Drupal provides many useful field types which can be used for building custom content types such as Image, Integer, Term reference, and File. However, it doesn't end there. In this recipe we will add a new file type, Link, to the site. Following this we will add a Link field to the Basic page content type.
For this recipe you need to install and enable the Link module: http://drupal.org/project/link.
In this recipe we will first add a Link field to the Basic page content type. We will then create a new Basic page and add two sample links to it: