MSF USA Drupal 8 Content Model (CONTENT BLOCKS (paragraphs) These are not…
Drupal 8 Content Model
CONTENT BLOCKS (
) These are not stand-alone peices of content, they are blocks of structured content that can be added inline within standalone, content. They do not have their own URL. They can be configured to be reusable, but as a rule they are generally not.
Two column layout
66/33 Columns. Accepts certain content blocks in each column
etc / TBD
Set of horizontal tabs
You can only add individual tabs
Accepts a few nested content blocks
etc / TBD
A quote and an attribution
Question and Answer
(WYSIWYG text field)
Presents a statistic and some text
Displays any number of Person Profile nodes inline in another piece of content
Creates anchors for anchor links in indepth content pages (Countries, Medical Issues, Focus pages)
CTAs and Related Content
content blocks, which have links
Related content full width
Two column related content
Big two button CTA with image background
Simple, large and compelling
In Focus block
Three column flexible teaser block, used on homepage, countries landing page, etc
In Focus item
(an individual teaser in the In Focus block)
Call to Action / Related content
Simple CTA with a small Photo, Title, and button, usually appears in a sidebar
"Crisis" (name tbd) box
(only available on Country and Medical Issue pages??)
Three column full width CTAs
Black banners with red and white text... NOTE: they may not be content blocks... just appear in the footer.
Map background content block on page?
Must be Youtube.
Example: Google Map, Panorama, Thinglink, etc
Locally hosted media
Fills up the column
Full bleed image
For large images with captions and attributions
Full screen width video
MP4 b-roll type footage
content blocks for inline lists of content
News & Stories teasers
Menu item teasers
) Nodes are the primary way of creating and organizing content. Each node has its own URL, and content blocks and media can be added within nodes.
These are listed in the News & Stories section. They have 5 subtypes, each with their own landing page. They can be tagged with Indepth Content pages, which means they show up on those pages.
Story (personal POV)
News (Press Releases etc)
Has a date, an optional location, and seven event subtypes. They are displayed on the events landing page in the Take Action section
page but can be referenced from any other page with a content block.
Use these basic site-building pages when content
in any of the other content types. They usually go in the main menu, and are never listed automatically, except in the navigation (menus and menu teaser blocks). Use basic page for a page with a sidebar and more text, and use landing page for a page with no sidebar, and more "overview" content that you drill into.
Has sidebar with main menu :red_flag:
No sidebar, usually has subpages :red_flag:
Indepth content pages (Template M in the designs). They share very similar fields and display.
These get listed on the
These get listed on the
These are not automatically listed anywhere, they can be added in a menu where they best fit.
MEDIA TYPES (
have their own URL, but usually do not, except in the case of Video. They can be made reusable (Documents, Image, Video), accessed via a the media library.
MSF Int'l media library
items represent invidividual entities, named as they appear in the UI for content creators
:red_flag: means a menu item is (will be) required