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Make your Entity Fieldable with Bundles

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    [Blake Hall] In order to take advantage of the fields provided by Drupal, we'll need to make our entity fieldable.
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    In order to do that we'll need to create a custom bundle.
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    A bundle is basically just a collection of fields that you can put on your custom entity.
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    We'll dig through some code that makes this possible and allows us to leverage the fields provided by Drupal
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    and add them to our custom entity.
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    Now that we have our custom video entity rendering and the admin form taken care of,
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    let's take a look at how to make our entity fieldable.
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    Making our entity fieldable will expose it to field API, so that other fields can be attached to our entity,
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    And then later made use of in Views.
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    Right now if we visit our admin interface, the only operations we have available are to edit or delete our entity.

Make Your Entity Fieldable with Bundles

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Bundles are an implementation of an entity type to which fields can be attached. In this lesson we’ll take a look at configuring a single bundle type for our entities in order to allow us to make them fieldable by hardcoding the bundle information into hook_entity_info(). This is the most basic implementation of bundles. Then we’ll look at adding the ability to attach fields to our newly created bundle.

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