[development] Modify environment before & after block is rendered

Daniel Honrade mail at danielhonrade.com
Wed Sep 9 09:49:53 UTC 2009

have you tried taxonomy menu module?

On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 3:13 PM, Olivier Jacquet <ojacquet at jax.be> wrote:

> Hi,
> When themename_preprocess_block() is called the content of the block is
> already rendered. I am looking for a way to modify the environment before
> the block is rendered and a way to restore the environment afterwards.
> The specific use case is that I have two blocks, generated by views, one
> showing the terms from one taxonomy and the other the titles of the nodes
> belonging to that taxonomy.
> When one navigates to a node the link to that node is active but I would
> like the link to the taxonomy to be active as well. An easy way to
> accomplish this would be to do a menu_set_active_item('taxonomy/term/tid')
> before the taxonomy block is rendered and reset it afterwards. Unfortunately
> this doesn't seem to be possible.
> The only other way I can think of is to modify the block content via
> regular expressions in themename_preprocess_block().
> Thank you for your time,
> Olivier

Daniel Honrade, Jr.

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