Acquia CMS


Installing the Article content type

  1. Run composer require -W drupal/acquia_cms_article to install the module in your application codebase.

  2. Do one of the following to enable the module:

    • Go to the Extend menu of the administrative panel, and search for acquia_cms_article.

    • Run drush en acquia_cms_article -y.

Included fields

The Article content includes the following fields:




The title of the article.


A brief description or summary of the article. By default, this field is hidden. Click Edit summary to view this field.


The content of the article.

Text format

The text format. You can select Filtered HTML or Site Studio from the drop-down menu.


The language of the article.

Display Author

The author of the article. This requires the Person content type.


One of the following media types:

  • Media: The media item. Click Add Media to upload an image. Allowed media types include Audio, Document, Image, and Video.

  • Image: The main image associated with the article. This appears at the top of the page or as a thumbnail when the page appears within a list. Click Add Media to upload an image.


One of the following taxonomy types:

  • Categories: The categories that you select from the dropdown menu.

  • Tags: The tags.

  • Article Type: The article type that you select from the dropdown menu.

Save as

The state in which you want to save the details of the article. You can save the details of the article as Draft, In Review, or Published.

Creating an Article content

  1. Sign in to Acquia CMS.

  2. In the Acquia CMS administrative interface, click Manage > Content > Add Content > Article.

  3. Enter an appropriate value in each field.

  4. Click Save.

  5. Verify the changes on your site.