I'm trying to create a link to a CiviCRM-integrated Drupal webform that passes the ID of a contact's employer

I'm trying to use


but the token replacement is blank. [current-user:civicrm-contact:employer-id] also does not work. However, [current-user:civicrm-contact:current-employer] does replace with the name of the current employer.

  • Gosh I didn't even know tokens like that existed. What module is generating them?
    – Coleman
    May 7 '16 at 18:04
  • and this can't be done without tokens by putting the Contact's ID in the url and setting cid2 to be filtered based on the relationship?
    – petednz - fuzion
    May 8 '16 at 0:07
  • 1
    The CiviCRM Entity module is where those tokens come from. drupal.org/project/civicrm_entity May 9 '16 at 19:39
  • Also, I'm trying to use the token to CREATE the value for cid1= Jun 4 '16 at 18:16

We ended up using Markup field in the webform with some PHP code that made a CiviCRM API call:

$params = array(
  'version' => 3,
  'is_active' => 1,
  'sequential' => 1,
  'contact_id_a' => $_SESSION['CiviCRM']['contact_id'],
  'relationship_type_id' => 4,  // Employee Of
$result = civicrm_api('Relationship', 'get', $params);

if ( ! $result['is_error'] ) {
  $employer_id = array_shift($result['values'])['contact_id_b'];

if ( $employer_id ) { ?>
    <input onclick="location.href='/link-to-webform?cid1=<?php echo $employer_id ?>';" type="button" value="Manage Contacts" />
<?php }

I'm going to file an issue on the module.

  • That's very cool! May 9 '16 at 20:14
  • This will only be correct if there is only 1 employer. If there are multiple employers this will give rather randomly the one that sequential finds first. Sep 15 at 7:42

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