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SQL Script to change the Author details for the Repository module

I recently used the repository module to manage a number of training videos and although team work and collaboration is how we all prefer to work, sometimes the responsibility of managing website content will fall to one individual. So I needed to upload each video however this automatically added me as the author. Although it would have been great to take credit for the hard work of others, it seemed a bit naughty - and so Philip Beadle kindly wrote the below SQL statement for me which enabled me to manage the author name and email fields using the Host  > SQL page:

update grmRepositoryObjects
SET Author='author',
WHERE ItemID = 50

Firstly, you will need to know the ItemId number of the items you need to update. You can find this by going to the edit page of the item. The ItemID is displayed at the end of the URL. Then simply change the author and email to the required information and Execute.

Thanks Philip, it's great for a non-developer to get this kind of administrative freedom.


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