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menu_link_load

6 menu.inc menu_link_load($mlid)
7 menu.inc menu_link_load($mlid)

Get a menu link by its mlid, access checked and link translated for rendering.

This function should never be called from within node_load() or any other function used as a menu object load function since an infinite recursion may occur.

Parameters

$mlid: The mlid of the menu item.

Return value

A menu link, with $item['access'] filled and link translated for rendering.

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9 calls to menu_link_load()

File

drupal/includes/menu.inc, line 2506
API for the Drupal menu system.

Code

function menu_link_load($mlid) {
  if (is_numeric($mlid)) {
    $query = db_select('menu_links', 'ml');
    $query->leftJoin('menu_router', 'm', 'm.path = ml.router_path');
    $query->fields('ml');
    // Weight should be taken from {menu_links}, not {menu_router}.
    $query->addField('ml', 'weight', 'link_weight');
    $query->fields('m');
    $query->condition('ml.mlid', $mlid);
    if ($item = $query->execute()->fetchAssoc()) {
      $item['weight'] = $item['link_weight'];
      _menu_link_translate($item);
      return $item;
    }
  }
  return FALSE;
}