1 menu.inc menu_get_active_trail()

Gets the active trail (path to root menu root) of the current page.

If a trail is supplied to menu_set_active_trail(), that value is returned. If a trail is not supplied to menu_set_active_trail(), the path to the current page is calculated and returned. The calculated trail is also saved as a static value for use by subsequent calls to menu_get_active_trail().

Return value

Path to menu root of the current page, as an array of menu link items,: starting with the site's home page. Each link item is an associative array with the following components:

  • title: Title of the item.
  • href: Backdrop path of the item.
  • localized_options: Options for passing into the l() function.
  • type: A menu type constant, such as MENU_DEFAULT_LOCAL_TASK, or 0 to indicate it's not really in the menu (used for the home page item).

Related topics

File

core/includes/menu.inc, line 2692
API for the Backdrop menu system.

Code

function menu_get_active_trail() {
  return menu_set_active_trail();
}