Create a custom content type

There can be different types of content you can write. The default installation of Drupal 7 includes the following two types of content:

  • Articles
  • Basic Pages

You will get blog content type also when you enable blog module.

  • Blog

Create a custom content type

  1. Navigate to the content types page (Administer > Structure > Content types).
    Url: domainname/admin/structure/types
  2. Click Add content type.

  3. Give a name in Name field for the content type.
  4. Enter description in Description field. it's optional.
  5. Set your preferred default values for this content type. Content type will have these default values. You can specify default values for Submission form settingsPublishing optionsDisplay settingsComment settings and Menu settings.

  6. Choose one of the following:
    • Click Save content type to save content type. You can add more fields later.
    • Click Save and add fields to add adding more fields.