Add a detail member

Detail members represent content metadata, and appear on the General tab of the content details page.

Note

To configure Content Hub, you must either be a superuser or have the necessary permissions granted to you through user group policies.

To add a detail member:

  1. On the menu bar, click Manage cog icon.

  2. On the Manage page, click Content types.

  3. On the Content types page, click the content type you want, then click Add member in the Details section.

  4. In the Add member dialog, click one of the following member types:

    Member type

    Description

    Boolean

    Has two possible values (true or false).

    Datetime

    Contains Year-Month-Date-Time and can be shown in a readable format (for example, Apr 15, 2022).

    Datetime offset

    A specific datetime with a custom offset. The first time this field is accessed for a particular item of content, it defaults to the current date and time with a +1 hour offset.

    Decimal

    A decimal number, such as 1.0, 3.5, or 5.2.

    Integer

    A whole number, such as 1, 16, or 1024.

    Long

    A whole number, but can be much larger than an integer.

    Option list

    A list of selectable options. See step 5.

    Taxonomy

    A hierarchical arrangement of entities, such as a parent-child tree.

    Single-line text

    A single-line field for short text, such as titles or names.

    Multiline text

    A multi-line field for text, such as descriptions.

    Rich text

    A rich text field with formatting, asset embedding, and collaboration features.

  5. On the Details tab:

    • For Option list members, fill out the following fields:

      Field

      Description

      Name

      Name of the member, used to create the full member definition name. It can only contain uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, underscores, and dots, and it cannot be changed once created. Rich text member names cannot exceed 18 characters.

      Label

      Label of the member, used to introduce long, descriptive text.

      Data source

      Source of the data.

      Help text

      Text displayed to help users work with this member.

    • For other member types:

      Field

      Description

      Name

      Name of the member, used to create the full member definition name. It can only contain uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, underscores, and dots, and it cannot be changed once created. Rich text member names cannot exceed 18 characters.

      Label

      Label of the member, used to introduce long, descriptive text.

      Help text

      Text displayed to help users work with this member.

  6. On the Validation rules tab, turn on the Required switch to make the member mandatory.

  7. Click Save.

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