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Forms - Overview - Forms Overview

Cloud CMS automatically generates and displays mobile-friendly forms using the Alpaca Javascript / HTML5 forms engine. The Alpaca Forms Engine was created by Cloud CMS and is available as an open source project....

Content Models - Content Models - Types

A content type defines a type of content that your content workers generally create, edit and publish. For example, an article or a press release might be considered to be a content type. The content type defines the schema, properties, behaviors a...

Content Models - Content Models - References

References provide a way for you to link two definitions together so as to reuse one of the definitions in the other. It gives you a way to centrally define something and then have that something's schema get reused in other definitions in your ...

Content Models - Content Models - Definitions

A content definition is a JSON schema v4 document that informs Cloud CMS of a new content type. The JSON schema semantics spell out the exact properties that a content type s...

Content Models - Content Models - Features

Features are aspect-oriented, cross-cutting concerns that can be applied to nodes. Once applied, they may introduce new behaviors and metadata to your content objects. You can use features to describe cross-cutting or aspect-oriented concerns that ...

Forms - Controls - File Picker

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API - Platform - Platform

As with all data stores, this data store maintain a configuration document that contains system and custom properties. You can write your own properties onto this configuration document if you wish. You might use those properties to query and retrie...

Forms - Design - References

Forms may use a $ref variable to pull in or include the configuration of another Cloud CMS form (or sub-section of a form). This capability is designed to be compatible with the use of $ref within JSON schema for pulling in...

Forms - Controls - Node Picker

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Content Models - Content Models - Default Paths

Your content types define schemas that Cloud CMS uses to render intuitive forms for content entry. In addition, content types let you configure persistence paths so that JSON documents created using these forms are automatically saved in a directory...

Content Models - Content Models - Relator Properties

Cloud CMS provides support for properties that auto-manage their relationships between multiple nodes in the content graph. Whenever you intend to connect two nodes together, it is often convenient to model a property on one or both of the nodes inv...

User Interface Guide - Platform - Platform

Cloud CMS provides a Content Platform for your business. It is a backend that provides backbone capabilities for your mobile and web applications. Using Cloud CMS, content can be constructed once and then re-used and re-purposed across all of your ...

Introduction - How It Works - Web Forms

Cloud CMS provides an forms engine that instantly renders user interface forms on top of your content models. As your content models change, forms are automatically updated to provide an intuitive and easy-to-use editorial experience....

Content Validation Workflow

Content creation workflows requiring complex, possibly incremental, validation steps can be implemented in Cloud CMS. This article describes an approach such a Content Validation Workflow....

Content Models - Features - Previewable

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Content Models - Features - Renditionable

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Attachments in your content model

Fundamentally, everything in Cloud CMS is JSON. JSON is simply scalar properties (text, numbers, etc). There isn't a way to represent binary data in pure JSON apart from getting into some very awkward encodings. So we don't go that route....

Content Models - Features - Relator

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Content Models - Overview - Overview

A content model consists of definitions which describe your project's content types, properties, graph associations, and the aspect-oriented features that Cloud CMS uses to ensure data consistency, integrity and validity when content is created, ...

Content Models - Features - Related

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Content Models - Features - Audit

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Services - Content Services - Exports

All of the objects that you place into Cloud CMS can be operated against to produce exports that consist of consolidated or reported information. You can use this capability to generate reports in CSV (comma-separated value) format as well as merged...

Services - Content Services - Find

Cloud CMS offers three primary facilities for retrieving content based on DSL:...

Content Models - Features - Indexable

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Services - Content Services - Query

Cloud CMS provides SQL-like, structured query for all of your content. The platform uses MongoDB under the hood to store the JSON for your content. MongoDB offers a powerful, unmatched query engine so that you can execute complex lookups of your co...

Content Models - Features - Extractable

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Services - Content Services - Statistics

Cloud CMS automatically collects and aggregates node statistics for you as you connect nodes together in the content graph. Nodes are entities and associations are used to connect them together through a series of relationships. As nodes are connect...

Services - Content Services - Search

Cloud CMS provides full-text and structured search for all of your content. The platform uses Elastic Search under the hood to automatically create and manage search indexes for your content so that you can find anything at any time....

Content Models - Features - Thumbnailable

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Content Models - Features - Rates

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Services - Content Services - Pagination

Pagination allows you to control the result set that comes back from Cloud CMS for any operations that produce a list of items. It is called pagination because it gives you a way to organize your record set into pages and then get those...

Services - Content Services - Auditing

Cloud CMS provides a built-in audit system that track interactions between users and content objects within your content repository. The audit system produces an audit trail consisting of audit records that document the interaction between a particu...

Content Models - Features - Watermarkable

Cloud CMS lets you configure your content so that watermarks are automatically applied when content is created and updated. This lets you systematize the watermarking of your images to ensure consistency across your project. You can maintain a singl...

Services - Content Services - Traversal

Content in Cloud CMS is stored in a graph-like structure that consists of nodes and associations. Nodes are entities in the graph and associations are the relationships (the lines between points in the graph)....

Application Server - Tags Reference - @form

A form can be rendered from Cloud CMS by identifying the definition and form key.
Forms are rendered on the client-side using Alpaca Forms....

Introduction - How It Works - Content Modeling

You can put any kind of content into Cloud CMS. Things like desktop files (Word documents, PDF files, images, audio files and video) are no problem. However, the real power of Cloud CMS begins when you begin to model content type definitions and fe...

Services - Content Services - Data Lists

Cloud CMS allows you to organize multiple content items into a single data list so that the full collection of items can be ordered, managed and worked on all at once. Collections of items organized into a data list additionally support internation...

Content Models - Features - Dublin Core

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Services - Content Services - Geolocation Services

Cloud CMS provides geolocation information look up services that can be used to determine geographic information for a given IP address or set of coordinates....

Introduction - How It Works - Platform

Cloud CMS is a Platform that serves content to your web sites and mobile applications. You can use it for a single project or for many different projects. Cloud CMS is provides a singular content backbone for your business....

Application Server - Service Configuration - Web Content Management

Whether to support dynamic loading of web pages from Cloud CMS. This enables the Cloud CMS web content management solution....

Application Server - Web Content Management - Overview

The Application Server provides the runtime for the Cloud CMS Web Content Management solution. Web Content Management is a term that enterprise vendors have been using for years to distinguish between the role that a CMS (content management system) ...

How do I search for nested content?

Cloud CMS maintains two indexes that are of interest for finding things.  The primary index is the MongoDB index - against which you can run any query you can dream up using the MongoDB DSL.  The secondary index is the Elastic Search inde...

User Interface Guide - Platform - Create a Project

You can create as many projects as you would like within Cloud CMS. Each project provides a collaborate space for your team. You use this collaboration space to:...

User Interface Guide - Platform - Copy a Project

To copy a project, first bring up the list of Projects within your Platform by clicking on the Projects link on the left-hand menu....

User Interface Guide - Platform - Export a Project

Projects can be exported for purposes of backup and restore or for use in creating future projects that are templated copies of the exports. In this way, you can make backups or take snapshots of your projects at moments in time....

How can i retrieve content for a tree view?

The Cloud CMS API offers a number of convenience API methods that go beyond basic CRUD and bulk content operations.  Among these methods are those that allow you to retrieve content from your repository branch in a tree-friendly format.  ...

Forms - Controls - Slug

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How do I access Cloud CMS content anonymously or as a guest user from a browser?

This question often comes up from folks who are building HTML applications that run in a browser.  They'd like the browser to connect to Cloud CMS to download content and display it.  Usually this consists of things like images but also may...