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Composer field

Composer field

Created by Contensis product team, last modified by r.saunders on 17 Oct 2022

A composer field editor enables you to create multiple blocks of content within a single field.

When you add a composer field to a content type, you are setting up a container for supported fields. Simply add the fields you want to support when the composer is active.

A composer field provides a richer editing experience for an author when used for areas like blogs, articles and how to guides.


An empty field in the entry editor explaining that different fields can be added.
An example of an empty composer field
A composer field populated with a text, image and quote field
An example of a composer editor with fields added


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.

Supported validation

This field editor supports the following validation methods:


Common properties

Property name Summary
Content guidelines Provides guidance to an author for the expected content that the field should contain.
Field visibility Determines if the field should be displayed in the collapsed state when opening the entry editor.