function hook_token_info_alter

Alter the metadata about available placeholder tokens and token types.


$data: The associative array of token definitions from hook_token_info().

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1 invocation of hook_token_info_alter()
token_info in drupal/includes/
Returns metadata describing supported tokens.


drupal/modules/system/system.api.php, line 4612
Hooks provided by Drupal core and the System module.


function hook_token_info_alter(&$data) {

  // Modify description of node tokens for our site.
  $data['tokens']['node']['nid'] = array(
    'name' => t("Node ID"),
    'description' => t("The unique ID of the article."),
  $data['tokens']['node']['title'] = array(
    'name' => t("Title"),
    'description' => t("The title of the article."),

  // Chained tokens for nodes.
  $data['tokens']['node']['created'] = array(
    'name' => t("Date created"),
    'description' => t("The date the article was posted."),
    'type' => 'date',