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authorTim Rohaly2011-08-17 02:54:27 (GMT)
committerRandy Fay2011-08-17 02:54:45 (GMT)
commit718c44c2db26b47d39f9eb7f0b2dd2708644ffab (patch)
parentbd03c150936f36a6789933b3dfccc1ff1f63dfb7 (diff)
Issue #1097438 by TR, pfrenssen | linclark: Improve hook_menu documentation
1 files changed, 15 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/menu_example/menu_example.module b/menu_example/menu_example.module
index 13a42f7..9ded334 100644
--- a/menu_example/menu_example.module
+++ b/menu_example/menu_example.module
@@ -7,18 +7,23 @@
- * Implementatation of hook_menu().
+ * Implements hook_menu().
function menu_example_menu() {
- // The simplest kind of menu: A simple call to a function with a menu entry.
- // The key of the menu item (menu_example/simplest) is the path that defines
- // the menu router entry.
+ // A simple example which defines a page callback and a menu entry.
+ // Menu items are defined by placing them in an $items array. The array key
+ // (in this case 'menu_example') is the path that defines the menu router
+ // entry, so the page will be accessible from the URL
+ //
$items['menu_example'] = array(
- // The menu type is not required, as we're using the default.
+ // We are using the default menu type, so this can be omitted.
// 'type' => MENU_NORMAL_ITEM,
- // The title - do NOT use t() as t() is called automatically.
+ // The menu title. Do NOT use t() which is called by default. You can
+ // override the use of t() by defining a 'title callback'. This is explained
+ // in the 'menu_example/title_callbacks' example below.
'title' => 'Menu Example',
// Description (hover flyover for menu link). Does NOT use t(), which is
@@ -32,8 +37,10 @@ function menu_example_menu() {
// content for our page.
'page arguments' => array(t('This page is displayed by the simplest (and base) menu example. Note that the title of the page is the same as the link title. You can also <a href="!link">visit a similar page with no menu link</a>. Also, note that there is a hook_menu_alter() example that has changed the path of one of the menu items.', array('!link' => url('menu_example/path_only')))),
- // This is to be accessible to all users, so 'access callback' can be set
- // to TRUE, meaning that we should bypass all access checks.
+ // If the page is meant to be accessible to all users, you can set 'access
+ // callback' to TRUE. This bypasses all access checks. For an explanation on
+ // how to use the permissions system to restrict access for certain users,
+ // see the example 'menu_example/permissioned/controlled' below.
'access callback' => TRUE,
// If the page callback is located in another file, specify it here and