1 system.api.php hook_url_inbound_alter(&$path, $original_path, $path_language)

Alters inbound URL requests.


$path: The path being constructed, which, if a URL alias, has been resolved to a Backdrop path by the database, and which also may have been altered by other modules before this one.

$original_path: The original path, before being checked for URL aliases or altered by any modules.

$path_language: The language of the path.

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core/modules/system/system.api.php, line 3580
Hooks provided by Backdrop core and the System module.


function hook_url_inbound_alter(&$path, $original_path, $path_language) {
  // Create the path user/me/edit, which allows a user to edit their account.
  if (preg_match('|^user/me/edit(/.*)?|', $path, $matches)) {
    global $user;
    $path = 'user/' . $user->uid . '/edit' . $matches[1];