1 common.inc backdrop_http_build_query(array $query, $parent = '')

Parses an array into a valid, rawurlencoded query string.

This differs from http_build_query() as we need to rawurlencode() (instead of urlencode()) all query parameters.

Parameters

$query: The query parameter array to be processed, e.g. $_GET.

$parent: Internal use only. Used to build the $query array key for nested items.

Return value

A rawurlencoded string which can be used as or appended to the URL query string.

See also

backdrop_get_query_parameters()

Related topics

File

core/includes/common.inc, line 618
Common functions that many Backdrop modules will need to reference.

Code

function backdrop_http_build_query(array $query, $parent = '') {
  $params = array();

  foreach ($query as $key => $value) {
    $key = $parent ? $parent . rawurlencode('[' . $key . ']') : rawurlencode($key);

    // For better readability of paths in query strings, we decode slashes.
    $key = str_replace('%2F', '/', $key);

    // Recurse into children.
    if (is_array($value)) {
      $params[] = backdrop_http_build_query($value, $key);
    }
    // If a query parameter value is NULL, only append its key.
    elseif (!isset($value)) {
      $params[] = $key;
    }
    else {
      // For better readability of paths in query strings, we decode slashes.
      $params[] = $key . '=' . str_replace('%2F', '/', rawurlencode($value));
    }
  }

  return implode('&', $params);
}