The Lullabot Learning Series continues with a hands-on look at Drupal’s Content. Much of Content Construction Kit (CCK) in Drupal 6 is part of Drupal 7 core from Drupal 6 to 7 you may want to see these related tutorials. In Drupal 7, you do exactly the same thing by adding “fields” (which may be typed ) to entities. A full tutorial about CCK/fields is beyond the.

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The purpose of the CCK was to provide a simple UI for adding new “fields” to entities so that new, specific content types could be created by site designers.

One of the biggest changes when it comes to module development from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7, is the functionality of CCK module in 6 is now in core. After completing the core upgrade, install CCK for 7. Any idea what has or how to? Enable the Fields module.

I’d love to hear your experiences. Here are a couple resources you will want to have handy: If you are migrating, you not only need to migrate the module, but you need to migrate the data as well. If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help centerplease edit the question.

Have you had issues with other API changes? In Drupal 7, most of the functionality of the CCK module was moved into the core and it is now usually referred to as “fields” or “fields in core”. For most this a welcome improvement to Drupal core, but due to the number of API changes, the process of porting your old CCK modules might turn out to be more of an undertaking then you originally expected.

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Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically. Resources First and foremost, this is too big a topic to fit into one blog post, so I have linked extensively to external resources that I found helpful.

Much but not all of CCK functionality is now part of Drupal 7 core. See the How to Ask page for help clarifying this question. If you’re migrating from Drupal 6 to 7 you may want to see these related tutorials. What does it’s project page say, and what part of it you don’t understand? You will need to make sure the destination is a public: Repeat this procedure for all four modules. I hope that even though I glossed over a lot of the details, the real code examples along with the external resources help make porting your module a little easier.

In most cases, I have included a diff instead of the resulting code to make it easier to see what changed. One of the key troubles I ran into was with the fact that SWFUpload allows you to upload multiple files at once, and it stores the resulting file information in a single hidden field. Please edit the question to limit it to a specific problem with enough detail to identify an adequate answer. When you’ve put check marks in all the boxes scroll to the very bottom of the page and click the Save Configuration button.

Also, this only covers my experience on porting one module, so I undoubtedly missed a few things. Then expand the Fields section which will be lower on the page and put a checkmark next to each of those as well.

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In Drupal 7, you do exactly the same thing by adding “fields” which may be typed to entities. The supported tag styles are: This post will walk through some of the key changes and challenges you might face, based on my experience with the SWFUpload module.

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Move Drupal 6 Content Construction Kit (CCK) to Fields

Avoid asking multiple distinct questions at once. Download CCK and additional modules. A new page will open with a list of fields to migrate. Put a check mark next to each one. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Planning for a Drupal 6 to Drupal 7 Migration. Several features require the installation of new, dedicated 7. Click the checkbox next to each one you wish to migrate and click and be sure to save it when you are done.

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Lines and paragraphs break automatically. References to the imagefield and filefield modules References to the “imagefield” module need to be changed to “image”, and “filefield” need to be changed to “file”. This is a little more complicated than a rdupal upgrade. As noted in a comment by jimajammathe CCK project page has more information and tutoroal to tutorials.

Drjpal using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. References to the “imagefield” module need to be changed to “image”, and “filefield” need to be changed to “file”. First and foremost, this is too big a topic to fit into one blog post, so I have linked extensively to external resources that I found helpful.