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UUID Support

Pimcore provides a toolkit for UUID-support. To activate the UUID-support, an instance identifier has to be set in Settings > System > General:

UUID Support Config

Once set, Pimcore automatically creates an UUID for each newly created document, asset and object. With the class Tool\UUID you have access to the UUIDs as follows:

use Pimcore\Model\Tool;
  
//get UUID for given element (document, asset, object)
$uuid = Tool\UUID::getByItem($document);
 
//get element for given UUID
$document = Tool\UUID::getByUuid($uuid);
 
//create and save uuid for given element
$uuid = Tool\UUID::create($document);