1 field.info.inc field_info_field_map()

Returns a lightweight map of fields across bundles.

The function only returns active, non deleted fields.

  'body' => array(
    'bundles' => array(
      'node' => array('page', 'article'),
    'type' => 'text_with_summary',

@since 1.9.0

Return value

An array keyed by field name. Each value is an array with two entries::

  • type: The field type.
  • bundles: The bundles in which the field appears, as an array with entity types as keys and the array of bundle names as values.


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core/modules/field/field.info.inc, line 671
Field Info API, providing information about available fields and field types.


function field_info_field_map() {
  // Read from the "static" cache.
  $field_info_cache = &backdrop_static(__FUNCTION__, array());

  if (!empty($field_info_cache)) {
    return $field_info_cache;

  // Rebuild static cache
  $field_info_cache = array();
  $field_info_fields = field_info_fields();

  foreach ($field_info_fields as $field_name => $field_info) {
    $field_info_cache[$field_name]['type'] = $field_info['type'];
    $field_info_cache[$field_name]['bundles'] = $field_info['bundles'];

  return $field_info_cache;