Published Summary Alchemy Plug-In – Part I

Published Summary Alchemy-Plug In project has been conceptualized and initiated for SDL Tridion Developer Summit, Amsterdam Hackathon for the year 2018 (Thanks Robert Curlette for the great initiative!!)

The entry for Hackathon has been entered with the team name – “CB Ke Cheete” and for the project “Published Summary” Alchemy plug in.

This plug in is intended to do the following:

  • Get all items with in a publication, folder or structure group published to one or more Publishing Target Types
  • Republish, Unpublish and open a specific item
  • Republish or Unpublish multiple items on their respective Publishing Target Types
  • Export in CSV
  • Filter based on Publishing Target Types, Item Type (Component, Pages etc.), and Published Date Range
  • Sorting based on Title, Published Date, Published By, Targets, and TCM URIs
  • Searching
  • Summary of published building blocks across all publishing target types

Following features are envisioned for release v2.0

  • Show graphical difference of published summary across all publishing target types
  • Show graphical analytics of a specific published item
  • Sync Publishing with Live

Business Use Cases:

The Published Summary Alchemy Plug-in can help in following scenarios:

  • You want to export a list of all published items from Tridion for a specific website (or for a specific structure group/folder with in a website) in CSV format
  • You want to see/export all published items from Tridion for a specific Publishing Target Type and compare among all publishing target types for a specific CMS instance
  • You need to know, what all need to be published from Tridion in order to make a specific website up and running similar to an existing website
  • You need to know a summary of “how many” specific items are published from Tridion to individual publishing target types
  • You need to know about “delta” of published items across publishing target types of a CMS instance
  • You need to sync your non-live websites with the live websites in terms of content managed from Tridion

The Team:

The team – “CB ke Cheete” – having meanings as “Cheetahs of Content Bloom”, comprises of three young and dynamic Content Bloom professionals. The team have following members:

  • Pankaj Gaur – Director, Content Bloom | SDL Certified Dev and BA | SDL Tridion/Web MVP
  • Hem Kant – Consultant, Content Bloom | SDL Certified Dev and BA | SDL Web MVP
  • Priyank Gupta – Consultant, Content Bloom | SDL Certified Dev




Director at Content Bloom India having 15+ years of experience in Software Development Life Cycle using AGILE, Iterative and RUP approaches. Experience in following: - CMS packages: SDL Tridion, Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), Sitecore, Umbraco, Kentico, and Alfresco - Search Engines: SOLR, AWS Cloud Search, Elastic Search - .NET Technologies: .NET & .NET CE Framework, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, WCF, WinForms - Mobile Development: Android Native App, Windows Mobile App - Database: MS-SQL Server, MySQL - Program Management: JIRA, MS-Project, Trello - Design Tools: MS-Visio, StarUML - Infrastructure: Linux, Windows Server, AWS Have decent knowledge about Core Java, Spring MVC Instrumental in Application Architecture, Designing (HLD & LLD), Coding and deployment .NET applications (Web, Desktop, Mobile). Experience in following domain: - Digital Media & eCommerce - Travel & Hospitality - Aviation Industry - Education - Insurance - Automation - Automobile - Railways Education: Bachelor Degree in Computer Engineering and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration with specialization in Marketing

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