Questions tagged [media]

Drupal core has some modules to handle media files, such as the Image module (Drupal 7) and the Media module (Drupal 8). Other modules handling media are third-party modules.

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Media field permissions

I have a certain use case. I have an entity that has a "media" reference field. I want users to be able to add/edit/delete media entities without giving them Edit any media or Delete any media ...
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How can I load all Media of a certain type?

I am trying to load all media items of a certain type but I can't find how to. Is there a way to set a filtering type on something like $media = Media::loadMultiple(); Or do you have to load all ...
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How can I programmatically create a media object and a new file and associate the file with the media object?

I am trying to programmatically create a media object and a file, and then associate the file with the media object. The first part works--I can successfully create the media object and file. But ...
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Programmatically update remote video thumbnail

Scenario: YouTube video was previously unlisted, so thumbnail not retrieved and now needs to be, or chosen thumbnail has been changed and needs updating. There are a couple of core issues open on ...
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Define a default image when using image as base field in custom entity

I defined a custom entity type with an image base field. Now I want to have a default image which seems to be quite tricky: when I define a default image on a field api field and export the configs I ...
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CKEditor/Media Gallery Using Absolute URL for images, how to update?

After entering 100's of hours worth of content we noticed that the images entered through the media gallery plugin contain absolute paths, not relative. This means they breaking when we switch domains....
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View to display content type and media type

Say I have 1 content type and 2 media types users can create Content type: Post Media Type: Picture Media type: Movie How can I create a view that pulls all 3? As far as I can see you can only create ...
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Why are image styles only being generated during a cron run?

I've got a weird thing going where image styles are not being generated after uploading images (as media entities) Image styles are generated during a cron run. Is there a setting for this that I ...
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Performance for file serving and storage [closed]

I intend to allow users to upload images to my website, but I'm concerned that Drupal's default handling of files might not be cut out for storing and serving potentially thousands of files without ...
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Update the actual file associated with a file entity while keeping the fid?

Media module provides a generic.png file that it copies into /sites/default/media-icons/generic. That file is used on my site ~300 times, but I'd like to replace it with another PNG. Is it possible to ...
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Programmatically create media file

I'm trying to programmatically create a media file. Here's what I got so far: $file_data = file_get_contents('http://www.africau.edu/images/default/sample.pdf'); $file = file_save_data($file_data, '...
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Creating an image upload input field

I'm creating a image upload input field in blockForm which will output to Twig later. But got stuck due to some stuff. public function blockForm($form, FormStateInterface $form_state){ $form['...
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How can I export Image Crop configuration with an Image Style for custom module?

I have a custom module I'm re-using on other projects and I want to include an image style with an image crop configuration. Under the configuration menu, I export a single crop item: langcode: en ...
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How to attach media item created during migration to media field in node

I am migrating content from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8. There is an audio field that I am currently moving to media via a custom process during migration. When I get the id of the new media created I can't ...
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How to get all the entity details which are using specific media?

I have a image "sample.jpg" (In media library) and I used this image in multiple custom blocks of different block types. Now I need the information of all the custom blocks which are using "sample....
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Unset widget tab from media browser programmatically

Need to unset a widget tab from media browser based on the condition of media type supported by the field. Media types: Image and Video. For example, There is a field which references image media ...
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Can I store media files in the private directory?

The normal behavior, described also in Give access to private files to certain role? seem to be the following. Once configured, files stored in the private directory are inaccessible via a direct ...
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Caption field with default value inside CKEditor

I activated the caption filter under Text format configuration to add description to media inserted via CKEditor Is there a possibility to add a default value to this caption field whenever I add a ...
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Solr Indexing media fields

I have a bespoke media type that I'd like to index with solr. If I add a new field to an existing Media Type, I can add that field to the solr search using the interface found at admin/config/search/...
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'image_style' entity with ID 'media_library' already exists

Recently updated Drupal to 8.7.1 and I am seeing the following error when running database update: www-data@php.container:/var/www/html/web $ drush updb -y The following updates are pending: ...
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Media images link to their own image

I have inherited a site which had no image management. Instead each image field required you to upload an image instead of reuse an existing one. I enabled Media Browser and updated to 8.7. I am also ...
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Setting default upload paths for media

I really want to have an organised files folder in my d8 project. I have two main media fields: field_banner AND field_image They appear in all my content types. I would like that all the the media ...
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How to render image uploaded from a configuration form

I'm working on a custom module, that contains a block and I'm currently having an issue to render an image that is being uploaded through a form at the configuration of the block. I'm getting this ...
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How to change image style using hook_views_pre_render()

I am trying to adapt the following Drupal 7 code to Drupal 8, in order to set a different image style to every image in a view: // Assigns a random style name to each image function <MODULE_NAME&...
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How to create product from image

I'm quite desperate right now and pretty newbie with Drupal. Anyhow, I wan't to develop my WordPress site and change this current system to Drupal. So now i'm able to set user specified galleries and ...
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Why cannot I get the path of a video? [closed]

I can't manage to get the video link of a media, I can achieve this with a picture but with videos it doesn't work. This is the code I am using. function slider_get_uri_by_media($media, $style = '...
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Entity with custom field, how to get these field in template?

I have created a Slider entity with the drupal console, with the website interface I create some fields to this entity (field_image, field_title, field_subtitle), but I can't manage to get these ...
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Should I share the same image style as much as possible or create different styles for each size?

I have an image field displayed in slightly different sizes. Let's say : 100px X 100px as a view field format 120px X 120px as another view field format 150px X 150px as a node view format My ...
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Alternative to hook_node_access for Media entities (Drupal 8.6)

It seems that hook_node_access does not fire for Media entities. Is there an alternative hook, or some way of forcing Media to use hook_node_access?
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How can I replace static file and media links in content with their equivalent entity references?

I imported content from another system. So, for example, the body has typical html, like this: <img src="/images/image.jpg /> All of the media assets that are referenced as static html, those ...
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How can I get an image form to maintain image order after deleting one?

I have a content type with a field for images. The field accepts multiple images and after I upload several, I re-arrange them to a desired order. After re-arranging them, I can enable "Show Row ...
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RewriteBase /folder issues on IIS for broken images

I have a Drupal 7 site hosted under a subdirectory say http://example.com/drupal. I am using IIS and SQLSRV. But all the images could not be loaded on the site as these images pointing to http://...
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Show full image path D8

I have set a Drupal 8 project into another server with some child directory. This D8 project is working good, But images are not showing due to path missing. E.g My project is setup:- http://abc.xyz....
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Display related media entities

We are using the Basic Page content type and it has an Entity Reference field (field_document) that points to the Document (Media bundle), which has a field_document_tag (taxonomy term field). The ...
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How to prevent running “updb” twice for upgrading Media

I'm upgrading my custom media modules to use the "core media" in Drupal 8.4.8 I have to run the command "drush [sitename] updb" twice in order to recognise my custom media modules code has been ...
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What do I need to pass to the Image class as the first parameter?

I'd like to use the Image API directly to perform few simple operations with images (I'm aware of image styles and for various reasons I would prefer to not use image styles for the application I'm ...
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Optimize image that does not have an image style

We are using the imageapi_optimize modules with the imageapi_optimize_resmushit. We are able to flush the caches for all the image styles and see an improvement. However, there are images that are ...
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Field_image width in views

I need to build a view with image width and height available in the node devel tab (see image). In the view field list, I can't find those. How can I have these values in my view? note: Having ...
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How to use articles attached images as background of a div

I'm doing my first site on Drupal 8 and I have a problem. I would like you to help me. In fact I'm trying to get the articles attached images as a background for a div created in the page templates. ...
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Output image src via JSON [closed]

I have worked out how to use dynamic routing and JsonResponse() in a custom controller to output pure JSON, with no HTML at all. I would like to do the same with an image — for the page to output an ...
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Image alt tag not saving on save/edit

I have a content type for gallery photos which has a Image data type. When I create the content type Drupal ignores the alternate text I enter for any uploaded image. When I edit the content type ...
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Unable to access private file?

I had this issue before, and last time the problem was that node was unpublished. The private file became accessible when the node was published. This time, however, I'm not using a node. I'm just ...
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Will my managed file get deleted?

At this url: /admin/config/media/file-system There is a setting: Delete temporary files after X hours Does this specifically refer to files in /tmp ? Or whatever I set as my temporary folder? Or ...
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How do I programmatically get the URL of an entity referenced media image field using on a custom_preprocess_html() hook on THEME.theme?

Reason: I need to create an Open graph meta tag og:image and pass the URL as content. On THEME_preprocess_html(), I loaded the node using $node = \Drupal::routeMatch()->getParameter('node'); if (...
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How to upgrade a site that uses node_gallery for galleries and images?

I have a Drupal 7 site that uses node_gallery to publish several image galleries. This has been working well for several years. I'm looking at upgrading that site to run on Drupal 8 instead. ...
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Media & Media Entity Browser upload problems

I am using the following: Drupal 8.6 Media Media Library Media Entity Browser 8.x-2.0-alpha1 Inline Entity Form 8.x-1.0-rc1 Entity Browser 8.x-2.1 Entity Embed 8.x-1.0-beta2 Mainly to upload ...
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Update programmatically (js) the images of a image field in edit form

I have an entity type which has an image field. I use the default form widget for this, and I can upload or delete the image. On the node edit form, I have also a pop-up widget with a javascript app ...
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Media Video Display as Playlist

Love the new media in D8 but I was wondering if it is possible to a video playlist. Basically we have a Media type called Video. Then we attach it to content type as an unlimited filed. When we ...
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Drupal not generate image style for .png

On node edition when i upload new image, like in basic page, all is working with .jpg and .jpeg picture but not with .png. When i upload a new image, the style is well created in 'sites/default/...
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How do I add a customized parameter to image links

Lets say I have image fields in my node. When I get that fields values in the twig it returns the image URL without any issue. file_url(node.field_image.entity.uri.value) But now I want to add a ...