INTRO

INTRO

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Intro to Dynamic Content

Intro to Dynamic Content

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Intro to Webflow CMS

Intro to Webflow CMS

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CMS Collections

CMS Collections

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CMS Collections

CMS Collections

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Importing Collection Items

Importing Collection Items

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Designing with Collections

Designing with Collections

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Collection List

Collection List

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Collection Page

Collection Page

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Modifying Collections

Modifying Collections

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Modifying a Collection

Modifying a Collection

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Intro to the Editor

Intro to the Editor

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CMS Collection Fields

CMS Collection Fields

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Plain Text Field

Plain Text Field

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Rich Text Field

Rich Text Field

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Image Field

Image Field

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Video Field

Video Field

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Email Field

Email Field

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Link Field

Link Field

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Phone Field

Phone Field

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Number Field

Number Field

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Date/Time Field

Date/Time Field

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Switch Field

Switch Field

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Option Field

Option Field

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Color Field

Color Field

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Reference Field

Reference Field

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Multi-reference Field

Multi-reference Field

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Advanced Dynamic Content

Advanced Dynamic Content

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Filtering Collection Lists

Filtering Collection Lists

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Conditional Visibility

Conditional Visibility

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Lesson info

Lesson info

The plain text field is a CMS field you can use in your Collections. This field is best used for basic textual content that doesn't need special formatting like headings, inline styles, or inline media like images or video. In this video, we'll explain how to add and use plain text fields in your Webflow CMS Collections.

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Transcript

Plain Text is usually short-form text that you're planning to use or style in a project. It's important to note that Plain Text isn't an actual HTML element. Instead, this text is plain and un-styled: it will become bound to whatever element you specify. For instance:

A Plain Text field can have this text in it. We can use that text anywhere we want inside a Collection List or a Collection Page. Here's a heading: let's get the text from that Plain Text field. Hey, look: it worked perfectly. Here's a button: let's get the text from that same Plain Text field. Another success.

Plain Text can be bound — essentially it can feed into anything you want. This can include headings, and paragraphs, and links, and text blocks for things like category tags, and those little sale banners people like to put in the corners of product images.

Plain Text: any time you need a block of unformatted text to use in an element.