Create a content type

Users with the content_admin role can create a content type.

Before you begin

Role required: content_admin or admin


  1. Navigate to Content Management > Content Types.
  2. Click New.
  3. Complete the Content Type form.
    Table 1. Content Type form
    Field Input Value
    Type Select the table whose content is rendered in Content Management.
    Content site Select the site that uses this content type.
    Media type Enter one of the following media types to use with this content type or leave the field blank to use the UI11 interface.
    Default detail page Select which page is loaded after a link is selected.
    Gauge page Select which page is used as the drill-through target for any gauge. If you display a gauge on a CMS page, then clicking the links loads the page specified here.
    Summary Template Write an XML script that determines how the list is displayed in the list block, if the link is displayed in a list block.
    Detail Template Write an XML script that determines how to display the associated information after a user clicks the link.