Creating Custom Content Types

Event description: 

This is the first part of a 2 part series that will provide you with the foundation concepts for YaleSites and Drupal - Content Types and Views

Content Types are used to capture the data so it can be viewed on the site. This class will cover the basics of creating content types including:

  • Understand fields and how fields store data
  • Create a custom content type
  • Create various types of fields, including Text Fields, File Fields, References
  • Enable additional Modules to enhance display
  • Set default values, multiple values and shared fields
  • Set field level permissions

This is an advanced class.You must have experience a full understanding of the basic concepts for building your YaleSite in order to get the most benefit from this class.