7.x field.info.inc field_info_field_by_id($field_id)

Returns data about an individual field, given a field ID.

Parameters

$field_id: The id of the field to retrieve. $field_id can refer to a deleted field, but not an inactive one.

Return value

The field array, as returned by field_read_fields(), with an additional element 'bundles', whose value is an array of all the bundles this field belongs to.

See also

field_info_field()

Related topics

23 calls to field_info_field_by_id()
field_attach_delete in modules/field/field.attach.inc
Delete field data for an existing entity. This deletes all revisions of field data for the entity.
field_attach_delete_revision in modules/field/field.attach.inc
Delete field data for a single revision of an existing entity. The passed entity must have a revision id attribute.
field_attach_insert in modules/field/field.attach.inc
Save field data for a new entity.
field_attach_load in modules/field/field.attach.inc
Loads fields for the current revisions of a group of entities.
field_attach_update in modules/field/field.attach.inc
Save field data for an existing entity.

... See full list

File

modules/field/field.info.inc, line 541
Field Info API, providing information about available fields and field types.

Code

function field_info_field_by_id($field_id) {
  $cache = _field_info_field_cache();
  return $cache
    ->getFieldById($field_id);
}