External ID on Content Assets

External IDs are non-unique identifiers that can be added to Content Assets. You can use this free text field to tag assets according to your external systems, or even to group assets by using the same ID.

  1. An external ID can be added to content assets when you first add them to the Content Library.
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  2. If you want to add or edit the external ID after an asset has been added to the Content Library, select the content asset in the Content Library. This will open the Content Asset Configuration window on the right.

    Note
    You can bulk edit the external ID. To select multiple files hold down the Command key (Mac) or the Control key (Windows) while selecting files.

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  3. Click on External ID to open edit mode.
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  4. Type in the new External ID, and click Save. The External ID will now be tagged onto the content asset, and you can search the Content Library by External ID.
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Updated on July 10, 2022

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