function theme_dblog_message

Returns HTML for a log message.


array $variables: An associative array containing:

  • event: An object with at least the message and variables properties.
  • link: (optional) Format message as link, event->wid is required.

Related topics

3 theme calls to theme_dblog_message()
dblog_event in drupal/modules/dblog/
Page callback: Displays details about a specific database log message.
dblog_overview in drupal/modules/dblog/
Page callback: Displays a listing of database log messages.
dblog_top in drupal/modules/dblog/
Page callback: Shows the most frequent log messages of a given event type.


drupal/modules/dblog/, line 284
Administrative page callbacks for the Database Logging module.


function theme_dblog_message($variables) {
  $output = '';
  $event = $variables['event'];

  // Check for required properties.
  if (isset($event->message) && isset($event->variables)) {

    // Messages without variables or user specified text.
    if ($event->variables === 'N;') {
      $output = $event->message;
    else {
      $output = t($event->message, unserialize($event->variables));

    // If the output is expected to be a link, strip all the tags and
    // special characters by using filter_xss() without any allowed tags.
    // If not, use filter_xss_admin() to allow some tags.
    if ($variables['link'] && isset($event->wid)) {

      // Truncate message to 56 chars after stripping all the tags.
      $output = truncate_utf8(filter_xss($output, array()), 56, TRUE, TRUE);
      $output = l($output, 'admin/reports/event/' . $event->wid, array(
        'html' => TRUE,
    else {

      // Prevent XSS in log detail pages.
      $output = filter_xss_admin($output);
  return $output;