1 field.multilingual.inc field_has_translation_handler($entity_type, $handler = NULL)

Checks if a module is registered as a translation handler for a given entity.

If no handler is passed, check if there is any translation handler enabled for the given entity type.


$entity_type: The type of the entity whose fields are to be translated.

$handler: (optional) The name of the handler to be checked. Defaults to NULL.

Return value

TRUE, if the given handler is allowed to manage field translations. If no: handler is passed, TRUE means there is at least one registered translation handler.

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core/modules/field/field.multilingual.inc, line 208
Functions implementing Field API multilingual support.


function field_has_translation_handler($entity_type, $handler = NULL) {
  $entity_info = entity_get_info($entity_type);

  if (isset($handler)) {
    return !empty($entity_info['translation'][$handler]);
  elseif (isset($entity_info['translation'])) {
    foreach ($entity_info['translation'] as $handler_info) {
      // The translation handler must use a non-empty data structure.
      if (!empty($handler_info)) {
        return TRUE;

  return FALSE;