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Adding Custom Proper(ties) to Assets Imported via Jobs

Robert Dundon 2 years ago in BLOX CMS • updated by Robert Dundon 2 years ago 5

I'm experimenting with some things. Currently, I'm testing a "job" that imports CSV file(s) and makes some assets in Blox.


I'd like to add some custom property to some of those assets depending on some data from the CSV file. Is that possible?

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CSV is not a recommended way to load assets into BLOX - producing a NITF XML document is preferable and provides the ability to pass custom properties:


https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bXdTF1an2phFvY_EkLytalfNSE7RDLud-AbPk13RL-4/edit#heading=h.7zzo7uxp56y6

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CSV is not a recommended way to load assets into BLOX - producing a NITF XML document is preferable and provides the ability to pass custom properties:


https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bXdTF1an2phFvY_EkLytalfNSE7RDLud-AbPk13RL-4/edit#heading=h.7zzo7uxp56y6

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Are there more of these super-awesome, never-before-seen-by-me Google Docs containing detailed technical information for Blox??

Not really - most of the docs for BLOX are provided on the help.bloxcms.com. This document probably should get migrated into the help site at some point.

Thanks! I'm going to try it out. Thanks for the doc link

FYI, for those wondering, don't use NITF for classifieds. Patrick makes this point in another community topic thread:

> The BLOX Classifieds Standard XML format is documented as part of a larger import and export guide