1. Basics

If you view any TEI XML page on the preview site for www.oucs.ox.ac.uk using a URL like:

http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk:81/nexus/email/clients.xml

or:

https://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk:4443/nexus/email/clients.xml

you will now see four buttons that have green/red backgrounds. This also occurs for any TEI XML page on the preview site for www.ict.ox.ac.uk and also for any HTML page on the preview site for projects.oucs.ox.ac.uk/lowcarbonict.

Publish buttons
The four buttons are labelled view-pub, p-help, p-file and p-dir.
  • The view-pub link enables you to switch to the publish version of this page.

  • The p-help link links to this documentation.

  • The p-file link enables you to publish to the publish site the page being previewed.
    Smallprint:
    • If the page is a new page, the page will be "added" to the publish site before being "committed" to the publish site.
    • If the page is a TEI XML file, it will be not be published to the publish site unless it validates.
  • The p-dir link enables you to publish to the publish site all the files in the same directory as the page being previewed.
    Smallprint:
    • If the corresponding directory on the publish site has a file that no longer exists in the preview site then that file will be listed as a file to be deleted from the publish site.
    • If any of the files are TEI XML files, none of the files will be be published unless all the TEI XML files validate.

If you click the p-file or the p-dir link, you will first be asked to Webauth your access to active.oucs.ox.ac.uk. If you have clicked on the p-dir link, you will get a page asking you to confirm which files you want to be copied/deleted. At this point, you need to ensure that any files you do not wish to be copied/deleted are unchecked.

After it has performed the changes, your browser will receive a new web page that reports on what happened when it tried to publish. That output is reasonably terse. If you want more information, click on the button that has the label show a more detailed version of this web page. Note: if you have JavaScript disabled, you will have no choice, as you will get the more detailed version.

There are links on this web page that enable you either to return to the page being previewed or to look at the page on the publish site.

Note: scary things (like add/removing files to/from the publish site) only happen when you click a button that has a red background; clicking a button that has a green background will not do any changes: it will just lead you to a new web page.

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