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Scald: Media Management for Drupal
Until now, when people asked us how to handle media in Drupal, we recommended a couple of solutions:. However, lately we’ve started to experiment with Scald which promises to be a really interesting and powerful option.
One of the great things about Scald is that it treats each media item as an entity or Atom in Scald terms. Using Scald you can add all fields or features to media that would to the other content on your site. One very practical example of this is that you can by default add authors and taxonomy terms to your media:. Scald also has a powerful search feature that allows you to drill down through a large library of media:.
There is much more to Scald than we’ve been able to describe in this short tutorial, but hopefully we’ve been able to open your eyes a little to potential available with Scald.
Join sczld and get access to 1,’s of books and videos. Until now, when people asked us how to handle media in Drupal, we recommended a couple of solutions: Here’s our quick-start guide to help you start exploring the power of Scald.
Download and enable Download Scald from Drupal. You’ll see a list of the 5 core Scald features.
Enable all of these: You’ll also see 6 providers. Scald can handle images, audio files and video files, depending on which of these modules you enable.
If you want more providers, you can download them via this page. Add Scald to Drupal fields Scald needs to be enabled scapd each Drupal field we want to use it with. I’m going to edit my body field for the Basic page, so next I’ll click “Basic page” and then click “edit” next to Body.
In the settings for the body field you’ll see 4 different Scald setting.
At least make sure to check the first two boxes and to change “Scald default context” to “Full page”. You’ll now see a toolbar on the right-hand side of the site. You’ll now see a pop-up screen when you can upload an image. Follow the prompts through and click Finish. Insert media Click the Library icon as marked: You’ll now see the image you uploaded. Click “Insert” next to drrupal image.
You’ll now see sccald shortcode appear inside the Body field as in the image below: Click Save and the image will show in your content: More about Scald One of the great things about Scald is that it treats each media item as an entity or Atom in Scald terms. One very practical example of this is that you can by default add authors and sacld terms to your media: Let’s see one example of how useful this can be: Go ahead and click on the “contexts” link next to one media type.
You’ll now see a series of different contexts and display formats: Scald also has a powerful search feature that allows you to drill down through a large library of media: Steve is the founder of OSTraining.
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