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I have a problem concerning the blocks in drupal.

I need to create a block that has additional fields, image and files, I am currently using the add block feature in Home » Administration » Structure and I just need to add two fields there so I can upload pdf's and images.

I was thinking that there must be a way to add those fields from the admin panel, without programming it by hand or installing modules? Is it possible ?

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No.

Blocks aren't entities in Drupal 7, so there's no real way to add fields to them.

If you want fields on blocks, then take a look at the awesome Bean module.

Beans were driven by the API first. This means that you can create block types (bean types) all in a plugin class turning off the UI. The entire configuration in code. No worry about feature reverts.

  • Well that answers my question, thanks:) i am installing the module now. – user10617 Oct 11 '12 at 13:39

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