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Alfresco 3 Web Content Management by Vinita Choudhary, Pallika Majmudar, Amita Bhandari, Munwar Shariff

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Creating web forms

Let's take the same example as mentioned previously, of the Cignex website. We will create web forms for the blogs and news sections. Also, we will associate these web forms with the rendition templates. Finally, we will create content using web forms and preview it.

The process to define and create web forms in Alfresco is as follows:

  1. Identify structure to be used for each web form.
  2. Define your XSD file.
  3. Create a web form using XSD.

Identifying the structure to be used for each web form

To create a web form you are required to create an XML Schema Definition (XSD) file with an extension as .xsd. XSD specifies how to formally describe the elements in an XML document. Before creating an XSD file you will need to decide what all user ...

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