Defining custom content types with CCK


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Defining custom content types with CCK

Drupal's default installation comes with only a few basic content types that, truth be told, do not differ much one from the other. A Blog post is very much like a story which in turn is very much like a page. The Content Construction Kit, or CCK Module, is your gateway to expanding content types tremendously, incorporating not only plane text, but also email address, dates, durations and so on. We have already downloaded and installed this module. If you need help doing so, see the video in this series entitled 'Unpacking and Installing Modules'.

CCK is indispensable for anyone who wants to build a specialized Drupal site. For example, a catalog or a resource directory, but it takes a little getting used to. The first thing that we are going to do is to create a new content type. That is the one that we are going to be playing with, when we use CCK. We will go to Administer, Content types and Add Content type. The Content type will be called Property Listing. The Type wil...

Defining custom content types with CCK
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Defining custom content types with CCK provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 6 Essential Training

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