8 Drupal.php public static Drupal::queue($name, $reliable = FALSE)

Returns a queue for the given queue name.

The following values can be set in your settings.php file's $settings array to define which services are used for queues:

  • queue_reliable_service_$name: The container service to use for the reliable queue $name.
  • queue_service_$name: The container service to use for the queue $name.
  • queue_default: The container service to use by default for queues without overrides. This defaults to 'queue.database'.


string $name: The name of the queue to work with.

bool $reliable: (optional) TRUE if the ordering of items and guaranteeing every item executes at least once is important, FALSE if scalability is the main concern. Defaults to FALSE.

Return value

\Drupal\Core\Queue\QueueInterface The queue object for a given name.

8 calls to Drupal::queue()
aggregator_cron in core/modules/aggregator/aggregator.module
Implements hook_cron().
DrupalTest::testQueue in core/tests/Drupal/Tests/Core/DrupalTest.php
Tests the queue() method.
hook_cron in core/core.api.php
Perform periodic actions.
LocaleUpdateCronTest::testUpdateCron in core/modules/locale/src/Tests/LocaleUpdateCronTest.php
Tests interface translation update using cron.
locale_cron_fill_queue in core/modules/locale/locale.translation.inc
Populate a queue with project to check for translation updates.

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core/lib/Drupal.php, line 381
Contains \Drupal.


Static Service Container wrapper.


public static function queue($name, $reliable = FALSE) {
  return static::getContainer()->get('queue')->get($name, $reliable);