The Anatomy of the Asset Modal

The asset modal is laid out with the end user in mind. At the top you will find the tabs that are core to the navigation, details, and consumption of your asset. A user is easily able to toggle between these options to get a complete view of the asset.

On the Metadata tab an end user will be able to quickly see all associated EXIF metadata and additional details on each file or attachment. All of the information seen on this tab is indexed by Brandfolder and searchable by any user.


The Similar tab allows users to see all assets within that Brandfolder or Collection that are similar to the selected asset as well as any duplicates that may exist. This is a great way to make sure you are getting the most out of your Brandfolder and that no assets are accidentally duplicated or live in multiple places.  


The Embed tab allows users to embed the asset or any of the files using Brandfolder's CDN functionality. The user is then able to customize this link by selecting which file type it should be as well as the size if that is necessary. This will populate that information directly within the link for the converted asset. Brandfolder's documents on our open API is also available within this tab.  


Within the Usage tab an admin will get an overall view of how this asset is being shared and used with the Brandfolder Embed CDN functionality. This tab also shows what Brandfolders and the collections it is associated with on the left-hand side. 



In the Status tab an editable user is able to edit the publish date and set an expiration date if necessary. This will allow the asset to be viewable or not viewable to guest users. Editable users can also see if this has been an approved asset within the approval workflow that was set up. Comments by editable users can also be made on the individual asset for all level types to be seen with the exception of guest users.


Finally, the Edit tab is where a higher level user (Administrator or Collaborator) can make edits to the asset. This includes adding tags, custom fields, changing the asset or attachment name(s), and tapping into our more advanced features like the 360 viewer option and watermarking.


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