Data sources

This documentation outlines the assets that are available in the data module of Matrix.

By combining these assets, along with other core assets such as asset listing, you can connect to a database, query a database and display the results in a list, display the results of a query in a graph and display the records of an RSS feed within your site.

Data record

Learn about how to use data record assets.

DB connector

Learn how to use the DB connector to store connection details for a database.

DB data source

Learn how to configure and use a DB data source.

iCal data source

Learn how to add an iCal data source to your site.

CSV data source

Learn how to use a comma-separated values (CSV) file as a data source in your site.

JSON data source

Learn how to use information from a JSON source in your site.

LDAP data source

Learn how to query an external LDAP directory for user and group information from within Matrix.

RSS data source

Learn how to add an RSS data source and display the feed from another site.

XML data source

Learn how to parse information from an XML file and display it on your site.

SOAP data source

Learn how to send a request to a remote SOAP server and display the response’s content within your site.

Shadow assets

Learn about the creation and contents of shadow assets.

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