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Allowed xHTML tags in editor

This document describes all allowed xHTML tags in the Editor of the CWCMS.

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Batches : Using User Actions and Phases and associated consequences

The concept of batches: document groups are processed as a whole instead of individual documents.

"Batches" in this context is a generic term that includes two distinct concepts:

  • The User Actions: a User Action is a kind of container that includes several items (e.g. documents) and actions on these items.
  • The phases: a User Action is made up of a sequence of phases.

The implementation of these concepts modifies the way the CWCM works.

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CWCM V3 and Firefox

In order to use the CWCM v3 with Firefox, please follow these steps.

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Clean-up of obsolete document versions

This fact sheet describes the automatic and periodic version clean-up operation, how it works and which document versions are considered as being obsolete.

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Common new visual identity for the European Commission - Template 2012

Common new visual identity for the European Commission- Template 2012

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Copy/move & template reassociation

This document describes the rules which are applied to your XML/XSL associations when you copy/move documents or subsites.

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Detailed information about XML Feed

This document describes how to add feeds in the cache of the CWCMS.

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Detailed information about the WCM Users Roles

This document describes the rules of each roles of users: authors, managers, developers and webmaster.

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Detailed information about the generation and the publication of a rendition

This document describes the relation between state, renditions and publishing.

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Differences between "regenerate" and "publish"

This document describes the differences between the processes of regeneration and publication.

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Effective & expiration dates

This document describes the process behind effective and expiration dates.

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FTP access

This document describes how you should use the CWCM FTP service.

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Filters on updating dynamic links

This document describes how to manage the filter when updating your dynamic links in a linkgroup.

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How to create a webservice for the language coverage of your documents on EUROPA

This document describes how developers of a dynamic application can create a webservice in order to provide the language coverage of their documents to other applications on EUROPA which includes the CWCMS.

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How to request an access to the translation functionality

This document describes how Webmasters should request an access to the translation functionality in the CWCMS. The option has been opened for limited pilot use.

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In case of server inaccessibility

In case of server inaccessibility

This factsheet will help you solve the server inaccessibility issue.

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Invalid XML and BOM characters

This document describes how to check if your XML are valid before importing them in the CWCM.

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Link designs & strategies

This document describes every link designs and strategies you can use.

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Links to RAPID's articles and feeds in the CWCMS

This document describes how to manage your links to RAPID's articles and feeds following the release of the new RAPID website.

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My rendition is not available

This document describes some common problems and how to solve them.

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Published Web Formats

This list displays all web formats published by CWCM on internet and intracomm.

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Regeneration tonight, schedule a

It is highly recommended to schedule the regeneration of a big batch of documents outside standard working hours in order not to impact the other users of the CWCMS who might be working at the same time as you do.

In this purpose, there is a function in the CWCMS that allows you to delay the regeneration of your subsite (and child subsites) to "tonight".

But what time is "tonight" exactly?

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Sending a screenshot by e-mail

Because A picture is worth a thousand words, here's how to take a screenshot.

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Shortcut Creation

This document describes how you should use the shortcut creation icons.

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Temporary workaround for the "Add files" button

Depending on the Java version installed on your PC, you may find that the  button doesn't work when you import documents into the CWCMS.

If this happens, then you should "Drag & Drop" your files into the field instead of clicking on the button.

Watch the screencast video to see how it is done (best viewed in full screen mode).

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The CWCM Explorer: a new tool for contributors

The CWCM Explorer is a new tool which simplifies the task of contributors.

The Explorer is used by contributors to navigate inside a web cabinet and a subsite, to edit web content, to create some web content and to perform life cycle operations on documents.

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The power promote of a WIP document and its associated rendition

When a power promote is performed on a WIP document, an Active rendition is generated.

No Staging rendition is generated.

The purpose of this document is to explain why.

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Use of the template europa (accessible version)

The code of the current Interinstitutional europa.eu template has been modified to make it fully accessible and compatible with WCAG 2.0 accessibility guidelines.

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Virtualized application, start the

As of Monday, October 6, 2014, users working at the Commission will be asked to start a virtualized application in order to fully work with the CWCMS.

Watch the screencast video below to see how it is done (best viewed in full screen mode).

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Workflows

This document describes the workflows which are currently available in the CWCM system.

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