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Is it possible to add a thumbnail image for a pdf link hosting in DAM?

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Is it possible to add a thumbnail image for a pdf link hosting in DAM? For web page, there's a field for thumbnail image, so when we share the page link in messenger or social media, the image will show.

Can we do the same for a pdf link? How?

 

Thank you!

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Hi,

 

Are you asking about thumbnail in dam folder where pdf is added?

If so currently pdf/image is using the below rendition got created while uploading the file to dam as thumbnail

 

jcr:content/renditions/cq5dam.thumbnail.48.48.png

 

If you need custom thumbnail for pdf, I think you can write custom step and add it to DAM Update Asset workflow which will replace the above thumbnail with your custom thumbnail for pdf files.

 

Hope this helps!

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Hi Ravi,

 

Thank you for your reply.

My target is to share a pdf link in WhatApp/FB messenger, and there could be a image automatically appear with the link, just like the page thumbnail does.

Could you please explain more about how to use the DAM Update Asset workflow to set? 

 

 

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Hi,

You can try downloading or redirecting pdf from page to PDF on load

https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/108982/how-can-you-get-a-thumbnail-when-you-share-a-p...

 

Add open grapg tag for pdfs and share that page link instaed of direct DAM pdf.