Create a member This functionality requires elevated permissions.

Current version: 4.2

You can add as many members to an entity definition as you want.

To create a member:

  1. On the menu bar, click Manage .

  2. On the Manage page, click Schema.

  3. On the Schema page, click the entity definition you want to edit.

  4. In the desired member group, click New member.

  5. In the New member dialog box, next to the member type you want to add, click Select, and then fill out the fields available for property, relation, or taxonomy members.

  6. Click Save.

Note

Conditional members appear in details pages, but they do not appear in inline preview, grid, or table views.

Property member fields

Before filling out the property member fields, you must select one of the following data types from the list, and then click Next:

Data typeDescription
StringAlphanumeric value. For example, a set of letters and symbols.
BooleanData type allowing a value of true or false.
IntegerNumber with no fractional part.
LongNumber with a larger range than an integer.
DecimalNumber including one or more decimal places.
DatetimeTime stamp including both date and time.
Datetime offsetDatetime value combined with an offset indicating the difference between the datetime and coordinated universal time (UTC).
Option listArray of string values for users to choose from.
JSONObject defined by JavaScript Object Notation.

After you select a data type, you must fill out various other fields related to that type. These fields are divided into several sections.

FieldDescriptionMandatory
NameName of the member.Yes
TypeRead-only field representing the data type.No
LabelUser interface label of the member.No
Help textVisual hint that displays under the field in edit mode.No
MultilanguageAllows content translation for different cultures.No
UniqueForbids duplicates members.No
Include in contentAllows full-text search of this data value on the content page.No
Include in autocompleteEnables the data value in the suggestion API.No
Allow updatesTurn this option off to capture fixed data, such as the creation time of an entity.No
BoostIf a search keyword matches multiple entity members, any that have this option turned on ranks higher in the search results than those that have it turned off.No
SecuredAllows member security on the property.No
Content typeAllows spanning for single and multi-line text and formatting options for HTML fields.No
Regex validationRegular expression used for additional validation on the correct metadata input.No
Multi-valueFor option lists, this allows users to select more than one option.No
Note

You cannot edit Multilanguage after the property is created. If you want to modify these fields for an existing member, you must create a new member and use it instead of the old one.

Relation member fields

A relation member contains the following field:

FieldDescriptionMandatory
NameName of the member.Yes
RoleRead-only field representing the role of the relationship between this definition and the related definition.Yes
LabelUser interface label of the member.No
Help textVisual hint displayed under the field in edit mode.No
Associated labelUser interface label of the related entity.No
Associated definitionName of the definition this entity is based on.Yes
CardinalityDegree of relationship in the form of Term1ToTerm2 where Term1 represents the number of occurrences of the first entity that are associated to the number of occurrences of the second entity represented by Term2.Yes

Taxonomy member fields

A taxonomy member contains the following fields.

FieldDescriptionMandatory
NameName of the member.Yes
RoleRead-only field representing the role of the relationship between this definition and the related definition.Yes
LabelUser interface label of the member.No
Help textVisual hint displayed under the field in edit mode.No
Associated labelUser interface label of the related entity.No
Associated definitionName of the definition this entity is based on.Yes
CardinalityDegree of relationship in the form of Term1ToTerm2 where Term1 represents the number of occurrences of the first entity that are associated to the number of occurrences of the second entity represented by Term2.Yes

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