Questions about the entity API, the API that allows to create entities in Drupal 7 and forward.

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What is needed for hook_field_validate to work on custom fieldable entity?

I created custom, fieldable entity, let's call it "myentity". I created myentity_form() and myentity_form_validate(). As it is explained in comments in hook_field_validate() documentation, I added to ...
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I can't set a data value using rule on a custom entity

I have created a custom entity "Project" with this fields: id, name. I have created a rule and added an action "create entity" and selected "Project". I have added another action "Set a data value" ...
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entity eck create new property type or/and behaviour

I guess everyone here has done what I want multiple times and I am probably just stupid but I can't seem to find it. So in my drupal 7 installation I want to create an entity with a date property(so ...
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How to programatically add undeletable fields to entity?

I'm creating pretty complicated system with few custom entities. Those entities will have some calculated properties, and some exposed properties - those calculated ones will be based on. I resigned ...
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Create a derived field for a custom Drupal 7 Entity for use with Views

I've created a really simple entity; basically it's for news headlines - that is, links to articles on other sites. (Using nodes would have been overkill). I've used the entity module to take care of ...
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Custom entity api admin UI overview table how to add extra columns and operations? Drupal 7

I've seen this: Custom entity operation links but it's for Drupal 8 and dealing with nodes whereas mine is a non-node type entity. So how does one go about adding stuff to the row? I want to add ...
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How to use EntityContentUIController

It doesn't seem to create any "list" page for entities, but why? How should be use it and when?
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Custom entity api create options list for checkboxes without field api

I want to create a checkbox widget in my custom entity to select multiple options. I don't want to use the field api, instead I want to use my custom table with multiple columns, one of them shall ...
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custom entity admin page integrity constraints violation of managed_file in 'remove' process

I am developing a custom entity administrative page. The custom entity makes use of managed files. This is by storing a foreign key of file_id that references the file id in "file_managed" table. ...
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How do I update an entity?

I have defined my own entity: 'game'; created some 'games' with entity_create; and loaded one of these 'games' into a form for editing. Now, I want to update the entity with my submit handler. Here is ...
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How to get user id of order from order entity metadata wrapper

I am implementing hook_commerce_cart_line_item_refresh(). It will be receiving line item and entity metadata wrapper for the commerce order. How can I get user id of order from its metadata wrapper ...
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Show datetime value in views with entity api

I made a custom entity with a date field stored as datetime in mysql. I see the proper output in my content, and all other field values in my views except the datetme value. Only the label is shown. ...
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Cannot access empty property on entity.inc line 277 when trying to access entity add page

I created a new entity type with hook_entity_info using this code: /** * Implements hook_entity_info(). */ function custom_payment_entity_info() { return array( 'custom_payment_period' ...
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Change custom entity fields

I'm facing very strange problem with changing my custom entity's fields. I've a custom entity with id, type, .. , premium, premium_expires_at, .. fields. It was working without any problems with its ...
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Why does entity_metadata_wrapper does not preserve node's custom URL while updating other fields?

I am programmatically loading a node of custom content type (i.e. staff) using entity_metadata_wrapper and add a reference to a collection of other nodes and then save the node. The custom nodes ...
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How can I retrieve the profile2 fields selected in a custom modeule?

I am totally new to entities in Drupal. I have used the Profile2 module to add a few profile types. This is displayed in the add/user screen as Customer. After adding the profile type I manage the ...
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Performance: Efficient use of EntityFieldQuery (with node_load OR node_load_multiple) to update thousands of nodes with/without conditions

I have script that queries a system called Symplectic for publications of over 30 users (each authored over 300 publications). Most of the publications are authored jointly by more than one user. I ...
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Get a configuration option from node type structure

I'm working on a module and was wondering how to get a node type setting (that was set when creating the node type at: admin/structure/types/manage/YOUR-TYPE) inside a node creating/editing page. I ...
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Does performing $entity->save() on field collection programmatically clears the page cache of it's node host?

I am using $entity->save() on a custom hook_cron that runs every minute. Does anyone knows if by doing $entity->save() , Drupal will clear the page cache of the nodes/views/panels housing it?
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entitymetadawrapper with field collection multi value

How can I save multiple values in a multi-value field collection using EntityMetadataWrapper ? Here's some of my code $field_collection = entity_create('field_collection_item', array('field_name' ...
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update shipping profile on user update

I use drupal commerce, I want if user info update if there is exist shipping profile update it else create new. function mymodule_user_update(&$edit, $account, $category){ ...
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Injecting field data in a custom entity

I have created a custom fieldable entity. Now I want to inject the field data into the entity and render the complete entity with the fields. The following code is working for text fields and ...
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Stop rendering custom entity label in view mode

I have declared a custom entity with a schema with a few fields on which is all working as I expect. I want to remove the label when rendering the entity so have tried the following. Added some ...
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How to implement a disaggregated data property

When users on my site register, they must enter some address information after which an external API call is made. The response contains an array of additional, useful location information. Some of ...
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Get a list of revision IDs for any given entity?

What's the most uniform method for getting a list of revision IDs for any given entity, programmatically?
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How to declare a field in a custom entity as a geofield for leaflet views integration

I am trying to use leaflet with a custom entity that has geocodes in them. Below is the custom entity called Places. function places_schema() { $schema = array(); $schema['Places'] = array( ...
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Make Entity API aware of new custom field

I am using a module that creates a field type "ean_hotel_hotelid". I am using Search API and need to index this field, but it is not available to be indexed. Search API will index all fields and ...
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Is it wrong to programatically create an entity without its required fields?

This is a general question, but based on a specific situation. In Commerce the standard way of customising a product AFAIK is to use Commerce Customizable Products. It allows you to create different ...
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Fatal error: Class 'RulesI18nStringController' not found in entity.i18n.inc on line 31

My client drupal site stopped working suddenly and gave me this error Fatal error: Class 'RulesI18nStringController' not found in entity.i18n.inc on line 31 i checked the rules module and entity ...
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Remote Entity Create with Node Reference

I am writing an Android app which is creating Drupal nodes remotely. I am creating these nodes via a straight php form. But now I need to create Nodes which are node_references of the main node. ...
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How to use user_load() for user on $_GET[] request in Drupal way?

I'm trying to get UID of users on $_GET[] request, following is my module code: my_module.module function hover_card_init() { $module_path = drupal_get_path('module', 'hover_card'); ...
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Is it possible to insert value in field using rules?

How can I insert data in database using rules, I created entity type job and added some fields. I want to insert values inside those field when the flag button is clicked. I tried "set a data value" ...
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Example Hook form validate, get all node information after save news field

In a custom module, I do some operations on several content node (add field_collections and save) After that, I need to get all field_collections of my content nodes. But when I get, I have the old ...
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How to pass an extra argument to an entity form?

Suppose, I've two entities: entityA entityB A user creates an entityA and has the option of creating multiple types of entityB referenced from a single entityA. For example, a parent-child ...
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Making entities under another entitytype

Suppose, I've created -name -machine_name an entity_type myentity with its schema as: -name -machine_name Next, I want to create another entity subentity that will be grouped under myentity. ...
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create chains of views joins so one view can 'see' across more than one join

Assuming the individual joins work can we join multiple times across columns like this?... (BTW I've checked this first query and it does indeed work correctly) SELECT * FROM a LEFT JOIN b ON a.a_id ...
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create entity with entity_metadata_wrapper and set Date value

I want to create a node entity. This node contain a date field. So, how can I set the date value ? (using entity_metadata_wrapper) After several google search and code try, I don't find the ...
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Programmatically created field doesn't appear in Views fields

Here is my little module that adds "markup" field to commerce_product table, but I can't select and display it in Views: function comm_markup_schema_alter(&$schema) { ...
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an entity_metadata_wrapper for a form_content in form alter hook?

There a few days ago, someone in this website advised me to use the function entity_metadata_wrapper. Thanks that, I can get and set fields of entity without use heavy code. Now, I would like find ...
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Passing object in routing.yml

I have an entity and when I try to pass the whole entity object, only the name is passed through the routing. Here is the relevant code in routing.yml: mymodule.myentity_info: path: ...
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Feeds : creating a node dependencies at importation

The Excel file I'm trying to import is comprised of two part, the first three columns describe a node that might or might not exist currently, and the three last columns are my entity informations. To ...
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Access denied while deleting an entity

This is my Config entity: * @ConfigEntityType( * id = "myentity", * label = @Translation("My Entity"), * controllers = { * "storage" = "Drupal\Core\Config\Entity\ConfigEntityStorage", ...
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EntityListBuilder only shows the last Entity that was added

I've build up an Entity for my module. The problem is that the EntityListBuilder doesn't show all the entities that I've added. Only the last entity that I added shows up. Here is the drupal sandbox ...
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Building EntityForm in Drupal 8

I'm continuously getting the error: Drupal\Core\Config\Schema\SchemaIncompleteException: Incomplete or missing schema for mymodule.myentity.myentityname in ...
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Creating multiple views from Entityform Submissions

I would like to create multiple views containing filtered/ordered results from submissions made into forms created using EntityForm. In the documentation and in question on DA(The Entityform module ...
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Double click quickly on the entity save form two entity get created [duplicate]

I am using Entity Construction Kit 7.x-2.0-rc2. I have created one entity type with some manage field as title,message. if i double click quickly on creating entity then it will save entity form two ...
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How to attach a taxonomy term reference field to a custom drupal entity

I am creating a fieldable custom entity in a module, and need to attach three taxonomy term reference fields to the entity. My entity is declared in my module's .module file as follows: function ...
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update record entity api [duplicate]

Im using entity api. How to update record in entity api i have: class ExampleTaskController extends EntityAPIController { public function create(array $values = array()) { global $user; ...
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Update fieldcollection on node save/update

I have a rather complex setup here. A node contains some fieldcollections as well as some custom form elements. On save, the values from the custom form elements, should end up in the ...
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How can I use View modes for entity without bundles?

I have an entity that has no bundles(ie. it has itself as a - 1 - bundle) and I need to be able to use View modes for it. My understnading is that the Field UI needs the 'bundle of' entity to exist ...