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Using the Drupal Render API

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    In this chapter, we're going to take a look at using Drupal's Render API
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    or renderable arrays in order to create content and return that to Drupal to display on our pages.
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    We've seen it in action a little bit so far with the #type => markup
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    just to return simple markup for our page.
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    What we're going to do now is actually add a bunch of additional content
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    to the page that we created in the first menu system video,
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    to the page at /magic. It has this item on it already
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    where it says, "Truly, this is magical!"
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    We're also going to add an image and unordered list down at the bottom.
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    In addition to adding an image like this,

Using the Drupal Render API

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This video walks through the basic use of Drupal 7's Render API for outputting content, and gives some hands-on experience in navigating and working with renderable arrays. We expand the Menu Magic module by creating several different kinds of page elements to show how renderable arrays work.

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