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GUI Extension Installer

Posted by Robert Curlette in GUI Extension

The GUI Extension installer does everything on the CMS to install and register a Tridion GUI Extension, saving you time and letting you try out new GUI Extensions easier and quicker.  The idea was started at the Tridion MVP retreat and then I continued working on the installer after the retreat.  Special thanks to Dominic Cronin for sharing some PowerShell secrets to help me get started.

Run the installer at the PowerShell command line like this:

InstallExtension.ps1 ExtensionName.zip
  • Creates a Virtual Directory in IIS
  • Copies the GUI Extension files to the correct folder on the CMS Server
  • Updates the Tridion System.config with references to the GUI Extension

Try it out – a good sample extension to install is the Copy URI extension here:  https://github.com/rcurlette/CopyUri  Download the extension and you will have a CopyUri-master.zip file.  Then open PowerShell and type:

InstallExtension.ps1 CopyUri-master.zip

The file structure is important and should follow this structure:

  • /Editor/Configuration/editor.config
  • /Model/Configuration/model.config
  • /dlls

Source code

Have fun and please leave feedback!

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