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Preconfigured content types and displays - overview

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder

Drupal allows sitebuilders to create structured content types for a wide variety of use cases - without code. The Sector Starter Kit includes four base content types, with additional content types available as Sector add-ons.

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Sector text format configuration

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Drupal Sitebuilder
Drupal text formats provide additional security and filters for your text content. The Sector text format configuration adjusts the existing text formats and adds additional formats to cater for common use cases.
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Sector menu configuration

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Drupal Sitebuilder

Next to the Drupal default menus, Sector ships with additional preconfigured menus and menu blocks to make it as easy as possible to get started.

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Sector WYSIWYG templates

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder

WYSIWYG templates allow content editors to add advanced design elements to their pages without the need to code -  just select a template from the drop-down and insert it into the WYSIWYG field. 

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Introduction to the media file management

Documentation
All user roles

The media file manager adds advanced file and media management to your site. But what does that mean for the way you manage files, images, and rich media on your site? 

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Sector password policy

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder

The Sector Starter Kit includes the Drupal Password Policy module - it allows sitebuilders to configure granular password policies. 

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Sector Page content type

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder

Sector Pages are based on the Drupal default Page content type. Sector Pages provide an easy starting point for hierarchical content in menus and include three sample layouts and additional sample content settings to get you started.  

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Differences between Sector D7 and Sector D8

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder
The differences between Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 are significant and have major dependencies on Sector D8. 
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Sector News content type

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder

Sector News is based on the Drupal default Article content type.

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Sector Resource content type

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder

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 prom

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Sector Media file types and configuration (Sector D8)

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder

Sector Media aims to minimise the number of Media contribution modules and to rely on Drupal core Media features as far as this is possible based on the progress of the Drupal Media in core initiative. 

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Sector Page content setting - Show teaser list of submenu items

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder

For hierarchical content in menus, Sector provides an easy to use option to show the child pages of a parent page.

An introduction on Page content settings can be found in the Sector Page content type documentation. 

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Sector Promotion content type

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder

Sector Promotions offer a flexible content type to create and place ad-style promotions throughout your site. Promotions can link to both internal and external content.

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Sector Blog

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder

Sector Blog offers a simple and easy to use blog to publish updates, engage with your audience, or collaborate across teams and locations. Included is everything you'll need to get going - a Blog post content type, automated lists and filtered archives,

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Sector Content Audit

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder

Sector Content Audit enables you to audit and review content within the site.  Included is everything you'll need to get going - taxonomies to track audits and progress, text fields to leave review notes or add document notes, an audit date to track and

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Sector Media - video file type (Sector D8)

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder

Sector Media allows you to embed externally hosted videos into body content. 

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Sector Events

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder

Sector Events offers a simple and easy to use events section for your Sector site. Included is everything you'll need to get going - an Event content type, automated lists of upcoming events and filtered archives, as well as maps and promotional or cont

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Sector Search API and Search Facets configuration

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder

The Search API module together with the Facets module allows sitebuilders to create and manage faceted search interfaces.

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Sector Portfolio

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder

Sector Portfolio offers a simple and easy way to add a promotional portfolio or showcase to your site. Included is everything you'll need to get going - a Portfolio content type, categories, and a Portfolio landing page via a Drupal view.

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Preconfigured user roles, user profiles and permissions

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder
The Drupal permissions and user roles management governs user access to both sitebuilding and editorial tasks. The Sector Starter Kit includes preconfigured user roles, users, and permissions that can be used as-is or easily adjusted to support your specific workflow. 
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Preconfigured HTML metadata

Documentation
Content Administrator Drupal Sitebuilder

Even though HTML metadata is not displayed on your site, it is used by search engines, social media platforms, and other web services. For the Sector Starter Kit we have preconfigured a few basic settings to get you started. 

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Sector Index A-Z

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Drupal Sitebuilder

Sector Index A-Z offers a simple and easy way to list content in an A-Z index. You can start from the included Index content type or re-use the included Index A-Z views to list any existing content alphabetically by title or by topic. 

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Sector Contact

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder

Sector Contact offers a simple and easy way to add a person or team profile to your site. Included is everything you'll need to add a staff or team directory - a Contact content type, categories, and a Contact landing page via a Drupal view.

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Managing taxonomies

Editor guides
Content Administrator Drupal Sitebuilder

Drupal’s taxonomy management allows you to sort, organise, and label your content. The terms in a taxonomy can be used, for example, as filters for your resource library.

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Introduction to taxonomies

Editor guides
Content Administrator Drupal Sitebuilder

In Sector, we use taxonomies as filter criteria, to add metadata, and to label content - as well as for some magic behind the scenes. This guide introduces the taxonomies concepts and explains what each of the taxonomies do. 

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The anatomy of a Sector add-on

Documentation
Drupal Sitebuilder

Each element in the Sector Ecosystem follows the same principle - once installed, your editorial team is ready to go. To make this happen, each Sector add-on comes with a set of tools. Some are as you would expect, while some go further.

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Sector Media Gallery

Documentation

Sector Media Gallery offers a simple and easy way to add a media gallery to your site. Included is everything you'll need to get going - a media gallery content type, categories, and a media gallery landing page via a Drupal view.

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Improvements to the media management in June 2020

Documentation
All user roles
From June 2020, it will be much easier to keep track of your media assets in the media management! A media usage count along with improved error messages makes it easier for editors and sitebuilders to keep track of files.
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Our Sector 9 Roadmap is out!

With the release for Drupal 9 coming closer, we have now published our Sector 9 Roadmap.

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