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Drupal example source code file (globalredirect.module)

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The globalredirect.module Drupal example source code

// $Id: globalredirect.module,v 2008/12/22 10:34:32 njt1982 Exp $

 * @file
 * The Global Redirect module redirects for all paths which have aliases but are not using the aliases which reduces the risk of duplicate content







 * Implementation of hook_help().
function globalredirect_help($section) {
  switch ($section) {
    case 'admin/modules#description':
      return t('This module will do a 301 redirect for all nodes which have an alias but are not using that alias.');

 * Implementation of hook_init().
function globalredirect_init() {
  global $language;

   * We need to do a test to make sure we only clean up URL's for the main request. This stops modules such as
   * the Ad Module which had its own script in its folder doing a bootstrap which invoked hook_init and caused some banners to get "cleaned up"
   * See issues: http://drupal.org/node/205810 and http://drupal.org/node/278615
  if ($_SERVER['SCRIPT_NAME'] != $GLOBALS['base_path'] .'index.php') return FALSE;

   * If the site is in offline mode there is little point doing any of this as you might end up redirecting to a 503.
  if (variable_get('site_offline', 0) == 1) return FALSE;

   * Use of menu_get_item should be optional as it appears in some situations it causes WSOD's...
  $menu_check = variable_get('globalredirect_menu_check', GLOBALREDIRECT_FEATURE_DISABLED);

   * We need to make sure this hook only fires in certain conditions:
   *   1) If the 'drupal_get_path' function exists. Sometimes hook_init gets called twice, the first call hasn't included path.inc.
   *   2) If there is a request. There is no point checking the REAL frontpage for an alias.
   *   3) If the $_POST is empty. The problem which arises here is if a form posts to an source path rather than the alias. GlobalRedirect sometimes interrupts the post and redirects to the alias instead.

  if (function_exists('drupal_get_path_alias') &&
      ($menu_check == GLOBALREDIRECT_FEATURE_DISABLED || ($menu_check == GLOBALREDIRECT_MENU_CHECK_ENABLED && function_exists('menu_get_item'))) &&
      isset($_REQUEST['q']) &&
      empty($_POST)) {

    // If menu checking is enabled, do the check. Feature disabled by default.
      // Check the access on the current path, return FALSE if access not allowed. This stops redirection for paths without access permission.
      $item = menu_get_item();
      _menu_check_access($item, $item['map']);
      if (!$item['access']) return FALSE;

    // Store the destination from the $_REQUEST as it breaks things if we leave it in - restore it at the end...
    if (isset($_REQUEST['destination'])) {
      $destination = $_REQUEST['destination'];

    // Get the Query String (minus the 'q'). If none set, set to NULL
    $query_string = drupal_query_string_encode($_GET, array('q'));
    if (empty($query_string)) {
      $query_string = NULL;

    // Establish the language prefix that should be used, ie. the one that drupal_goto() would use
    $options = array('prefix' => '');
    if (function_exists('language_url_rewrite')) {
      // Note that language_url_rewrite() takes path (by reference) as the first argument but does not use it at all
      $path = $_REQUEST['q'];
      language_url_rewrite($path, $options);
    $prefix = rtrim($options['prefix'], '/');

    // Do a check if this is a frontpage
    if (drupal_is_front_page()) {
      // Redirect if the current request does not refer to the frontpage in the configured fashion (with or without a prefix)
      if ($_REQUEST['q'] != $prefix) {
        drupal_goto('', $query_string, NULL, 301);
      // If we've got to this point then we're on a frontpage with a VALID request path (such as a language-prefix frontpage such as '/de')

    // Trim any trailing slash off the end (eg, 'node/1/' to 'node/1')
    $redirect_slash = variable_get('globalredirect_deslash', GLOBALREDIRECT_DESLASH_ENABLED) == GLOBALREDIRECT_DESLASH_ENABLED;
    $request = $redirect_slash ? trim($_GET['q'], '/') : $_GET['q'];

    // Optional stripping of "/0". Defaultly disabled
    switch (variable_get('globalredirect_trailingzero', GLOBALREDIRECT_FEATURE_DISABLED)) {
        // If 'taxonomy/term/*' only. If not, break out.
        if (drupal_substr($request, 0, 14) != 'taxonomy/term/') {
        // If it is, fall through to general trailing zero method
        // If last 2 characters of URL are /0 then trim them off
        if (drupal_substr($request, -2) == '/0') {
          $request = rtrim($request, '/0');

    // Find an alias (if any) for the request
    $alias = drupal_get_path_alias($request);
    if ($prefix && $alias) {
      $prefix .= '/';

    // Alias case sensitivity check. If there is an alias from the previous lookup, do a query to test for case.
    if ($alias && variable_get('globalredirect_case_sensitive_urls', GLOBALREDIRECT_CASE_SENSITIVE_URLS_ENABLED) == GLOBALREDIRECT_CASE_SENSITIVE_URLS_ENABLED) {
      $alias_sensitive = db_result(db_query("SELECT dst FROM {url_alias} WHERE dst = '%s'", $alias));
      if ($alias_sensitive && $alias != $alias_sensitive) {
        // There is a match and there is a difference in case.
        $alias = $alias_sensitive;

    // Compare the request to the alias. This also works as a 'deslashing' agent. If we have a language prefix then prefix the alias
    if ($_REQUEST['q'] != $prefix . $alias) {
      // If it's not just a slash or user has deslash on, redirect
      if (str_replace($prefix . $alias, '', $_REQUEST['q']) != '/' || $redirect_slash) {
        drupal_goto($alias, $query_string, NULL, 301);

    // If no alias was returned, the final check is to direct non-clean to clean - if clean is enabled
    if ((variable_get('globalredirect_nonclean2clean', GLOBALREDIRECT_NONCLEAN2CLEAN_ENABLED) == GLOBALREDIRECT_NONCLEAN2CLEAN_ENABLED) && ((bool)variable_get('clean_url', 0)) && strpos(request_uri(), '?q=')) {
      drupal_goto($request, $query_string, NULL, 301);

    // Restore the destination from earlier so its available in other places.
    if (isset($destination)) $_REQUEST['destination'] = $destination;

 * Implementation of hook_menu().
function globalredirect_menu() {
  $items = array();

  $items['admin/settings/globalredirect'] = array(
    'title' => 'Global Redirect',
    'description' => 'Chose which features you would like enabled for Global Redirect',
    'access callback' => 'user_access',
    'access arguments' => array('administer site configuration'),
    'page callback' => 'drupal_get_form',
    'page arguments' => array('globalredirect_settings'),
    'file' => 'globalredirect.admin.inc',

  return $items;

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