I am trying to override / hook theme_table from theme.inc.
My theme name is stat.
I have added following function to my theme template.php.

function stat_table($variables) {
  //table logic here
  return $output;

I have dev env configured with xdebug and while function is 'loaded'/processed when displaying page with table, it is never called.
Original theme_table is called instead. I already tried clearing cache via drupal_theme_rebuild();
Using Drupal 7.

Is there anything I am doing wrong?
How can I debug why is the function not called?


use hook_theme_registry_alter.


function MYMODULE_theme_registry_alter(&$theme_registry) {
  $theme_registry['table']['function'] = '_MYMODULE_my_table_theme';

function _MYMODULE_my_table_theme($variables) { ... ... }

  • I do not have my own module, I am using theme. This seems to only work for modules.
    – stkxchng
    May 16 '17 at 13:27

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