Get Started: Promotion Document Type
Create a "promotion" document type using the document type editor.
- Read Get Started with brX Development, Development Environment, Content Modelling, and Development Workflow.
- Have the document type editor reference documentation handy.
Create a Development Project with Document Type Changes Enabled
Create a development project and make sure to check the Include document type changes checkbox:
Create the Promotions Document Type
Navigate to the Content app and from the dropdown in the top left, choose Document types:
Browse to the "brxsaas" namespace folder and from its context menu, choose New document type:
In the New document type dialog, enter "Promotion" in the Name field, choose the 1 Column layout, and click OK.
A new, blank "Promotion" document type will be opened in the document type editor. Add the following fields:
|Field Type||Path||Required||Default Caption|
Click Done to save the document type.
Create Promotion Documents
From the dropdown in the top left, choose Documents.
Select the "BrX SaaS" root folder and create a subfolder named "promotions".
In the new "promotions" folder, create a new "Promotion" document. Give it a name, for example "Spring Promotion". Make sure to select your development project and the Promotion document type.
A new empty "Promotion" document will be opened in the document editor.
Enter some content in all the fields, for example:
- Name: "Spring Promotion"
- Text: "15% off on all orders!"
- Promo Code: SPRING15
- Expiry Date: (choose a date in the near future)
Click Done to save the document.
Create a couple more promotion documents. In the next tutorial, you'll create a page component to render current promotions.