How to create a new MRPT dataset page

Mainly for internal consumption 😉

Before modifying MRPT web:


Datasets in the repository all must have a common appearance and structure. This is assured in part via a custom PHP plugin and in part manually following the next steps:

  • Login in WP (URL not shown here for security).
  • Create a new page (not post) in the CMS.
  • Create a new page in the CMS. Make sure to enable the “custom fields” visualization:


  •  The only required contents is a tag: [ jlbc-dataset ] (without spaces!)


  • That tag invokes a PHP plugin which requires some meta-data to be embedded in the page as custom fields. Replace them as required. Several lines can be added to the download files:


  • Set the “dataset repository” as parent and a featured image: