Submitting to the App Store
When your app is ready and tested, you can submit it to be listed in the Portal app store. This allows all other Portal users to find and install it with a single click.
The backend of Portal's app store is this repository on GitLab.
There is a folder for each app containing the
app.json and the app's icon.
To submit your app, request contributor access to the repository
and create a merge request in which you add the folder for your app.
Obviously, you may not modify any other apps except your own.
When committing your changes, please name your branch
If you make changes to your app that warrant a modification of the
you may do so by committing to the same branch name
and submitting another merge request
Metadata for the App Store
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store_info section of the
app.json file contains metadata about your app that is displayed in the apps store.
Please provide at least a short description in the
Try not to make it longer than one or two sentences. It should fit on the app card in the apps list.
If you want, you can fill the
description_long field with a more verbose text.
Provide a string or a list of strings. The latter is displayed as multiple paragraphs.
Sometimes the user should be aware of some things about your app.
For that purpose, you can fill the
Again, add a single string or a list of strings. The latter is displayed as bullet points.
Please do not add the
is_featured flag. That is something, we will do ourselves.