Uploading Assets

Modified on Fri, 23 Sep 2022 at 05:02 PM

PLEASE NOTE:  You should be uploading assets to your designated folder for your unit/area.  Any folders/assets created outside of your tree will be deleted. No exceptions.


To upload an asset:

  • Navigate to Assets by clicking Assets in the top utility bar.
  • Select the folder in the Assets Tree where you want the asset to be stored (you will have to drill down in the assets tree/folder list until you see your area).
  • Click the Create New Asset button. The asset upload area displays.
  • If you are updating an asset with a file name that is already in use within the chosen upload directory, select the Update existing assets for conflicting names check box.
  • Either drag assets from your system's file manager into the asset upload area, or click inside this space to browse for your asset.
  • Click Upload.


Alternately, you can upload an asset this way:


  • Right-click the folder you wish to upload the asset to and select New > Asset. The Create New Asset dialog opens.
  • Either drag assets from your system's file manager into the asset upload area or click to browse for your asset.

  • In the Asset Name field, provide a file name. This field defaults to the name of the uploaded file.

    PLEASE NOTE: Keep the file name as short as possible. Too long of a file name may result in your file not working on the web. DO NOT use any special characters (!, @, #, $, &, etc.) and DO NOT use spaces, but instead hyphens (-) or underscores(_) to provide separation between the words used.

    Example:
    ACCEPTABLE:  This_DocName.pdf
    NOT ACCEPTABLE:  This Is the Name of My Document & I Like it!.pdf

  • Click Create Asset. The asset now displays in the Assets Tree.



NOTE:  This will not automatically place your asset(s) live on the website.  To continue on to prepare your assets, view this article.

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