To import content from GatherContent, you'll need to set up mappings between templates in GatherContent and page types in Kentico and their corresponding fields. Follow these steps to map your templates:

Click the Mappings button on the GatherContent menu

The manage template mappings screen will appear.

Click Add Mappings button

Clicking on the "Add Mappings" button will bring up the Field Mappings dialog. The Field Mappings dialog lets the user specify which templates and fields should be mapped.

Specify mapping name

First, users should specify a name for the mapping. The mapping name will be used to distinguish mappings on import dialogs.

Select GatherContent project and template and corresponding Kentico page type

Specify the GatherContent project and Template you want to map and choose the corresponding Kentico page type.

Map GatherContent fields to Kentico fields

Once you’ve completed the previous steps, all tabs and fields will be dynamically populated. The user can now map GatherContent fields to Kentico fields. The Content Editor can map the required fields by selecting an Kentico field in the corresponding dropdown on the right hand side of the screen.

Only fields that are possible to map are displayed in the dropdowns. For example, it is not possible to map a text field from GatherContent to an image field in Kentico.

The plug-in supports many-to-one field mappings for text and guidelines field types. This means, that it is possible to map, for example, two GatherContent fields into one Kentico field. The content of such fields will be concatenated and placed in the Kentico field.

Please check the mappings table that shows all the supported field mappings:

GatherContent field type
Text
Kentico field type
Textbox, Text Area, Rich text
Comment
Field content will be copied as it is 

GatherContent field type
Guidelines
Kentico field type
Textbox, Text Area, Rich text
Comment
Field content will be copied as it is 

GatherContent field type
Checkboxes
Kentico field type
RadioButtons, MultipleChoice
Comment
System will map selected items in GatherContent field to items specified in Kentico field DataSource. 

GatherContent field type
Radio Buttons
Kentico field type
RadioButtons, MultipleChoice
Comment
System will map selected items in GatherContent field to items specified in Kentico field DataSource. 

GatherContent field type
Attachment
Kentico field type
Media Selection
Comment
All attachments will be placed Media Library in the following node structure in Kentico/GatherContent///If a field has a datasource set, all importing files will be uploaded to the location specified in datasource. 

Save Mappings Configuration

After all mapping criteria are set, click the "Save Mapping Configuration" button. The saved mappings can be edited or deleted at any point.

Now that you've completed your mappings, you can now import content from GatherContent.

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