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Adding fields to a user profile and other entities

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    [Adding fields to a user profile and other entities]
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    [Intro to Fields for Site Builders] [Chapter 13] [with Joe Shindelar]
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    One of the most powerful new features in Drupal 7
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    is the ability to add fields to things other than content types.
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    In Drupal 6 the CCK module allowed you to create new content types
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    and add fields to them and then create notes.
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    So far we've created 2 new content types, job posting and job application,
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    just with the functionality built into Drupal 7.
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    In Drupal 7 we now have the ability to not only apply fields to our content types,
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    but to other things as well, like comments, vocabularies, and users.

Adding Fields to a User Profile and Other Entities


Shows the interface for adding fields to other entities such as taxonomy terms, comments and users. Walks through the process of adding a user profile field that will show up on the user registration form and appear on the user's profile page.

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