Please note: This issue is being posted here as an exercise for people learning to contribute to Drupal. If you are not participating in this exercise, please don't do anything with this post.

To participate, see instructions here: http://drupalladder.org/lesson/93887717-c398-2434-394c-cf10851b4f1c.

The real issue has already been resolved in Drupal 8 (see issue #1326088).


Optionally specify an alternative URL by which this content can be accessed. For example, type "about" when writing an about page. Use a relative path and don't add a trailing slash or the URL alias won't work.


The alternative URL for this content. For example, type "about" when creating an about page. Use a relative path without a trailing slash.
#48 rewrite-description-for-url-alias-1388780-47.patch908 bytesamanskywalker
#47 send image.png133.23 KBamanskywalker
#46 rewrite-description-for-url-alias-1388780-46.patch912 bytesET205
#43 rewrite-description-1388832-42.patch21.71 KBlokeshwaran97
#42 drupal.png22.68 KBlokeshwaran97
#41 rewrite-description-for-url-alias-1326088-41.patch933 bytesswaraj singh
#40 rewrite-desription-for-url-alias-1388832-40.patch908 bytesmarncz
#38 Screenshot from 2016-10-15 20-37-52.png12.52 KBAbhishekLal
#38 rewrite-desription-for-url-alias-1388832-38.patch908 bytesAbhishekLal
#36 1326088-rewrite_description_for_url_alias.patch917 bytesrakesh_verma
#36 after_patch.png110.87 KBrakesh_verma
#36 before_patch.png108.6 KBrakesh_verma
#35 after_patch.png39.76 KBhimanshugautam
#35 before_patch.png15.02 KBhimanshugautam
#35 1326088-rewrite_description_for_url_alias-36.patch917 byteshimanshugautam
#34 after_patch_apply.png117.03 KBajalan065
#34 before_patch_apply.png125.91 KBajalan065
#34 1326088-rewrite-desription-for-url-alias.patch909 bytesajalan065
#33 after_patching.png146.14 KBnityanand32
#33 before_patching.png34.89 KBnityanand32
#33 1326088-rewrite-desription-for-url-alias.patch920 bytesnityanand32
#32 Fixed_the_description_on_node_add_form-1388832-32.patch908 bytesrashidkhan
#32 Patch Screenshot 32.png3.58 KBrashidkhan
#30 patch screenshot 30.png30.37 KBgettysburger
#30 rewrite-description-for-url-alias-1388832-30.patch908 bytesgettysburger
#29 rewrite_desription_for_url_alias-1388832-29.patch0 bytesjwitcoski
#29 patch.jpg42.27 KBjwitcoski
#28 Screenshot of patch .png4.72 KBro-29
#28 rewrite-decription-for-url-alias-2222963-28.patch908 bytesro-29
#27 rewrite-description-for-url-alias-modified-1326088-27.patch908 bytespravark
#26 Create Article | dev.drupalsandbox.com 2014-02-11 15-46-12_changed.png67.85 KBpravark
#26 rewrite-desription-for-url-alias-1326088-26.patch907 bytespravark
#25 Create Basic page | dev.drupalsandbox.com 2014-02-11 15-04-48_solved.png64.37 KBpravark
#24 wetkit_omega-more_flexible_site_name_url_2168363_1.patch554 bytesAnonymous (not verified)
#23 Create Article | localhost 2013-10-31 11-40-47.png64.21 KBpravark
#23 1326088-rewrite-desription-for-url-alias.patch909 bytespravark
#22 Screenshot_rewrite_patch.png95.96 KBkrisp1
#22 URL_alias_description_update-2113813-22.patch908 byteskrisp1
#20 patch.jpeg131.05 KBmatalote
#20 rewrite-description-for-url-alias-1326088-20.patch911 bytesmatalote
#19 Screen Shot 2013-07-02 at 14.40.09.jpg400.79 KBdgleeson1000
#18 instantánea3.png5.28 KBjavisr
#18 some_description-1388832-2.patch908 bytesjavisr
#16 rewrite-description-for-url-alias-1388832-16.patch908 bytesronnienorwood
#16 patch-1970096.png32.25 KBronnienorwood
#15 rewrite-description-for-url-alias-1388832-15.patch908 bytesafinnarn
#15 1388832-rewrite-description-for-url-alias.png40.81 KBafinnarn
#14 1388832-patch-applied-fixed.png8.46 KBtoastieAlex
#14 rewrite-description-for-url-alias-1388832-14.patch909 bytestoastieAlex
#13 1388832-patch-applied-fixed.png8.46 KBtoastieAlex
#13 1326088-rewrite-desription-for-url-alias.patch909 bytestoastieAlex
#12 rewrite-description-for-url-alias-1388832-12.patch909 bytesrteijeiro
#11 rewrite-description-for-url-alias-1388832-11.patch908 bytesrteijeiro
#10 1388832 change.png14.23 KBkweigand
#10 rewrite-url-description-1388832-10.patch908 byteskweigand
#9 patch-fix-screenshot.png6.34 KBmkostrzewa
#9 rewrite-description-for-url-alias-1388832.patch908 bytesmkostrzewa
#6 1388832.png67.72 KBiaine
#6 Rewrite-description-for-url-alias-1388832-6.patch908 bytesiaine
#5 1388832-after-patch-2.png34.7 KBshahinam
#4 rewrite-url-description-1759208-4.patch908 bytesacmaintainer
#4 rewrite_url.png6.72 KBacmaintainer
#3 Create Basic page | drupal8.local_.png6.36 KBcarwin
#3 Updated-url-alias-for-node-form-1388832-3.patch908 bytescarwin
#2 tmp.pdf83.79 KBrobert-drupaler
#2 1326088-rewrite-desription-for-url-alias.patch909 bytesrobert-drupaler
#1 1326088.jpg71.48 KBykhadilkar
#1 1326088-description-of-issue-1.patch908 bytesykhadilkar
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Updated issue summary.

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Updated issue summary.

ykhadilkar’s picture

Attaching my first patch

robert-drupaler’s picture

Posting a quite novel little patch here. Psych.

carwin’s picture

Status: Active » Needs review
908 bytes
6.36 KB

This is the best patch there ever was.

acmaintainer’s picture

rewrote the description for the URL.

shahinam’s picture

34.7 KB

Verified, patch is applying cleanly
and new text is visible when new node is added.
After patch

iaine’s picture

Component: User interface » Miscellaneous
908 bytes
67.72 KB

Patch to update the text in the /node/add/*

ichristo’s picture

Confirmed patch works

jjauslander’s picture

Status: Needs review » Reviewed & tested by the community
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kweigand’s picture

Status: Reviewed & tested by the community » Needs review
908 bytes
14.23 KB

Patch to update the text in the /node/add/* See attached screenshot.

rteijeiro’s picture

Patch for this issue

rteijeiro’s picture

Rerolled patch

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afinnarn’s picture

Title: Rewrite description for URL alias on node/add/* » #15
Priority: Normal » Minor
Status: Needs review » Closed (duplicate)
40.81 KB
908 bytes

Patch Adams ain't got nothing on this patch!

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Title: #15 » #16
Status: Closed (duplicate) » Reviewed & tested by the community
32.25 KB
908 bytes

Rewrite description for URL alias on node/add/*.

javisr’s picture

It works

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dgleeson1000’s picture

I have tested this patch and found that it works.

matalote’s picture

Title: #16 » #20
Category: bug » feature
911 bytes
131.05 KB
matalote’s picture

Attaching first patch and screenshot

krisp1’s picture

Patch for Drupal Ladder exercise - URL alias description update.

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Title: #20 » My first patch review
909 bytes
64.21 KB

I have tested this patch. Working perfectly.
Attaching Screenshot and patch

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Fixed link to instructions

Anonymous’s picture

testing patch upload

pravark’s picture

Issue resolved using #2 Patch.
Gr8 Work +1 !!!

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Updated patch for current version

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gettysburger’s picture

My patch for this issue.

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Issue summary: View changes
rashidkhan’s picture

Fixed the link description on node add form.

nityanand32’s picture

Tested this issue using PATCH in #2
Works fine.It resolves the problem.

ajalan065’s picture

The bug was resolved using patch in #2
Thanks for the patch.

himanshugautam’s picture

testing patch exercise

rakesh_verma’s picture

tested and applied the patch, works fine.

Cryt1c’s picture

Confirmed: Patch works.

AbhishekLal’s picture

Category: Feature request » Bug report
Priority: Minor » Normal
Status: Reviewed & tested by the community » Needs review
908 bytes
12.52 KB
VikasMahato’s picture

I have applied and tested the patch, and it resolves the problem.

marncz’s picture

My first Drupal patch

swaraj singh’s picture

Tips for testing more complex patches:

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Assigned: Unassigned » lokeshwaran97
22.68 KB

it works correctly i have no bugs
"about" can be in bold and can be in strong

lokeshwaran97’s picture

The alternative URL for this content. Use a relative path without a trailing slash. For example, type "about" for the about page.

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ET205’s picture

The patch works..

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133.23 KB

Patch Testing:
Patch Worked

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Title: My first patch review » rewrite-description-for-url-alias-1388780-47.patch
908 bytes

patch test:
Patch worked

parijke’s picture

The patch in #48 works well

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Title: rewrite-description-for-url-alias-1388780-47.patch » Patch in #2 works well

Applied and tested the #2 patch and it worked