Content Model Concepts

Definitions of concepts related to the content model.

Document Type

A document type defines the data structure and the editing template of a class of documents. A document type can contain both primitive and compound type fields.

Field Group Type

A field group type defines the data structure and the editing template of a reusable block of document fields. A field group type can contain both primitive and field group type fields. An instance of a field group type can only exist within a document instance. 

Image Set Type

An image set is a special document type used to store different size variants of an image.

Content Type

Content type is a generic term indicating a definition of a class of content items. Document types, field group types and image set types are all content types.

Editing Template

An editing template is a particular configuration of editing plugins that is used by authors to edit content items of a particular content type.


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