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Rewriting Views Field Output for Drupal 7

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We’re almost done! The only problem with our view now is that clicking the titles in the view links to instead of to our own website. Fortunately, Views provides a handy trick for just this sort of situation; we can “rewrite” the output of the Title field to create a link back to its referring node instead. In this lesson, we'll:

  • Exclude a field from display
  • Rewrite the output of a field

Additional resources

Using Drupal, 2nd edition

Using Drupal source code

Drupalize.Me Guide: Using Drupal Book by O'Reilly Media