1 field.api.php hook_field_language_alter(&$display_language, $context)

Perform alterations on field_language() values.

This hook is invoked to alter the array of display languages for the given entity.


$display_language: A reference to an array of language codes keyed by field name.

$context: An associative array containing:

  • entity_type: The type of the entity to be displayed.
  • entity: The entity with fields to render.
  • langcode: The language code $entity has to be displayed in.

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core/modules/field/field.api.php, line 1607
Hooks provided by the Field module.


function hook_field_language_alter(&$display_language, $context) {
  // Do not apply core language fallback rules if they are disabled or if Locale
  // is not registered as a translation handler.
  if (config_get('locale.settings', 'field_language_fallback') && field_has_translation_handler($context['entity_type'], 'locale')) {
    locale_field_language_fallback($display_language, $context['entity'], $context['language']);