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Creating custom field types

Topics: Customizing Orchard, General
Dec 19, 2012 at 1:01 PM

Hi There

I am creating a contact form using custom forms module . I have added various fields to the content type.

I would like to know how do I create custom field types that will pull data from either content data or non-content data into a drop down list.

I know I will have to write a custom field module but cannot find any information on how to do this.

A point in the right direction would help greatly.



Dec 19, 2012 at 1:32 PM

Here is a good article on creating custom field types:

I believe you can get the code for this walk-through here:


Dec 19, 2012 at 1:38 PM

Excellent thanks !!!!