I'm developing a site with Drupal 8. I made a custom content type, with a lot of fields; in particular I have a field called field_categoria_del_libro_presen that is linked to a taxonomy term. It's possible to specify more than one value. I used kint() to obtain the structure of the node. Here:

→array(2) target_id

how can I get the length of the array?

  • 2
    Have you tried simply counting it? – Clive Mar 4 '16 at 13:54

Confirmed that as suggested in the comments, the following works quite well:


Here the count would be 2 (based on the example in the question).

This works because even though the field_categoria_del_libro_presen property on the node object is a EntityReferenceFieldItemList, it implements (by way of implementing ListInterface) the native PHP \Countable interface.

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