1 menu.api.php hook_menu_update($menu)

Respond to a custom menu update.

This hook is used to notify modules that a custom menu has been updated. Contributed modules may use the information to perform actions based on the information entered into the menu system.


$menu: An array representing a custom menu:

  • menu_name: The unique name of the custom menu.
  • title: The human readable menu title.
  • description: The custom menu description.
  • old_name: The current 'menu_name'. Note that internal menu names cannot be changed after initial creation.

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core/modules/menu/menu.api.php, line 53
Hooks provided by the Menu module.


function hook_menu_update($menu) {
  // For example, we track available menus in state.
  $my_menus = state_get('my_module_menus', array());
  $my_menus[$menu['menu_name']] = $menu['menu_name'];
  state_set('my_module_menus', $my_menus);