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New Drupal 6 Class - Generating Custom Content Types

Central Web Services is pleased to announce the release of a new Drupal 6 class.  Starting in October, you can take Generating Custom Content Types. 

Come and see how to get everyone on the same page!   Discover how to create custom content types through the use of the Content Construction Kit (CCK) module.  Embed standard image sizes, develop a formulaic content base to help with layout consistency, and learn how to configure some advanced content type settings.

Please note that this is an advanced workshop that requires a personal Drupal training site which has been completed up to this level of instruction.  For more information contact CWS.  This workshop covers the following topics:

  • Structure of a Content Type
    • Data Input Form and Database
  • How to Change Existing Content Type Settings
  • What the CCK Module Is
    • How CCK Benefits Users
    • Problems CCK Can Pose
  • Import a Custom Content Type
    • Benefits of Form Re-Use
  • How to Create Custom Content
    • Deciding What You Need
    • Create & Populate a Staff Content Type
    • Create & Populate a Recipes Content Type

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Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331
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