4.3. Adding Content Types

To add a content type:

  1. Click Manage in the Perforce Chronicle toolbar.
  2. Click Content Types.
    The Manage Content Types screen is displayed.
  3. Click Add Content Type.

    The Add Content Type dialog is displayed.
  4. Define the content type by specifying the following information:
    An identifier for this content type that must be unique among content types. Valid characters include letters, numbers, dashes, underscores, and periods.
    A friendlier identifier to identify this content type.
    The content type group this new type should appear under on the Add Content dialog (for example: "Pages" or "Assets"). You can type in a new group, or click the down arrow to choose an existing group name.
    (optional) Icon for this content type, displayed by Chronicle when listing content types.
    A description of the content type that is displayed in the Add Content dialog.
    Specifies the fields that compose the content type. For more detail, please see Section 4.6, “Specifying Content Type Elements”.
    Specifies the workflow that should guide the process of creating and publishing content of this type. For more detail, please see Chapter 5, Workflows.
    Specifies the layout to use when viewing entries of this type. For more details, please see Section 11.3, “Layouts”.
  5. Click Save. The Manage Content Types screen is redisplayed, listing your new content type.
Perforce Chronicle - Release: 2012.2/486814