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).

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How can I reference previously imported media entities?

I have been trying to attach media entities to node entities in Drupal 8 with a custom migration but despite numerous attempts and countless hours reviewing forums i'm stumped - I'm desperately hoping ...
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I am getting a PDO error which seems related to the Media module

After Drupal 8.8 upgrade media module is not working. In admin media links are not working e.g /admin/content/media Error : The website encountered an unexpected error. Please try again later. ...
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How can you display document file sizes next to a media link button?

I'm trying to display the file size of a file next to a media link button on a page. I have two content types with a media entity reference field in each. Each field is restricted to only pull from a ...
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How can I set Focal Point coordinates in a View or Twig?

I use the Focal Point module in D8, and I'm trying to figure out how I can access the X and Y coordinates of the focal point through Twig in either a view or Twig template so I can use them as ...
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Render media url in node--page.html.twig

I have an Entity reference field field_video. It's a core Media field with a Reference type of Remote video. Because I use this field_video in my Hero section I need some additional markup here. ...
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Align embedded Media Images

When I embed an image into CKEditor text I can choose alignment options. When I embed a Media Image I cannot choose alignment, but a Media View. A media View allows me to specify image size (via image ...
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Media Title appearing in View when HTML is stripped

I've run into an issue with media in a view. I have a view using bootstrap grid to display body field content. The view field content being displayed is setup to strip out HTML, but the word "Image" ...
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Autoplay embed video added from core Media module

Is it possible to, somehow, enable embed video autoplay for a field added form Media module? For example media type "Video" has this option, but type "Remote video" doesn't. Embed video field is ...
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Hook or event when Media file is inserted/updated/deleted but only when node form submitted

I created a field of type "Entity reference" and referencing an item of type Media. In other words its an image field. I would like to execute code with an hook or an event when an image is added, ...
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When I try to load an media entity with $mid and entityTypeManager->getStorage get nothing

I'm trying to generate a field formatter, and I get this error: Error: Call to a member function getStorage() on null en Drupal\svg_url\Plugin\Field\FieldFormatter\Url4SvgFieldFormatter->...
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Create media from blob

I am receiving a payload with blob files. I would like to store them as files and create a media entity. Here's the code I have to create the Media object if (!empty($payload['blobFile'])) { $...
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How to use media field with entity browser widget in a frontend theme?

I have created a media field in my content type. In the manage form display, I have selected entity browser as display instead of media library. When I open the node form as admin in an admin theme ...
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How to get the node title which is related to file in File usage view?

I am just trying to list out the nodes which are linked to files in the File Usage view. That will show up in this URL: /admin/structure/views/view/files/edit/page_2. In this view I tried to add ...
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How to get the media that owns a file?

I have a file and I know there is a media that references it. How can I get this media? In the opposite direction, knowing the media id, I can get the file: $media = Media::load($mid); $fid = $media-...
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Entity browser or Media Library for PDF uploads?

Client has a custom Content Type for for downloadable PDF document detail pages, which contains an entity reference to the File media type. They want Full and Teaser view modes to display a thumbnail ...
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Load Media File in Webform Mail Handler

I want to use a single webform to send download links with specific media files to visitors that fill out that form. For example on an URL like this: https://example.com/downloads?media=1234 The ...
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Add the presentation role to an image

I have an events page and I don't want screen readers to pay attention to the image links as each event already has a link associated with it. Having 2 links read out seems like overkill. In my ...
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Media field image preview back instead of close

Drupal 8.x using: Media library & Focal Point module. I have a node type with a media field. When you upload an image in this field you can set the image information (functionality of the media ...
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How to choose content field shown in View using URL parameter?

I have contentType Screenshot which has 6 Image fields shot1..6. Then I have a view screenshots_1 which shows shot1 in a grid. I need to have 6 paths, e.g. /screenshot_1..6 each pointing to same view ...
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How to add an alias filter to the media view?

I have a path alias for my media content provided by pathauto. The media view at 'admin/content/media' shows all the content. I am able to add filter for the media entity name, type, language and ...
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Image Upload Issues Same Image Different File Name Always Receive This Error

We are currently working on fine tuning and updating the dev backend of our CMS we're rolling out for a new site. I was familiarizing myself with the new system and uploaded some images in error. I ...
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Storage API + Services 3: How to work together?

I am trying to set up a site that will be storing a large amount of images. I am using Storage API module for that and It is working fine through web. Now I need a REST Service to upload images. I am ...
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Problem with inline images after migration

We recently migrated from D7 to D8 (8.7.6). The migration went OK with the exception of nodes with inline images in the body fields (see the attached screen shot). The images were created in D7 with ...
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Image Style Clarification

Can I get some clarification as to why images aren't being generated for a certain image style in a view? Here's my setup; I have an Article content type which allows for a main image to be uploaded. ...
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Media field format 'rendered entity' for video and 'thumbnail' for image (with image style)

I have a custom block type (call to action) where the editor can insert an image or video. In the 'manage display' of the field_media I can set the format to Rendered entity. Both the image or video ...
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YouTube media remote video - thumbnails in wrong aspect ratio have letterbox/black bars [duplicate]

I'm using the media module in D8 (core 8.7.7) I can add YouTube videos, however although the videos themselves (and the thumbnails on youtube.com) are widescreen, Drupal is saving 480x360 4:3 images ...
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Unable to alter OEmbed remote video providers

I'm trying to add a remote video provider for OEmbed. I'm using the hook_media_source_info_alter to change the OEmbedDeriver class like this: use .../CustomOEmbedDeriver; /** * Implements ...
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Custom remote video thumbnail

I'm using the media entity from Drupal core together with the media library, to handle media on my site. I have Remote Video and Image with crop media types. I'm using the crop and image_widget_crop ...
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Can't edit media Image from within node edit

I'm using Media and the Media Library (yes I know this is experimental). And all of the sudden I'm not able to edit my added image when I'm editing a node. In an earlier stage of the website I was ...
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Entity:media doesn't exist error when searching for url in “add link” in wysiwyg

When adding a link into a rich text field (wysiwyg) (see images bellow) and searching for a keyword the throbber icon keeps spinning and that's it. I looked at the error logs and found the following, ...
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How can I render a responsive image style from an image in the theme directory?

I am working on template views-view-fields--myview.html.twig. But I do not think it matters what template you are working with for this to work. I found this Twig that can add Drupal responsive ...
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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 an information of all the custom blocks which are using "sample.jpg"...
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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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