Open Main Menu > Settings. The Settings section appears.
Click on Channels
Click on Add
Enter the name of the channel and add any translations in the Name field.
Leave the other channel settings for now and save.
Add the user roles that should have access to the channel under roles.
Add any Content Browser filters you would like to have for this channel by clicking Add in the Content browser filter section.
Add a filter only to show Content Items that have the Layer "Product information" assigned and the media type "Technical Product Sheet" or "Product Shot."
Problem: New channel not visible in channel dropdown - usually missing permissions (your user is in a user role which cannot see the channel)
Open the Channel
Check "View for All"
Validate if you can see it - then adapt the User Roles.
Problem: New channel is empty - probably a wrong channel filter
Edit Channel Filter
Remove your Query Filter
Validate if you can see content in your channels Content Browser
Adapt the Query Filter
For custom sort fields follow the steps:
Validate that the field on the layer is sortable.
Open Layer, edit field, enable “sortable”. After changing this setting you need to re-render.
Add field as “sort field” (down below).
Open the sort fields panel in the channel settings.
Add field as sort in the channel settings.
You can open the channel from within the Content Browser or via URL if you know the ID. Bear in mind that you can lose access when permissions for the Channel change.
Problem: New channel not accessible from bookmark > channel probably removed
Check if the channel is there or contact your Picturepark Admin.
Open Sidebar > Settings. The Settings section appears.
Click on Channels
Double click on the channel you wish to edit (or choose settings).
Edit in UI or JSON.
Open the JSON
Copy the whole JSON
Go back to Channels
Add a new channel
Provide a name and save.
Edit the JSON
Paste the copied JSON.
Keep the new channel ID
Save the JSON
Ids must be unique, so you have to keep the ID. Saving will fail when you use a channel ID that is already present in this Picturepark.
Double-click to open.
Open the context menu.
There is no undo in Picturepark. Deleted Channels are gone.
Bookmarks to the channel break and users lose access.
Separating content by type, status, department owner, or usage
Restricting the content shown to specific users, such as partners or customers" This is the base where you will find all Content Items.
New user roles are automatically added to the Root Channel and removed if the user role is deleted.
Every item created/uploaded with be seen in the Root Channel (if view permission is given). There is no Query Filter on the Root Channel per default, although one can be set.
You can't delete the root channel as Picturepark depends on it for uploads and collections.