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How do I use PHP to get the node ID for a block?

Asked by shivian (10points) October 17th, 2007

I am using drupal and trying to write a block using PHP. The block would figure out the node ID for a page (ie: for it would return “14”) and then put that into another link I’m trying to make using that same number (ie: Anyone know how I’d go about doing this?

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$node is a widely available object in Drupal.

$node->nid will give you the node id of the current node.

Your template could look something like this:

<a href="<?=$node->nid?>">

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