function hook_entity_view_mode_alter

Same name and namespace in other branches
  1. 7.x modules/system/system.api.php \hook_entity_view_mode_alter()
  2. 9 core/lib/Drupal/Core/Entity/entity.api.php \hook_entity_view_mode_alter()
  3. 10 core/lib/Drupal/Core/Entity/entity.api.php \hook_entity_view_mode_alter()
  4. 11.x core/lib/Drupal/Core/Entity/entity.api.php \hook_entity_view_mode_alter()

Change the view mode of an entity that is being displayed.


string $view_mode: The view_mode that is to be used to display the entity.

\Drupal\Core\Entity\EntityInterface $entity: The entity that is being viewed.

array $context: Array with additional context information, currently only contains the langcode the entity is viewed in.

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1 function implements hook_entity_view_mode_alter()

Note: this list is generated by pattern matching, so it may include some functions that are not actually implementations of this hook.

node_test_entity_view_mode_alter in core/modules/node/tests/modules/node_test/node_test.module
Implements hook_entity_view_mode_alter().


core/lib/Drupal/Core/Entity/entity.api.php, line 1657


function hook_entity_view_mode_alter(&$view_mode, Drupal\Core\Entity\EntityInterface $entity, $context) {
    // For nodes, change the view mode when it is teaser.
    if ($entity->getEntityTypeId() == 'node' && $view_mode == 'teaser') {
        $view_mode = 'my_custom_view_mode';

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