Nodes, content types and fields

Nodes, content types and fields

About nodes

All content on a Drupal website is stored and treated as "nodes". A node is any piece of individual content, such as a page, poll, article.

Working with content types and fields (Drupal 7 and later)

In Drupal, a Content Type is a pre-defined collection of data types (Fields) which relate to one another by an informational context. In

Create a custom content type

In Drupal you can create unlimited content types according to your needs.

Add a field to a content type

By default a content type has two fields, the title and the body. However extra fields can be added in order to customize the content type.

Rearrange the order of fields

Rearranging fields changes their order as displayed when a user creates or edits content with these fields. The following screenshot shows

Specify how fields are displayed

Content can be displayed differently depending on whether it's in a list with similar content, in search results, or being viewed in full.

Import and Export of content-types, fields, panel or views-structure

This issue can be solved with 2 modules:

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