Backdrop LIVE is based upon an unconference model. Anyone can declare a topic up through the day of the event and the schedule is subject to change at any time. What would you like to talk about?

Block B - Slot 4

Slot 4: 2:00 pm America/Los_Angeles - April 4, 2024

This session is intended for the absolute Backdrop beginner. We'll introduce you to one of the fundamental building blocks of Backdrop CMS, custom content types and fields. 

  • What are Content Types and Fields
  • How to create custom Content Types
  • How to create custom Fields
  • Types of fields
    • Text
    • Number
    • Reference
    • Boolean
    • Date
    • Image
    • Link
    • File

Much of the session today will be built upon the Farmers Market example site at

You an spin up a default backdrop site and experiment yourself or a completed version of the farmers market site at:

Intended Audience: 
  • Beginner
  • Website Architects (no code)