1.20.x path.inc backdrop_get_normal_path($path, $langcode = NULL)

Given a path alias, return the internal path it represents.


$path: A Backdrop path alias.

$langcode: An optional language code to look up the path in.

Return value

The internal path represented by the alias, or the original alias if no: internal path was found.


includes/path.inc, line 243
Functions to handle paths in Backdrop, including path aliasing.


function backdrop_get_normal_path($path, $langcode = NULL) {
  $original_path = $path;

  // Lookup the path alias first.
  if ($source = backdrop_lookup_path('source', $path, $langcode)) {
    $path = $source;

  // Allow other modules to alter the inbound URL. We cannot use backdrop_alter()
  // here because we need to run hook_url_inbound_alter() in the reverse order
  // of hook_url_outbound_alter().
  foreach (array_reverse(module_implements('url_inbound_alter')) as $module) {
    $function = $module . '_url_inbound_alter';
    $function($path, $original_path, $langcode);

  return $path;