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For more information about working in the DAM see Digital asset management. The DAM App module installs the Assets app.

The Digital Asset Management (DAM) module provides the functionality to manage assets such as images, videos and documents and use them on the website.

Module structure

artifactId
magnolia-dam-parentParent reactor.
magnolia-dam-api

API for the base classes as Item, ItemKey, Asset, Folder, AssetRendition, AssetProvider.
Simple Maven module, not a Magnolia module.

magnolia-dam-core

Provides core functionality. Contains an implementation for AssetProviderRegistryDamDownloadServlet and others.
A Magnolia module holding the DamCoreConfiguration module class.

magnolia‑dam‑compatibilityExposes the Magnolia DAM 1.x implementation to enforce compatibility between DAM module 1.2.x and 2.x
magnolia-dam-jcrJCR based implementation of AssetProvider and and others.
magnolia-dam-appA Magnolia module which contains and configures the content app to administrate the assets.
(The content app depends on the magnolia-dam-jcr because of its Content connector).
magnolia-dam-imaging

The link between magnolia-dam-jcr and the Imaging module.

Provides a AssetRenderer based on magnolia-dam-jcr.

magnolia-dam-templating

Provides DamTemplatingFunctions.
(Unfortunately, also dependent on magnolia-dam-jcr. Hopefully this dependency will be removed soon, see MGNLDAM-593 - Getting issue details... STATUS .)

magnolia-dam-previewAdds thumbnail and portrait views for PDFs and videos. This is an optional module and is not installed by default.


Installing

Maven is the easiest way to install the module. Add the following to your bundle:

<dependency>
  <groupId>info.magnolia.dam</groupId>
  <artifactId>magnolia-dam-api</artifactId>
  <version>2.6</version>
</dependency>

<dependency>
  <groupId>info.magnolia.dam</groupId>
  <artifactId>magnolia-dam-app</artifactId>
  <version>2.6</version>
</dependency>

<dependency>
  <groupId>info.magnolia.dam</groupId>
  <artifactId>magnolia-dam-compatibility</artifactId>
  <version>2.6</version>
</dependency>

<dependency>
  <groupId>info.magnolia.dam</groupId>
  <artifactId>magnolia-dam-core</artifactId>
  <version>2.6</version>
</dependency>

<dependency>
  <groupId>info.magnolia.dam</groupId>
  <artifactId>magnolia-dam-jcr</artifactId>
  <version>2.6</version>
</dependency>

<dependency>
  <groupId>info.magnolia.dam</groupId>
  <artifactId>magnolia-dam-templating</artifactId>
  <version>2.6</version>
</dependency>

<dependency>
  <groupId>info.magnolia.dam</groupId>
  <artifactId>magnolia-dam-imaging</artifactId>
  <version>2.6</version>
</dependency>

Pre-built JARs are also available for download. See Installing a module for help.

Further information