Media Attributes

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Media Attributes is where media metadata fields can be managed. Media Attributes are specific to the Media Attributes section. Media Attributes are primarily system defined when your media assets are uploaded to the Media Attributes. However, Administrators can create custom Media Attributes that can be associated, like metadata, to your media assets.

Check out our handy-dandy Attributes wiki for more information. Also, here is a link in case you were looking for the Media Attribute Guide.

Media Attribute Configuration

During Media Attribute creation, the Administrator defines what type of input the Media Attribute can accept. These fields can only be seen by Administrators and can be edited only after your media file is successfully uploaded.

For a list of types of data, a custom field can accept, check out this section on Attribute Types.

Default Media Attributes

  • Four default Media Attributes that can not be deleted: "Audio", "Image", "File", and "Video".
  • Default Media Attributes have special fields, "Allowed Extensions" and "Max File Size (MB)"
  • By default, all valid file formats are accepted and "Max File Size (MB)" is not restricted.
  • Steps to restrict "Allowed Extensions" and "Max File Size (MB)"

Media Attributes must be added to a Media Attribute Group, and that group added to a Media Attribute Family before it will appear when you edit your media assets of the same Category. If you'd like instructions on how to create Media Attributes, Media Attribute Groups, and Media Attribute Categories, check out our Media Attribute Guide.

Add Media Attributes

DAM >  Media Attributes > Attributes Level > "Add New" button

Various attribute details like Attribute Type Code, Required, Min Date, Max Date, Attribute Group, Help Description, Display Order are presented to be edited and changes later to be saved by the user. There are two options one to SAVE and the other SAVE & CLOSE. solid black circle

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Note: Attributes must be assigned to an active Attribute Group before they will be displayed in creation or edit screens.

  1. Complete Attribute Details and Locale/Values
  2. Save progress using the "Save" button

Edit Media Attributes

DAM >  Media Attributes > Attributes Level > "Edit" action

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Attribute name in two languages English and Spanish are presented in this section so that it is presented as per user choice in the representation. solid black circle

  1. Edit Attribute details and/or Locale/Values
  2. Save progress using the "Save" button

Note: You can restrict which file types can be uploaded by editing the respective Default Media Attribute.

Delete Media Attributes

DAM > Media Attributes > "Attribute" Level > "Delete" action
  • Media Attributes must be unassociated from Groups before they can be deleted.
  • Page will reload with a confirmation your attribute has been deleted

Add Media Attributes Group

DAM > Media Attributes > "Attribute Groups" Level > "Add New" button

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  1. Complete "Attribute Group" details
  2. Save progress using the "Save" button

Delete Media Attributes Group

DAM > Media Attributes > "Attribute Groups" Level > "Delete" action
  • Media Attribute Groups must be unassociated from Categories before they can be deleted.
  • Page will reload with a confirmation your attribute has been deleted

Media Attribute Families

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Edit Media Attributes Families

PIM > Media Attributes > "Attribute" families > "Edit New" button

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  1. Add Attribute Category details
  2. Save progress using the "Save" button

Delete Media Attributes Category

PIM > Media Attributes > "Attribute Categories" Level > "Delete" action
  • Media Attributes Categories must be unassociated from all media assets before it can be deleted.
  • Page will reload with a confirmation your attribute has been deleted

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