A slot is a hole or narrow opening in an airplane wing that’s used to allow aircraft to land or take off. They’re an important tool for managing air traffic at busy airports, as they prevent repeated delays caused by multiple flights.

In a broader sense, the term “slot” can refer to any place or aperture where something can be received or placed. It can also be used to describe a grammatical position, such as an interior slot on a copy desk or the first position in a sentence.

Content types, on the other hand, store data structures that are shared across a site and apps. These data structures are usually stored in slots that model how those types of data are organised on the site, app or e-commerce system.

The structure, syntax, keywords, choosers and properties of a slot type are identical to those of the content types that it represents. This makes it easier to build new slots or reuse existing ones for your game.

Slot HTML element

The slot HTML element is a member of the Web Components technology suite and allows for distinct DOM trees and global attributes. It includes a name attribute that can be used to distinguish slot elements from their parent table element.

A slot type defines how data is structured and how the slots created from it are scheduled, published and consumed. It also models how the content within it is organized on your website, app or e-commerce system.