How to Create Content Type in Drupal

How to Create Content Type in Drupal, This is a simple tutorial for creating content type in drupal, Here i’m showing in drupal 6 and drupal 7, Both ways are almost same. For easy navigation in drupal admin, i’m using Administration Module, You can find the link bottom of the article.

For Creating a content type in drupal, you need to install and enable the module CCK(Content Construction Kit) this is only for drupal 6. For Drupal 7, CCK has been moved to drupal core.

How to Create Content Type in Drupal 6

  1. Content Management -> Content Types -> Add Content Type
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    Step 1 : How to Create Content Type in Drupal 6

  2. On the next screen, Enter the Name, Type where type is the machine readable name, Also add some description for the content type you are creating.
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    Step 2 : How to Create Content Type in Drupal 6

  3. After that click on the save content type button. After saving the content type, new content type is listed under the Content Types
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    Step 3 : How to Create Content Type in Drupal 6

  4. Then you can create the content from going to, Content Management -> Create Content -> Name of the Content Type
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    Step 4 : How to Create Content Type in Drupal 6

Creating Content Type in Drupal 7

  1. Structure -> Content Types -> Add Content Type
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    Step 1 : How to Create Content Type in Drupal 7

  2. On the next screen, Enter the Name, it will take the machine readable name automatically if you want to edit click on edit button.
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    Step 2 : How to Create Content Type in Drupal 7

  3. Enter the description for the content type. Then save the content type
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    Step 3 : How to Create Content Type in Drupal 7

  4. After that you can create the content.

Download CCK (Content Construction Kit) for drupal 6

Download Admin menu

If you have any problem while doing implementing this tutorial “How to Create Content Type in Drupal“, please let us know through comment form.

Vivek Vengala
 

Vivek Vengala is a Online Entrepreneur, Web Developer from Hyderabad India.

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