Training Video:Add A Field

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Walkthrough of adding a metadata field to a repository.

What You Will Learn

  • How to add a field to the database without editing core configuration files
  • How to add new phrases and to include the new field in the Workflow
  • How to add the field to the Abstract page and to run regenerate_abstracts

What You Should Already Know

  • Be familiar with the structure of EPrints and the relationships between configuration, phrase and workflow files
  • How to login as administrator and to edit text files on the server
  • How to restart Apache



The Video can be found at


The Video

Notes, Errata and Additional Information

  • EPrints 3.3.14
  • Ubuntu 15.04

Test Yourself

Exercises as appropriate to allow the learner to practice the subject of the page.

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