Published February 29, 2012
The Alfresco Help-link points statically at the central ‘help‘ pages hosted by Alfresco.
Often, this is fine. There are installations where Share is supporting a very specific business process, and it can make sense to provide help pages focussed on the application of Share in the context of this business process. This blog post is about how the help link is confugured, and what to change if you need it to point to a specific dynamic location. I chose to put the help pages in Alfresco Share’s Wiki. You can just as easily point to any external wiki you like (MediaWiki, Confluence, …) , as long as you can point to a unique page by the title of the Alfresco Share page you’re on.
The dynamic Help-link in action:
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We could already create custom Share Site definitions (dashboard definitions actually), but in the past one could not determine by the Site object what ‘type’ of Site was initiated. I filed an enhancement request (May 2010), and recently I noted that it has been implemented (already for a while probably, 3.3 or 3.4). Now this property exists (st:sitePreset) we can use it to instantiate a RUP folder structure for a RUP site, and a Prince2 folder structure for a Prince2 site, and so forth. This blog describes my findings and solutions to instantiate a Space Template into the documentLibrary of a Share Site. Continue reading ‘Instantiate Space Template on creation of Alfresco Site’