[drupal-devel] Theme function for outputting block links
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Wed Jan 19 12:36:12 UTC 2005
On Wed, 19 Jan 2005 11:42:08 +0100, Stefan Nagtegaal
<drupal-devel at frontaal-online.com> wrote:
> Tim Altman schreef:
>> On Tue, 18 Jan 2005 21:47:58 +0100, Steven Wittens <steven at acko.net>
>>>> Is there a function to theme links specifically for blocks?
>>> There is none, but depending on you want, the simple CSS selector
>>> ".block a" (and variations on it) might be all you need.
>> What I'm thinking is probably more along the lines of a new hook,
>> rather than theming. So, we'd have hook_block_links (or extend
>> hook_links to have a binary block parameter), which would allow all
>> modules to add links to specific blocks. Then, those links would be
>> passed to theme_links, which would do its work.
>> I think this is more than a CSS issue, as most links should be
>> wrapped in some block level element. Weblink.module is currently
>> inserting its own HTML to do this.
> -1 on this..
> We output a unique id for each block, which helps us to theme the
> various blocks in a unique way..
Fair enough, but there's no clean way for a module to output links
specifically for a block. And, AFAICT, any links that are output now are
stuck in module-specific markup. Isn't consistency a good thing?
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