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Sector Resource content type

We are updating our documentation library to be ready for the Sector 10! Find out more in our Sector 10 roadmap or head straight to our collection of Sector 10 - Changes and Updates.

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Sector Starter kit Sector Resources

Sector Resource offers a base content type for informational material and documents. Included is everything you'll need to start a resource catalogue on your site  - a structured content type, automated lists, and filtered archives, as well as both promotional and contextual blocks on the homepage and in the sidebar.

Changes in Sector 10

In Sector 10, Sector Resources are part of the the Sector Starter Kit, but are optional. To install Sector Resources in Sector 10 head over to the Modules under extend and enable Sector Resources! The module will install the entities below. 

Sector Resources

Resources can be categorised based on your needs, including case studies, documents, brochures and publications.  The Sector Resource components and configuration make it easy to get started. 

See Sector Resource in action!

Check out the Resources landing page on the Sector demo 

Features and functionality

Sector Resources includes:

  • Sector Resource content type and displays
  • Sector Resource type taxonomy to categorise your resources and allow your audience to filter by type       
  • Sector Resource archive to filters
  • Sector Resource promotion on the homepage listing the latest resources 
  • Sector Resource sidebar promoting and linking to other resources on the resources node template
  • Sample content to make it easy to get started

Related entities and configuration 

Sector Resource content type


Sector Resource category taxonomy 


From 8.x-2.0-beta1 (October 2018) terms in Resource category are 'rabbit-holed' to redirect to the archive view page with the term id as argument.

Sector 9 - Sector Resource archive and promotional block via the Sector Resource view 


The Sector Resource view includes displays for the: 

  • Sector Resource archive 
  • Teaser block - can be embedded in any page
  • Homepage block 
  • Sidebar block 

All view displays work with view modes to allow consistency and easy display management. 

Sector 10 - Search API Sector Resource index and view.

In Sector 10 the default views are replaced with Search API Search views and index. 



Related blocks under block layout 


  • Latest resources - placed in the sidebar of resource nodes
  • Latest resources - placed on the homepage

Sample content

  • Resource content sample (/resources/resource-content-sample)
  • Resource content sample with a long descriptive title (/resources/resource-content-sample-long-descriptive-title) 

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