7.x field.multilingual.inc field_has_translation_handler($entity_type, $handler = NULL)

Checks if a module is registered as a translation handler for a given entity.

If no handler is passed, simply check if there is any translation handler enabled for the given entity type.


$entity_type: The type of the entity whose fields are to be translated.

$handler: (optional) The name of the handler to be checked. Defaults to NULL.

Return value

TRUE, if the given handler is allowed to manage field translations. If no handler is passed, TRUE means there is at least one registered translation handler.

Related topics

5 calls to field_has_translation_handler()
field_is_translatable in modules/field/field.multilingual.inc
Checks whether a field has language support.
field_language in modules/field/field.multilingual.inc
Returns the display language for the fields attached to the given entity.
hook_field_language_alter in modules/field/field.api.php
Perform alterations on field_language() values.
locale_field_entity_form_submit in modules/locale/locale.module
Handles field language on submit for the given entity type.
locale_field_language_alter in modules/locale/locale.module
Implements hook_field_language_alter().
1 string reference to 'field_has_translation_handler'
field_test_entity_info_translatable in modules/field/tests/field_test.entity.inc
Helper function to enable entity translations.


modules/field/field.multilingual.inc, line 195
Functions implementing Field API multilingual support.


function field_has_translation_handler($entity_type, $handler = NULL) {
  $entity_info = entity_get_info($entity_type);

  if (isset($handler)) {
    return !empty($entity_info['translation'][$handler]);
  elseif (isset($entity_info['translation'])) {
    foreach ($entity_info['translation'] as $handler_info) {
      // The translation handler must use a non-empty data structure.
      if (!empty($handler_info)) {
        return TRUE;

  return FALSE;