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Supported fields and editors

A field may support different types of field editor, e.g text or multiline text. The selected option will then determine which options are available to authors.

A field editor is a user interface component that a content creator would use to input content inside the Entry Editor.

Field types that support multiple field editors

Each of the following field types support different data formats. In some instances a data format may have multiple field editors available, if there are various ways to capture the data.

e.g. The Date / Time field has a field editor that captures just the date or one that will capture both date and time.


FormatField Editor
Text Text
Text Multiline Text
Heading Heading


FormatField Editor
Markdown Markdown


FormatField Editor
Integer Integer
Decimal Decimal


Field Editor
Searchable Dropdown


FormatField Editor
Single Date
Single Date and Time
Range Date Range
Range Date and Time Range

Field types that support single field editors

Each of the following field types support a single field editor.

Field TypeField Editor
Boolean Boolean
Location Location
Taxonomy Taxonomy Tree
Composer Composer
Quote Quote
Asset Asset Gallery
Image Image Gallery
Entry Entry

Changing a field editor

With a content type open for editing:

  1. Select the field you want to change a field editor for and pick the Editor tab from the Field Settings panel.
  2. You will now be in the Field Editor panel. If there is more than one Field Editor available, choose from the dropdown. e.g Multiline Text.
  3. You can now set any additional properties that the field editor supports e.g Content guidelines in the boxes below the Choose field editor dropdown.
  4. Press Save and Publish for the additional field editors to be made available for the entries in your project.

Note: If you have a content type where entries already exist, there is potential for data loss when changing field editors.