function file_icon_url

7.x file.module file_icon_url($file, $icon_directory = NULL)

Creates a URL to the icon for a file object.


$file: A file object.

$icon_directory: (optional) A path to a directory of icons to be used for files. Defaults to the value of the "file_icon_directory" variable.

Return value

A URL string to the icon, or FALSE if an appropriate icon cannot be found.

1 call to file_icon_url()
theme_file_icon in drupal/modules/file/file.module
Returns HTML for an image with an appropriate icon for the given file.


drupal/modules/file/file.module, line 782
Defines a "managed_file" Form API field and a "file" field for Field module.


function file_icon_url($file, $icon_directory = NULL) {
  if ($icon_path = file_icon_path($file, $icon_directory)) {
    return base_path() . $icon_path;
  return FALSE;