The product definition folder contains all the information required to run the product. If you need to copy the product to run on another instance of Metrici, you would only need to copy the product definition folder.
The sections below describe the parts of the definition folder in more detail.
- Product library
- Product templates
- Product theme
- Product public folder
- Product builder and installer
- Product documentation
- Product public permissions
See Gadgets for an example of a product definition folder.
The structure of the product definition folder is summarised in the table below. Product is the name of the product and product is a short reference for the product.
|The product definition folder.
|Metadata/code that defines the solution, including node types, fields, etc.
|Contains resources, such as icons and files, that must be available to all users of the product and may be required anonymously.
|The icon for the product, as a 64x64 png.
|Installer for the product.
|Stale Folder Listing
|Settings required for the creation of the product. Stale Folder Listing is a simple folder type that does not get recalculated when the contents change.
|The product builder that defines the product.
|Permission Manifest Manager
|Manages public access to the public and documentation folder.
|Holds templates for folder structures, including the main install structure plus sub-structures included using the Package Instantiator.
|The main install structure
|User documentation for the product.
|If a product theme is required, a folder that contains the theme definition and the files (CSS, and JS) required to implement the theme.
|If a product theme is required, the product theme.