Questions tagged [entities]

Nodes, comments, taxonomy terms, and users, in the terminology used since Drupal 7, are generally called "entities."

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Custom block disable caching?

I've created a custom module to show On This Days in a block but they are not changing each day until I flush the caches. I call the entity: public function build() { $query = \Drupal::entityQuery(...
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How can I create a custom field type for a select with multiple values?

I need a field type with 3 select in it. The field type is created and works like a charm but I'd like one of these select may have multiple values. What must I change? I add '#multiple' => TRUE, ...
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Import data using ECK and feeds module

Is it possible to import data from CSV file and insert all in two different entities for example I have created two different entities, cadidates and exams entities, once I import data to exam entity ...
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Do fields that are not displayed affect rendering performance?

This is a general question about how Drupal renders content. Say I have a content type with 20 fields, including some entity references, text fields, integers, and so on. When I have a lot of fields ...
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Force a single value base field to be in a separate table?

I have a custom entity type (eg: myentitytype), and I would like to add a new base field to it via hook_entity_base_field_info(). As I understand it, single value fields (with a cardinality of 1) will ...
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How to let the user fill in the “Recipient” field of the contact form?

I created a new type of contact form. It is called "Invitation". The problem is that the recipient field does not appear and it is not editable. I want the user to fill in the recipient's ...
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Target EntityBrowser in custom validation constraint

Having a custom validation constraint on an entity reference field using entity browser as form widget, I am trying to get the field light up in the form on validation violation. This is not working ...
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Can I create non-default EntityReferenceSelection?

I have the following EntityReferenceSelection plugin: /** * Provides an entity reference selection for my_entity. * * @EntityReferenceSelection( * id = "extra:my_entity", * label = &...
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Reverse entity reference lookup

I have a data structure where content type research has an entity reference field scientists. The content type scientists does not have any research reference entity field though. I can get all ...
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Entity print theming [closed]

I am facing an issue with the Entity print module. I have a view which is supposed to print articles. I want 2 different layouts for the PDF and for that I have created 2 different displays in the ...
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How do I display only products that do not exceed the end date?

I created in my product type, a "Date interval" field. I created a view that contains this field. With a start date and an end date. I want my view to show only products that are within the ...
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How can I send mail containing rendered entity from referenced field?

How do I code a function for sending mail containing a rendered entity that is referenced from a field? I have content type A that contains static information, and content type B that users create and ...
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hiding field -reference option limit

Helloo ! I am using the D7 reference option limit module. I have two fields "primary" and "secondary" and I managed to reduce the choices of secondary based on the value of primary ...
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How to make a case sensitive entity query?

My custom entity type comes with a string field for which I would prefer case sensitive queries. When I use $query = \Drupal::entityQuery('my_entity_type') ->condition('my_token_field', '...
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How to create a new entity with default values if not passed?

Hello everyone how are you? I created a new configEntity called Modal with 3 fields: Label Body Auto Open To create a new Modal I'm using this code: $modal = \Drupal::entityTypeManager()->...
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views_embed_view in computed field

I have Content type A with these fields: Category and Amount. I want to add another field (Tax Amount) to calculate an amount based on Category and Amount inputted by user and sum of amount field of ...
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Autocomplete field where title is replaced with NID

I'm using Drupal 7 and I have made autocomplete function to be called on a field. File my_module.module: <?php function my_module_menu() { $items = array(); $items['/...
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Views entity reference field filtering results based on permissions but not overridable

I have created an entity reference field on a node type and it references entities of the Profile type, my Profile bundle is called 'Staff profile'. I want to allow certain users to see staff profiles ...
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How can I programmatically add data to an address field?

I'm trying to import user data from a json file. So far I managed to import most of the information, but now I'm stuck on the address field (created with Address module for Drupal 8). In the json file ...
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How can I programmatically add a taxonomy, link field and other fields to a custom block type module?

I am learning to write a Custom Block Type with the below code from this question: How can I programmatically create a block type? However, I need help adding a couple other field types: Field that ...
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How to enable a field programmatically

I've created a field programmatically : $field_storage = FieldStorageConfig::create( array('entity_type' => 'node', 'field_name' => 'field_desc', 'type' => 'string')); $field_storage->...
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Views entity reference depending on other field in contact form

I have almost the same problem than Peter, here: Entity reference view depending on other field I have a contact form with two fields: brand and model. Brand is a taxonomy field and Model en entity ...
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Image can't be removed from widget after validation using entity validation api

I have created new media type(movie image). In that media type, I have two fields image and boolean field, I have referenced the movie image in content type and set upload limit of images to 10 and ...
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Changing existing date time field

I am working on an already existing site that has content. There is a content type with field date and time. I need to remove the time component and just be Date only without deleting any content ...
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Custom block with a field value that can be used in other twig template

I am creating a custom block with fields: field_items_to_show (items to show) field_logos (images, multiple) The site editor must have the option to set the amount of items to show in a field. in ...
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How to use Vertical Tabs on ConfigEntity Form

how are you? I've created a ConfigEntity and there a Configuration Form with Fieldsets and Fields. Example: But now I want to change this form to Vertical Tabs, like that: Do you know how can I do ...
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Drupal way of storing data related to a node [closed]

I want to store some data that is related to a node and trying to figure out the best way of doing it. For example, I send emails related to a node and I want to save details such as: To Email ...
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Guidance on entity reference - tokens or token parsing tools suggestions?

I have 3 content types - Organization, Site and Station. Stations related to a Site. Sites related to an Organization. A user can update is 'location' to show where they are working that day. I use a ...
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How translate Config Entity? [duplicate]

Hello everyone how are you? I created a ConfigEntity with some fields: Title (textfield) Body (CKEditor) After that I insert the first item: Title = "Hello World" Body = "This is a ...
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Token to output the last value in a multi-value field?

I have a text field in an Entityform set to accept an unlimited number of values: I'm trying to build a Rule that sends an email with the text from the last submitted value from the field. The token ...
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Creating a fallback field to load conditionally

So if I have a node type of Article. I have two fields on it: field_image field_secondary If field_secondary is being used, I'd like for that to be shown over field_image. Can anyone help point me ...
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Changing 2 Elements on Ajax Callback

I have an element $form['elements']['manufacturer']. On change, I want to change $form['elements']['form_factor'] and $form['elements']['model']. Currently I have: $form['elements']['manufacturer']['#...
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Better ordering of content within Books

I'm working with a Drupal site that features a fair amount of content, in excess of 1000 pages. The content is grouped in to Books and from there a hierarchical parent & child structure is created,...
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Collections of custom (ECK) entities

[ Similar question: How to add custom entities to group types? (Drupal Answers). But I ask specifically about ECK entities, not other simpler custom entities ] I want to implement collections of ...
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Update existing 'paragraph' entity while changing the ID is not supported

I'm trying to update a paragraph with this code: $entityManager = \Drupal::entityTypeManager(); $paragraph = $entityManager->getStorage('paragraph')->load('1'); $paragraph->set('...
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How to make a display mode of the current user on the home page?

I have a site built with Drupal 8 and the Twig Tweak module. I want to make the current user's frontpage_tasks display mode on my home page. How to do this ? I can make a user's frontpage_tasks ...
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Combine multivalue field rows with copy of same multvalue field

Having a list of pdfs using pdfpreview for image-preview I want to add an additional formatted text-field to this ouput. That's why I've created a copy of this field with a different formatter (e.g. ...
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Complex Group Permissions for Users and Content

My application holds content about projects. Projects have a number of entity reference fields including ones giving them both a team and a region. Projects live inside of units (1-to-1 relationship)...
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Get the value of a checkbox field (Boolean field type) from an entity object

Am trying to get the value of a Boolean field from a node entity, but it returns null whether the field is checked or not checked $field_id = 'field_test_boolean'; /** @var Node $entity */ $entity = \...
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Get order of a content type's fields

When I manage fields in content type edition I can put them in order. How could I retrieve this information to use it in a custom module. In Database there is no any column which saves weight order ...
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Create Custom Select Webform Element

I asked this last time with 'Select Other', but I am still not understanding how to change custom element's type. In this scenario, I am attempting to build a Select type webform element. I am reusing ...
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How to automatically flag entities once (without PHP error)?

I created a custom module to automatically flag new entities and update entities. It works :-) Here is the problem : If I update a neud it is flagged. Perfect that's what I want to do, but if I update ...
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How do you target a specific type of content?

I have the content type (node), article, page, recipe. The code below can be used to flag any type of content. How do you target a specific type of content ? For example I only want to flag the ...
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how easy it is to get the date when the order is completed?

I need to get the due date (payment) of the last order, but I got some kind of crooked code. I receive all user orders by request. $allOrders = \Drupal::entityTypeManager()->getStorage('...
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Cannot flag nodes and comments automatically

I created a code to automatically flag nodes and comments. When I put only the code to flag the nodes, it works. But when I add the code to flag the comments it doesn't work anymore. Which code should ...
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Override fieldset.html.twig

I am having some trouble understanding the concept of overriding twig templates. I have turned on debugging mode and most of the time I see overriding suggested file names like this: <!-- FILE NAME ...
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How do I limit access to a custom field type I have created so that it can only be attached to certain bundles of content?

I have a custom field class. I would like to limit it to specific content types and bundles that I will choose when my custom module is installed and as other content types meet certain criteria. I ...
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How to flag an entity when it is created or updated?

I have a Drupal 8 site with the Flag module. I want when a user creates or updates a node, product, store, group, ... the updated entity is flagged. How to flag an entity when it is created or updated ...
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Add field to menu link content

I am trying to add a list field to the menu links. I have executed the database update and it creates the field in the "menu_link_content_data" table correctly. But when I go to the menu ...
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How to clear image (or file) field data for specific node programmatically?

I need to clear/remove image (or file) field from specific node. I have before: I want to get after code execution for the field: What code should I use to properly clear image (file) field data?

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