function hook_element_info_alter

7.x system.api.php hook_element_info_alter(&$type)
8.x system.api.php hook_element_info_alter(array &$types)

Alter the element type information returned from modules.

A module may implement this hook in order to alter the element type defaults defined by a module.


$type: All element type defaults as collected by hook_element_info().

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1 invocation of hook_element_info_alter()
element_info in drupal/includes/
Retrieves the default properties for the defined element type.


drupal/modules/system/system.api.php, line 702
Hooks provided by Drupal core and the System module.


function hook_element_info_alter(&$type) {
  // Decrease the default size of textfields.
  if (isset($type['textfield']['#size'])) {
    $type['textfield']['#size'] = 40;