Sometimes it necessary to load a model inside another model as well as another controller in CakePHP. This article will help you to load a model from another model & controller with CakePHP 3
Load From Model:
$anotherTable = TableRegistry::get('AnotherTable'); $data = $anotherTable->find('list');
CakePHP TableRegistry is a factory of the Table object. It comes with a lot of static function and get() one of them. TableRegistry::get() provides an instance of Table. You can see an example from above snippet.
Load From Controller:
$this->loadModel('AnotherModel'); $data = $this->AnotherModel->find('list');
If you need to load a model from the controller which does not default model of the controller. You can use loadModel() function to get an instance of another model.