A-Z glossary of PageSeeder concepts

Publish script

Is an Apache ANT  build file (build.xml) which uses one or more Ant Task and is run by the Publish Engine.  Scripts can be used for both publishing to external servers or formats, or 'publishing' to a PageSeeder group (importing data). Because ANT is free, open source and widely supported,  Publish scripts give developers a broad range of possibilities for connecting to other systems.

Using the Developer Tools Block for the Publish Engine, developers can customize or add scripts. Where Publish scripts are located determines how it can be invoked. The four options are as follows:

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