Managing Fields and Content Types in Drupal

⏱2h 47m | ?29 Lessons
Learn how to define custom content models using content types and fields.

One of Drupal’s key features is the ability to define custom content models. The capability to create custom content types and fields is a powerful feature in Drupal.

If you do not get this part of the site build correct, it could cause issues later on. Changing content types and fields after content has been created can be a difficult issue to fix.

In this course, you’ll learn about the entity and field system and how content is stored in Drupal. You’ll learn how to content types and attach fields to them. Then you’ll learn how to manage fields, create relationships between content using an entity reference field, and so much more.

By the end of the course, you’ll have the required knowledge to build complex content models by creating content types, taxonomy vocabularies, block and media types.

NOTE: This course is compatible with Drupal 8 and Drupal 9.

Course requirements:

  • You should be able to set up a Drupal site locally or on a server.
  • You should be able to install Drupal modules.
  • No coding skills required.

What you’ll learn:

  • How content is managed in Drupal.
  • How to create a content type.
  • Attach fields to content types.
  • Learn about essential field settings such as “Allowed number of values”.
  • Learn how to create custom category types using the Taxonomy system.
  • Learn how media assets are stored in Drupal.
  • Learn how to create custom blocks


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