from everywhere. This violates the encapsulation principle and is considered bad practice.

See Method Visibility ( for details.

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PhpStorm 2024.1, Qodana for PHP 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin:


Last modified: 29 April 2024