New-Package
Creates a new Sitecore install package object.

Syntax

New-Package [-Name] <String>

Detailed Description

Creates a new Sitecore install package object that allows for further addition of items and files & further export to file.
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Parameters

-Name <String>

Package name
Aliases
Text
Required?
true
Position?
1
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.PackageProject

Notes

Help Author: Adam Najmanowicz, Michael West

Examples

EXAMPLE

Following example creates a new package, adds content/home item to it and saves it in the Sitecore Package folder+ gives you an option to download the saved package.
$package = New-Package "Packing in Powerful Ways";
# Set package metadata
$package.Sources.Clear();
$package.Metadata.Author = "Adam Najmanowicz, Michael West";
$package.Metadata.Publisher = "Powerful Ways";
$package.Metadata.Version = "1.0";
$package.Metadata.Readme = 'This text will be visible to people installing your package'
# Add contnet/home to the package
$source = Get-Item 'master:\content\home' | New-ItemSource -Name 'Home Page' -InstallMode Overwrite
$package.Sources.Add($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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