Updating a dataset

29-Jan-2018 00:46

This plugin is used if no other IDataset Form plugin is found that handles that dataset type.The IDataset Form also has other additional functions that allow you to provide a custom template to be rendered for the CKAN frontend, but we will not be using them for this tutorial.If your Internet connection cuts out during an upload, you'll be able to resume it later if you choose to.If your upload has stopped before it completing, resume it using the When using a dataset in a job, be sure to reference to the dataset version that your job needs.

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In this tutorial we will be defining our plugin as the fallback plugin.

By using CKAN’s IDataset Form plugin interface, a CKAN plugin can add custom, first-class metadata fields to CKAN datasets, and can do custom validation of these fields.

When a dataset is created, updated or viewed, the parameters passed to CKAN (e.g.

Storing additional metadata for a dataset beyond the default metadata in CKAN is a common use case.

CKAN provides a simple way to do this by allowing you to store arbitrary key/value pairs against a dataset when creating or updating the dataset.

In this tutorial we will be defining our plugin as the fallback plugin.By using CKAN’s IDataset Form plugin interface, a CKAN plugin can add custom, first-class metadata fields to CKAN datasets, and can do custom validation of these fields.When a dataset is created, updated or viewed, the parameters passed to CKAN (e.g.Storing additional metadata for a dataset beyond the default metadata in CKAN is a common use case.CKAN provides a simple way to do this by allowing you to store arbitrary key/value pairs against a dataset when creating or updating the dataset.Generally these functions are used to validate the value (and raise an error if the value fails validation) or convert the value to a different value.