1.12.x common.inc backdrop_get_path($type, $name)
1.10.x common.inc backdrop_get_path($type, $name)
1.11.x common.inc backdrop_get_path($type, $name)
1.7.x common.inc backdrop_get_path($type, $name)

Returns the path to a system item (module, theme, etc.).

Parameters

$type: The type of the item (i.e. theme, theme_engine, module, profile).

$name: The name of the item for which the path is requested.

Return value

The path to the requested item or an empty string if the item is not found.

File

includes/common.inc, line 3152
Common functions that many Backdrop modules will need to reference.

Code

function backdrop_get_path($type, $name) {
  return dirname(backdrop_get_filename($type, $name));
}