Last updated 23 November 2016. Created on 20 September 2012.
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The Entity reference module provides a field type to reference other entities.


Drupal 6 offered 'node_reference' and 'user_reference' field types. They were replaced in Drupal 7 by the References module. Entity reference is a new approach and handles references to most major types of entity.


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Because the references are at the entity level, they can appear in all sorts of places and modules can reuse the code everywhere.

This page is a collection of resources about the contributed Entity reference module.


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Gabriel R.’s picture

Please consider adding a documentation page for the topic: "How to modify an entity reference field programmatically?"