Introduction to content types


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Introduction to content types

So far the only persistent data that I've been dealing with have been persistent variables. While useful for storing settings, they have an extremely limited scope. Web applications typically handle many different kinds of content each with its own behavior and interactions. In Drupal, a single item of content is referred to as a node and each node belongs to a single content type. Each content type has a common set of properties such as publishing options, creation dates, unique identifiers, and so forth.

These properties are known as fields. For example, Drupal Core provides two content types enabled by default. Articles, which are generally used for information that is updated frequently and categorized, and basic pages which are typically used for static content. Other content types that come with Drupal core include blog entries, forms for discussions and polls. New content types can be created and managed using the Drupal admin interface. However, this can be a labo...

Introduction to content types
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Introduction to content types provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Jon Peck as part of the Drupal 7 Custom Module Development

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