Content Publishing (Publishing)

Abstract

Introduction to Sitecore Content Publishing supported infrastructure, references, scaling, and privacy and security.

The Content Publishing (CP) service publishes content from the Master database to Web database and is an optional replacement for the Sitecore publishing methods that are part of the Content Management role.

For more information about the CP service, visit the Publishing Service page on the Downloads Portal.

Supported infrastructure

You can host the CP service on:

Refer to the Sitecore compatibility table for compatible versions.

Reference structure

The CP service has its place in the Sitecore reference structure. It can be referenced by other roles, and it can also reference other roles.

Illustration showing the Content Publishing service's place in the Sitecore reference structure.

Referenced by

The CP service is referenced by the following roles:

References

The CP service references the following roles:

Storage roles

Role name

Connection string name

Port

Type

Notes

Master database

master

1433

SQL

Web database

web

1433

SQL

Multiple target databases can be configured

Core database

core

1433

SQL

Contains the Links database

Privacy and security

The CP service handles personal data in the following ways:

  • Handles usernames of content editors and other business users.

Assumptions

  • The master and web databases do not contain any personal data.