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 Element reference

PSML elements from <author> to <xref>



A group member that is the author of a version.

This element is informational (ignored by upload).

Usage context

Element categorymetadata
PSML levelmetadata
Permitted content<fullname>
Permitted parent<version> <note>
HTML equivalent no equivalent
OpenXML equivalent no equivalent


This element includes the following attributes:

firstnamexs:stringnoThe first name of the author member
idxs:longnoThe ID of the author member
surnamexs:stringnoThe surname of the author member


The first name of the member.

When generated by PageSeeder, the first name won't exceed 50 characters.


The ID of the member.

This ID is specific to a PageSeeder server.


The family, or second, name of the member.**

When generated by PageSeeder, the surname won't exceed 50 characters.

**apologies to cultures that do not present their family name after their given names.


<author firstname="John" surname="Smith" id="725362" >
  <fullname>John Smith</fullname>


XML Schema

<xs:element name="author" >

      <xs:element name="fullname" type="xs:string" />

    <xs:attribute name="id" type="xs:long" />
    <xs:attribute name="firstname" type="xs:string" />
    <xs:attribute name="surname" type="xs:string" />

Relax Schema

element author {
   attribute id      { xs:long },
   attribute firstname  { text },
   attribute surname    { text },
   element fullname     { text }?


This element was introduced in the beta 0.8 version of PSML and is well-supported from PageSeeder 5.7.

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