Content Types

In the previous set of exercises we built all the components our movie site needs. Now we are going to build the content types which will provide the data to feed the components.

Content models

Below you will see the content models for Movie and Landing Page content types. Using the step by step instructions at the bottom of this page, create both content types using the fields details outlined in the respective content model tables.

Movie content type
Landing Page content type
Movie content type

Label

Type

Machine name

Allowed # values

Synopsis

Text (formatted, long, with summary)

body

Limited 1

Cover Image

Image

field_cover_image

Limited 1

Avg. viewer rating

List (Integer)

field_average_viewer_rating

Limited 1

Genre

Entity Reference

field_genre

Unlimited

MPAA Rating

List (Text)

field_mpaa_rating

Limited 1

Promo Sentence

Text

field_promo_sentence

Limited 1

Average Viewer Rating allowed values

1|1 Star
2|2 Stars
3|3 Stars
4|4 Stars
5|5 Stars

Make 3 Stars the default value.

Genre settings

Entity to reference

Referenced type

Taxonomy term

Genre vocabulary

MPAA Rating allowed values

G|G
PG|PG
PG-13|PG-13
R|R
NC-17|NC-17

Make PG the default value.

Landing Page content type

Label

Type

Machine name

Allowed # values

Featured Movie

Entity Reference

field_featured_movie

Limited 1

Movie List

Entity Reference Revisions

field_movie_list

Unlimited

Type to reference

Reference type

Content

Movie

Paragraph

Movie Genre List