Asset Field Type

Asset Field Type can be used to add Assets to any Module in the DAM.

Create your Field and select Asset as Render Type:

You will get an Asset Finder or Upload component where users will be able to select a current asset or upload a new file.

You can customize the Path where this asset will be saved modifying XML file, you will need add a sourcepath property to the field definition. this sourcepath can be setup to save in a HotFolder path in case you want to save in an external location. 

<property id="dam_asset_id" sourcepath="Media/${filename}" index="true" editable="true" viewtype="asset" rendertype="asset" required="false" filter="false" multilanguage="false"> 
    <name> 
      <language id="en"><![CDATA[Program Asset]]></language> 
    </name> 
</property>

Variables you can Map:

  • ${filename} = Uploading file name
  • ${id} = Id of the Row in the Module
  • ${userid} = User uploader id