I tried overwrite all links from my site in Drupal 8 in accordance with a URL parameter.

I use the service path_processor_outbound and implemented the processOutbound() method, extending the OutboundPathProcessorInterface interface.


   class: Drupal\test_concept\Services\TestConceptRepeater
      - { name: 'path_processor_inbound', priority: 100 }
      - { name: 'path_processor_outbound', priority: 300 }

Method of my class

public function processOutbound($path, &$options = array(), Request $request = NULL, BubbleableMetadata $bubbleable_metadata = NULL) {
  $current_uri = \Drupal::request()->getRequestUri();
  $path_args = explode('/', $current_uri);
  $sede = $path_args[1];
  $path = "/" . $sede . $path;
  return $path;

This work very good when reloading the site alter flushing the cache, but when I change the URL parameter and reload the site again, the URLs don't change, even if processOutbound() runs again.

Is a problem with the cache?

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That's because those links get cached and Drupal doesn't know by what to vary those caches.

That's why you receive that additional argument, $bubbleable_metadata. You need to use it to specify that our changes depend on a certain url parameter. See https://www.drupal.org/docs/8/api/cache-api/cache-contexts and https://www.drupal.org/docs/8/api/render-api/cacheability-of-render-arrays.

You need something like this:

if ($bubbleable_metadata) {

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