How to add content into the GEOSS-ECP portal ?
Last modified: 10/03/2006 04:39 PM
This document give a general overview and step by step guide on how to add content.
Adding content to your site does not necessarily mean publishing content so it is available to others. Content that is added to the site can be completely private, public, or anywhere between.
This page will open when the New command is selected from the Object actions menu.
The New command, can be selected from the Object actions menu in:
The New command is used to add content to the site. If you can't see the New command, you don't have permission to add content in the section or workspace you are currently viewing.
Content that is added with this command will be always be created in the current workspace or section, so you should move to the appropriate location in the site before using the command.
If you create content in a workspace, you can cut, copy or paste content from one workspace to another, provided you have, at least, the member role for all workspaces involved.
When you select the New command from the Object actions menu the screen will change to display the content items that can be created.
Add content in a section
Content items may be created directly in a section, although this requires the section manager role.
Add content in a workspace
This is mainly where you will add content.
The image above shows the most often used content types that can be added to a wokspace by a GEOSS-ECP member. If you click on the "more choices" link extra content types are availables.
Those items are self-explanatory.
When adding new content you must first select the type of content you want to add by selecting the radio button next to the content required.
You must also provide a name, or Title for your content.
The content title
The Title you supply is totally up to you. However, although there are no restrictions on the characters you can use, it is generally best to stick with:
If you type for example a title like Document for the meeting the system will change this to Document-for-the-meeting.