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hook_entity_update

7 system.api.php hook_entity_update($entity, $type)

Act on entities when updated.

Parameters

$entity: The entity object.

$type: The type of entity being updated (i.e. node, user, comment).

Related topics

1 function implements hook_entity_update()

5 invocations of hook_entity_update()

File

drupal/modules/system/system.api.php, line 329
Hooks provided by Drupal core and the System module.

Code

function hook_entity_update($entity, $type) {
  // Update the entity's entry in a fictional table of all entities.
  $info = entity_get_info($type);
  list($id) = entity_extract_ids($type, $entity);
  db_update('example_entity')
    ->fields(array(
    'updated' => REQUEST_TIME,
  ))
    ->condition('type', $type)
    ->condition('id', $id)
    ->execute();
}