[ckan-discuss] Pictures in CKAN description

Jan Kučera elquenor at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 15:55:48 GMT 2011


thank you very much. Using separate dataset for pictures and link it from
the original dataset is valuable idea. Using flickr is also possible. I
will discuss your suggestions with my colleagues and we will see.

Thank you

Jan Kucera

2011/11/16 Tom Rees <zephod at gmail.com>

> Hey Jan,
> You could upload the picture as a resource in the dataset, and link
> directly to it. The only issue might be that it's a little strange having
> the image listed as part of the data -- a cleaner approach might be to
> create a separate dataset (eg. 'dataset description pictures') and use that
> to store them. Once uploaded you can link straight to them.
> Currently that's the only way to upload files to CKAN; there's no plan yet
> to have a special upload feature eg. for descriptions.
> If this isn't the solution you're after, flickr.com has proven itself
> quite a reliable external storage, and it's free - but the interface is a
> bit of a complex mess..
> Hope that helps.
> Tom
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 1:33 PM, Jan Kučera <elquenor at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  Hello,
>> I would like to add a class diagram into CKAN dataset description. I know
>> that I can add link to a picture into the dataset description using
>> Markdown formatting. But this requires some external storage for the
>> pictures.
>> Is it possible to upload pictures into CKAN package description? Are
>> there any recommendations or best practice how to deal with graphical
>> metadata like dataset models in CKAN?
>> Thank you
>> Jan Kucera
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