7.x-1.x block_example.module block_example_block_info()

Implements hook_block_info().

This hook declares what blocks are provided by the module.

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block_example/block_example.module, line 47
Module file for block_example.


function block_example_block_info() {

  // This hook returns an array, each component of which is an array of block
  // information. The array keys are the 'delta' values used in other block
  // hooks.
  // The required block information is a block description, which is shown
  // to the site administrator in the list of possible blocks. You can also
  // provide initial settings for block weight, status, etc.
  // Many options are defined in hook_block_info():
  $blocks['example_configurable_text'] = array(
    // info: The name of the block.
    'info' => t('Example: configurable text string'),
    // Block caching options (per role, per user, etc.)
    // DRUPAL_CACHE_PER_ROLE is the default.
    'cache' => DRUPAL_CACHE_PER_ROLE,

  // This sample shows how to provide default settings. In this case we'll
  // enable the block in the first sidebar and make it visible only on
  // 'node/*' pages. See the hook_block_info() documentation for these.
  $blocks['example_empty'] = array(
    'info' => t('Example: empty block'),
    'status' => TRUE,
    'region' => 'sidebar_first',
    'visibility' => BLOCK_VISIBILITY_LISTED,
    'pages' => 'node/*',
  $blocks['example_uppercase'] = array(
    // info: The name of the block.
    'info' => t('Example: uppercase this please'),
    'status' => TRUE,
    'region' => 'sidebar_first',
  return $blocks;