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Foundation Drupal 7 by Robert J. Townsend

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Chapter 4. Adding Content Types and Fields

Adding Content Types and Fields

What is a content type?

I talked about the concept of a node in Chapter 1 and described how most content in Drupal is entered as a node (blocks and comments are the exception). A content type is a logical grouping of nodes that have many shared attributes, such as publishing options, display settings, comment settings, and more. A node belongs to only one content type, but a content type can have an unlimited number of nodes. Content types can also have an unlimited number of fields attached to them, such as image uploads, select fields, text boxes, tags, and others. The result is a powerful mechanism to ...

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