The Devel module is a suite of modules that can be used to make Drupal development and debugging easier. Use this tag for questions about using this module.

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How do I print the SQL query of a view in front end?

I have installed latest Drupal 8.1.1 also Devel module installed there is no any option for Display query log on devel setting page while it's present on D7 Devel module. I have created a view with ...
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Where is basic documentation for the devel module? [closed]

Can someone point me to the basic documentation about how to use the devel module to add and delete nodes, users, etc.? I did not find any links on the project page.
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Painfully slow, Devel Query logs show culprit

I have been having a few problems with one of my clients site. Its a big site, theres a few thousand nodes, 10k users, and it holds large images galleries with 100+ images that are 500kb each. At its ...
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White screen of death in hook form alter

I have enabled simplenews module in drupal 8 and I am trying to reduce the width of input field from 60 to 30. I am trying to implement form alter hook and have devel module installed. I used ...
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Feeds SQL Import shows data in preview but fails to import

I have a problem on a client site with a Feeds import that shows the correct data within the import preview but does not copy the data across to the assigned field during the import. There are 18 ...
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How do I view the string pulled from feeds image importer?

I am importing images from a feed using xPath parser. I think that I have the correct attribute value, media:content@url, but I am getting a Unable to handle the provided embed string or URL. error. ...
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Devel dpq() not working?

I am trying to print the sql generated from the view but its not working. Below is the error message I am getting:- Fatal error: Call to a member function arguments() on a non-object in ...
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How to set kint() to be closed by default?

I find that when expanding Kint widgets, if the object is sufficiently large, the loading time can be quite slow. It appears, when you expand the root level, it also expands child objects. I would ...
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Where to put dpm (Devel) to see comment elements?

Where to put dpm or dsm (Devel) to see comment elements?
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Can we configure Devel module to pick up images for the image field of a content type only from a specific directory containing images?

A Yes or No question. Using Drupal 7.43. Devel module generates polycolor image content of a content-type which has an image field. But I need only a few specific images on my contents of that content ...
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How to catch the currently indexed node id by Search API?

My Search API indexing is stuck at a node, and fatals with memory exhausted php error. I suspect a node may be corrupted. How can I output the node id where the queue is stuck? Perhaps echo it ...
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debugging an array while creating custom rule

I am trying debug a custom rule I am creating. In my helper function I am calling an array I want to work with. I want to dpm the contents of the array so that I can see what is available, but it is ...
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Fixing bad node that makes search not index, but completes cron

Upon updating to the latest version of Drupal 7, the following errors presented themselves in the site: Warning: Creating default object from empty value in node_build_content() (line 1398 of ...
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How do I specify the debug_mail_directory for the devel maillog?

In settings.local.php, I have set my local dev environment to use the Devel module's mail logging function: $config['system.mail']['interface']['default'] = 'devel_mail_log'; ...
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Add custom method to custom FieldType plugin: Call to undefined method

I'm trying to implement simple Devel images provider which should pickup images from custom directory when generating nodes. In order to do this I: Created custom devel_better_generator module ...
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dpm in submit handler not working?

I have a very interesting problem. I have 2 dev machines (both mac, running XAMPP). In my project I have a submit handler for a custom entity form. When I try to dpm() (or kpr, or dsm, ...) the ...
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How to avoid missing status for Workflow access module permission just after node creation?

I am using Workflow 7.x-2.8 to manage peer-reviewing publication. When an authenticated user (an author) creates a post, he can choose a first workflow state transition from creation (by default) to ...
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How to get devel content generate module to only include one image per dummy content creation

I'm using devel generate and it randomly adds multiple images to articles. I can limit the number of words in the title. Is there an option to limit number of images or text lenght?
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Kint breaks in template and doesn't allow me to view anything

in my template I am trying to view the contents of Childen in a form template. <form{{ attributes }}> {{ kint(children) }} </form> However, the result I get is a useless broken kint ...
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Can't get variables [closed]

I'm trying to get variables to use them in my module but I can' get them. I try print_r($variables) and get "Undefined variable: variables in include_once().." The same happens if I try to get ...
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hook_node_access($node, $op, $account) not working

I'm using drupal 7.41 module: Devel I created module_template module. function module_template_node_access($node, $op, $account) { kpr($op); kpr($account); } But when I view or edit node not ...
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How to get PHP path of stdClass object from dump of dpm()? [closed]

I need to print the below value [seventhly] as per the attachment, so please advice. If you need any detail please ask me.
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Can the Devel Generate module generate content for all possible permutations and combinations?

I love the Devel Generate module as it helps me to create test content very quickly. Random content that the module generates is sufficient most of the times. But at times I would like to have ...
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How do I access variables displayed in devel?

Using devel I'm able to retrieve the names of certain variables and how to access them. For example I might want to use the book menu name. Devel has it listed as so $...->book['menu_name'] But ...
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How to debug rules that are not being run?

I have few rules bound to the Event: Completing the checkout process After completing the checkout process these rules should run - but they do not work... I am using Devel module to debug the ...
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How to identify and target a form element?

A similar question has been asked before: How do you identify a form element? I am using the Devel module and dpm($form) outputs the object nicely: But I can't set/change the default value of a ...
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Devel Module bogus output

I need help with the devel module. I'm outputting my objects/variables with dpm($variables); into my template.php and I get the same output on every page. It's pulling one of my views and showing it ...
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Devel's dsm & dpm not working

I am trying to print out the $view object using devel and dsm. My function in function.php is function my_theme_views_pre_render(&$view) { if ($view->name == 'my-view') { ...
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How can I inspect $element variable in theme function?

I would like to change formatter of Field Collection Table, so that class added to a table row corresponds to a value of field of field collection item. As a first step, I would like to inspect theme ...
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Generate test data bulkly in drupal 8

I setup a website based on Drupal8,create some content type(with several fields),Now I want to enter some test data in my site. How can I generate test data bulky in drupal8?
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Using entity_metadata_wrapper() and dpm() in node template causes subsequent nodes to return empty values

I've create a view which displays all nodes with content type location. This view renders the node using it's teaser display, which I've created a custom node--location--teaser.tpl.php for. In this ...
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Devel module and the WSOD on login

I have a lot of trouble with the WSOD and have looked around quite few posts; like WSOD with Devel module and How to see the error messages when I get the white screen of death? as well as ...
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Is it possible to use Devel to create a “mad libs” style profile2 registration page?

I've got the template file working, however <?php dpm($page); ?> and <?php dpm($content); ?> aren't getting me what I need to isolate the forms. I saw this post ...
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Is there any alternative to devel themer?

I am using Theme developer module for theming. The module is pretty good, but still it is very buggy. Is there a less buggy alternative?
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How can I seperately display a view's exposed filter and its content in page.tpl?

Using <?php dpm($node) ?> I found the exposed filter, $...->view->exposed_widgets, however I'm not sure how to display it. I tried <?php echo $node->view->exposed_widgets; ?> ...
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How can I programatically get the cart's dollar sum of drupal commerce?

For future users <?php echo '$' . number_format(( $total['amount'] /100),2); ?> is how. Following this guide ...
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How can I remove “please wait…” from a form?

I saw this Remove the "Please wait" text on Ajax Call but I can't find the form element. <?php dsm($form);?> and <?php dpm($form);?> return errors. This is what I found in $node: ...
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After Module updates got “Warning: require_once() ”

I am using Drupal -7 and my website is on cloud(not local host). This is NOT a multi site and using Omegasubtheme. I have just updated workbench Moderation module from 1.3 to 1.4 and have also added ...
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Why does my site whitescreen with content? [closed]

I am creating a drupal 8 site. I have only installed two modules so far, Devel and Varnish. However anytime I try to create an article and save it any page on the site that isn't an admin page is ...
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How can I print a text field's database value with devel so that it displays on all nodes?

I want just the text field's data without an of the "field-" divs wrapped around it. It's a link so I want to do something like <a href="foo.com"><?php print ...
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Why is ddebug_backtrace coming up blank?

I've been using the Devel module for a couple of years now but every time I try to get a backtrace I run into issues. I remember getting it working once, but I don't remember how. It seems like ...
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Printing fields in a View template file (Devel / Krumo)

My "Article" node type has a field image. I can print this field in a node template with <?php print render ($content['field_image']); ?> I have a simple View which lists Articles here. The ...
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What is the difference between Query build time Query execute time View render time in drupal veiws

I'm using drupal views and set Live preview settings enabled. I'm curious about the difference between three factors: build time, execute time and render time. Sometime when I change a filter or sort ...
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How to print fields manually

I am using print module. I am also using devel module. In print.tpl.php file, I see a php code that prints the content as print $content. I don't want to print the entire content. I think content is ...
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Devel themer doesn't work on D6

A JS error for devel themer actually : Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'type' of undefined devel_themer.js?r:193 thmrRebuildPopup devel_themer.js?r:193 themerDoIt devel_themer.js?r:87 ...
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How to drop tables shown as Missing in Schema Report

During development/testing after using Backup and Migrate Restore in conjuction with Schema, Schema will show Extra tables no longer referenced in the database, used by modulesetc, and no longer ...
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Jquery Library Conflict Error in Drupal 7

I've been currently developing a module. Before it was working fine but as I started working on my module, the console throws an error every time I click a link in my Drupal admin menu. For example: ...
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dpm breaks only if used in form custom submit on edit node

Problem I have a case where the dpm printout is working fine in all cases except on a specific node type, in a very specific scenario. If I edit the node type and place dpm($form_state) in the ...
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Devel issue - “Rebuild the theme registry on every page load” won't work

I use D7. My site is being hosted on a "Shared" Server at Siteground.com. My site doesn't have any CSS/JS aggregation what so ever (see attachment), and I'm sick and tired of clearing the cache ...
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Is Windows XP and XAMPP able to render complex development sites in Drupal 7?

I am developing a site, and in the Linux server it goes very fast, with peaks of memory of 40 MBytes, according to Devel module. However, when I test it exactly the same in Windows XP and Xampp, it ...