Development Tools

Centralpoint SAML 2.0 Deep LinksCentralpoint SAML 2.0 Deep Links
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Centralpoint supports SAML 2.0 to support Deep links for authorized users who are logged in. You will find the Deep Links module under the Admin section of your client console. SAML 2.0 empowers you to broker authentication of your logged in members, so they may access other SAML 2.0 compliant applications with a single click (eliminating the re...
Centralpoint Data Cleansing Centralpoint Data Cleansing
Monday, December 28, 2015
The problem with content over the years is that it lacked the proper metadata or classification. Centralpoint empowers you with powerful tools to ingest and aggregate data from many sources, but once you have you need to clean it; applying the metadata you need in order to relate it to other records within your environment. Centralpoint's Data ...
Centralpoint Sponsored KeywordsCentralpoint Sponsored Keywords
Monday, January 14, 2013
Centralpoint's Sponsored Keywords, also known as Reverse Hyperlinks, link words after the web page has rendered. One hyperlink could create potentially thousands of live instances on your pages! This module is used to create a list of terms that will be linked -- without manually linking each term --  when they render on the website. T...
Centralpoint Data TransferCentralpoint Data Transfer
Monday, January 14, 2013
Centralpoint's data transfer tools empower you to aggregate disparate data into a singular, central repository. Centralpoint data transfer works with any type of data including: Files from shared network drives, Oracle, IBM, XML, CSV, Access, Excel, ODBC, OLE DB, CSV, Txt, Access or Excel. Data transfer can be scheduled in or out of Centralpoint...
Centralpoint URL EncodeCentralpoint URL Encode
Monday, January 14, 2013
This tool allows you to take any URL and have it encoded properly. (Example: sometimes a url may contain certain spaces or values which do not render it correctly for the web browser). This tool will ensure that your URL be friendly to any web browser, should it contain unusual charcters. Enter a string in the text box below and click encode to ...
Centralpoint Records CountCentralpoint Records Count
Monday, January 14, 2013
This tool will enumerate all records found within your site, and give you a count of the number of records found in each area. This is a very helpful tool to give you a quick snapshot of how many records are in use within your site. The second line item in the report shows records in the DATA CURRENT table, which would represent live records fou...
Centralpoint Delete TaxonomyCentralpoint Delete Taxonomy
Monday, January 14, 2013
Because taxonomy supports N-Tiered relationships this means that should you ever want to delete a taxonomy tree, or individual taxonomy terms, you would need to do so manually, indvidiually, until all nodes of that taxonomy tree were deleted. This tool was created to allow all taxonomy items under a particular parent to be deleted in one fell sw...
Centralpoint IP ManagementCentralpoint IP Management
Monday, January 14, 2013
Centralpoint's IP Management blocks or automatically authenticates users based on their IP addresses. The "IP Address/Range" attribute is a string comprised of four parts, separated by dots(.). Each part can be either a single byte (1-255), a star (*), or a byte range (x-y). A star is shorthand for the byte range, 1-255. The "Action" attrib...
Centralpoint Clean Upload DirectoryCentralpoint Clean Upload Directory
Monday, January 14, 2013
This is rarely used tool, which eliminates all previously uploaded files into the directory (like images, documents, files). It would be a tool to use, when creating or setting up a new site, to ensure that no remaining files uploaded to the previous (or creator site) is present. 

The template file shows an example (only) of how yo...
Centralpoint Modules Export SQL BuilderCentralpoint Modules Export SQL Builder
Monday, January 14, 2013
This senior developer tool allows you generate the SQL Query (command) for all fields relative to Taxonomy or Audiences. Taxonomy and Audiences are considered System modules (not containing ordinary content), and hence require this tool to extract data from any of these modules. , This tool can be found under the Development section within ...
Centralpoint Reset ClicksCentralpoint Reset Clicks
Monday, January 14, 2013
Clicks is a table in Centralpoint's database which records the click of each page (Only in the event you are using clicks.aspx for those modules or pages which you will want to track). Without clicks you will not have the business intelligence to determine each page's access and for logged in members (who has clicked on which page). 
Centralpoint WorkflowCentralpoint Workflow
Monday, January 14, 2013
Centralpoint's Workflow module allows you to manage the various workflow steps involved with online form submissions. Whether it is a simple one-step approval process or it involves multiple parties to each approve the document at different intervals, Centralpoint Workflow allows you to manage the process every step of the way. The Workflow modu...
Centralpoint Replace Old UrlsCentralpoint Replace Old Urls
Monday, January 14, 2013
When migrating client from older Content Management Systems, the URL query string often differs. This tools is designed to replace any old URL schema with new URL schemas, which could be found within the Body Copy of any webpage. (Example: You may have an old webpage which was imported in from another system, and within the body of that webpage,...
Centralpoint Design StylesCentralpoint Design Styles
Monday, January 14, 2013
Centralpoint Design Styles allow you to maintain your website styles, classified by Audience and Role, to render distinctly designed websites. These styles primarily relate to colors, fonts, images, and other design elements. The global attributes are always available, but the majority of this module's attributes are controlled by the Site ...
Centralpoint Module Geo CodesCentralpoint Module Geo Codes
Monday, January 14, 2013
Although Centralpoint supports a trigger to automatically determine a record's geo code on submission and/or during import, sometimes the values become outdated, and/or it is not available at the time of import or data entry. This tool allows you to retroactively apply geo codes to any records, within a module, based on certain files (like ...
Centralpoint Integration with SalesforceCentralpoint Integration with Salesforce
Monday, January 14, 2013
Centralpoint integrates with Salesforce users to welcome -- and authenticate -- them to your website. The website login has been equipped to handle multiple internal and external authentication sources (global logins). These authentication sources only work with the website; they are not utilized in console logins. When a user logs into the...
Centralpoint Organization Chart or "Wheel"Centralpoint Organization Chart or "Wheel"
Monday, January 14, 2013
Centralpoint's Digital Experience Platform  is an omnichannel knowledge management and content management platform. Centralpoint is an ecosystem; universal to any organization regardless of industry vertical or size. It streamlines the information from your business (through your distributors) to your end users (Something we call B2B2C), an...
Centralpoint Data Sources & ReportingCentralpoint Data Sources & Reporting
Monday, January 14, 2013
Centralpoint Data Sources allow you to display dynamic content anywhere you desire on your site. This tool enables you to speak directly to Centralpoint's database (or others) to determine the type of content you want available, creating mobile content. For example, let's say while users are reading a news article, you want to display all relate...
Centralpoint Restart Web SiteCentralpoint Restart Web Site
Monday, January 14, 2013
This tool will restart your application at the IIS level. This will result in removing all website (server side cache), and flush your site of all current sessions. Note: Upon revisitng your website (front end) after executing this tool, you may notice a slight delay. This is a result of the recompilation of your site, code, and cache. As y...
Centralpoint Database Table LookupCentralpoint Database Table Lookup
Monday, January 14, 2013
Centralpoint's Database Table Lookup allows you to review any database within Centralpoint to better understand its table structure. This can help you clearly understand any integration, or it can simply demystify how all of the information is stored within Centralpoint. It is helpful to see it from the database perspective, and this utility all...
Centralpoint Form State DecodeCentralpoint Form State Decode
Monday, January 14, 2013
This tools was created in order to take any encoded form state string, in which to decode. Enter the encoded form state string and click decode. This would be strictly for developers. 
Note: Form state stores information about a form, their controls and their values. That information is encrypted, which is why we developed this tool.......
Centralpoint Restore VersionCentralpoint Restore Version
Monday, January 14, 2013
This rarely used tool allows you to restore ALL records, within any individual module, by user ID. Here you would enter in the GUID of the user id, select your module, and all records will be restored back to when that particular User ID, had last modifed them. (Example: A new employee edits a number of your records incorrectly over a period of ...
Centralpoint Service KeyCentralpoint Service Key
Monday, January 14, 2013
This tool is used when generating a web service. A service key is unique to each server, and considering that you could have multiple service keys involved regarding numerous web services, this tool allows you to generate a unique, and secure service key whenever you need one. 
This tool can be found under the Development section withi...
Centralpoint Application TraceCentralpoint Application Trace
Monday, January 14, 2013
Application Trace, when enabled will track any page loaded on the front end of the site, including the application 'trace'. This tool, when enabled, will show the incremental page load steps, including times. It is typically used to isolate a problem within any page's load. As with page tracing generally, you can view trace information at the bo...
Centralpoint  Reset HitsCentralpoint Reset Hits
Monday, January 14, 2013
If you would like to reset hits, ratings or clicks on any particular record, please enter the comma separated list of GUIDS, and execute. To remove clicks on any of these records (in addtion to hits and ratings, please change the value of -1 to zero (0). To obtain the GUID for any record in your site, simply open that record in the console, and ...
Centralpoint Reset Module ConfigurationCentralpoint Reset Module Configuration
Monday, January 14, 2013
This tool is rarely used by senior developers if the module configuration was faulty and need to be reconfigured. This tool will allow you to bring the configuration to the default
This tool can be found under the Development section within the Client Console, under 'Utilities'. Log in the Client Console, click on development, and search fo...
Centralpoint Re-populate RelationCentralpoint Re-populate Relation
Monday, January 14, 2013
Relations allow certain fields to carry with that record, when being searched. (Example: The details view of any record contains all fields in the relation, but some fields are excluded only within the search results (for performance). Sometimes new fields are added to modules, which have not been considered in the intial relations during the mo...
Centralpoint Password HashCentralpoint Password Hash
Monday, January 14, 2013
This tools was designed to Hash encrypt any password. Simply enter your password into the first box and click hash. It will then provide you the hashed version of your password. This is a rarely used, but powerful tool for senior developers only to troubleshoot password related issues. 
, This tool can be found under the Development...
Centralpoint Taxonomy Crosswalk and Extract Centralpoint Taxonomy Crosswalk and Extract
Monday, January 14, 2013
This tool allows you to summon the SQL Query (or command) for any Taxonomy within the site. This Query can be used to import into another site. (Example: You have developed an amazing and deep taxonomy, which you may want to extract so that you can import it into another site exactly as it was). This is a very powerful tool that allows you ...
Centralpoint Dynamic ScriptsCentralpoint Dynamic Scripts
Monday, January 14, 2013
Centralpoint's Dynamic Scripts module allows you to retrieve data from any module and then format it as a CpScript to be placed anywhere on your site. For example, if you want to feature the Top Five news articles and Top Four events on your homepage (in descending order), the Dynamic Scripts tool empowers you to create individual scripts for ea...
Centralpoint Initialize New WebsiteCentralpoint Initialize New Website
Monday, January 14, 2013
This tool would only be used in the case of multi portal development, within a Master Enterprise environment. Since Centralpoint leverages rapid application development, this means a newly created site was created by another site (it's parent). This suggests that records found in the creating site may need to be flushed and cleaned prior to the ...
Centralpoint Clear SearchCentralpoint Clear Search
Monday, January 14, 2013
Over the course of time all of the searches conducted within your site are saved. This tool would be used to flush all previous saved search routines in your site, allowing you to re calibrate the relevance of more recent searches being made. This tool was created to prevent  'previously searched keywords' from the database, putting you in ...
Centralpoint Error MessagesCentralpoint Error Messages
Monday, January 14, 2013
Centralpoint's Custom Error Messages equip the web site's web.config file and Global.asax file to handle custom errors. When an error occurs within the application, the Global.asax determines if the error is an HTTP error and then manages it accordingly. This feature requires custom errors to be turned on in the web.config file. For example...
Centralpoint Backup Web SiteCentralpoint Backup Web Site
Monday, January 14, 2013
This tool will provide a full back up of your site's database (within SQL), and will also back up all related site files used within your site. To adjust the 'Maximum Backups', you must go to the Centralpoint Master Management Console. If you do not have access to your Master Management console, kindly contact your hosting or network administrat...
Centralpoint CrosswalksCentralpoint Crosswalks
Monday, January 14, 2013
The Centralpoint Crosswalks tool (typically a script) found within the Module Designer is a great illustration as to why you need a centralized and comprehensive platform to manage your content. Crosswalks provide cross-references to related information within your site, putting all of the information at your fingertips. By leveraging Centralpoi...
Centralpoint Export SQL BuilderCentralpoint Export SQL Builder
Monday, January 14, 2013
This tool typically used by senior developers, allows you to see the SQL Query for any module in your site. By selecting any module, it will provide the complete SQL Statement for all records from that module. This Query can then be used to create Data Sources, Data Transfers, or to build any report.
It has been optimized for use within Data...
Centralpoint Extract Sharepoint DocumentsCentralpoint Extract Sharepoint Documents
Monday, January 14, 2013
When migrating or extracting documents 'from' Sharepoint this tool is essential to retreive and restore binary images and documents. It will allow you to create a new file structure of all documents (previously in Sharepoint) into a new file directory, wherein files will no longer be binary. From this new directory, typically imports are run in ...
Centralpoint Clean Up WebsiteCentralpoint Clean Up Website
Monday, January 14, 2013
This tool will clean your web site, file system and database. It will audit files no longer referenced in the database and delete them, it will also run complete database maintenance routines, restart any (saved items in) cache memory, and restart the entire website application. Note: This is a good tool to use, if there is ever some perfor...
Centralpoint Global Login SSOCentralpoint Global Login SSO
Monday, January 14, 2013
Centralpoint's Global Login is a (Cross Forest) Single Sign-On tool that allows you to welcome each user in a unique way and grant them control over only certain types of content.  This allows you to authenticate each user to determine their roles, granting the right access to the right records, including the right Audience (landing page or...
Centralpoint URL RewriteCentralpoint URL Rewrite
Monday, January 14, 2013
URL Rewrite permits Web administrators to easily replace the URLs generated by a Web application in the response HTML with a more user friendly and search engine friendly equivalent. Links can be modified in the HTML markup generated by a Web application behind a reverse proxy. URL Rewrite makes things easier for outbound response content and he...
Centralpoint Remove Values from Form ResultsCentralpoint Remove Values from Form Results
Monday, January 14, 2013
Centralpoint forms capture a result each time the form is submitted. These form results can be deleted in the client console, relative to any form. (Example, select form results, and you are free to delete all previously submitted forms). This tool is designed to assist clients who have collected data (in form results), which you may need t...

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