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Is it possible to export the data types from one project to another?
I'm just about to start on the new project and I noticed that i have to re-create alot of data types that i created in my previous project.
Is this possible?
Yes it is possible to export data types from one Umbraco installation to another. The way you can do it is by following
First you go to the developer section and the open up the pakcage folder. In this folder you found a folder called created packages. If you right click you can create a new package. When you have done that you need to give your package a name. e.g Custom data types.
After that fill out the basic information that is required, and then click on the tab package content, In there you can tick what you want to include into the package, like templates doucment types, and as you see you can also include data types.
After you have choosen what content you want, then save and publish the package, and go back to the package properties tab there you have now a download link to the package.
After that you can install the package, into the other Umbraco installation, like you normally do when you install local packages.
Hope this helps.
If you have other questions. If you have more questions about exporting data types, keep asking.
The link ( http://our.umbraco.org/wiki/how-tos/packages-and-projects/how-to-install-a-package ) you have given to install the Package is not working.. Any other reference ?
Depening on which version you are using. If you are 7.6 or later. Then go to the developer section then click on packages
Then in the right corner you will see install og local packages
Hope this helps,
Thank you Dennis,
This was exactly what i was looking for.
So I went and start creating a packages today and i can't seems to create or save packages.
What I'm doing is packaging some "Data Types" and empty "Document Types".
And when i click on save or publish, i get an following error in the "Package Files"
Remember: .xslt and .ascx files for your macros will be added automaticly, but you will still need to add assemblies, images and script files manually to the list below.
But i don't have any files related to this package. I thought this will be purly some database entries?
Sorry all good now, this wasn't an error message. I didn't enter Author URL, which was causing an issue.
Perhaps maybe make the invalid field to red? currently it just puts black "*" right next to the field and its not noticeable.
i try to export documents types from my umbraco site but i don't know what i must type in "package url" , "Author name" and "Author url"
Hi Ismini and welcome to Our :)
You can add the values that you want to. If you don´t have a website then you could for instance use http://www.test.com etc.
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