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Lirone75 M.
exporting/importing categories [SOLVED]
May 30, 2011 12:05 PM
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Lirone75 M.

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Hello,

I'd like to enter once many categories (item categories of the control panel of course) and to export them once to import them later in the production environement.

Is it possible to do this ?

Thanks for your response.
venky r
RE: exporting/importing categories
May 17, 2011 10:46 PM
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venky r

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Lirone75 M.:
Hello,

I'd like to enter once many categories (item categories of the control panel of course) and to export them once to import them later in the production environement.

Is it possible to do this ?

Thanks for your response.



You can export and import categories. Go to manage pages in that click on export and import you can find export categories.
Lirone75 M.
RE: exporting/importing categories
May 18, 2011 5:02 AM
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venky racha:
You can export and import categories. Go to manage pages in that click on export and import you can find export categories.



Hello,

that doesn't fit my need, because I don't want a lar with exported layouts, portlets (necessarily exported) and categories, I only want categories.
In the export/import ui's, 'layout' is preselected, are disabled, so cannot be deselected.

So when I will import the lar, the "test" pages will also be created in the production environnement and I don't want this.

Same things for portlets, that are necessarily exported.

Do I have to set a pre production environnement that is in fact just an empty production environnement just to be able to export categories ?

Why would liferay be designed this way ?
Why exporting just categories not possible ?
I only want categories. Is my question, my understanding of liferay incorrect ?
Lirone75 M.
RE: exporting/importing categories
May 30, 2011 12:05 PM
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I'll initialize categories in a hook at starting up of the server.
Samir Gami
RE: exporting/importing categories
October 3, 2012 6:41 AM
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Samir Gami

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Hi Lirone,
We have same requirement, do you have any utility to export/import only categories ?
Djordje Karanovic
RE: exporting/importing categories
October 12, 2012 2:46 AM
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Djordje Karanovic

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Lirone75 M.:
I'll initialize categories in a hook at starting up of the server.


Can you send me that hook on email: djordjek@hotmail.com, I would be very thankful!!!
Regards!