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Drupal 7 by David Mercer

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Content types

We need to have a good idea of the types of content that can be created in Drupal, and then look at the various ways in which these content types can be put to use. Knowing this will help you determine the best way to go about implementing the functionality you have in mind even if it means creating your own content type.

The following table lists the content types that ship with Drupal by default (although some may not be automatically enabled):

Content type

Description

Article

This type is not meant as a standing page, like the Basic page type. It's something that is time-specific like any article written for a publication. It is relevant and meaningful to its topic at that given time, but doesn't form a part of the ...

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