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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Please edit the question to limit it to a specific problem with enough detail to identify an adequate answer. Click Install new modulethen browse for the module on your computer, and click install.
If you are migrating, you not only need to migrate the module, but you need to migrate the data as well. As noted in a comment by jimajammathe CCK project page has more information and links to tutorials. Have you had issues with other API changes?
You will need to make sure the destination is a public: References to the “imagefield” module need to be changed to “image”, and “filefield” need to be changed to “file”. The supported tag styles are: 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.
Enable the Fields module. If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help centerplease edit the question.
Drupal 7 Tutorial: Porting CCK Modules from Drupal 6 | Metal Toad
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. 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.
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”. See the How to Ask page for help clarifying this question. 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.
When you’ve put check marks in all the boxes scroll to the very bottom of the page and click the Save Configuration button. Also, this only covers my experience on porting one module, so I undoubtedly missed a few things. Then expand the Fields section which will be lower on the page and put a checkmark next to each of those as well. 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.
Put a check mark next to each one. Any idea what has or how to? Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Join today and get access to 1,’s of books and videos. Download CCK and additional modules.
Move Drupal 6 Content Construction Kit (CCK) to Fields
I’d love to hear your experiences. 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 ccck core”.
Click the checkbox next to each one you wish to migrate and click and be sure to save it when you are done.
Introduction and Overview of Cck
A new page will open with a list of fields to migrate. Several features require the installation of new, dedicated 7. Web page addresses and email addresses turn into links automatically. Lines and paragraphs break automatically. What does it’s project page say, and what part of it you don’t understand?
After completing the core upgrade, install CCK for 7. Here are a couple resources you will want to have handy: 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 biggest changes when it comes to module development from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7, is the functionality of CCK module in 6 is now in core.
This is a little more complicated than a simple upgrade. This post will walk through some of the key changes and challenges you might face, based on my experience with the SWFUpload module.