The preprocess functions are functions that are executed directly before a theme function is invoked.

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How to preprocess a field collection?

I have a field collection that is an image gallery. It has two fields within it: an image and a caption. I want to preprocess it so that the image title tag is equal to the value of caption. I have ...
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Passing Node Variables to Content and Blocks

I'm really struggling with how to get variables created in page.tpl.php and node.tpl.php in rendered content and blocks. I hope I'm just missing something simple. Basically, I'm trying to have a ...
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Passing variable from preprocess block to the block body

There is a block which its body is produced by PHP Code. I need to set a variable before loading the block and use it in it. This is my code function THEME_preprocess_block(&$variables){ ...
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How to render / preprocess list of entity reference nodes?

I hove a content type that editors can 'attach' related nodes to. When I 'theme' / 'style' nodes of this content type through view mode everything is basically fine: the related nodes are rendered ...
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Preprocess node in module

It's more general question. Just to clarify. I can use preprocess function in my template.php file in a way: function mytheme_preprocess_node(&$vars) { // Do some stuff } But is there a way ...
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How to use AJAX form on custom maintenance page

I have been working to customize our maintenance page via custom template and hook_preprocess_maintenance_page(), the intent is to provide the maintenance message, some static text, as well as a basic ...
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How do you get the display settings of a field on a particular content type/display

I'm looking to preprocess a field. The field type I'm wanting to preprocess is an entity reference field. I need to know what view mode has been selected on the display settings for this field (see ...
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Where to render? Preprocess or template?

We are constantly improving our coding performance and we are monitoring every page load to optimize loading en rendering times in our websites. Above statement in mind, I stumbled upon the question ...
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Passing a custom variable from preprocess view to a template file

I am preprocessing a view in order to create a custom variable and then pass it to a view template file. I have added the following code to the template.php file: function ...
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Variable in theme_preprocess_page is changed before page.tpl.php

In my theme_preprocess_page() function, I set a variable to a default value. Then, in an if(!empty($variables['node'])) { } block, I do various calculations to give that variable the value I actually ...
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Pass variable to field template from theme_preprocess_field()

I'm stuck trying to pass variables from my theme_preprocess_field function to my template file. I want to have a variable for each of the fields I am printing out to my template. I'm using the ...
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Creating a new variable by combining 2 field values [duplicate]

In my theme’s preprocess node function i’m trying to create a new variable by combining 2 existing fields, both of which are text strings. pseudo code is this: $teachers_name = $firstname + ...
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What's the best way to create variables that are available to every single URL on my site, based on node id or taxonomy id?

On Drupal site A we have a bunch of links to non-Drupal site B. For marketing and tracking purposes all these links have a different URL variable appended to them, so that when a user registers on ...
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Order of preprocess functions in drupal

I have started learning drupal for few months. Now I'm doing some theming. I would like to know the execution order of pre-process functions.
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unsetting css is not working

I am trying to unsetting the deafult CSS through a foreach loop, but seems its not working in hook_preprocess_html(&$variables) here is my code, please have a look. $arrCSS = drupal_add_css(); ...
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hook_preprocess_html in my module

I am having a content type with fields select list, js, css, and body. In the select box it list a number of templates to apply on the current node. I have these custom templates in the templates ...
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How to edit Drupal core rdf.module functionality

Using drupal's core RDF module there is a function (shown below) that add "xml:lang" attibute to tags. What I want to do is to change this functionality so that ...
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Theme_hook_suggestions not working

I'm using hook_preprocess_node in a module. In that, I check whether the node type, and on satisfying the condition I'm doing a theme_hook_suggestions. My tpl.php files are inside my modules template ...
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Problems with EVA generated html

I want to show a list of links to the 5 latest news on my homepage. I learned that I can install the Views module to make a snapshot of a content type. I also use EVA to create a EVA field from the ...
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How to change node display according to value of date field

I have a need to display a node differently once a date field ('subscription expiry') of the node has passed. This is for subscription-based content. Ideally I would like to be able to choose a ...
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Get nid inside preprocess function

My goal is to have an additional region class, when region is rendered on my page--node--9 I am using this template_preprocess_region() function to do this. But how i can get inside my function ID ...
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Drupal 8: Read field value from $variables in preprocess_html

I've been wrestling with Drupal 8 for some time now and have run into a little problem. I want to get a field value from a content type that I can use in my html--front.html.twig. I can create a new ...
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How to add themeable content to a term display with Display Suite

So I thought I understood this, but apparently not. I have a module that implements hook_preprocess_taxonomy_term() to add on a 'starrable' element. function ...
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Changing value of a field before rendering in Drupal 7

I am trying to change the value of a field. I need to add a dynamic class on-the-fly, based on some complext context, and I need to warp the text value with the span-class-stuff. But I haven't been ...
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How to use preprocess on a File Entity field?

I'm trying to implement the following code on a multi-value image field. I'm using File Entity to add another field to the image (field_alignment) function ...
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Check for IE8 in theme_preprocess_page function

I'm trying to use inline svgs for a number of logos and icons, and I was considering adding the inline svg code in a preprocess function. This seems like a good place to check for svg support (namely, ...
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View of taxonomy terms - add preprocess class

I have a view showing taxonomy terms with an images field. I'd like to add a class .has-images if the images field is not empty. I've done this before with nodes using preprocess, have tried ...
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Hide page title on specific path

I want to hide page title on a specific path, but I want to retain the page title between "title" tags in the header. I want the title to be exist in title bar of the browser, but that should not be ...
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How to use preprocess field to style radio buttons

Trying to set up a preprocess_field.I have list field by radio buttons and I want to override the output like this: <div class="field field-name-field-event-status field-type-list-text ...
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Preprocess function values not persisting

I am having a really bizarre problem over the last few days. I'm trying to alter a field value through a preprocess function and while I can see the value has been changed inside the function, it ...
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Add Attribute to Textfields in Admin Theme

I'm often working with Pages in RTL Languages where the default Theme and also the admin theme are using RTL languages. What often bothers me, is to use LTR texts like Tokens or Paths in Textfields, ...
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How to remove JS from a page during preprocess D7

I'm trying to remove few JS files from one page, which will be called in an Iframe (so no TEMPLATE_js_alter possible because of the if condition). This code below unset the JS but they are still ...
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How do I hide the page title based on node type using template_preprocess_page()?

In Drupal 7, this was possible. (See How to hide page title based on node type using template_preprocess_page().) function MYTHEME_preprocess_page(&$variables) { if (!empty($variables['node']) ...
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Define variables for specific template

I would like to pass variables to a single specific template file(tpl.php). My setting is the following: my_entities.module function my_entities_theme($existing, $type, $theme, $path) { return ...
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How to preprocess output of $user_picture in Drupal 7?

By default user picture output markup looks like this: <div class="user-picture"> <a href="/user/username" class="active"> <img class="img-responsive" ...
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THEME_preprocess_field() not recognised in template.php

Mail (password reset, user blocked etc..) from admin sends messages without preserving linebreaks. Then I came across https://www.drupal.org/node/1095838 to fix this issue. In turn ...
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How to theme a preprocess function output with a default, without the need of a .tpl file?

I created this simple function in order to print out the commerce order author UID and email. How may I add the output of the function inside the messages area, without creating a special .tpl? I ...
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Add tid or name as a class to each item of a taxonomy term

I'd like to add the term ID or the name of the term as a class to each one of my taxonomy terms on a node page. note that I'm not using views, so I wonder how can I achieve this via template.php or ...
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node.tpl.php is not getting picked

I have a content type called news, I wanted to create a custom template for it because I had to embed a view just before the title. I created node--news.tpl.php and placed it in templates folder but ...
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Add node ID to template variables

is there any way to add node ID (if it exists) to template variables using my_theme_preprocess_page(&vars) function? It looks like theme theme isn't using my_theme_preprocess_node(&$vars, ...
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Print node tags in html header

I am trying to print the articles tags in the meta area of the html. I am able to print them, however, they contain all the markup, where as I just need the plain text, comma separated list, much like ...
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Adding JS to a form within Omega 4 theme

I need to add some JavaScript to forms within my Omega 4 theme. My code right now is: function mytheme_preprocess_form(&$vars) { $vars['element']['#attached']['js'][] = 'path/to/myjs'; } ...
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How to fix active-class problem in minicalendar with calendar / exposed filters

I have a calendar view for events. The events are categorized by taxonomy terms. I use the minicalendar for the selection of days and filter the result list with an exposed list of the categories. ...
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Combining fields in preprocess template

I want to combine two fields (say first name and last name) of a particular type of node so that the name displays correctly and I still have the individual fields to work with in different areas. I ...
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how to override output in preprocess function

I am trying to override the path of events created by the fullcalendar module. I am having some issues, and came up with a very general Drupal question: In a preprocess function, I can modify the ...
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How to set body content using preprocess_node?

I need to alter the body html for a specific content type which will be processed by the Pagination module. I think preprocess_node will work, but I'm having trouble figuring out how to change the ...
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How to show all template suggestions for a page without using Devel Themer?

For some reason the Theme developer module doesn't work on my site (whenever i activate it and navigate on my site it just shows a white page with written "Jump to main content"), but all I want to ...
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Change layout of views page based on taxonomy term field

I have a taxonomy term page being displayed via a Views 'page' display. I need to change a value in the header of the site (above the level of the view) based on the value of one of the fields in the ...
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Add markup before form output for user-login

I've created a template override for the user login form (user-login.tpl.php) and want to put some content before the form's elements (e.g, header text and copy). Anything you add in ...
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preprocess_field only applies to one view

I have four separate views that randomly load an image on the page. Each view is set up identically and rely on Views Auto refresh to randomly load an image. My problem is that my preprocess works ...