Creating DAM Public Access Links

Public access allows you to send a link to an asset to anyone in the world — they don't need access to your Konvert™ Digital Asset Management (DAM) portal to see it. By sharing the link, your audience will be able to view the or download the asset (Fig. 1). 

Figure 1. The Public Asset page

In the article, we will explain:

  • How to enable public access for an asset
  • How to copy and share you public access link URL

ENABLE PUBLIC ACCESS FOR AN ASSET

You can enable public access to a new or existing asset in your DAM. 

Enable Public Access For A New Asset: To enable public access to a new asset, upload your file and select the Allow Public Access checkbox (Fig. 2).

Figure 2. The Allow Public Access checkbox

Enable Public Access To An Existing Asset: To enable public access to an existing asset, locate your asset in your asset library and click on the information button (Fig. 3) located below the asset name. This will open the Asset Editor page. Click on the Manage Public Access button at the top righthand corner of the page and select the Enable Public Access checkbox (Fig. 4).

Figure 3. The Information button below the asset file name

Figure 4. The Manage Public Access button, the Enable Public Access checkbox and the Copy Public Link button

COPY AND SHARE YOUR PUBLIC ACCESS LINK URL

There are two ways to copy and share your public access link URL. 

From the Asset Editor page, click the Manage Public Access button at the top righthand corner of the page and click on the Copy Public Link button (Fig. 4).  

OR

Located the asset in your asset library and click on the Share button (Fig. 5) located below the asset name. The Public Asset page will open (Fig. 1). Copy the URL from the address bar to share it with your audience.

Note: The Share button will only be visible if public access has been enabled.

Figure 5. The Share button below the asset file name

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