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Learning Drupal 8 by Richard Jones, Nick Abbott

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Chapter 7. Advanced Content

In this chapter, we will look more at the various field types that are available and we will present some practical exercises creating new content types that you will need to help realize the remaining functionality laid out in the site-building scenario introduced in Chapter 5, Basic Content.

You will experience scenarios where you might use the different field types in real site builds and cover some more tips and tricks with the Views module along the way.

Field types

Before we describe each of the core field types, let's first make sure that they are all available because by default, not all the available field type modules are active.

We'll need the Link and Telephone type fields to be active. The Link module should ...

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