Skip to main content

Cookie control banner

Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for this website to function correctly. They are set when you perform certain actions on the site, such as creating an account, logging in, changing your privacy preferences or submitting a form. You can block these cookies in your browser, but this will stop parts of the site from working properly.
Functional Cookies
These cookies allow the website to provide extra functionality and more personalised experiences. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you choose not to allow these cookies, these services may not work correctly.
Analytical Cookies
These cookies record anonymous data on how visitors use our website to help us monitor how well our website works. This data includes how many people have looked at specific pages, how long visitors stay on the site, and what devices they use. We use this data to identify changes that we could make to improve your experience and make our website more efficient.
Marketing Cookies
We set some cookies so you are shown more relevant marketing content. These include cookies from third-party advertising networks to show you different adverts on their services if you have previously visited our site. If you choose not to allow these cookies, you may experience less relevant advertising on other sites.
Browse Documentation

Component field

Created by Contensis product team, last modified by r.bromley on 22 Sep 2020

A component field editor enables you to insert a component created with the component builder.


The appearance of a component will vary depending on the fields assigned to it. The example below has been set up to make it easier to capture SEO requirements – in this case with fields for a title, description, image, and keywords.

An SEO component containing a Title, Description, image and keywords fields.
An example of an SEO component


Setting name Summary
Name A text label to identify the field in an entry.
Field ID A sanitised name to be used by the API.
Repeatable Allows an author to create a collection of content of the same type.
Read only Prevents authors from editing the field in the entry editor.

Supported validation

This field editor supports the following validation methods:


Common properties

Property name Summary
Field editor The component can be displayed inline to the entry, or be opened in a Component flyout editor which opens the component in a window that is overlaid the primary editor interface.
Content guidelines Provides guidance to an author for the expected content that the field should contain.