1 entity.api.php hook_entity_insert($entity, $type)

Act on entities when inserted.

Parameters

$entity: The entity object.

$type: The type of entity being inserted (i.e. node, user, comment).

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File

core/modules/entity/entity.api.php, line 239
Hooks provided by the Entity module.

Code

function hook_entity_insert($entity, $type) {
  // Insert the new entity into a fictional table of all entities.
  $info = entity_get_info($type);
  list($id) = entity_extract_ids($type, $entity);
  db_insert('example_entity')
    ->fields(array(
      'type' => $type,
      'id' => $id,
      'created' => REQUEST_TIME,
      'updated' => REQUEST_TIME,
    ))
    ->execute();
}