[development] Breadcrumb and menu issues

Christian López Espínola penyaskito at computer.org
Fri Mar 18 19:12:59 UTC 2011

Hi Nancy,

On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 7:45 PM, nan wich <nan_wich at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> I have Views generating a list of links to all schools in the system. That
> works fine, even the glossary style stuff (neat stuff, Earl). However, when
> someone clicks on the link and the node shows up, there is no breadcrumb
> (except "Home") or menu displayed. I surmised that this is because those
> nodes are not in a menu. The menu is generated by menu_tree_page_data(). So,
> I thought I'd get around that by adding a menu item for each school below
> (i.e. as a child of) the "All Schools" menu item. I know how to specify the
> menu name, but how does one say that this item should be below such-and-such
> a parent? The parent has a link_path of node/206, so I can't very well make
> the path "node/206/node/118". Given that there are 130+ schools, this may
> make the menu unwieldy.

I use custom_breadcrumbs [1] for this. I configure what the breadcrumb
of this type of content should be using tokens. Maybe it's worth
taking a look.

[1] http://drupal.org/project/custom_breadcrumbs

> Nancy E. Wichmann, PMP
> (781) 697-6344
> Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. -- Dr. Martin L. King,
> Jr.


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