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Migrate Sitecore Media Library Assets to DAM

Migrate Sitecore Media Library Assets to DAM

When we move into composable architecture. We will need to move the media assets to other platforms. Let’s explore methods of exporting Sitecore Media Library assets to Digital Assets Management (DAM) like Content Hub, AEM, etc. It’s a two-step process of exporting from the source and importing to the destination. We will export the entire Media Library to a zip file and also the asset details to a spreadsheet for validation.

Sitecore Media Library Export to file:

I was exploring the Sitecore Modules, but I realized It could be quickly done using PowerShell Extensions. Right-click on the Media Library node, Navigate to Scripts, and click Download. 

Sitecore_Media_Library_PowerShell_Download

The PowerShell script will run for a few mins in my case it ran for 20 minutes for 3GB (depending upon the Media Library size). If you run into timeout issues. Execute at folder levels and finally combine them.

Once the execution is completed it will prompt a pop-up to download the zip file.

P.S: The zip file is temporarily stored in the App_Data folder, but once we download it, it gets deleted.

Sitecore Media Library Export to CSV:

PowerShell extensions script to help export the media library assets file names and path to a spreadsheet.

 

 

Another approach to export the data is to use the content export tool.

https://github.com/estockwell-alpert/ContentExportTool

Import

Now the assets are ready to be imported to DAM

Sitecore Content Hub follow the steps in the following article https://docs.stylelabs.com/contenthub/3.5.x/content/user-documentation/content-user-manual/create/create-upload-content.html

Adobe Experience Manager you could use the bulk import process following the article

https://experienceleague.adobe.com/docs/experience-manager-learn/cloud-service/migration/bulk-import.html

I hope this helps.

Happy Sitecoring!

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Sitecore Forms: Export Data to CSV shows Field Types on column header?

I exported the Forms data using Export the selected data into CSV button and noticed one of the column header was showing field type not field name.

I checked at many places, couldn’t figure out. Later I checked on Content Editor – Forms and found that item name was showing the field type!

I gave the appropriate Field Name in Forms and the CSV file looks good now. 

Forms Field Name sets Item Name and Label sets the Title field in Content Editor.

Don’t forget to publish the Forms!

Happy Sitecoring.

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