To create a new data set, follow this workflow as a logged in data manager or theme manager:
Tip: We recommend that you zip your files to reduce upload times and to ensure that no files are lost. To upload a Shapefile, you should zip all individual files (*.shp, *.dbf, *.prj, *.shx, …) in an archive. To upload an XML file such as ALKIS, ISYBAU or GML, we also recommend that you upload them as a zip archive.
To upload your files from a database click «Connect to database» and enter the following information: * Database type (MS SQL, PostgreSQL and PostGIS are currently supported) * Host (:Port) * Database (Provide the database name) * Username * Password
Provide metadata for your data set. Metadata entry is determined by the theme associated with your dataset.
If the theme uses the metadata editor, enter required and optional metadata for your dataset or services: * Metadata categories display a red badge with the number of missing required metadata elements. Click the chevron at the end of any metadata category to expand it. * Required input fields are marked by red symbols. Optional input fields are marked by orange symbols. * Metadata categories display a green check mark once you have provided all required metadata. * Click «Continue» to save the metadata.
If the theme uses Republish existing metadata:
If the theme uses Link to existing metadata:
|If you close the browser or the tab, or you click a different link, you will be asked whether the work in progress data set should be saved or deleted. If you pick save, you can continue editing it later.|