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Asset

This field editor allows an author to make single or multiple selections of file assets that have been uploaded to Contensis.

Selection is made in an asset gallery. Single or multiple selection of assets is determined by the allow multiple field setting.

Appearance

field-editor-single-asset

field-editor-multiple-asset

Settings

Setting nameSummary
Name A text label to identify the field in an entry.
Field ID A sanitised name to be used by the API.
Allow multiple items to be selected Allows an author to select multiple assets.
Read only Prevents authors from editing the field in the entry editor.

Supported validation

This field editor supports the following validation methods.

Properties

Common properties

Property nameSummary
Content guidelines Provides guidance to an author for the expected content that the field should contain.

Type

The display of available assets in the gallery will be restricted to show only those types selected in the Type dropdown.

The dropdown list is populated with asset types supported by the current project. Some system reserved asset types are not displayed in this list such as forms, templates, polls and databases.