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Media Sources are only available in MODX Revolution 2.2 or later.

What are Media Sources?

Media Sources are a feature in MODX Revolution, where one can specify the "source" of media in their MODX installation. This is visualized in many ways - the most common being in the left-hand Files tree, the MODX.Browser window, and file and image TVs.

A source can be many types - from the file system itself, to an Amazon S3 bucket, to a Flickr album. MODX provides two source types with the core installation: the file system and Amazon S3 bucket integration. Other sources can be made by creating Media Source Drivers, or by downloading them from Package Management.

Using Media Sources

The following articles describe basic usage of media sources.

See Also

  1. Adding a Media Source
  2. Assigning Media Sources to TVs
  3. Securing a Media Source
    1. Creating a Media Source for Clients Tutorial
  4. Media Source Types
    1. Media Source Type - File System
    2. Media Source Type - S3