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Code Inspection: 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.

Last modified: 08 May 2020