Using collections to organize assets (video tutorial)

Last updated: May-08-2024


This tutorial shows how to use Cloudinary collections to organize your assets.

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Tutorial contents

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

What are collections?

Jump to this spot in the video  0:07 Cloudinary's collections feature helps you to organize and share your assets. You can group together assets from various folders into a single collection.

How to create new collections

Jump to this spot in the video  0:40 You can create a collection first, and then add assets to it. To do this, go to the Media Library, select some images and videos for your project, and add them to the collection you created.

Adding assets to existing collections

Jump to this spot in the video  1:06 You can always add new assets to your collections. Simply select the assets you want to add and choose the Add to collection option. Start typing the name of the collection where you want to add the assets. When you select the collection you want, the assets will be added to it.

Accessing your collections

Jump to this spot in the video  1:25 You can find all of your collections in the Collections view, accessible from the Media Library menu.

Removing assets from collections

Jump to this spot in the video  1:44 If you want to remove an asset from a collection, go to the relevant collection, select the asset's check-mark and click Remove in the toolbar.

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