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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 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....

API - API - Content Services - Attachments

Cloud CMS provides support for the storage and retrieval of binary assets. These assets are stored as attachments on an object....

API - API - 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...

API - API - Content Services - Binaries

Cloud CMS supports the storage of binary files into one of three possible storage locations:...

API - API - 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...

API - API - Content Services - Find

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

API - API - Content Models - 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, ...

API - API - 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 ...

API - API - 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...

API - API - 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....

API - API - 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...

API - API - Content Services - Templates

Cloud CMS supports the usage of templates at various points to generate presentation and output for things like emails, PDFs, web page components and more....

API - API - Content Services - Transfer

Cloud CMS supports transfer (import and export) for all data stores and objects.

Transfer allows you to export your data into Archives. An Archive is a ZIP file which contains a manifest file that fully describes the...

API - API - 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)....

API - API - Content Services - Locking

Cloud CMS supports locking of nodes (or content instances). Locking allows content editorial team members to explicitly block other editors from working on content that they're already working on....

API - API - 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...

API - API - Content Services - Patching

Cloud CMS supports the use of HTTP Patch (RFC 5789) along with JSON Patch (RFC 6902) to describe atomic updates to content objects. This allows for lighter JSON payloads by only requiring property-level differences to be sent over the wire instead ...

API - API - 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...

API - API - Controls - Related Content

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API - API - Content Models - Associations

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API - API - 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...

API - API - 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 ...

How does Cloud CMS compare to Contentful?

Not sure which CMS is a better fit?...

API - API - 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...

API - API - 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...

API - API - 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...

API - API - Content Services - Antivirus Scanning

Content that is created within Cloud CMS can be automatically checked for viruses. The Cloud CMS virus scanner hooks in prior to your content be written or modified within the system so that detection can filter out any bad content ahead of write. ...

API - API - 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....

API - API - Content Services - System Metadata

Cloud CMS automatically tracks system metadata for all of the objects that you create within it. System metadata consists of non-data values that describe things like who created an object and when it was modified....

General - 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...

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...

Application Server - Application Server - Dust Tags - @content

Fetches a single content instance by node id or path and makes it available to the template....

How do I programmatically create content in a folder?

The Cloud CMS content API lets you work with JSON to create any kind of content you'd like.  It supports any JSON structure you desire and also supports a number of special properties that you can use to make life easier for you....

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.  ...

Application Server - Application Server - Services - 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 - 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 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...

How does Cloud CMS handle multi user web content & documents editing?

There are two levels of locking which usually come into play in a scenario like this. One is a "UI lock" which is taken out when a user begins editing something within the user interface. This lock is released when they finished editing (either by hi...

How do I use role-based security against content?

You can configure a Cloud CMS project to provide precise, role-based access to content types and content instances.  Let's take a look at example of how this is done!...

How to (un)publish content

Cloud CMS provides a range of options for making content available to your presentation tier.  The most common scenarios are:...

API - API - 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...

API - API - Policies - Overview

Policies can be used to run custom code or fire off actions when an event, such as creating a content item or associating a content item into the content graph, occurs. Cloud CMS provides a wide array of policies that you can hook your custom logic ...

Exporting tips

The best use of the export command is for backup or copy of an existing project's content into another project. ...

General - Introduction - How It Works - Publishing

Cloud CMS brings together several power components to offer publishing of content to your live web sites and applications:...

General - 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 - Application Server - Dust Tags - @iter

Iterate over the keys of an object. Useful when looking for a particular json key....

API - API - Behaviors - Overview

Cloud CMS lets you wire in behaviors behind your content models so that rules automatically execute when your content is touched. Content editors work with simple forms to create content that conforms to your defined content models. When that conte...

General - Introduction - How It Works - Instant Preview

All of your content changes can be instantly previewed. Cloud CMS removes the need for IT to set up additional servers or deploy changes to content. Instead, you simply work on your content and click to preview the content in real-time....

API - API - 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 ...