[development] Links in node view

John Fiala jcfiala at gmail.com
Thu Jul 7 17:30:16 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 11:08 AM, Alex Adams <alex at a2technology.com> wrote:
> I need to add a link as a rendered array to node views.  I have accomplished
> this from a page.  The link calls an AJAX function and refreshes a custom
> module block.  Now I need to put a series of links in node views.  These
> will add records to module generated database tables based on the contents
> of $node, specifically $nid, then refresh a block that will reflect the new
> record.
> I am learning much about Drupal 7.  I am an experienced developer, but
> Drupal is so complex, that I seem to be struggling with every step.  It took
> me an embarrassingly long time to figure out how to refresh a block from a
> content page link.
> Can someone give me the basics (or specifics) I need to accomplish this next
> step?

If you want to add content to the node display, I would look at the
hook 'hook_node_view'
The whole purpose of this hook is to add content to the display of a

John Fiala

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