1 field.info.inc field_info_field_types($field_type = NULL)

Returns information about field types from hook_field_info().


$field_type: (optional) A field type name. If omitted, all field types will be returned.

Return value

Either a field type description, as provided by hook_field_info(), or an: array of all existing field types, keyed by field type name.

Related topics


core/modules/field/field.info.inc, line 503
Field Info API, providing information about available fields and field types.


function field_info_field_types($field_type = NULL) {
  $info = _field_info_collate_types();
  $field_types = $info['field types'];
  if ($field_type) {
    if (isset($field_types[$field_type])) {
      return $field_types[$field_type];
  else {
    return $field_types;