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Schedule: Asset Management in Drupal using the Asset Module

Wim Mostrey
Day Sunday
Room H.1302
Start time 13:00
End time 13:30
Duration 00:30
Event type Podium
Track Drupal
Language English
Asset Management in Drupal using the Asset Module

This talk will illustrate the asset management problem in content management systems and how the Asset module tries to solve it.

The Asset module tries to tackle asset management in a highly integrated manner. It provides integration with cck, views, panels and imagecache.

There is also a TinyMCE plug-in for inserting and managing assets or an "Add asset" link below textareas if TinyMCE is not enabled. Image galleries are created using a special panels field. Any type of file can be added, many of which have specific plug-ins or players to display them: mp3, flv, swf, youtube, ...