A chart is organized as a collection of files inside of a directory. The directory name is the name of the chart
A sample wordpress chart directory structure
wordpress/ Chart.yaml # A YAML file containing information about the chart LICENSE # OPTIONAL: A plain text file containing the license for the chart README.md # OPTIONAL: A human-readable README file requirements.yaml # OPTIONAL: A YAML file listing dependencies for the chart values.yaml # The default configuration values for this chart charts/ # A directory containing any charts upon which this chart depends. templates/ # A directory of templates that, when combined with values # will generate valid Kubernetes manifest files. templates/NOTES.txt # OPTIONAL: A plain text file containing short usage notes
The chart can contain a short plain text
templates/NOTES.txt file that will be printed out after installation, and when viewing the status of a release. This file is evaluated as a template, and can be used to display usage notes, next steps, or any other information relevant to a release of the chart.