New-ExplicitFileSource

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Creates new File source that can be added to a Sitecore package.

Syntax

New-ExplicitFileSource [-Name] <String> [-File <FileSystemInfo>] [-InstallMode <String>]

Detailed Description

Creates new File source that can be added to a Sitecore package. Folder provided as Root will be added as well as all of its content provided it matches the filters.

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Parameters

-Name <String>

Name of the file source.

Aliases

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-File <FileSystemInfo>

Path to the file to be included. this can be automatically discovered if a stream of files is piped to the command.

Aliases

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-InstallMode <String>

Aliases

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • Sitecore.Install.Files.ExplicitFileSource

Notes

Help Author: Adam Najmanowicz, Michael West

Examples

EXAMPLE

Following example creates a new package, adds content of the Console folder (except the source files) under the site folder saves it in the Sitecore Package folder + gives you an option to download the saved package.

# Create package
$package = new-package "Sitecore PowerShell Extensions";
# Set package metadata
$package.Sources.Clear();
$package.Metadata.Author = "Adam Najmanowicz - Cognifide, Michael West";
$package.Metadata.Publisher = "Cognifide Limited";
$package.Metadata.Version = "2.7";
$package.Metadata.Readme = 'This text will be visible to people installing your package'
# Add content of the Console folder (except the source files) located in the site folder to the package
$source = Get-ChildItem -exclude *.cs -Path "$AppPath\Console" -Recurse -File | New-ExplicitFileSource -Name "Console Assets"
$package.Sources.Add($source);
# Save package
Export-Package -Project $package -Path "$($package.Name)-$($package.Metadata.Version).zip" -Zip
# Offer the user to download the package
Download-File "$SitecorePackageFolder\$($package.Name)-$($package.Metadata.Version).zip"

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