1 menu.inc menu_tree($menu_name)

Renders a menu tree based on the current path.

The tree is expanded based on the current path and dynamic paths are also changed according to the defined to_arg functions (for example the 'My account' link is changed from user/% to a link with the current user's uid).


$menu_name: The name of the menu.

Return value

A structured array representing the specified menu on the current page, to: be rendered by backdrop_render().

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core/includes/menu.inc, line 1062
API for the Backdrop menu system.


function menu_tree($menu_name) {
  $menu_output = &backdrop_static(__FUNCTION__, array());

  if (!isset($menu_output[$menu_name])) {
    $tree = menu_tree_page_data($menu_name);
    $menu_output[$menu_name] = menu_tree_output($tree);
  return $menu_output[$menu_name];