function drupal_get_path_alias

Given an internal Drupal path, return the alias set by the administrator.

If no path is provided, the function will return the alias of the current page.


$path: An internal Drupal path.

$path_language: An optional language code to look up the path in.

Return value

An aliased path if one was found, or the original path if no alias was found.

6 calls to drupal_get_path_alias()
block_block_list_alter in modules/block/block.module
Implements hook_block_list_alter().
path_admin_overview in modules/path/
Returns a listing of all defined URL aliases.
system_site_information_settings in modules/system/
Form builder; The general site information form.
url in includes/
Generates an internal or external URL.
_shortcut_link_form_elements in modules/shortcut/
Helper function for building a form for adding or editing shortcut links.

... See full list


includes/, line 235


function drupal_get_path_alias($path = NULL, $path_language = NULL) {
    // If no path is specified, use the current page's path.
    if ($path == NULL) {
        $path = $_GET['q'];
    $result = $path;
    if ($alias = drupal_lookup_path('alias', $path, $path_language)) {
        $result = $alias;
    return $result;

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