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How do I get the raw field value in a twig template?

myfield is a plain text field. {{ content.field_myfield }} renders the field with HTML markup and the field label. How do I render the raw value of the field? {{ content.field_myfield.value }} doesn'...
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9answers
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How can I programmatically display a block?

I'm developing a site using Drupal 8 beta-14. I've created a view block of different terms and now I want to display it using code. How can I display it programatically? I used to do it in Drupal 7 ...
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9answers
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How to get the valid URL of a Link field from within a Twig template?

I have a Link field named field_my_link (machine name). Within a Twig template I can get the link's URL value with this: {{ node.field_my_link.uri }} If inside the Link's URL there is an external ...
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14answers
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How do I remove a configuration object from the active configuration?

I'm writing a custom module for Drupal 8. It defines a field storage configuration object, in a file called modules/mymod/config/install/field.storage.bloom_stem.bs_twitter_ac.yml. The problem is ...
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3answers
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How can I implement AJAX form submission?

My task is to submit a contact form via AJAX and then to show a "Thank you for submission!" message, loaded in place where the form was. So I need to ajaxify existing contact form. I found ...
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3answers
45k views

Programatically render a block in a twig template

I need to render a views block in my page.html.twig template. In D7 I would do this: <?php $block = module_invoke('module_name', 'block_view', 'block_delta'); print render($block['content']); ?...
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2answers
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Change a normal submit 'input' type to 'button' type with button tag

Is it possible in Drupal 8 to change a regular form submit button from Drupal into a button tag? This is the output I need to achieve: <button type="button" class="search-box__button"> <...
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19answers
21k views

Redirect after user login

I would like to redirect users after they log in. Is it possible to use hook_user_login() to make the redirection? How do I add the parameter for the redirection?
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6answers
12k views

How to embed drupal content in other sites (remove X-Frame-Options: SAMEORIGIN)?

I tried to make a iframe with a drupal page but I received the following message: Multiple "Refused to display (page adress) in a frame because it set 'X-Frame-Options' to 'SAMEORIGIN'." Then, I ...
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6answers
45k views

Get Image URL in Twig

I want to render an image as a background image via an inline style in twig. I created a field called bg_image and attached it to the standard plain page. After fiddling around for hours I was able ...
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2answers
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What does “The provided host name is not valid for this server” mean?

I am running a Drupal 8 website, and when I browse to any page, I get a plain white page with just the following error message on it. The provided host name is not valid for this server. What does ...
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3answers
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Add a custom submission handler to a form

How can I add a custom form submission handler? I tried adding $form['#submit'][] = 'mymodule_form_submit'; or $form['actions']['submit']['#submit'][] = 'mymodule_form_submit'; to hook_form_alter(). ...
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6answers
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How to print paragraphs in twig template?

I have a content type, basic, where i have added a Paragraph field field_pr that has two fields: field_text, field_color. I have a twig template node--basic--full.html.twig where I want to print the ...
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7answers
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How do I programmatically log in a user with a POST request?

Do anyone have a working REST Login on Drupal 8? This is what I tried. POST /user/login HTTP/1.1 Host: 8.d8.local Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded Accept-Encoding: http://nikhilmohan.in ...
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7answers
42k views

How can I import the configuration on a different site?

I have this error when I try to import the config of an another site: The staged configuration cannot be imported, because it originates from a different site than this site. You can only ...
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4answers
91k views

How do I get the current node ID?

In Drupal 7, if I wanted to get the node id of the currently displayed node (e.g. node/145) I could get it with the arg() function. In this case, arg(1) would return 145. How can I achieve the same ...
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10answers
55k views

Manually disable a module

In Drupal 7, I could manually edit the {system} table in the database to disable a stubbon module. In my Drupal 8 site, this table is gone. How can I manually disable a module in Drupal 8?
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2answers
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AJAX callback on form item generated by AJAX

I'm trying to add AJAX callback to form element that was previously rendered by AJAX but with no luck. Code below. A bit of description. There are three main methods here: buildForm - base form ...
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4answers
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How to make use of Devel debugging functions on large or complex objects

I am having trouble making real use of Devel's debugging functions kint() and dpm() in my modules and twig templates. They work fine for primitive variables, flat arrays and such, but if I want to ...
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9answers
153k views

How do I access a field value for an entity (e.g. node) object?

node_load((int) $nid) loads a fully-populated node entity. $node->title->value gets the title, but how do I access field values in Drupal 8?
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7answers
51k views

Programmatically create nodes

How can I programmatically create nodes with date and image fields? I know I can do it in Drupal 7 with the following code. global $user; $node = new stdClass(); $node->title = "YOUR TITLE"; ...
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9answers
63k views

How do I create a link?

Say I am extending The blockBase class to create a custom block, and I am implementing the blockBuild method to create some markup for my block. Something like this: class YourModuleBlock extends ...
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9answers
45k views

Create template file for views block

There is a lot about theming custom blocks, but what about blocks created by views? My views block has id: block-views-posts-listing-block, I try many ways for naming template file, ex: block--block-...
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11answers
41k views

How do I set the page title?

I know I could change the page title with drupal_set_title(t('Amy page title')), but when I try it in Drupal 8 I get the There is no such function error. How can I change page title in Drupal 8?
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2answers
5k views

How can I programmatically change the active theme?

How can I programmatically change the active Drupal 8 theme? In Drupal 6, we used the following code. global $custom_theme; $custom_theme = 'garland'; In Drupal 7, we used hook_custom_theme(). In ...
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3answers
15k views

How do I alter the route defined by another module?

In other words, what is the Drupal 8 equivalent of hook_menu_alter()? Drupal 8 still uses hook_menu(), but for what I can see, the information returned by the hook is different from what the hook ...
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1answer
6k views

drush/drush dev-master requires codegyre/robo ~1.0.0-beta1

I'm transitioning a Drupal 6 site to Drupal 8.1 so following the official instructions, I set up a new install in its own directory. Since this is only one site, I followed the instructions to put my ...
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2answers
10k views

Add content type field programmatically

My module provides a configuration form which allows to select a content type and on submit 2 new fields will be added to the selected content types. I want to add these fields to the content types ...
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7answers
64k views

How do I clear cache using an SQL query?

After a module update, my site has become unusable, and only shows a php error message. I tried circumventing the problem with drush cc, but that didn't help. Also tried with a custom php script but ...
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2answers
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How to create a empty module? [closed]

What is the most basic valid module one can create in Drupal? It would be useful to have a simple blueprint available, for anyone just getting started with Drupal.
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3answers
7k views

What is easiest way to debug variables in nodes, views, blocks and page twig templates?

What is easiest way to debug variables in nodes,views,blocks and page template. Earlier we used devel module in drupal 7 ,by using dpm() function it shows very neat and clean structure ,it was so ...
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4answers
23k views

Get current language in template

In Drupal 7 the current language is a global variable we can access with global $language; $langcode = $language->language; I want to know how can we access the current language in a Twig file ...
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2answers
2k views

How to render specific form elements from the *.theme file

I am using Drupal 8 and would like to customize how form elements are being displayed. Specifically, I don't like how uneditable, populated textfields are displayed as plain text. I would have it ...
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2answers
6k views

How to safely render node body on a custom variable?

I created a custom template for my programmatically created block. I defined a variable for the template called test so in my render array I have '#test' => $node->get('body')->value ...
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2answers
6k views

KernelEvents::REQUEST is not fired on cached pages

I am trying to implement a KernelEvents::REQUEST event subscriber to perform some action on page load. I need this event to fire regardless of whether the requested page exists in the Drupal cache - ...
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16answers
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Getting the image URL from a field_image on a node

So I have this Node: object(Drupal\node\Entity\Node)[1862] protected 'values' => array (size=17) 'vid' => array (size=1) 'x-default' => string '7' (length=1) ...
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7answers
51k views

How do I add a custom validation handler to an existing form/field?

How do I add a custom validation handler to an existing form (or form field) in Drupal 8? I have a form that I haven't created. I want to add my own validation rules on some fields when the form is ...
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5answers
6k views

What is the correct core update workflow?

I want to use composer to manage Drupal 8 dependencies, but I'm not sure what is the right core update workflow. At the moment I'm using drush to update core to latest beta release, but I also have ...
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2answers
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Order of drush commands for automated deployment?

What order should the following drush commands be ran? config-import updatedb entity-updates Also, I see entity-updates fail a lot due to field_delete_data* tables existing. How can I delete them as ...
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5answers
10k views

How can I control block visibility with code?

In Drupal 6, I could control block visibility using PHP code in the block UI configuration like: <?php return MYMODULE_abc() || MYMODULE_def() ; ?> These functions looked up the current node, ...
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8answers
15k views

How do I store the values submitted in a form in the session?

I want to submit a form and store the submitted values in the session. In Drupal 7 I just used $_SESSION['key'] = $value; but how do I correctly implement this in Drupal 8?
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4answers
5k views

Anonymous user cache control

We have written some custom blocks that render dynamic content; unfortunately, the caching defaults cache the first render of this block (and don't refresh for anonymous users). Cache control seems to ...
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4answers
11k views

How to configure an exposed filter in a view using a date picker?

How can I configure an exposed filter so that users can filter my site content by creation date, preferably using a date picker? I tried using Content: Authored on as filter, but it gets me a text ...
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3answers
4k views

How do I load a form with a specific form display (form mode)?

On a custom page I'm trying to load an user edit form with a specific form display. I'm able to load the form however I can't figure out how to load the form with the specific display. This is what I ...
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6answers
15k views

How do I programmatically place a block?

From UI you can add a block in a region in that way: Go to Admin -> Structure -> Block layout (/admin/structure/block). Click on "Place block" button besides the region name. I want to do the ...
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0answers
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How do I perform a redirect to a custom URL after login? [duplicate]

I am trying to redirect users to a custom URL after they logged in, but my code doesn't work. How do I redirect users after they logged in?
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1answer
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How can I theme individual fields in a row?

I'm having trouble doing something that I think should be relatively simple Drupal 8 views. I have a content type called Countries. I would like to display the 3 latest country nodes on my homepage ...
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8answers
117k views

How do I get the current path alias or path?

How can I get the current alias and/or path in Drupal 8? In Drupal 7 I did this with drupal_get_path_alias(). What is the equivalent code I should use in Drupal 8?
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2answers
30k views

What are all the directories for in the new Drupal 8 structure?

Drupal 8 re-arranged all the directories and locations of modules/themes etc. Where do things go now?
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3answers
57k views

Get path to theme assets in Twig template

I have a question about getting a path to an image in a Twig template. The image is not assigned to a field or something. Just a static image which is stored in "MYTHEME/image/icon/my-icon.png". In ...

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