Sharing assets - Chapter 1 (video tutorial)

Last updated: Jul-11-2024


Watch this video tutorial to learn about all the ways to share individual assets both internally and externally.

If you're using the free plan, some of the functionality may differ from what's described in the video.

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Tutorial contents

This tutorial presents the following topics. Click a timestamp to jump to that part of the video.


Jump to this spot in the video  0:00 This video series demonstrates sharing assets within your team and externally.


Jump to this spot in the video  0:50 This video series covers why sharing assets matters, Cloudinary's approach, diverse ways to share media files, best practices and examples, further training resources, and a summary with next steps. This particular video covers sharing individual assets.

The Cloudinary training approach

Jump to this spot in the video  1:55 Cloudinary's approach focuses on empowering you with optimal asset sharing strategies. Our workshop covers education, exposure, and hands-on experience. You'll learn how Cloudinary facilitates asset sharing with both internal and external partners, demonstrated in our Summer 2023 platform (UI improvements ongoing). We'll offer best practices, advice, and examples for effective asset sharing, directing you to resources like the Cloudinary Academy and the Cloudinary Community Forum. We'll conclude with suggested next steps, ensuring you grasp the best practices for sharing content tailored to specific use cases, leveraging the diverse capabilities of Cloudinary DAM.

Sharing assets with Cloudinary

Jump to this spot in the video  4:00 Cloudinary's Assets DAM solution provides swift, user-friendly, and efficient content sharing capabilities.

Ways to share content

Jump to this spot in the video  5:01 You can share assets individually (covered in this video), within folders, as collections (virtual asset groups across folder locations), or through a brand portal provided by a trusted partner.

Sharing assets individually

Jump to this spot in the video  6:16 You can share assets with external stakeholders (partners, marketing agencies, etc). You can either send a public link to the asset or you can send the asset's delivery URL - useful for video file preview/streaming in browsers. Internal sharing for team collaboration is also available.

Watch a demonstration for sharing an asset internally

Jump to this spot in the video  7:18 Internally share an asset by hovering over Share in the asset context menu, selecting Invite, then clicking Copy URL to share the asset's management drill-down page with authorized users.

Watch a demonstration for sharing an asset externally

Jump to this spot in the video  9:02 Share an asset externally by hovering over Share in the asset context menu, selecting Publish Link and then clicking Create a Public Link. Specify a date range for public access, then click Save Changes to retain the link. Access it anytime through Share -> Publish Link. Copy the link by clicking the Copy Link button and paste it into a new browser tab to view the asset. This secure link enables external stakeholders to exclusively view or download the asset, while restricting access to other content.

Watch a demonstration for sharing an asset by delivery URL

Jump to this spot in the video  10:34 Share the asset externally using its delivery URL by hovering over the Share option in the asset context menu and selecting Embed. Copy the delivery URL and open in a new browser tab.

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