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API - API - Forms - 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....

API - API - Workflow - Overview

Cloud CMS provides an enterprise workflow engine that lets teams work together via coordinated tasks. A workflow is a customizable business process that you define and which spells out a series of steps and activities to be performed by your team me...

API - API - Releases - Overview

Releases allow you to set up collaborative workspaces where future sets of content can be worked on in real-time. Content can be created, edited and deleted in the workspace and then scheduled for publishing at a future date. Scheduled publishing all...

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...

API - API - 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 - Actions - Overview

Cloud CMS provides an action framework that lets you kick off actions that perform processes on your behalf. Actions are units of work that are typically fired off as a result of an event handler or listener. For example, you might register an acti...

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, ...

Docker - Docker Guide - Kits - Overview

Cloud CMS ships a number of pre-built kits containing Docker configuration files to help you get start. These kits are built from customer feedback to provide the most commonly requested scenarios. They can be used straight away or at the very leas...

Definitions for Date format

Our definitions are based on JSON schema and, as such, the default is to use strings for dates. The date controls in our forms engine let you customize the format string so that you can store ISO 8601 or other formats (perhaps simplified formats) a...

User Interface - Developer Guide - UI Configuration - Overview

Customized changes to the user interface configuration can be introduced through the use of UI Config documents. UI Config documents are JSON documents that contain one or more configuration blocks. ...

Docker - Docker Guide - User Interface - Overview

When Cloud CMS is deployed on-premise, you have more options in terms of extensibility when compared to the hosted SaaS solution. The latter provides AMD modules as a means of UI extension, for example, whereas a Docker installation makes it possibl...

Application Server - Application Server - Getting Started - Overview

The Cloud CMS Application Server offers an easy way for customers to assemble powerful, front-end custom APIs and web sites for Cloud CMS. It is co...

Docker - Docker Guide - Getting Started - Overview



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Application Server - Application Server - Services - Overview

For more information on configuration of the Cloud CMS application server, please visit Cloud CMS App Server on GitHub....

General - Introduction - Overview - Overview

Welcome to the Cloud CMS Documentation center....

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) ...

API - API - Forms - 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...

API - API - Public - Overview

Cloud CMS provides a special set of application services methods that provide convenience functions for your front-end mobile or web applications to accomplish things like user registration, password resets and more. Technically speaking, everything ...

API - API - Conditions - Overview

Conditions provide a way for Rules to evaluate their content and their environment prior to determining whether to proceed with the execution of their Actions. A Condition might be a simple check such as checking to see whether the current content i...

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 ...

General - 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....

Docker - Docker Guide - API Server Configuration - Overview

The Cloud CMS API Server is a Java application that launches inside of a Java Servlet Container. The Java application surfaces a REST API as well as backend services and DAOs to support connectivity to Mongo DB, Elastic Search and a slew of Amazon s...

User Interface - Developer Guide - Getting Started - Overview

Cloud CMS provides a full user interface that your editorial team and managers use to create, manage and deliver content to the business, mobile applications and web sites. The user interface is secure, role-based and customizable, allowing your dev...

Cloud CMS Performance Measurement

Performance issues may be outside of Cloud CMS  such as being related to firewalls or corporate proxies.  One strategy for determining this is to run an ab test to gather timings from your computer to ...

Application Server - Application Server - Dust Tags - @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....

API - API - Data Types - 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...

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 - Services - Performance

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User Interface - Developer Guide - Workflow - Your Task Dashboards

Tasks assigned to you in a Workflow process can be seen in your Platform Dashboard, Project Dashboard, or an email may have been sent to you with the Task link...

User Interface - Developer Guide - Workflow - View Active/Inactive Workflow

You can view both the Active and Inactive workflow from the Platform and Project levels. The Platform level will show all workflow for all Projects and at Project level it will show all workflow for that Project....

User Interface - Developer Guide - Workflow - View/Create a Workflow Model

Click 'Workflow Models' (left Nav). Note: You will need to have admin or owner permissions to see the Workflow options....

User Interface - Developer Guide - Bindings - Type Pages

The type-pages key lets you define routes that serve as landing pages for entity types....

Adding images to comments

One simple approach to this would be to attach the picture as an attachment directly to your comment.  So the node could have a binary attachment called "default" which is a picture that was uploaded. This is a really simple approach for a sit...

User Interface - Developer Guide - Workflow - How to Start a Workflow

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API - API - Authentication - Authentication

Cloud CMS supports OAuth2 for server authorization. OAuth2 provides a secure and robust method for authenticating clients and users to the server. It's become well-adopted across the industry by other vendors including Facebook, Twitter and Sales...

Using swimlanes in workflow

Workflow swimlanes are assigned the domain-qualified ID of a principal (which can be either a user or a group). If it is set to a user, then a transition of a workflow into that swimlane will result in a task being assigned to a specific user. If i...

User Interface - Developer Guide - Projects - 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....

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...

Application Server - Application Server - URL Addressability - Login and Logout

The Application Server provides login and logout support for development teams that wish to store their users and user account information inside of Cloud CMS Domains. Cloud CMS Domains are LDAP-like storage facilities for users, groups, group membe...

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User Interface - Developer Guide - Plugins - Plugins

Cloud CMS plugins let you enhance your editorial user interface with new features and capabilities that integrate to popular third-party services like YouTube, Vimeo and Google Docs. Plugins provision your editorial environment with things like:...

General - Introduction - How It Works - Role-Based Editorial UI

The Cloud CMS Editorial application is a responsive web site that runs on web browsers, iPad, iPhone and a myriad of other devices and form factors. It provides a place where users can work together and collaborate in meaningful ways based on the ro...

Advanced modeling options

Finally, you could also opt to introduce sub-types (such as a "Hotel Product") that extends the base Product and provides a specific schema for Hotels. Doing so may only be advantageous if you wanted to take advantage of per-type features, such as ...

User Interface - Developer Guide - Projects - 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:...

API - API - 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 - 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...

User Interface - Developer Guide - Actions - Actions

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User Interface - Developer Guide - Evaluators - Context

These evaluators have access to everything that is currently being observed within the user interface....

User Interface - Developer Guide - User Management - Add a User to a Project

Result: User is now created....

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...