protected function DrupalWebTestCase::drupalCreateUser

7.x drupal_web_test_case.php protected DrupalWebTestCase::drupalCreateUser(array $permissions = array())

Create a user with a given set of permissions.


array $permissions: Array of permission names to assign to user. Note that the user always has the default permissions derived from the "authenticated users" role.

Return value

object|false A fully loaded user object with pass_raw property, or FALSE if account creation fails.

289 calls to DrupalWebTestCase::drupalCreateUser()
AccessDeniedTestCase::setUp in drupal/modules/system/system.test
Sets up a Drupal site for running functional and integration tests.
ActionLoopTestCase::testActionLoop in drupal/modules/simpletest/tests/actions.test
Set up a loop with 3 - 12 recursions, and see if it aborts properly.
ActionsConfigurationTestCase::testActionConfiguration in drupal/modules/simpletest/tests/actions.test
Test the configuration of advanced actions through the administration interface.
AggregatorRenderingTestCase::testBlockLinks in drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.test
Adds a feed block to the page and checks its links.
AggregatorTestCase::setUp in drupal/modules/aggregator/aggregator.test
Sets up a Drupal site for running functional and integration tests.

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drupal/modules/simpletest/drupal_web_test_case.php, line 1102


Test case for typical Drupal tests.


protected function drupalCreateUser(array $permissions = array()) {
  // Create a role with the given permission set, if any.
  $rid = FALSE;
  if ($permissions) {
    $rid = $this->drupalCreateRole($permissions);
    if (!$rid) {
      return FALSE;

  // Create a user assigned to that role.
  $edit = array();
  $edit['name'] = $this->randomName();
  $edit['mail'] = $edit['name'] . '';
  $edit['pass'] = user_password();
  $edit['status'] = 1;
  if ($rid) {
    $edit['roles'] = array($rid => $rid);

  $account = user_save(drupal_anonymous_user(), $edit);

  $this->assertTrue(!empty($account->uid), t('User created with name %name and pass %pass', array('%name' => $edit['name'], '%pass' => $edit['pass'])), t('User login'));
  if (empty($account->uid)) {
    return FALSE;

  // Add the raw password so that we can log in as this user.
  $account->pass_raw = $edit['pass'];
  return $account;