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Standard Field Types

Each field is defined by a Type. The Yext platform has several standard field types that you can use when creating a Custom Field. These types are:

Type Description Available Validation
Single-Line Text Short-form text Character length (up to 255)
Multi-Line Text Long-form text Character length (up to 15,000)
URL Website URL Character length (up to 255)
Text-List List of text strings Character length (up to 255), Item count (up to 1000)
Photo Photo with alternate text Aspect Ratio, Min Width/Height
Photo Gallery Gallery of Photos with alternate text Aspect Ratio, Min Width/Height, Item count (up to 100)
Complex Photo Photo with built-in caption, details, clickthrough URL & alternate text Aspect Ratio, Min Width/Height
Complex Photo Gallery Gallery of Photos with built-in caption, details, clickthrough URL & alternate text Aspect Ratio, Min Width/Height, Item count (up to 100)
Video YouTube URL n/a
Video Gallery Gallery of YouTube URLs Aspect Ratio, Min Width/Height, Item count (up to 100)
Complex Video YouTube URL with built-in description Description character length (up to 4,000)
Complex Video Gallery Gallery of YouTube URLs with built-in description Description character length (up to 4,000), Item count (up to 100)
Single-Option Select Option field where user can select only one option Available Options
Multi-Option Select Option field where user can select multiple options Available Options, Number of selectable items
Yes / No Field with options Yes, No, or Unspecified n/a
Number Numeric field Number Range
Date Date field Date Range
Hours Daily Hours field n/a
Daily Times Daily times field n/a
Entity Relationship List of related entities with the option to select a One Way, Two Way (Shared Field), or Two Way (Distinct Field) relationship type Selectable Entity Types, Item Count
Rich Text Rich text field with formatting Type of formatting (bold, italics, underline, bulleted list, numbered list, hyperlink), Character length (up to 15,000)
Call to Action Call to Action with label and link n/a
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