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Quote field

Quote field

Created by Contensis product team, last modified by r.saunders on 24 Aug 2020

The quote field editor allows you to record a quote and its source within an entry. It's handy when you want to include a quote from a customer in a case study or a famous quote in a blog post. The source citation is optional.


An example of the quote field editor


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.
Read only Prevents authors from editing the field in the entry editor.
Allow multiple items to be added Sets the field to be repeatable, allowing an author to create a list of items.

Supported validation

This field editor supports the following validation methods:


Common properties

Property name Summary
Placeholder text The placeholder text for the quote.
Content guidelines Provides guidance to an author of the expected content that the field should contain.

Source placeholder text

The placeholder text for the source citation.

Require source?

Completion of the source field can be enforced by setting the toggle to Yes. Its default value is set to No.

Validation message

Displays a validation message when the source is not populated by the author.