Sections are a major part of the Urban Planet object model

What is an "object model"? Well, all it really means, is how you navigate, add and edit information (the Urban Planet way). So how do you use Sections in this "object model"?

First, sections can roughly be called folders, in the sense that they can hold other sections, and other items. But they can also be specialized in the way, that the information is displayed differently depending on the section type. There are currently seven section types:
 

Basic

News

Form

Site Map

Directory

Calendar

FAQ

External Link: is not really a section type, but rather a pointer to another section or external webpage.

In order to learn more detailed information about  section type, just click on the section type that you are interested in under the Sections, heading in your left navigation link.