1 node.module node_type_get_base($node)

Returns the node type base of the passed node or node type string.

The base indicates which module implements this node type and is used to execute node-type-specific hooks. For types defined in the user interface and managed by node.module, the base is 'node_content'.


Node|string $node: A node entity or string that indicates the node type to return.

Return value

string: The node type base or FALSE if the node type is not found.

See also



core/modules/node/node.module, line 432
The core module that allows content to be submitted to the site.


function node_type_get_base($node) {
  $type = _node_extract_type($node);
  $types = _node_types_build()->types;
  return isset($types[$type]) && !empty($types[$type]->base) ? $types[$type]->base : FALSE;