Acquia DAM glossary

Acquia DAM has several terms that have specific definitions based on their use in the product.

Term Definition
Asset The object being stored in your Acquia DAM account. An asset is a media item, and can include a photo, document, page layout, video, or audio clip.
Folder Holds assets, nested folders or both. Assets can exist only in one folder.
Keyword A subset of metadata.
Lightbox A centralized collection of assets from different folders.
Thumbnail view The center window of the application, which can include folders and asset thumbnails.
Selection options Easily select or deselect all assets or folders.
Sort options Update whether assets are sorted by date uploaded, date captured, name, or size, in ascending or descending order.
Display options View assets as large, medium, or small thumbnails, or in a list.
Folder tree A hierarchical representation of the folders found on the left panel of the account.

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