I created a view (unformatted) associated with a content type with two simple fields for a block. The view is called "phrases" have generated two .tpl:

a) views-view-unformatted--phrases-block.tpl.php (to style row).

b) views-view-fields--phrases-block.tpl.php (to style the fields).

How to generate the link to the content, because by the variables I do not receive the direction I need.

I have available only the variable "$content", but this is formatted with something like:

<span class = "field-xx-xx"> 
     <a href="path/to/correct/content">Path</a>

I need to assign a class to the "a tag" , but as I receive all formatting can not.

Example i need:

<div class="my-class"> 
    <a class="my-link-class" href="path/to/correct/content">Path</a>

As I can generate the correct path to the content?

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    You can get the node id and then: $url = url('/node/'. $nid);
    – ropic
    Apr 28, 2016 at 21:24
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    ugly way to do it, you don't want to use nid's in urls. You want to use aliases. ie: /articles/how-to-use-drupal instead of node/1
    – No Sssweat
    Apr 28, 2016 at 22:48
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    @NoSssweat : why? Apr 29, 2016 at 20:38
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    @Pierre.Vriens it's not good for SEO and also it just looks amateurish.
    – No Sssweat
    Apr 29, 2016 at 21:05
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    @NoSssweat : OK, that helps to understand your comment, merci! Apr 29, 2016 at 21:07

1 Answer 1


In your view, in FIELDS add Content: Path

Then in views-view-fields--phrases-block.tpl.php add:

<div class="my-class"> 
    <a class="my-link-class" href="<?php print $fields["field_path"]->raw; ?>">Path</a>

if the above doesn't work try:

<a class="my-link-class" href="<?php print $fields["field_path"]->content; ?>">Path</a>

If the 1st and 2nd doesn't work, to make the 2nd one work, get rid off all your html markup, because it's probably printing as href="<span>/yourpath</span>"

Click on your Path field and unchecked add default classes.

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In field settings, uncheck add field wrappers.

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    Thanks , had made a mistake, I was using the wrong (field link) field, but with the "path field" have solved the problem.
    – chalo
    Apr 29, 2016 at 12:28

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