1. 8.5.x core/modules/block_content/block_content.module
  2. 8.0.x core/modules/block_content/block_content.module
  3. 8.1.x core/modules/block_content/block_content.module
  4. 8.2.x core/modules/block_content/block_content.module
  5. 8.3.x core/modules/block_content/block_content.module
  6. 8.4.x core/modules/block_content/block_content.module
  7. 8.6.x core/modules/block_content/block_content.module

Allows the creation of custom blocks through the user interface.

File

core/modules/block_content/block_content.module
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<?php

/**
 * @file
 * Allows the creation of custom blocks through the user interface.
 */
use Drupal\Core\Routing\RouteMatchInterface;
use Drupal\field\Entity\FieldConfig;
use Drupal\field\Entity\FieldStorageConfig;

/**
 * Implements hook_help().
 */
function block_content_help($route_name, RouteMatchInterface $route_match) {
  switch ($route_name) {
    case 'help.page.block_content':
      $field_ui = \Drupal::moduleHandler()
        ->moduleExists('field_ui') ? \Drupal::url('help.page', array(
        'name' => 'field_ui',
      )) : '#';
      $output = '';
      $output .= '<h3>' . t('About') . '</h3>';
      $output .= '<p>' . t('The Custom Block module allows you to create and manage custom <em>block types</em> and <em>content-containing blocks</em> from the <a href = ":block-library" >Custom block library<a/> page. Custom block types have fields; see the <a href=":field-help">Field module help</a> for more information. Once created, custom blocks can be placed in regions just like blocks provided by other modules; see the <a href=":blocks">Block module help</a> page for details. For more information, see the <a href=":online-help">online documentation for the Custom Block module</a>.', array(
        ':block-library' => \Drupal::url('entity.block_content.collection'),
        ':block-content' => \Drupal::url('entity.block_content.collection'),
        ':field-help' => \Drupal::url('help.page', array(
          'name' => 'field',
        )),
        ':blocks' => \Drupal::url('help.page', array(
          'name' => 'block',
        )),
        ':online-help' => 'https://www.drupal.org/documentation/modules/block_content',
      )) . '</p>';
      $output .= '<h3>' . t('Uses') . '</h3>';
      $output .= '<dl>';
      $output .= '<dt>' . t('Creating and managing custom block types') . '</dt>';
      $output .= '<dd>' . t('Users with the <em>Administer blocks</em> permission can create and edit custom block types with fields and display settings, from the <a href=":types">Block types</a> page in the Custom block library. For more information about managing fields and display settings, see the <a href=":field-ui">Field UI module help</a>.', array(
        ':types' => \Drupal::url('entity.block_content_type.collection'),
        ':field-ui' => $field_ui,
      )) . '</dd>';
      $output .= '<dt>' . t('Creating custom blocks') . '</dt>';
      $output .= '<dd>' . t('Users with the <em>Administer blocks</em> permission can create, edit, and delete custom blocks of each defined custom block type, from the <a href=":block-library">Blocks</a> page in the Custom block library. After creating a block, place it in a region from the <a href=":blocks">Block layout</a> page; see the <a href=":block_help">Block module help</a> for more information about placing blocks.', array(
        ':blocks' => \Drupal::url('block.admin_display'),
        ':block-library' => \Drupal::url('entity.block_content.collection'),
        ':block_help' => \Drupal::url('help.page', array(
          'name' => 'block',
        )),
      )) . '</dd>';
      $output .= '</dl>';
      return $output;
    case 'entity.block_content.collection':
      $output = '<p>' . t('Blocks in the block library belong to <a href=":types">Custom block types</a>, each with its own fields and display settings. After creating a block, place it in a region from the <a href=":blocks">Block layout</a> page.', array(
        ':types' => \Drupal::url('entity.block_content_type.collection'),
        ':blocks' => \Drupal::url('block.admin_display'),
      )) . '</p>';
      return $output;
    case 'entity.block_content_type.collection':
      $output = '<p>' . t('Each block type has its own fields and display settings. Create blocks of each type on the <a href=":block-library">Blocks</a> page in the custom block library.', array(
        ':block-library' => \Drupal::url('entity.block_content.collection'),
      )) . '</p>';
      return $output;
  }
}

/**
 * Implements hook_theme().
 */
function block_content_theme($existing, $type, $theme, $path) {
  return array(
    'block_content_add_list' => array(
      'variables' => array(
        'content' => NULL,
      ),
      'file' => 'block_content.pages.inc',
    ),
  );
}

/**
 * Implements hook_entity_type_alter().
 */
function block_content_entity_type_alter(array &$entity_types) {

  /** @var $entity_types \Drupal\Core\Entity\EntityTypeInterface[] */

  // Add a translation handler for fields if the language module is enabled.
  if (\Drupal::moduleHandler()
    ->moduleExists('language')) {
    $translation = $entity_types['block_content']
      ->get('translation');
    $translation['block_content'] = TRUE;
    $entity_types['block_content']
      ->set('translation', $translation);
  }
}

/**
 * Adds the default body field to a custom block type.
 *
 * @param string $block_type_id
 *   Id of the block type.
 * @param string $label
 *   (optional) The label for the body instance. Defaults to 'Body'
 *
 * @return \Drupal\field\Entity\FieldConfig
 *   A Body field object.
 */
function block_content_add_body_field($block_type_id, $label = 'Body') {

  // Add or remove the body field, as needed.
  $field = FieldConfig::loadByName('block_content', $block_type_id, 'body');
  if (empty($field)) {
    $field = FieldConfig::create([
      'field_storage' => FieldStorageConfig::loadByName('block_content', 'body'),
      'bundle' => $block_type_id,
      'label' => $label,
      'settings' => array(
        'display_summary' => FALSE,
      ),
    ]);
    $field
      ->save();

    // Assign widget settings for the 'default' form mode.
    entity_get_form_display('block_content', $block_type_id, 'default')
      ->setComponent('body', array(
      'type' => 'text_textarea_with_summary',
    ))
      ->save();

    // Assign display settings for 'default' view mode.
    entity_get_display('block_content', $block_type_id, 'default')
      ->setComponent('body', array(
      'label' => 'hidden',
      'type' => 'text_default',
    ))
      ->save();
  }
  return $field;
}

Functions

Namesort descending Description
block_content_add_body_field Adds the default body field to a custom block type.
block_content_entity_type_alter Implements hook_entity_type_alter().
block_content_help Implements hook_help().
block_content_theme Implements hook_theme().