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The Definitive Guide to Drupal 7 by Károly Négyesi, Claudina Sarahe, Dani Nordin, Ed Carlevale, Benjamin Melançon, Amye Scavarda, Ryan Szrama, Kay VanValkenburgh, Brian Travis, Greg Anderson, Robert Douglass, Roy Scholten, Peter Wolanin, Susan Stewart, Mike Gifford, Forest Mars, Sam Boyer, Florian Lorétan, Allie Micka, Jake Strawn, Stefan Freudenberg, Dmitri Gaskin, Bojhan Somers, Albert Albala, George Cassie, Kasey Qynn Dolin, Jacine Luisi, Dan Hakimzadeh, Robin Monks, Nathaniel Catchpole, Stéphane Corlosquet, Mike Ryan, Michelle Lauer, Greg Stout

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The Menu System and the Path Into Drupal

by Robert Douglass

A versatile and easily understood architecture sets the stage for wide community involvement, as exemplified by Drupal’s menu system—responsible for associating paths on a Drupal site with just what the site returns to the visitor.

Open by design, Drupal’s simple and extensible architecture on the inside equates to high levels of participation on the community side.

This chapter looks at one of the features that leads to Drupal’s openness and flexibility. It is a dispatcher that takes the incoming Drupal path and maps it to a callback function. Along the way it resolves ...

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