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7 drupal_render_page($page)

Renders the page, including all theming.


$page: A string or array representing the content of a page. The array consists of the following keys:

  • #type: Value is always 'page'. This pushes the theming through page.tpl.php (required).
  • #show_messages: Suppress drupal_get_message() items. Used by Batch API (optional).

See also



2 calls to drupal_render_page()


drupal/includes/, line 5475
Common functions that many Drupal modules will need to reference.


function drupal_render_page($page) {
  $main_content_display = &drupal_static('system_main_content_added', FALSE);

  // Allow menu callbacks to return strings or arbitrary arrays to render.
  // If the array returned is not of #type page directly, we need to fill
  // in the page with defaults.
  if (is_string($page) || (is_array($page) && (!isset($page['#type']) || ($page['#type'] != 'page')))) {
    $page = element_info('page');

  // Modules can add elements to $page as needed in hook_page_build().
  foreach (module_implements('page_build') as $module) {
    $function = $module . '_page_build';
  // Modules alter the $page as needed. Blocks are populated into regions like
  // 'sidebar_first', 'footer', etc.
  drupal_alter('page', $page);

  // If no module has taken care of the main content, add it to the page now.
  // This allows the site to still be usable even if no modules that
  // control page regions (for example, the Block module) are enabled.
  if (!$main_content_display) {
    $page['content']['system_main'] = drupal_set_page_content();

  return drupal_render($page);