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Entry field

Entry field

Created by Contensis product team, last modified by r.bromley on 16 Jan 2023

This important editor allows you to relate existing entries in other content types to the entry that is currently being authored.

You can make single or multiple selections of entries and set the order. If you have the permissions to do so, you can also create and update entries inline from the entries displayed in the list.


An example of a single selection entry editor
An example of a multiple selection entry editor
An example of an entry tag editor showing two tags present


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.
Default value The default value property sets the default content for a field when an entry is created.
Multiple selection Allows an author to select multiple entries.
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
Placeholder text The placeholder property provides a short hint describing the expected value of a field.
Content guidelines Provides guidance to an author for the expected content the field should contain.
Field visibility Determines if the field should be displayed in the collapsed state when opening the entry editor.

Content type

The content type property allows you to set a single content type or a group of content types from which authors can select entries. Use the search box to add content types to the list.