I would like to create a set of buttons or text links on my site that set the value of a node field and/or create additional nodes. Currently, I am using a combination of flags and rules to do this (when a flag is set, do the following...) This works fine, but it feels a bit cumbersome. The flag has no other purpose other than triggering an action. Is there a module specifically for doing this (including ajax) or is there another simpler way to perform this activity?

1 Answer 1


There is a Field Button module that creates and renders a button. You can then write a rule that is triggered by button clicks. This works great if you only need one or two buttons on a page. However, this module has trouble figuring out which node the button belongs to (and therefor may not be a good option for lists of nodes & buttons rendered by views.)

Another option is the Rules Link module. This module does roughly the same thing. It is not as pretty, but it has better rule integration.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.