Understanding the Content Construction Kit (CCK)


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Understanding the Content Construction Kit (CCK)

In the Drupal Essential Training course from lynda.com, we learned how to add content to a site using Drupal's two basic Content types, that is, Story and Page. We also saw how to enable the other three that are included with Drupal's core download: Forums, Posts, and Blogs. But one of Drupal's big advantage is that it let's you create your own Content types with as many fields as you like, in any order you like, and with certain display features that will help present your information better. In this video, we'll show you how to do that using a Module called Content Construction Kit, or it's almost always called and as we'll call it throughout the course, CCK. But first let's review what CCK is.

If you create a Content type without CCK, you're pretty much stuck with the two fields that Drupal provides, that is the Title and the Body, along with any fields made available by contributed Modules. By adding CCK, you can create Content types with multiple...

Understanding the Content Construction Kit (CCK)
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Understanding the Content Construction Kit (CCK) provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 6: Online Presentation of Data

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