Creating Media

Prerequisites: Users require contributor+ permissions for the module to complete this task.

You can add media content (e.g., images, video, audio etc.) to Cartella in the Media module.

To add media content within a Media module:
  1. Log in to Cartella.
  2. Navigate to the folio where you will add new media to the Media module.
    If you have not created the folio that will contain the Media module, see Creating Folios.
  3. In the folio module navigation, click Media.
    The Media area opens.

    Media Area

  4. In the Media area, click Create Media.
    The Create Media view opens.

    Media View

    Click Manage Fields to add, remove, or edit fields that display in this view. See Field Management for details.
  5. Required: In the Name field, provide a display name for the new idea.
    The Name field is the only required field. The remaining fields are optional.
  6. Required: In the Media File field, upload a media file by dragging it from your system's file navigation application into the field provided.
    You can also click within the Thumbnail field, then browse for the media file.
  7. Populate any of the following optional fields:
    DescriptionIf your media name needs more explanation, you can provide more details with this rich text editor.
    ThumbnailYou can add a thumbnail image that will display in the Media area. Either drag in or browse for the image file in the same way as you did for the media file.
    HeightYou can provide the desired height of the media file in pixels.
    WidthYou can provide the desired width of the media file in pixels.
    CategorizeYou can assign taxonomy categories that groups other Cartella objects with the same tag assignments.
    SharingYou can assign various sharing levels for your new idea. See Creating Folios for option descriptions.
    Email Notifications

    You can select users and groups to receive email notifications by enabling this option then by choosing the appropriate recipients.

    The checkbox toggles back to cleared after saving.

    RestrictionsYou can select the following restrictions for the idea's content. See Creating Folios for option descriptions.
  8. Click Submit.
    You and other users will be able to view the uploaded media file after it's been approved.