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Where to upload Controlled Vocabulary file to hosted environment

Symptom
  • In CONTENTdm Administration, you need to import a file on the server but aren't sure where to attach in your server web page.
Applies to
  • CONTENTdm Hosted Server
Resolution

1. Login to your website configuration tool ("https://cdm#####contentdm.oclc.org/config" or via admin page collection (tab)>website or server (tab)>website)

2. In Global settings (tab) open > Custom > Custom Pages > Manage files

3. Create and open a new folder and drag and drop your custom CV file. We suggest naming the folder "cv"

4. Use the path of your custom folder + your custom name: /cdm/sites/SERVERNUMBER/Website/public_html/customizations/global/pages/cv/your_new_custom_CV.txt

Example:   /cdm/sites/15700/Website/public_html/customizations/global/pages/cv/your_new_custom_CV.txt

5. Once you have created the correct path, you will need to paste it into here : Administration Site > Collections > Fields > Select the Current Collection you want this
    applied to > Change > Select Edit on the field (eg. Subject) you want Controlled Vocabulary applied to  > Controlled vocabulary > YesImport vocabulary from a file
    on the server
  > Paste your path in the box below > Save Changes.

Additional information

If you have issues getting this path located above. Please attach your Controlled Vocabulary text file to an email and send to support@clc.org and reference your CONTENTdm server URL

Reach out to OCLC Support if you need more information

Page ID
14865