Netlify CMS

Add a fully-configured Netlify CMS to your site, that adapts to your content.

Default Config
# config.yml
...
netlifyCms:
  config: {}
  filterCollections: empty list
  includeInheritedOptions: false
  includeOwnOptions: true
  mediaFolder: assets/media
  resourceRoot: src/orchid/resources
  useNetlifyIdentityWidget: false
or
# config/netlifyCms.yml
config: {}
filterCollections: empty list
includeInheritedOptions: false
includeOwnOptions: true
mediaFolder: assets/media
resourceRoot: src/orchid/resources
useNetlifyIdentityWidget: false
Key Type Default Value Description
config JSONObject {}

Arbitrary config options to add to the main CMS config file.

filterCollections List<String> empty list

A list of collections to include. Can be in the format of either 'collectionType' or 'collectionType:collectionId'

includeInheritedOptions boolean false

Whether options of parent classes are included.

includeOwnOptions boolean true

Whether options of its own class are included.

mediaFolder String assets/media

The resource directory, relative to the resourceRoot, where 'media' resources are located.

resourceRoot String src/orchid/resources

The resource directory, relative to the git repo root, where all resources are located.

useNetlifyIdentityWidget boolean false

Whether to use the Netlify Identity Widget for managing user accounts. Should be paired with the git-gateway backend.

Key Type Default Value Description
allData Map<String, Object> {}

All options passed to this object.

layout String empty string

Set the default layout to be used for all Pages from this Generator. Pages can specify their own layouts, which take precedence over the Generator layout.

parallel boolean false

Improve site generation performance dramatically by rendering the pages from this Generator in parallel. There are currently thread-safety issues that may cause deadlocks, especially when in serve mode when build cycles may be executed multiple times. As such this feature should be considered highly experimental and used with caution.

theme Object null

Set a theme to be used only when rendering pages from this Generator. This can be a String to use that theme's default options set in config.yml, or an object with a key property to use those specific options for the theme.

Key Type Description
allGenerators Site Config

Configure this item with additional options merged in from config.yml, from the object at the archetype key. Dots in the key indicate sub-objects within the site config.

Netlify CMS

The page hosting the Netlify CMS.

No options
Key Type Default Value Description
allData Map<String, Object> {}

All options passed to this object.

changeFrequency String empty string

A rough estimate of how frequently the content of this page changes, primarily to include in the generated sitemap.xml. One of [always, hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, yearly, never].

components ComponentHolder Empty ComponentHolder

The components that comprise the main content body for this page. The 'intrinsic content' of the page, which is typically the rendered markup of the containing file, is added by default as a component of type pageContent if none are specified. The full pageContent component is rendered within the chosen page template. If a custom list of components is given, you will need to add the pageContent component yourself.

defaultBreadcrumbs String empty string

The default breadcrumbs to display for this page.

description String empty string

Specify a custom description for this page, to include in the meta description tag.

draft boolean false

Set this page as currently being a draft. Drafts will not be included in the rendered site.

expiryDate LocalDateTime now (yyyy-mm-dd HH:MM:SS)

Set when this page expires. Pages with an expiry date in the past are considered a draft. Should be a valid ISO-8601 date or datetime without timezone, such as 2018-01-01 or 2018-01-01T08:15:30.

extraCss String[] empty array

Add extra CSS files to this page only, which will be compiled just like the rest of the site's assets.

extraJs String[] empty array

Add extra Javascript files to every this page only, which will be compiled just like the rest of the site's assets.

lastModifiedDate LocalDateTime now (yyyy-mm-dd HH:MM:SS)

Set when this page was last modified. Should be a valid ISO-8601 date or datetime without timezone, such as 2018-01-01 or 2018-01-01T08:15:30.

layout String empty string

The layout to embed this page in, or 'none' to render the page content without a layout. A page's default layout, if none is specified, is index

menu OrchidMenu Empty OrchidMenu

The secondary only added to this page. It is common for generators to add menu items to their pagesautomcatically, but the menu specified on the page will take precedence over the generator's page.

next PageRelation com.eden.orchid.impl.relations.PageRelation@69586cc5
noFollow boolean false

Request that search engines do not follow links from this page by adding a meta tag on in the page's head.

noIndex boolean false

Request that search engines do not index this page by adding a meta tag on in the page's head.

parent PageRelation com.eden.orchid.impl.relations.PageRelation@61e02857
previous PageRelation com.eden.orchid.impl.relations.PageRelation@503c6c4d
publishDate LocalDateTime now (yyyy-mm-dd HH:MM:SS)

Set when this page was published. Pages with a publish date in the future are considered a draft. Should be a valid ISO-8601 date or datetime without timezone, such as 2018-01-01 or 2018-01-01T08:15:30. Note that some generators may choose to set this value based on some external criteria, but the value in front matter should take precedence over the generator's determined publish date.

relativePriority float 0.0

The importance of this page relative to the rest of the pages on your site. Should be a value between 0 and 1.

template String[] empty array

Specify a template or a list of templates to use when rendering this page. The first template that exists will be chosen for this page, otherwise the page's default set of templates will be searched for (which typically is customized by the generator that produces this page).

title String empty string

Specify a custom title for this Page, which takes precedence over the title given by its generator.

Key Type Description
allPages Site Config

Configure this item with additional options merged in from config.yml, from the object at the archetype key. Dots in the key indicate sub-objects within the site config.

Netlify CMS

The page hosting the Netlify CMS.

No options
Key Type Default Value Description
allData Map<String, Object> {}

All options passed to this object.

changeFrequency String empty string

A rough estimate of how frequently the content of this page changes, primarily to include in the generated sitemap.xml. One of [always, hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, yearly, never].

components ComponentHolder Empty ComponentHolder

The components that comprise the main content body for this page. The 'intrinsic content' of the page, which is typically the rendered markup of the containing file, is added by default as a component of type pageContent if none are specified. The full pageContent component is rendered within the chosen page template. If a custom list of components is given, you will need to add the pageContent component yourself.

defaultBreadcrumbs String empty string

The default breadcrumbs to display for this page.

description String empty string

Specify a custom description for this page, to include in the meta description tag.

draft boolean false

Set this page as currently being a draft. Drafts will not be included in the rendered site.

expiryDate LocalDateTime now (yyyy-mm-dd HH:MM:SS)

Set when this page expires. Pages with an expiry date in the past are considered a draft. Should be a valid ISO-8601 date or datetime without timezone, such as 2018-01-01 or 2018-01-01T08:15:30.

extraCss String[] empty array

Add extra CSS files to this page only, which will be compiled just like the rest of the site's assets.

extraJs String[] empty array

Add extra Javascript files to every this page only, which will be compiled just like the rest of the site's assets.

lastModifiedDate LocalDateTime now (yyyy-mm-dd HH:MM:SS)

Set when this page was last modified. Should be a valid ISO-8601 date or datetime without timezone, such as 2018-01-01 or 2018-01-01T08:15:30.

layout String empty string

The layout to embed this page in, or 'none' to render the page content without a layout. A page's default layout, if none is specified, is index

menu OrchidMenu Empty OrchidMenu

The secondary only added to this page. It is common for generators to add menu items to their pagesautomcatically, but the menu specified on the page will take precedence over the generator's page.

next PageRelation com.eden.orchid.impl.relations.PageRelation@44d6039d
noFollow boolean false

Request that search engines do not follow links from this page by adding a meta tag on in the page's head.

noIndex boolean false

Request that search engines do not index this page by adding a meta tag on in the page's head.

parent PageRelation com.eden.orchid.impl.relations.PageRelation@7ee28bb1
previous PageRelation com.eden.orchid.impl.relations.PageRelation@7adbf40c
publishDate LocalDateTime now (yyyy-mm-dd HH:MM:SS)

Set when this page was published. Pages with a publish date in the future are considered a draft. Should be a valid ISO-8601 date or datetime without timezone, such as 2018-01-01 or 2018-01-01T08:15:30. Note that some generators may choose to set this value based on some external criteria, but the value in front matter should take precedence over the generator's determined publish date.

relativePriority float 0.0

The importance of this page relative to the rest of the pages on your site. Should be a value between 0 and 1.

template String[] empty array

Specify a template or a list of templates to use when rendering this page. The first template that exists will be chosen for this page, otherwise the page's default set of templates will be searched for (which typically is customized by the generator that produces this page).

title String empty string

Specify a custom title for this Page, which takes precedence over the title given by its generator.

Key Type Description
allPages Site Config

Configure this item with additional options merged in from config.yml, from the object at the archetype key. Dots in the key indicate sub-objects within the site config.