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5 menu_tree($pid = 1)
6 menu_tree($menu_name = 'navigation')
8 – 7 menu_tree($menu_name)

Renders a menu tree based on the current path.

The tree is expanded based on the current path and dynamic paths are also changed according to the defined to_arg functions (for example the 'My account' link is changed from user/% to a link with the current user's uid).


$menu_name The name of the menu.

Return value

A structured array representing the specified menu on the current page, to be rendered by drupal_render().

Related topics

▾ 3 functions call menu_tree()

menu_block_view in modules/menu/menu.module
Implements hook_block_view().
shortcut_renderable_links in modules/shortcut/shortcut.module
Returns an array of shortcut links, suitable for rendering.
system_block_view in modules/system/system.module
Implements hook_block_view().


includes/, line 975

function menu_tree($menu_name) {
  $menu_output = &drupal_static(__FUNCTION__, array());

  if (!isset($menu_output[$menu_name])) {
    $tree = menu_tree_page_data($menu_name);
    $menu_output[$menu_name] = menu_tree_output($tree);
  return $menu_output[$menu_name];