i am accesing this way but it gaves me a warning "The use of helpers in templates is discouraged. Use ViewModel instead" while checking code in magento coding standared.


You should not call $this->helper(...) in template file.

To get helper in template, you should add the helper instance to block dependency and create method in the block class to get the helper instance.


namespace Esparksinc\Extension\Block;

use Esparksinc\Extension\Helper\Data as Helper;
use Magento\Framework\View\Element\Template;

class YourBlock extends Template
     * @var Helper
    private $helper;

     * @param Helper           $helper
     * @Param Template/Context $context
    public function __construct(
        Helper $helper,
        Template\Context $context
    ) {
        $this->helper = $helper;


     * @return Helper
    public function getHelper()
        return $this->helper;

To get the helper in template file:

// get helper instance
$helper = $block->getHelper();

// call public method inside helper
$extensionStatus = $helper->getConfig('Extension/general/enableDisable');
  • where is the ->getConfig defined? – usman Aug 25 at 19:13
  • I have updated the answer, it should be $helper->getConfig('Extension/general/enableDisable'); – Rendy Eko Prastiyo Aug 25 at 19:14
  • Thanks Alot .its working perfect .but what is in the case when we use view model for this. – usman Aug 25 at 19:25
  • I found this article interesting to answer your question: yireo.com/blog/2017-08-12-viewmodels-in-magento-2 (in When to use ViewModels? part) – Rendy Eko Prastiyo Aug 25 at 19:30

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