What are Drupal Entities?

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In this lesson Joe will explain what an entity is and provide a little bit of history about how they came into being. We’ll also learn about some of the differences between custom entities and nodes (which happen to be a type of entity) and when, and why you might want to choose to write your own custom entities instead of using the node system or a more traditional datastore. Discover hundreds more Drupal tutorial videos at http://drupalize.me/videos.

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9 thoughts on “What are Drupal Entities?”

  1. i'm building a review site with review, maker, location custom content types. they are all related. i'd like to create views of makers and locations etc. i'm not sure if entities is what i'm looking for? also, using an entities approach, does that mean i can put multiple content types on one create content form?

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