For more information about working in the DAM see Digital asset management. The DAM App module installs the Assets app.

The Digital Asset Management (DAM) module provides the functionality to manage assets such as images, videos and documents and use them on the website.

Module structure

magnolia-dam-parentparent reactor

API for the base classes as , , , ,
Simple Maven module. (No Magnolia module)


Core functionality.

contains an implementation for , the , etc.
The Magnolia module holding the module class .

magnolia‑dam‑compatibilityExposes the Magnolia DAM 1.x implementation to enforce compatibility between DAM module1.2.x and 2.x
magnolia-dam-jcrJCR based implementation of AssetProvider , etc.
magnolia-dam-appThe Magnolia module which contains and configures the content app to administrate the assets.
(The content app depends on the magnolia-dam-jcr because of its Content connector).

The link between magnolia-dam-jcr and the Imaging module .

Provides a based on magnolia-dam-jcr.


Provides the .
(Unfortiunately also dependent on magnolia-dam-jcr. Hopefully this dependency will be removed soon, see MGNLDAM-593 - Getting issue details... STATUS )

magnolia-dam-previewAdds thumbnail and portrait views for PDFs and videos. This is an optional module and is not installed by default.


Maven is the easiest way to install the module. Add the following to your bundle:

Pre-built JARs are also available for download. See Installing a module for help.


Get further information at:

#trackbackRdf ($trackbackUtils.getContentIdentifier($page) $page.title $trackbackUtils.getPingUrl($page))