How to Work with Media in Drupal

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Published on February 21, 2014

Author: AcquiaInc


How to Work with Media

Addison Berry ‣ Director of Education, Lullabot Product Manager of Drupalize.Me ‣ Co-author of the O’Reilly Using Drupal book ‣ @add1sun •

Today! ‣ Download the slides from: ‣ Dis/advantages of using Media ‣ How to pick the right version ‣ Basic configuration concepts ‣ Extending Media

What is Media? ‣ Upload: Provides the ability to upload images, videos, and audio to your site ‣ Manage: A library interface, which allows you to choose from previously uploaded files ‣ Integrate: WYSIYWG and fields can be used to display media-managed assets

Why Media? ‣ Managing reusable content ‣ Consistent interface ‣ Media works with the concepts of entities and files, just like core ‣ Can be extended to use external media ‣ There is excellent community support for Media

Competitors Single-media modules ‣ Image: core ‣ Video: ‣ AudioField:

Competitors Scald - ‣ Drag-and-drop UI ‣ Does not extend core with entities and files ‣ Has a smaller support base

Which Version? ‣ 1.x ‣ 2.x

(Dis) Advantages of 1.x ‣ Currently the recommended release ‣ Very stable software ‣ No new features, bug fixes only ‣ Does not require any developer-savviness as things should “just work”

(Dis) Advantages of 2.x ‣ Integrates with Views, to give more control of the UI. ‣ Rich ecosystem of supporting modules. ‣ Alpha software: troubleshooting might be required. ‣ Will be ported to Drupal 8 when the time comes.

Configuring Media ‣ Content type fields (core file and image) ‣ File types (image, audio, video, etc.) ‣ Managing display (field, entity, file, image styles)

Content Type Media Fields ‣ Fields • File (core) • Image (core) ‣ Widgets • file or image uploader (core) • Media file selector

File Types ‣ Extends the core File entity ‣ Different kinds of files (image, video, audio, etc.) ‣ Each file type can have fields for meta info ‣ Files have display options (view mode/media format) • can use core image styles for display

Content type: File field with Media file selector widget Image file type: fields for all images (file name, copyright) File: display view modes (preview, large) Core image styles

Extending Media List of modules for Media ! ‣ External Providers ‣ Players

Extending Media Popular extensions include: ‣ oEmbed -
 Embed content from 3rd parties (e.g. YouTube, Flickr). ‣ File Lock -
 Prevents core from deleting files not attached to nodes (to maintain an asset library). We have 30 videos on Media 1.x and Media 2.x for you.

Resources Download the slides and access the Media module lessons from: ‣

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