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Create & Manage a Dropbox

Use the Dropbox control to set up a Media Dropbox, where students, colleagues, or other constituents can submit media to your Media Library, without having to log into Mediaflo.

To create a Dropbox:

  1. Click the [Administration] tab.
  2. Select [Library] from the Administration drop-down menu.
  3. Select [Dropbox] from the Library drop-down menu.
  4. Click [Add].
  5. Enter a name for the Dropbox in the [Name] textbox.
  6. Enter a URL suffix in the [URL] textbox

    NOTE: Mediaflo will generate a link you can paste into an email or a web page, allowing your users to navigate to the dropbox to submit their media.
     
  7. Enter a description for the dropbox in the [Description] textbox.
  8. Select [ABR HQ] from the Media Workflow drop-down menu.
  9. Check [Public] if you want your dropbox to appear in the public dropbox listing.
  10. Check [Enabled] if you want to allow users to upload their media to the dropbox.
  11. Click [Save].

Delete or Disable a Dropbox

Use the Delete or Disable options to prevent others from using a Dropbox. If you plan on using the Dropbox and would like to keep the name for future use, you can disable it. If you have no intention of using the Dropbox in the future, you can delete it. 

To Delete a Dropbox

1. From the Media Library, click the [Administration] tab.

2. Select [Library] from the Administration drop-down menu.

3. Select [Dropbox] from the Library drop-down menu.

4. Click [Delete] to the right of the Dropbox you wish to delete.

To Disable a Dropbox

1. From the Media Library, click the [Administration] tab.

2. Select [Library] from the Administration drop-down menu.

3. Select [Dropbox] from the Library drop-down menu.

4. Click [Enabled] button next to the Dropbox in order to change it to Disabled.