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Drupal for Education and E-Learning - Second Edition by Bill Fitzgerald, James R. Robertson

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Creating content types

As we build this site, we will build a range of content types for different functions. Although these different content types will have varied uses throughout the site, the basic process for creating content types remains consistent.

Tip

A content type and a node type mean the same thing. In most situations, a node is a piece of content.

For this example, we will create a content type for storing and sharing bookmarks.

Adding new content types requires the following steps:

  1. Create the content type.
  2. Add fields to the content type (this is optional: not all content types require additional fields).
  3. Assign a taxonomy to the content type (this is optional: not all content types will be organized using taxonomy).
  4. Assign permissions to ...

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