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Last updated June 7, 2017

Identify and use preprocessors by creating a custom breadcrumb trail on a page, and reduce and refactor code in custom modules.

Objectives and Prerequisites

You will need the following knowledge and skills. If you need a review, check out the Resources section at the bottom of this page.

  1. How to identify scenarios using page preprocessors.
  2. Use Drupal core functions to create a breadcrumb trail.

Wireframe Reference

You will need to refer to the wireframe collection PDF.

Tasks

Create a custom breadcrumb trail to meet the requirements of the wireframes. All elements in the breadcrumb trail should link to their appropriate pages.

Summary

  • It's possible to extract information about the current page to use as a condition by using core menu functions.
  • When writing custom code, reduce duplication and refactor as you go.

Resources

Creative Commons License

Drupal Training Resources by Damian Robinson are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Based on a work at http://www.damianrobinson.co.uk.