function hook_entity_view_mode_alter

Same name and namespace in other branches
  1. 9 core/lib/Drupal/Core/Entity/entity.api.php \hook_entity_view_mode_alter()
  2. 8.9.x 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.

array $context: Array with contextual information, including:

  • entity_type: The type of the entity that is being viewed.
  • entity: The entity object.
  • langcode: The langcode the entity is being 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 modules/node/tests/node_test.module
Implements hook_entity_view_mode_alter().


modules/system/system.api.php, line 480


function hook_entity_view_mode_alter(&$view_mode, $context) {
    // For nodes, change the view mode when it is teaser.
    if ($context['entity_type'] == 'node' && $view_mode == 'teaser') {
        $view_mode = 'my_custom_view_mode';

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