function hook_field_info_alter

Perform alterations on Field API field types.


$info: Array of information on field types exposed by hook_field_info() implementations.

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1 function implements hook_field_info_alter()

Note: this list is generated by pattern matching, so it may include some functions that are not actually implementations of this hook.

user_field_info_alter in drupal/modules/user/user.module
Implements hook_field_info_alter().


drupal/modules/field/field.api.php, line 196
Hooks provided by the Field module.


function hook_field_info_alter(&$info) {

  // Add a setting to all field types.
  foreach ($info as $field_type => $field_type_info) {
    $info[$field_type]['settings'] += array(
      'mymodule_additional_setting' => 'default value',

  // Change the default widget for fields of type 'foo'.
  if (isset($info['foo'])) {
    $info['foo']['default widget'] = 'mymodule_widget';