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Content types and displays

Preconfigured content types and displays - overview

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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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Organising your content

Documentation
Content Editor Content Administrator Drupal Sitebuilder

Sector allows you to organise your content in structures that your intended audience can grasp quickly.

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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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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 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 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 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 add-ons - overview

Documentation
Content Editor Content Administrator Drupal Sitebuilder

Next to the features and functionality provided by the Sector D8 Starter Kit, Sector D8 includes a growing number of Sector add-ons.

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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 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 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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Sector Index A-Z

Documentation
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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Introduction to the Starter Kit site structure

Editor guides
Content Editor Content Administrator
The Starter Kit includes a homepage, hierarchical pages sorted into menus and site sections, a news section, and a resource library. This guide provides an overview of the site structure and what content should go where.
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Navigating a node edit form

Editor guides
Content Editor Content Administrator
When you create or edit a node, the page you see is a node edit form. A node edit form contains fields for your content - this guide is about fields commonly used across content types.
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Editing a standard or section entry page

Editor guides
Content Editor Content Administrator

Standard and section entry pages are page layout variants of the Page content type.

Visit the Sector online demo to see a section entry page containing standard pages

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Previewing your content

Editor guides
Content Editor Content Administrator
You can preview content within the WYSIWYG editor as you create it, and by using the Preview option in the node edit form - however, some changes you make can’t be previewed.
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An event map isn’t displaying correctly

Troubleshooting
Content Editor Content Administrator Drupal Sitebuilder
Each event can have an interactive Google Map displayed for the event location. If you’ve entered a location for an event, but the map isn’t displaying once you’ve saved the node, try checking the following.
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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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Editing a media gallery

Documentation
Content Editor Content Administrator

If the Sector Media Gallery add-on has been installed, you are able to add galleries of images and videos to your site. In this guide you can learn how to add and edit media galleries.

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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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