A node is a piece of content. A node type is like a class and and individual node is like an object instance.
Node types examples:
- book page
- blog entry
Module developers can add features like ratings, comments, file attachments, and geolocation information.
Nodes also contain a base set of behavioral properties that all other content types inherit. For example any node can be promoted to the front page of the web site.
- nid: Unique ID for the node.
- vid: unique revision ID.
- type: Every node has a node type (blog, story, article, etc).
- language: Language of the node.
- title: String used as the node's title.
- uid: The user ID of the author.
- 0: unpublished
- 1: Published
- created: timestamp of when the node was created.
- changed: when was the node last modified.
- 0: Comments are disabled.
- 1: No more comments are allowed.
- 2: Comments can be viewed and users can create new comments.
- promote: Promoted to the front page.
- moderate: If moderation is allowed.
- sticky: The first nodes to be displayed are the sticky ones.
- tnid: The nid of the source code being translated.
- 1: Translation needs to be updated.
- 0: Translation is up to date.