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README.md

CONTENTS OF THIS FILE

  • Introduction
  • Requirements
  • Installation
  • Configuration
  • Maintainers

INTRODUCTION

The Easy Breadcrumb module provides configurable breadcrumbs that improve on core breadcrumbs by including the current page title as an unlinked crumb which follows breadcrumb best-practices (URL "https://www.nngroup.com/articles/breadcrumb-navigation-useful/"). Easy Breadcrumb takes advantage of the work you've already done for generating your path aliases, while it naturally encourages the creation of semantic and consistent paths. This module is currently available for Drupal 6.x, 7.x, and 8.x.x.

Easy Breadcrumb uses the current URL (path alias) and the current page's title to automatically extract the breadcrumb's segments and its respective links. The module is really a plug and play module because it auto-generates the breadcrumb by using the current URL and nothing extra is needed.

REQUIREMENTS

This module requires no modules outside of Drupal core.

INSTALLATION

Install the Easy Breadcrumb module as you would normally install a contributed Drupal module. Visit https://www.drupal.org/node/1897420 for further information.

CONFIGURATION

1. Navigate to Administration > Extend and enable the module. The system
   breadcrumb block has now been updated.
2. Navigate to Administration > Configuration > User Interface > Easy
   Breadcrumb for configurations. Save Configurations.

Configurable parameters:

  • Include / Exclude the front page as a segment in the breadcrumb.
  • Include / Exclude the current page as the last segment in the breadcrumb.
  • Use the real page title when it is available instead of always deducing it from the URL.
  • Print the page's title segment as a link.
  • Make the language path prefix a segment on multilingual sites where a path prefix ("/en") is used.
  • Use menu title as fallback instead of raw path component.
  • Remove segments of the breadcrumb that are identical.
  • Use a custom separator between the breadcrumb's segments. (TODO)
  • Choose a transformation mode for the segments' title.(TODO)
  • Make the 'capitalizator' ignore some words. (TODO)

MAINTAINERS

Supporting organization: