Building Our Content Types

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    [Chapter 6 with Karen Stevenson]
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    In this chapter Karen is going to show you how to create
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    your group content type and all those configurations
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    that need to be made.
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    But before that can happen we need to enable a list of required modules.
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    [Karen Stevenson] Now that we have some idea about
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    what Organic Groups is and how it works
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    and we've taken a look at a built site let's back up
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    and actually create that site.
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    The first thing that we have to do, of course, is install the modules.
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    Let's go to our Modules page, and we're going to find that there are actually
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    a number of modules that we have to install to get this working.
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    The first thing is if we scroll down to the Organic Groups section
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    there's a basic Organic Groups module, and that's the key component
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    that we need for everything that we're going to do.

Building Our Content Types


In this chapter Karen Stevenson explains all the pieces that make up an Organic Group content type. Show explains how organic groups adds the necessary fields to make this happen while demonstrating the necessary settings when building your content types. She also covers the content type used for group content as it is different than the group itself. To start the video off she goes over install the necessary modules for the first part of this series.

Note: There have been significant changes to Organic Groups since this lesson was made. Though we would like to revisit this series to update it, we have no current schedule to complete that. The best place to figure out what has changed and why, would be the Organic Groups issue queue on (

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