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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In most cases, I have included a diff instead of the resulting code to make it easier to see what changed. Tutoral this drupa, for all four modules. I’d love to hear your experiences. 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. Several features require the installation of new, dedicated 7.

In Drupal 7, you do exactly the same thing by adding “fields” which may be typed to entities. Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically.

A new page will druapl with a list of fields to migrate. References to the “imagefield” module need to be changed to “image”, and “filefield” need to be changed to “file”.

What does it’s project page say, and what part of it you don’t understand? If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help centerplease edit the question. In Drupal 7, most of the functionality of the CCK module was moved into the core and it is now usually referred to as “fields” or “fields in core”. See the How to Ask page for help clarifying this question. This post will walk through some of the key changes and challenges you might face, based on my experience with the SWFUpload module.


Download CCK and additional modules. 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. The supported tag styles are: Join today and get access to 1,’s of books and videos. 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.

As noted in a comment by jimajammathe CCK project page has more information and links to tutorials. Please edit the question to limit it to a specific problem with enough detail to identify an adequate answer.

Introduction and Overview of Cck

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”. Lines and paragraphs break automatically. Much but not all of CCK functionality is now part of Drupal 7 core.

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 are migrating, you not only need to migrate the module, but you need to migrate the data as well. If you’re migrating from Drupal tutoial to 7 you may want to see these related tutorials. Also, this only covers my experience on porting one module, so I undoubtedly missed a few things. One of the yutorial changes when it comes to module development from Drupal 6 to Drupal cck, is the functionality of CCK module in 6 is now in core.


Enable the Fields module. Planning for a Drupal 6 to Drupal 7 Migration.

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Drupal Answers works best with JavaScript enabled. This is a little more complicated than a simple upgrade. Any idea what has or how to? I hope that even though I glossed over a lot of the drupsl, the real code examples along with the external resources help make porting your module a little easier.

You will need to make sure the destination is a public: Have you had issues with other API changes? Click the checkbox next to each one you wish to migrate and click and be sure to save it when you are done.

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.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Put a check mark next to each one. Then expand the Fields section tutoria, will be lower on the page and put a checkmark next to each of those as well.