Field Defaults allows batch updating of default field values to existing content. When adding a new field to an entity you can update all existing content with the default value or when editing an existing field you can choose to also update all existing content with the new value.

All existing content is overwritten with the new value.

Drupal 8 Version

Drupal 7 Version

  • Supports any fieldable entity types
  • Supports node translation and field translation.


  • Option to retain original entity updated time
  • Option to keep existing data
  • Token support

*NOTE: Due to the nature of the module, it is highly recommended you backup your database prior to updating defaults on existing content or perform updates first in a development environment to confirm results.

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