[development] programatically adding a CCK field to a content type.

Emma Irwin emma.irwin at gmail.com
Mon Sep 21 18:20:18 UTC 2009

This has worked for me as well, and I haven't had any issues.  Testing with
install/uninstall is important as is considering that that CCK field name
might already exist.

On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 3:51 AM, nitin gupta <nitingupta.iitg at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> I wanted to add an imagefield to a content type, using the function
> content_field_instance_create(). I wrote this piece of code.
> $field['field_name'] = 'myfield';
> $field['type_name'] = 'story';
> $field['type'] = 'filefield';
> $field['widget_type'] = 'imagefield_widget';
> module_load_include('inc', 'content', 'includes/content.crud');
> content_field_instance_create($field);
> This works perfectly fine with me, and an imagefield gets added to the
> content type. are there any pitfalls in this i should take care of? or is
> there any better way to do such a thing?
> Thanks,
> --
> Regards,
> Nitin Kumar Gupta
> http://publicmind.in/blog/
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