Magento 2 Get Form Key

Magento 2 Get Form Key Form Key plays an important role of when you are working with forms/urls on frontend or backend(admin) in Magento 2. Every form in Magento requires a key and this key should be a valid key, this key is generated on runtime and is valid for the particular instance. Here in this tutorial we are going to explain how you can create form key(secret key) in Magento 2.

Magento 2 Get Form Key | Admin Url Key | Secret Key Example

Sometimes we need to create form key programmatically, so here we are going to explain the method to get form key in magento 2.


Using object manager in Magento 2 you can get the form key simply as below-

| Example:

$objectManager = \Magento\Framework\App\ObjectManager::getInstance(); 
$keyObject = $objectManager->get('Magento\Framework\Data\Form\FormKey'); 
$formKey = $keyObject->getFormKey();

Thus you can get form key anywhere using object manager.

Invalid Form Key In Magento 2

While working with form key we often get the error Invalid form key.

This error occurs due to an outdated key, it says you to refresh page. So make sure you are using the most updated key if not use the above syntax to get the form key.

Magento 2 Admin Secret Key

As we know magento admin url contains a key if the key in URL is invalid then we can’t access the url, so we need secret key for every admin Url. You can use object manager to get the admin URL key simply as below-

Magento 2 Get Admin Url Key Example:

$objectManager = \Magento\Framework\App\ObjectManager::getInstance(); 
$urlBuilder = $objectManager->get('\Magento\Framework\UrlInterface'); 
$url = $urlBuilder->$this->urlBuilder->getUrl('url/path/here');

The above example will give you the url with secret key.


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