2.2. Working with Chronicle
You perform most Perforce Chronicle tasks by choosing an option from the toolbar, which is
displayed after you log in. The following section provides an overview of Chronicle
enabled in your browser.
Once you have successfully logged in, the Manage Toolbar appears, which is the
primary interface for working with Chronicle.
The toolbar includes, from left to right:
- Active Branch Indicator
"Live" indicates the active branch. If you create another branch and view it,
this indicator will report the new branch's name. Clicking the indicator
presents a popup menu of available branches to view and common branch tasks.
Please see Section 9.1, “Overview” for more details.
Presents a menu of management operations. Please see the description below.
Clicking Content displays the
Manage Content screen, providing easy access
to all of your site's content and content management features. Please see
Section 3.2, “Managing Content” for more details.
Clicking Add begins the process of adding
content. Please see Section 3.3, “Adding Content” for more details.
Clicking Widgets enables widget management
mode that allows widgets to be added, configured, or deleted from regions
specified by the active theme. Please see Chapter 7, Widgets for more
Clicking Help presents the Chronicle
in-application documentation, so that you can learn about various aspects of
the product while you are using it.
- Back to Website
Not shown is the Back to
Website item, which only appears when you are viewing management
pages, and when clicked displays the home page of your site.
Clicking the greeting presents a popup menu containing the options
User Profile, which lets you access your
Chronicle profile page, and Logout,
which logs you out of Chronicle and ends your management session.
When a content page is being displayed, the toolbar includes some additional options:
Content Management Options
Content: enables you to create content using
Chronicle content types.
Content Types: enables you to create templates for
content, to ensure consistency and per-type styling.
Categories: enables you to categorize your content, providing
additional content navigation opportunities.
Workflows: enables you to specify states for your content that
can specify conditions that must be met to transition to the next state, and actions
to be taken during a state transition.
Site Configuration Options
General Settings: manage your site's name, its description, and
Menus: manage menus to provide navigation facilities in a web
Themes: manage themes, which control the overall
styling of a web site.
Modules: manage extensions that can be added to a web
Search Settings: configure how content is indexed for
User Management Options
Users: add new users, edit or delete existing users.
Roles: define roles, which can be assigned to users to
allow them to perform various kinds of management tasks.
Permissions: specify the tasks that each role can
System Information: reports on the current state of
Chronicle, its modules and operating environment.
Add Site: add a new web site to your