I'm building a custom module to build some tokens. I have added hook_token_info() and it works great. I haved added hook_tokens(), but I'm not able to debug with var_dump() or with dpm().

function mymoduletoken_token_info() {
  $info['tokens']['node']['seccion'] = array(
    'name' => t('Seccion'),
    'description' => t('Custon token to add to the G.A. script more optoins in seccion'),

  $info['tokens']['node']['subseccion'] = array(
    'name' => t('Subseccion'),
    'description' => t('Custon token to add to the G.A. script more options into subseccion'),
  return $info;

function mymoduletoken_tokens($type, $tokens, array $data = array(), array $options = array()) {

I would like to debug the different options to build the token with the information I need.

  • If you add a hook implementation to an activated module, you have to clear the cache. Otherwise, Drupal will not know that your module implements a hook that it previously did not implement. – Oswald Jun 5 '13 at 14:57
  • Thanks Oswald. But the question, how to make the dpm() to know the information I have in some urls to use with token. – Oskar Calvo Jun 6 '13 at 8:18
  • Ever considered xdebug? – Mołot Jun 6 '13 at 11:05

I think I'm following you...you want a way to invoke the tokens you've created outside of their natural context, so you can debug easily? If so, you can use the token_replace() function. As you're defining tokens that need a node object, you'll have to load an appropriate one up for the job:

// Load the node.
$node = node_load($appropriate_nid);

// Prepare the text string.
$text = 'something involving [node:seccion]';

// Set up some options. Your mileage may vary here.
$options['sanitize'] = FALSE;

// Get the replacement text.
$replacement = token_replace($text, array('node' => $node), $options);

That will invoke your module's implementation of hook_tokens(), and the dpm() calls will fire.

If you're doing a lot of token development it might make sense to wrap that functionality in a simple form.

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