The Lullabot Learning Series continues with a hands-on look at Drupal’s Content. Much of Content Construction Kit (CCK) in Drupal 6 is part of Drupal 7 core from Drupal 6 to 7 you may want to see these related tutorials. In Drupal 7, you do exactly the same thing by adding “fields” (which may be typed ) to entities. A full tutorial about CCK/fields is beyond the.
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A new page will open with a list of fields to migrate. When you’ve put check marks in all the boxes scroll to the very bottom of the page and click the Save Configuration button. Have you had issues with other API changes?
Introduction and Overview of Cck |
Click the checkbox next to each one you wish to migrate and click and be sure to save it when you are done. Enable ttuorial Fields module. For most this a welcome improvement to Drupal core, but due to the number of API changes, the process of porting your old CCK modules might turn out to be more of an undertaking then you originally expected.
This is a little more complicated than a simple upgrade. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically. Here are a couple resources you will want to have handy: After completing the core upgrade, install CCK for 7. Click Install new modulethen browse for the module on your computer, and click install.
Please edit the question to limit it to a specific problem with enough detail to identify an adequate answer. Download CCK and additional modules.
Then expand the Fields section which will be lower on the page and put a checkmark next to each of those as well. This post will walk through some of the key changes and challenges you might face, based on my experience with the SWFUpload module.
References to the “imagefield” module need to be changed to “image”, and “filefield” need to be changed to “file”. I hope that even though I glossed over a lot of the details, the real code examples along with the external resources help make porting your module a little easier. Any idea what has or how to? Several features require the installation of new, dedicated 7.
Introduction and Overview of Cck
In most cases, I have included a diff instead of the resulting code to make it easier to see what changed. Planning for a Drupal 6 tutoriap Drupal 7 Migration. Resources First and foremost, this is too big a topic to fit into one blog post, so I have linked extensively to external resources that I found helpful.
First and foremost, this is too big a topic to fit into one blog post, so I have linked extensively to external resources that I found helpful. Lines and paragraphs break automatically. References to the imagefield and filefield modules References to the “imagefield” module need to be changed to “image”, and “filefield” need to be changed to “file”. Much but not all of CCK functionality is now part of Drupal 7 core. In Drupal 7, you do exactly the same thing by adding “fields” which may be typed to entities.
One of the key troubles I ran into was with the fact that SWFUpload allows you to upload multiple files at once, and it stores the resulting file information in a single hidden field. Also, this only covers my experience on porting one module, so I undoubtedly missed a few things.
As noted in a comment by jimajammathe CCK project page has more information and links to tutorials. I’d love to hear your experiences.
Repeat this procedure for all four modules. What does it’s project page say, and what part of it you don’t understand? If you are migrating, you not only need to migrate the module, but you need to migrate the data as well. The purpose of the CCK was to provide a simple UI for adding new “fields” to entities so that new, specific content types could be created by site designers. If you’re migrating from Drupal 6 to 7 you may want to see these related tutorials.