[development] How to add menu entry for certain node type?

Zhang Xiao xellzhang at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 01:42:00 UTC 2009

oh... how stupid i am... totally forgot the access callback.... thanks  
you very much man!

On Nov 3, 2009, at 8:40 AM, Andrew Berry wrote:

> On 2009-11-02, at 12:25 AM, Zhang Xiao wrote:
>> let's say node/456 is not a company node, then there is no tab  
>> called "employees" in node 456's page.
> Yes, you can do this without much code with CCK and Views. It's  
> likely the best solution - if you're new to Drupal, please look at  
> those before writing another custom module :). But, that doesn't  
> answer the development question of adding a menu tab on nodes of a  
> specific content type (which is what Views would do for you  
> automatically).
> What you want to do is set the 'access callback' and 'access  
> arguments' in your hook_menu() implementation. If the node doesn't  
> meet the conditions to show the menu tab, return FALSE. signup has a  
> nicely documented example; take a look at signup's signup_menu() and  
> _signup_menu_access() functions.
> --Andrew

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