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Creating new Custom Item

New Custom Item

To create new custom item go to Component - DJ-MediaTools - Items and click +New button.

dj-mediatools add new item view

Note that you need to create at least one Album to be able to save new Custom Item.

dj-mediatools new item view

New Custom Item Settings

  • Title – title of custom item

  • Item image – choose the item image, the most important element of custom item

  • Background Video - you can playback short looped and muted video instead of displaying a static image.
    Paste here the whole link starting with http:// to the video on YouTube.com, Vimeo.com or URL to local/remote .MP4 video

  • Full Video link - you can add a regular video which will be played when a user clicks the play button.
    Paste here the whole link starting with http:// to the video on YouTube.com, Vimeo.com, Dailymotion.com, Metacafe.com, LiveLeak.com, Yahoo Movies or direct URL to local/remote MP4 video. This feature is supported in all layouts except: Nivo Slider and Skitter Slideshow

  • Item description – short item description

Publishing Options

  • Album – assign the item to the album

  • Status – set publication status

  • Start Publishing – an optional date to Start Publishing the item

  • Finish Publishing – an optional date to Finish Publishing the item

  • ID - set the ID number

dj-mediatools new item publishing options

Additional options for custom item linking

  • Link type - choose the type of the link for this item

    • Menu item - choose the menu item, the link to the selected page will be created automatically
    • URL Address - type the custom URL here. You can use also an internal link which will be parsed to SEF URL
    • Article - choose the article, the link to the selected article will be created automatically
dj-mediatools new item linking options view

Other additional options are related to image attributes:

  • ALT attribute - if empty then custom item title will be used

  • TITLE attribute - if empty then no title attribute will be used

When you finish you can save the new Custom Item with one of the available saving buttons.

Video tutorial

See our video tutorial - how to create new custom item in DJ-MediaTools