Views hooks

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  1. 7 views.api.php views_hooks
  2. 6 docs/docs.php views_hooks

Hooks that can be implemented by other modules in order to implement the Views API.

Functions

Namesort descending Location Description
hook_field_views_data ./views.api.php Override the default data for a Field API field.
hook_field_views_data_alter ./views.api.php Alter the views data for a single Field API field.
hook_field_views_data_views_data_alter ./views.api.php Alter the views data on a per field basis.
hook_views_ajax_data_alter ./views.api.php This hook allows to alter the commands which are used on a views ajax request.
hook_views_api ./views.api.php Register View API information.
hook_views_data ./views.api.php Describes data tables (or the equivalent) to Views.
hook_views_data_alter ./views.api.php Alter table structure.
hook_views_default_views ./views.api.php This hook allows modules to provide their own views which can either be used as-is or as a "starter" for users to build from.
hook_views_default_views_alter ./views.api.php Alter default views defined by other modules.
hook_views_form_substitutions ./views.api.php This hook is called to get a list of placeholders and their substitutions, used when preprocessing a View with form elements.
hook_views_invalidate_cache ./views.api.php Allow modules to respond to the Views cache being invalidated.
hook_views_plugins ./views.api.php Describes plugins defined by the module.
hook_views_plugins_alter ./views.api.php Alter existing plugins data, defined by modules.
hook_views_post_build ./views.api.php This hook is called right after the build process. The query is now fully built, but it has not yet been run through db_rewrite_sql.
hook_views_post_execute ./views.api.php This hook is called right after the execute process. The query has been executed, but the pre_render() phase has not yet happened for handlers.
hook_views_post_render ./views.api.php Post process any rendered data.
hook_views_preview_info_alter ./views.api.php Alter the information box that (optionally) appears with a view preview, including query and performance statistics.
hook_views_pre_build ./views.api.php This hook is called right before the build process, but after displays are attached and the display performs its pre_execute phase.
hook_views_pre_execute ./views.api.php This hook is called right before the execute process. The query is now fully built, but it has not yet been run through db_rewrite_sql.
hook_views_pre_render ./views.api.php This hook is called right before the render process. The query has been executed, and the pre_render() phase has already happened for handlers, so all data should be available.
hook_views_pre_view ./views.api.php Allows altering a view at the very beginning of views processing, before anything is done.
hook_views_query_alter ./views.api.php Alter the query before executing the query.
hook_views_query_substitutions ./views.api.php Performs replacements in the query before being performed.
hook_views_ui_display_top_links_alter ./views.api.php This hooks allows to alter the links at the top of the view edit form. Some modules might want to add links there.

File

./views.api.php, line 285
Describe hooks provided by the Views module.

Comments

hook_views_pre_view
hook_views_pre_build
hook_views_post_build
hook_views_pre_execute
hook_views_post_execute
hook_views_pre_render
hook_views_post_render

@alex.designworks - a BIG thanks for giving the order of execution!