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function hook_entity_view_display_alter

hook_entity_view_display_alter(\Drupal\Core\Entity\Display\EntityViewDisplayInterface $display, array $context)

Alter the settings used for displaying an entity.


\Drupal\Core\Entity\Display\EntityViewDisplayInterface $display: The entity view display that will be used to display the entity components.

array $context: An associative array containing:

  • entity_type: The entity type, e.g., 'node' or 'user'.
  • bundle: The bundle, e.g., 'page' or 'article'.
  • view_mode: The view mode, e.g., 'full', 'teaser', etc.

Related topics

Entity CRUD, editing, and view hooks
Hooks used in various entity operations.
Define functions that alter the behavior of Drupal core.


core/lib/Drupal/Core/Entity/entity.api.php, line 1534
Hooks and documentation related to entities.


function hook_entity_view_display_alter(\Drupal\Core\Entity\Display\EntityViewDisplayInterface $display, array $context) {
  // Leave field labels out of the search index.
  if ($context['entity_type'] == 'node' && $context['view_mode'] == 'search_index') {
    foreach ($display->getComponents() as $name => $options) {
      if (isset($options['label'])) {
        $options['label'] = 'hidden';
        $display->setComponent($name, $options);

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