Glossary

A-Z glossary of PageSeeder concepts

Archive

Is a default folder in every group and it is also a verb that describes a feature of the system. The archive folder is created by the system as soon as the first document is archived. How the feature works is easier to understand with some background.

The fundamental concept of PageSeeder's XLink architecture is that documents, fragments, sections, comments, tasks are created, then edited by members. Both the current and historical information is linked together in one or more groups. By definition, all PageSeeder artifacts have dependencies.

 The role of the archive is so that PageSeeder can filter documents out of the user interface but still preserve the integrity of the link data. To help users recognize any reference to an archived PageSeeder document, PageSeeder attaches the archive date to the document title, making references appear like the following:

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and reverse links are displayed like this:

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These visual clues can be used to help users edit out obsolete references.

The integrity of the data is also the reason why PageSeeder's delete feature requires special configuration to access.

See the PageSeeder Help Guide for information on how to archive a group, or hover the cursor over the correct action icon to archive a PageSeeder document.

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