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Alfresco 3 Records Management by Dick Weisinger

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Custom Metadata

Next, let's look at the Custom Metadata tool. The Alfresco content model framework is extremely flexible and allows for the properties associated with objects to be expanded at runtime by applying aspects. However, that still means that developers need to be involved in writing the configuration code that sets up the available aspects.

The Custom Metadata area for Records Management allows non-developers to expand on the available metadata properties that are associated with the type definitions for record objects.

By clicking on the Custom Metadata link under the Tools section of the page, we can see the screen that lets us add new properties to record objects:

On the left-hand side of the tool, we see a list of the four available ...

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