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Defines a field type Block reference which creates a relationship to a block and
allows the block to be displayed as the content of the field.

Installation

  • Install this module using the official Backdrop CMS instructions at
    https://backdropcms.org/guide/modules

  • Create a new blockreference field on any fieldable entity (node, taxonomy_term, etc.)

Theming

To assist in themeing blocks that are displayed using the block reference
module, the block reference element is available in the $variables array in
template_preprocess_block().

The element can be found at:

$variables['elements']['#blockreference_element']

Note that the element will not be there for non-blockreference blocks so you
should first check the existence of the element before using its contents.

Notes

  • Relationships are saved using the block's delta + module.
  • Block configuration visibility settings are respected.
    If a referenced block does not appear when viewing a node, check
    the block's visibility settings on /admin/structure/block.
    Note that visibility settings are evaluated regardless of whether
    the block is assigned to a region.

Issues

Bugs and Feature requests should be reported in the Issue Queue:
https://github.com/backdrop-contrib/blockreference/issues

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License

This project is GPL v2 software. See the LICENSE.txt file in this directory for
complete text.