Drupal Enterprise 7: Display a Field for an Existing Content Type (with Panelizer)

The following instructions are for websites using the default UMN Drupal Enterprise 7 configuration.

Displaying content using panels requires three things: fields, a layout, and the mapping of those fields to the layout. These instructions are for mapping a field to a layout.

This is the sixth of ten tasks in Creating a New Content Type.


  1. Click Menu in the Administrator toolbar.
  2. Click Structure in the Menu bar.
  3. Click Content types link under Structure.
    Screenshot of Content types link

  4. Click edit in the Operations column next to the content type you want to edit.
    Screenshot of some of the operations available when working with Content types. Some of the operations include: edit, manage fields, and manage display. The Edit link is highlighted.

  5. Click the Panelizer tab.
    Screenshot of the Panelizer tab.

  6. Click Full Page Override in the upper right-hand corner.
    Panelizer menu for content types. The options include Allowed content, Full page override, Default, Teaser, Featured, and Front. Full page override is highlighted.

    Note: the Full Page Override panel controls the display of a page's content when the viewer is on that page. Other panels will control the display of a page's content when it is referenced in other ways across the site (e.g. in an automated list, an RSS feed, featured on the homepage, etc.)
  7. Click Content in the upper right-hand corner.
    Options menu for Full page override include Settings, Context, Layout Content and Breadcrumbs. The Content button is highlighted.

  8. Click the gearGear icon. icon for the pane that is displaying content you want to hide.
  9. Click Add content in the drop-down menu. A modal window should appear with options for which content you want to display.
  10. Click on the Page Content tab.
    Pane add content. Content options include Activity, Blocks, Form Content, Menus, Page Content. Page Content is highlighted.

  11. Click Add for the field you want to display.
    Screenshot of the Add button.

    • Note: You will have one or two screens of additional options, depending on the pane you add. Make your selections and click Save or Continue and Finish.
    • You should see that a new pane box that matches the field you added is now included in the region.
  12. If necessary, click the dark grey title bar for the panel box and drag the box until it is positioned where you want the field to display within the region.
    Screenshot of dragging a pane to reposition it.

  13. Click Save. You will see a green bar at the top of administrator page with the message: The settings have been updated.
  14. Repeat steps 8 through 13 for each field you wish to display.

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