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Drupal 8 Module Development by Daniel Sipos

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URLs in Drupal 8 are represented with the Drupal\Core\Url class, which has a number of static methods that allow you to create an instance. The most important of these is ::fromRoute(), which takes a route name, route parameters (if any are needed for that route), and an array of options to create a new instance of Url. There are other such methods available that turn all sorts of other things into a Url, most notably, the ::fromUri() method that takes in an internal or external URL. Sometimes, these methods are very helpful, especially when dealing with dynamically obtained data (such as a URL). However, when hardcoding, it's always best to work with route names because that allows you to later change the actual path behind that ...

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