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I am trying to add some PHP includes files into Drupal 7 site. The files are on this page - https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.noversion.mc-apis.meta/mc-apis/connecting_to_the_api_using_php.htm under the "Required PHP Includes" heading. It looks like I need these files: soap-wsse.php, exacttarget_soap_client.php, xmlseclibs.php in my Drupal install.

I will need to use the require('exacttarget_soap_client.php') function in a Drupal custom module.

My question is where to place these files in the file structure of Drupal and what would be the $type using drupal_get_path() function? Should I be using the Libraries API instead?

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drupal_get_path() returns the path of a module, a theme, a theme engine, or a profile. It's not for loading a generic PHP file, for which you need module_load_include() which (despite the name) can be used for a PHP file that can be loaded with require_once.

Supposing you add the soap-wsse.php file in the includes directory of the test_module module, you cal load that file using the following code.

module_load_include('php', 'test_module', 'includes/soap-wsse');
  • Thank you. I have added the file to the code. I have added the following: ` $path = module_load_include('php', 'mc_forms', 'includes/exacttargetsoap/exacttarget_soap_client'); require($path . 'exacttarget_soap_client.php');` – Adutwum Mar 18 at 13:06
  • Do I need to include path in require() function? The path for the module I am referencing is in the following folders: sites > all > modules > custom > mc_forms. Do I just add 'mc_forms' or 'custom/mc_forms' ? Thanks. – Adutwum Mar 18 at 13:16
  • I am currently getting the error - ParseError: syntax error, unexpected 'CloudSoapClient' (T_STRING) in module_load_include() . Is this am issue with the require() function? – Adutwum Mar 18 at 13:27
  • module_load_include() loads the file. You don't need to use the value returned from the function, nor use require. module_load_include() just needs the name of the module, not the directory containing it. Drupal will find where the module is installed, if it's installed. – kiamlaluno Mar 18 at 14:32
  • Are you using PHP 5.2.3 or higher? – kiamlaluno Mar 18 at 14:55

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