I'm currently adding a body class in my module's default.xml but I can't (to my knowledge) conditionally add it within the XML file based on the module's configuration values. See this question - Conditionally add CSS class to body tag where they show that attributes don't support ifconfig.


    <attribute name="class" value="mageziner-loading" />

However, I do NOT want this body css class to be added if the module is disabled such as ifconfig="design/mageziner/enable_frontend" AND when a config value is not equal to a specific value.

I'm currently conditionally loading a template by checking for specific config values within the block class:


<referenceContainer name="before.body.end">
    <block class="Gil\Mageziner\Block\Mageziner" name="gil_mageziner_sidebar"  template="Gil_Mageziner::sidebar.phtml"/>

module's block:

protected function _toHtml()
    if ($this->getConfig('design/mageziner/enable_frontend') && $this->withinSelectedGroup()) {
        return parent::_toHtml();

    return '';

withinSelectedGroup() inside module's block

 * Does the current user match the whitelisted groups? (Logged out users have a group ID of 0)
 * @return bool
protected function withinSelectedGroup() {
    $customerGroupId = $this->_customerSession->getCustomerGroupId();
    $whitelistedGroupIds = explode(",", $this->getConfig('design/mageziner/customer_group')); // string is returned with multiple group IDs seperated by a ','

    if (in_array($customerGroupId, $whitelistedGroupIds)) {
        return true;

    return false;

of key interested is, $this->withinSelectedGroup() which if it returns false does not render the sidebar.phtml template. How would I add a body class if that value is returned as true?

Also, would it be possible to also conditionally load CSS/JS based on that value? Currently I always load the asset files which is NOT ideal.

Thanks for any help/insight. I've been looking around and can't find any solutions for Magento 2.

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