I'm receiving the following error message in my log

Notice: Undefined index: und in include()(line 56 of /sites/all/themes/mysite/node--recipe.tpl.php).

Here is the line off code


This error message is well documented but i've been unable to get the fixes working. I have try the following request.


You can avoid the notice error by checking if that field has data, e.g

if (isset($node->field_recipe_skill_audio[$node->language][0]['filename'])) {
  /* Do stuff */


if (isset($node->field_recipe_skill_audio[LANGUAGE_NONE][0]['filename'])) {
  /* Do stuff */
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  • You obviously know your Drupal, but you've got to stop using that method :P The proper API function to use is field_get_items(), it's language safe and future-proof. e.g. $field_items = field_get_items('node', $node, 'field_recipe_skill_audio'); if ($field_items) { // ... – Clive Jan 14 '13 at 10:57
  • @Clive That IS the answer. If you add it, I will up-vote it. :) – kiamlaluno Jan 14 '13 at 12:55
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    @Clive, thanks. I was wanting to show how isset() or !empty() can avoid undefined index errors on arrays, in the context of OPs code. However, field_get_items or entity_metadata_wrapper, is indeed a better way to get the actual field items, particularly when dealing with multi-language content. Will use that next time! – David Thomas Jan 14 '13 at 20:41

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