function node_type_get_base

7.x node.module node_type_get_base($node)

Returns the node type base of the passed node or node type string.

The base indicates which module implements this node type and is used to execute node-type-specific hooks. For types defined in the user interface and managed by node.module, the base is 'node_content'.


$node: A node object or string that indicates the node type to return.

Return value

The node type base or FALSE if the node type is not found.

See also


6 calls to node_type_get_base()
NodeController::attachLoad in drupal/modules/node/node.module
Attaches data to entities upon loading.
NodeTypeTestCase::testNodeTypeGetFunctions in drupal/modules/node/node.test
Ensures that node type functions (node_type_get_*) work correctly.
node_form in drupal/modules/node/
Form constructor for the node add/edit form.
node_hook in drupal/modules/node/node.module
Determines whether a node hook exists.
node_invoke in drupal/modules/node/node.module
Invokes a node hook.

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drupal/modules/node/node.module, line 431
The core that allows content to be submitted to the site. Modules and scripts may programmatically submit nodes using the usual form API pattern.


function node_type_get_base($node) {
  $type = _node_extract_type($node);
  $types = _node_types_build()->types;
  return isset($types[$type]) && isset($types[$type]->base) ? $types[$type]->base : FALSE;