1. 8.5.x vendor/zendframework/zend-diactoros/src/Response/Serializer.php Serializer
  2. 8.5.x vendor/phpdocumentor/reflection-docblock/src/phpDocumentor/Reflection/DocBlock/Serializer.php Serializer
  3. 8.5.x core/modules/rest/src/Plugin/views/style/Serializer.php Serializer
  4. 8.5.x vendor/symfony/serializer/Serializer.php Serializer
  5. 8.5.x vendor/zendframework/zend-diactoros/src/Request/Serializer.php Serializer
  6. 8.0.x core/modules/rest/src/Plugin/views/style/Serializer.php Serializer
  7. 8.0.x vendor/phpdocumentor/reflection-docblock/src/phpDocumentor/Reflection/DocBlock/Serializer.php Serializer
  8. 8.0.x vendor/symfony/serializer/Serializer.php Serializer
  9. 8.0.x vendor/zendframework/zend-diactoros/src/Response/Serializer.php Serializer
  10. 8.0.x vendor/zendframework/zend-diactoros/src/Request/Serializer.php Serializer
  11. 8.1.x vendor/phpdocumentor/reflection-docblock/src/phpDocumentor/Reflection/DocBlock/Serializer.php Serializer
  12. 8.1.x core/modules/rest/src/Plugin/views/style/Serializer.php Serializer
  13. 8.1.x vendor/symfony/serializer/Serializer.php Serializer
  14. 8.1.x vendor/zendframework/zend-diactoros/src/Response/Serializer.php Serializer
  15. 8.1.x vendor/zendframework/zend-diactoros/src/Request/Serializer.php Serializer
  16. 8.2.x vendor/phpdocumentor/reflection-docblock/src/phpDocumentor/Reflection/DocBlock/Serializer.php Serializer
  17. 8.2.x vendor/symfony/serializer/Serializer.php Serializer
  18. 8.2.x vendor/zendframework/zend-diactoros/src/Response/Serializer.php Serializer
  19. 8.2.x vendor/zendframework/zend-diactoros/src/Request/Serializer.php Serializer
  20. 8.2.x core/modules/rest/src/Plugin/views/style/Serializer.php Serializer
  21. 8.3.x vendor/zendframework/zend-diactoros/src/Response/Serializer.php Serializer
  22. 8.3.x vendor/zendframework/zend-diactoros/src/Request/Serializer.php Serializer
  23. 8.3.x vendor/symfony/serializer/Serializer.php Serializer
  24. 8.3.x vendor/phpdocumentor/reflection-docblock/src/phpDocumentor/Reflection/DocBlock/Serializer.php Serializer
  25. 8.3.x core/modules/rest/src/Plugin/views/style/Serializer.php Serializer
  26. 8.4.x vendor/symfony/serializer/Serializer.php Serializer
  27. 8.4.x core/modules/rest/src/Plugin/views/style/Serializer.php Serializer
  28. 8.4.x vendor/zendframework/zend-diactoros/src/Response/Serializer.php Serializer
  29. 8.4.x vendor/zendframework/zend-diactoros/src/Request/Serializer.php Serializer
  30. 8.4.x vendor/phpdocumentor/reflection-docblock/src/phpDocumentor/Reflection/DocBlock/Serializer.php Serializer
  31. 8.6.x core/modules/rest/src/Plugin/views/style/Serializer.php Serializer
  32. 8.6.x vendor/phpdocumentor/reflection-docblock/src/phpDocumentor/Reflection/DocBlock/Serializer.php Serializer
  33. 8.6.x vendor/zendframework/zend-diactoros/src/Request/Serializer.php Serializer
  34. 8.6.x vendor/symfony/serializer/Serializer.php Serializer
  35. 8.6.x vendor/zendframework/zend-diactoros/src/Response/Serializer.php Serializer

The style plugin for serialized output formats.

Plugin annotation

  id = "serializer",
  title = @Translation("Serializer"),
  help = @Translation("Serializes views row data using the Serializer component."),
  display_types = {"data"}


Expanded class hierarchy of Serializer

Related topics

1 file declares its use of Serializer
SerializerTest.php in core/modules/rest/tests/src/Unit/Plugin/views/style/SerializerTest.php


core/modules/rest/src/Plugin/views/style/Serializer.php, line 24


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class Serializer extends StylePluginBase implements CacheableDependencyInterface {

   * {@inheritdoc}
  protected $usesRowPlugin = TRUE;

   * {@inheritdoc}
  protected $usesGrouping = FALSE;

   * The serializer which serializes the views result.
   * @var \Symfony\Component\Serializer\Serializer
  protected $serializer;

   * The available serialization formats.
   * @var array
  protected $formats = array();

   * The serialization format providers, keyed by format.
   * @var string[]
  protected $formatProviders;

   * {@inheritdoc}
  public static function create(ContainerInterface $container, array $configuration, $plugin_id, $plugin_definition) {
    return new static($configuration, $plugin_id, $plugin_definition, $container
      ->get('serializer'), $container
      ->getParameter('serializer.formats'), $container

   * Constructs a Plugin object.
  public function __construct(array $configuration, $plugin_id, $plugin_definition, SerializerInterface $serializer, array $serializer_formats, array $serializer_format_providers) {
    parent::__construct($configuration, $plugin_id, $plugin_definition);
    $this->definition = $plugin_definition + $configuration;
    $this->serializer = $serializer;
    $this->formats = $serializer_formats;
    $this->formatProviders = $serializer_format_providers;

   * {@inheritdoc}
  protected function defineOptions() {
    $options = parent::defineOptions();
    $options['formats'] = array(
      'default' => array(),
    return $options;

   * {@inheritdoc}
  public function buildOptionsForm(&$form, FormStateInterface $form_state) {
    parent::buildOptionsForm($form, $form_state);
    $form['formats'] = array(
      '#type' => 'checkboxes',
      '#title' => $this
        ->t('Accepted request formats'),
      '#description' => $this
        ->t('Request formats that will be allowed in responses. If none are selected all formats will be allowed.'),
      '#options' => $this
      '#default_value' => $this->options['formats'],

   * {@inheritdoc}
  public function submitOptionsForm(&$form, FormStateInterface $form_state) {
    parent::submitOptionsForm($form, $form_state);
    $formats = $form_state
    ), array_filter($formats));

   * {@inheritdoc}
  public function render() {
    $rows = array();

    // If the Data Entity row plugin is used, this will be an array of entities
    // which will pass through Serializer to one of the registered Normalizers,
    // which will transform it to arrays/scalars. If the Data field row plugin
    // is used, $rows will not contain objects and will pass directly to the
    // Encoder.
    foreach ($this->view->result as $row_index => $row) {
      $this->view->row_index = $row_index;
      $rows[] = $this->view->rowPlugin

    // Get the content type configured in the display or fallback to the
    // default.
    if (empty($this->view->live_preview)) {
      $content_type = $this->displayHandler
    else {
      $content_type = !empty($this->options['formats']) ? reset($this->options['formats']) : 'json';
    return $this->serializer
      ->serialize($rows, $content_type, [
      'views_style_plugin' => $this,

   * Gets a list of all available formats that can be requested.
   * This will return the configured formats, or all formats if none have been
   * selected.
   * @return array
   *   An array of formats.
  public function getFormats() {
    return $this->options['formats'];

   * {@inheritdoc}
  public function getCacheMaxAge() {
    return Cache::PERMANENT;

   * {@inheritdoc}
  public function getCacheContexts() {
    return [

   * {@inheritdoc}
  public function getCacheTags() {
    return [];

   * {@inheritdoc}
  public function calculateDependencies() {
    $dependencies = parent::calculateDependencies();
    $formats = $this
    $providers = array_intersect_key($this->formatProviders, array_flip($formats));

    // The plugin always uses services from the serialization module.
    $providers[] = 'serialization';
    $dependencies += [
      'module' => [],
    $dependencies['module'] = array_merge($dependencies['module'], $providers);
    return $dependencies;

   * Returns an array of format options
   * @return string[]
   *   An array of format options. Both key and value are the same.
  protected function getFormatOptions() {
    $formats = array_keys($this->formatProviders);
    return array_combine($formats, $formats);



Contains filters are case sensitive
Namesort descending Modifiers Type Description Overrides
DependencySerializationTrait::$_serviceIds protected property An array of service IDs keyed by property name used for serialization.
DependencySerializationTrait::__sleep public function Prevents serializing any properties.
DependencySerializationTrait::__wakeup public function
PluginBase::$configuration protected property Configuration information passed into the plugin.
PluginBase::$definition public property Plugins's definition
PluginBase::$displayHandler public property The display object this plugin is for.
PluginBase::$options public property Options for this plugin will be held here.
PluginBase::$pluginDefinition protected property The plugin implementation definition.
PluginBase::$pluginId protected property The plugin_id.
PluginBase::$renderer protected property Stores the render API renderer.
PluginBase::$view public property The top object of a view.
PluginBase::DERIVATIVE_SEPARATOR constant A string which is used to separate base plugin IDs from the derivative ID.
PluginBase::doFilterByDefinedOptions protected function Do the work to filter out stored options depending on the defined options.
PluginBase::filterByDefinedOptions public function Filter out stored options depending on the defined options. Overrides ViewsPluginInterface::filterByDefinedOptions
PluginBase::getAvailableGlobalTokens public function Returns an array of available token replacements. Overrides ViewsPluginInterface::getAvailableGlobalTokens
PluginBase::getBaseId public function Gets the base_plugin_id of the plugin instance. Overrides DerivativeInspectionInterface::getBaseId
PluginBase::getDerivativeId public function Gets the derivative_id of the plugin instance. Overrides DerivativeInspectionInterface::getDerivativeId
PluginBase::getPluginDefinition public function Gets the definition of the plugin implementation. Overrides PluginInspectionInterface::getPluginDefinition
PluginBase::getPluginId public function Gets the plugin_id of the plugin instance. Overrides PluginInspectionInterface::getPluginId
PluginBase::getProvider public function Returns the plugin provider. Overrides ViewsPluginInterface::getProvider
PluginBase::getRenderer protected function Returns the render API renderer.
PluginBase::globalTokenForm public function Adds elements for available core tokens to a form. Overrides ViewsPluginInterface::globalTokenForm
PluginBase::globalTokenReplace public function Returns a string with any core tokens replaced. Overrides ViewsPluginInterface::globalTokenReplace
PluginBase::INCLUDE_ENTITY constant Include entity row languages when listing languages.
PluginBase::INCLUDE_NEGOTIATED constant Include negotiated languages when listing languages.
PluginBase::listLanguages protected function Makes an array of languages, optionally including special languages.
PluginBase::pluginTitle public function Return the human readable name of the display. Overrides ViewsPluginInterface::pluginTitle
PluginBase::preRenderAddFieldsetMarkup public static function Moves form elements into fieldsets for presentation purposes. Overrides ViewsPluginInterface::preRenderAddFieldsetMarkup
PluginBase::preRenderFlattenData public static function Flattens the structure of form elements. Overrides ViewsPluginInterface::preRenderFlattenData
PluginBase::queryLanguageSubstitutions public static function Returns substitutions for Views queries for languages.
PluginBase::setOptionDefaults protected function Fills up the options of the plugin with defaults.
PluginBase::summaryTitle public function Returns the summary of the settings in the display. Overrides ViewsPluginInterface::summaryTitle
PluginBase::themeFunctions public function Provide a full list of possible theme templates used by this style. Overrides ViewsPluginInterface::themeFunctions
PluginBase::unpackOptions public function Unpack options over our existing defaults, drilling down into arrays so that defaults don't get totally blown away. Overrides ViewsPluginInterface::unpackOptions
PluginBase::usesOptions public function Returns the usesOptions property. Overrides ViewsPluginInterface::usesOptions
PluginBase::viewsTokenReplace protected function Replaces Views' tokens in a given string. The resulting string will be sanitized with Xss::filterAdmin.
PluginBase::VIEWS_QUERY_LANGUAGE_SITE_DEFAULT constant Query string to indicate the site default language.
Serializer::$formatProviders protected property The serialization format providers, keyed by format.
Serializer::$formats protected property The available serialization formats.
Serializer::$serializer protected property The serializer which serializes the views result.
Serializer::$usesGrouping protected property Does the style plugin support grouping of rows. Overrides StylePluginBase::$usesGrouping
Serializer::$usesRowPlugin protected property Does the style plugin allows to use style plugins. Overrides StylePluginBase::$usesRowPlugin
Serializer::buildOptionsForm public function Provide a form to edit options for this plugin. Overrides StylePluginBase::buildOptionsForm
Serializer::calculateDependencies public function Calculates dependencies for the configured plugin. Overrides PluginBase::calculateDependencies
Serializer::create public static function Creates an instance of the plugin. Overrides PluginBase::create
Serializer::defineOptions protected function Information about options for all kinds of purposes will be held here. Overrides StylePluginBase::defineOptions
Serializer::getCacheContexts public function The cache contexts associated with this object. Overrides CacheableDependencyInterface::getCacheContexts
Serializer::getCacheMaxAge public function The maximum age for which this object may be cached. Overrides CacheableDependencyInterface::getCacheMaxAge
Serializer::getCacheTags public function The cache tags associated with this object. Overrides CacheableDependencyInterface::getCacheTags
Serializer::getFormatOptions protected function Returns an array of format options
Serializer::getFormats public function Gets a list of all available formats that can be requested.
Serializer::render public function Render the display in this style. Overrides StylePluginBase::render
Serializer::submitOptionsForm public function Handle any special handling on the validate form. Overrides PluginBase::submitOptionsForm
Serializer::__construct public function Constructs a Plugin object. Overrides PluginBase::__construct
StringTranslationTrait::$stringTranslation protected property The string translation service.
StringTranslationTrait::formatPlural protected function Formats a string containing a count of items.
StringTranslationTrait::getNumberOfPlurals protected function Returns the number of plurals supported by a given language.
StringTranslationTrait::getStringTranslation protected function Gets the string translation service.
StringTranslationTrait::setStringTranslation public function Sets the string translation service to use.
StringTranslationTrait::t protected function Translates a string to the current language or to a given language.
StylePluginBase::$defaultFieldLabels protected property Should field labels be enabled by default.
StylePluginBase::$groupingTheme protected property The theme function used to render the grouping set.
StylePluginBase::$rendered_fields protected property Stores the rendered field values, keyed by the row index and field name.
StylePluginBase::$rowTokens protected property Store all available tokens row rows.
StylePluginBase::$usesFields protected property Does the style plugin for itself support to add fields to it's output.
StylePluginBase::$usesOptions protected property Denotes whether the plugin has an additional options form. Overrides PluginBase::$usesOptions
StylePluginBase::$usesRowClass protected property Does the style plugin support custom css class for the rows.
StylePluginBase::buildSort public function Called by the view builder to see if this style handler wants to interfere with the sorts. If so it should build; if it returns any non-TRUE value, normal sorting will NOT be added to the query.
StylePluginBase::buildSortPost public function Called by the view builder to let the style build a second set of sorts that will come after any other sorts in the view.
StylePluginBase::defaultFieldLabels public function Return TRUE if this style enables field labels by default.
StylePluginBase::destroy public function Clears a plugin. Overrides PluginBase::destroy
StylePluginBase::elementPreRenderRow public function #pre_render callback for view row field rendering.
StylePluginBase::evenEmpty public function Should the output of the style plugin be rendered even if it's a empty view.
StylePluginBase::getField public function Gets a rendered field.
StylePluginBase::getFieldValue public function Get the raw field value.
StylePluginBase::getRowClass public function Return the token replaced row class for the specified row.
StylePluginBase::init public function Overrides \Drupal\views\Plugin\views\PluginBase::init(). Overrides PluginBase::init
StylePluginBase::preRender public function Allow the style to do stuff before each row is rendered.
StylePluginBase::query public function Add anything to the query that we might need to. Overrides PluginBase::query
StylePluginBase::renderFields protected function Renders all of the fields for a given style and store them on the object.
StylePluginBase::renderGrouping public function Group records as needed for rendering.
StylePluginBase::renderGroupingSets public function Render the grouping sets.
StylePluginBase::renderRowGroup protected function Renders a group of rows of the grouped view.
StylePluginBase::tokenizeValue public function Take a value and apply token replacement logic to it.
StylePluginBase::usesFields function Return TRUE if this style also uses fields.
StylePluginBase::usesGrouping function Returns the usesGrouping property.
StylePluginBase::usesRowClass function Returns the usesRowClass property.
StylePluginBase::usesRowPlugin function Returns the usesRowPlugin property.
StylePluginBase::usesTokens public function Return TRUE if this style uses tokens.
StylePluginBase::validate public function Validate that the plugin is correct and can be saved. Overrides PluginBase::validate
StylePluginBase::validateOptionsForm public function Validate the options form. Overrides PluginBase::validateOptionsForm
StylePluginBase::wizardForm public function Provide a form in the views wizard if this style is selected.
StylePluginBase::wizardSubmit public function Alter the options of a display before they are added to the view.