8.5.x schema.inc drupal_install_schema($module)
8.0.x schema.inc drupal_install_schema($module)
8.1.x schema.inc drupal_install_schema($module)
8.2.x schema.inc drupal_install_schema($module)
8.3.x schema.inc drupal_install_schema($module)
8.4.x schema.inc drupal_install_schema($module)
8.6.x schema.inc drupal_install_schema($module)
6.x common.inc drupal_install_schema($module)
7.x common.inc drupal_install_schema($module)

Create all tables that a module defines in its hook_schema().

Note: This function does not pass the module's schema through hook_schema_alter(). The module's tables will be created exactly as the module defines them.


$module: The module for which the tables will be created.

Return value

An array of arrays with the following key/value pairs:

  • success: a boolean indicating whether the query succeeded.
  • query: the SQL query(s) executed, passed through check_plain().

Related topics

18 calls to drupal_install_schema()
aggregator_install in modules/aggregator/aggregator.install
Implementation of hook_install().
blogapi_install in modules/blogapi/blogapi.install
Implementation of hook_install().
book_install in modules/book/book.install
Implementation of hook_install().
contact_install in modules/contact/contact.install
Implementation of hook_install().
dblog_install in modules/dblog/dblog.install
Implementation of hook_install().

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includes/common.inc, line 3396
Common functions that many Drupal modules will need to reference.


function drupal_install_schema($module) {
  $schema = drupal_get_schema_unprocessed($module);
  _drupal_initialize_schema($module, $schema);
  $ret = array();
  foreach ($schema as $name => $table) {
    db_create_table($ret, $name, $table);
  return $ret;