I'm trying to get to the name of a media file in twig. The name is located at:


in the rendered entity passed into the template with field_media_item|field_value.

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    Preprocess it and get the field value through the API.
    – Kevin
    Aug 26, 2022 at 21:44
  • You may also consider using twig_tweak.
    – sonfd
    Aug 27, 2022 at 17:22

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You can access hash properties in Twig {{ foo['#bar'] }}, but not the internal (protected) '#values table of an entity. Look in the media entity for public methods starting with get.

In this case getName():

{{ media.getname }}

The question doesn't provide information about the context, but if it is for example a node then you can access media items like this:

{% for field_media_item in node.field_media %}
    {{ field_media_item.entity.getname }}
{% endfor %}

It's recommended to use a get method if the entity provides one, because they often contain extra logic. If you don't find a get method then access the field value directly:

{{ field_media_item.entity.name.value }}

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