Bynder modules

In an Adobe Workfront Fusion scenario, you can automate workflows that use Bynder, as well as connect it to multiple third-party applications and services.

If you need instructions on creating a scenario, see Create a scenario in Adobe Workfront Fusion.

For information about modules, see Modules in Adobe Workfront Fusion.

Access requirements

You must have the following access to use the functionality in this article:

Adobe Workfront plan*

Pro or higher

Adobe Workfront license*

Plan, Work

Adobe Workfront Fusion license**

Workfront Fusion for Work Automation and Integration

Product Your organization must purchase Adobe Workfront Fusion as well as Adobe Workfront to use functionality described in this article.

To find out what plan, license type, or access you have, contact your Workfront administrator.

For information on Adobe Workfront Fusion licenses, see Adobe Workfront Fusion licenses.

Prerequisites

To use Bynder modules, you must have a Bynder account.

Connect Bynder to Workfront Fusion

Create a connection to Bynder from Workfront Fusion

You can create a connection from Workfront Fusion to your Bynder account directly from inside a Bynder module.

  1. In any Bynder module, click Add next to the Connection field.

  2. Select the Bynder domain that you want to connect to.

  3. (Optional) Click Advanced settings, then enter your Client ID and Client Secret.

    For instructions on generating the Client ID and Client Secret, see Generate a Client ID and Client Secret in Bynder (Optional) in this article.

  4. In the login window, enter your username (email address) and password.

  5. Click Continue to create the connection and go back to the module.

Generate a Client ID and Client Secret in Bynder (Optional)

If you want to create a connection using the Client ID and Client Secret, you can generate them from your Bynder account. The Client ID and Client Secret are generated when you create an app in Bynder.

For instructions for creating an app in Bynder, see Oauth 2.0 Apps in the Bynder documentation.

NOTE

When creating the app in Bynder, enter the following as the redirect uri:

https://app.workfrontfusion.com/oauth/cb/workfront-bynder

Bynder modules and their fields

When you configure Bynder modules, Workfront Fusion displays the fields listed below. Along with these, additional Bynder fields might display, depending on factors such as your access level in the app or service. A bolded title in a module indicates a required field.

If you see the map button above a field or function, you can use it to set variables and functions for that field. For more information, see Map information from one module to another in Adobe Workfront Fusion.

Actions

Custom API Call

This action module lets you make a custom authenticated call to the Bynder API. This way, you can create a data flow automation that can’t be accomplished by the other Bynder modules.

When you are configuring this module, the following fields display.

The module returns a status code, along with the headers and body of the API call.

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Select the HTTP request method you need to configure the API call. For more information, see HTTP request methods in Adobe Workfront Fusion.

Connection

For instructions about connecting your Bynder account to Workfront Fusion, see Connect Bynder to Workfront Fusion in this article.

URL Enter a path relative to https://{your-bynder-domain}/api/{api-version}/.
Method
Headers

Add the headers of the request in the form of a standard JSON object.

For example: {"Content-type":"application/json"}

Workfront Fusion adds the authorization headers for you.

Query String

Add the query for the API call in the form of a standard JSON object.

For example: {"name":"something-urgent"}

Body

Add the body content for the API call in the form of a standard JSON object.

Note:

When using conditional statements such as if in your JSON, put the quotation marks outside of the conditional statement.

Read asset metadata

This action module reads the metadata of an asset.

Connection

For instructions about connecting your Bynder account to Workfront Fusion, see Connect Bynder to Workfront Fusion in this article.

Asset ID Enter or map the ID of the asset that you want to retrieve metadata for.
Outputs

Select the information you want included in the output bundle for this module.

Update asset metadata

This action module updates the metadata of an existing asset.

Connection

For instructions about connecting your Bynder account to Workfront Fusion, see Connect Bynder to Workfront Fusion in this article.

Asset ID Enter or map the ID of the asset that you want to update metadata for.
Fields

Select the fields that you want to enter information for, then enter or map the information that you want to update the metadata with into those fields.

Metaproperties

Select the options that you want to update, then enter or map the information into those properties. Metaproperties are information about the asset that do not represent specific fields in the asset.

Add assets to a collection

This action module adds one or more assets to a collection.

Connection

For instructions about connecting your Bynder account to Workfront Fusion, see Connect Bynder to Workfront Fusion in this article.

Collection ID

Enter or map the ID of the collection where you want to add assets.

 

Asset IDs

For each asset you want to add to the collection, click Add item, then enter or map the asset ID.

Remove assets from collection

This action module removes one or more assets from a collection.

Connection

For instructions about connecting your Bynder account to Workfront Fusion, see Connect Bynder to Workfront Fusion in this article.

Collection ID

Enter or map the ID of the collection where you want to remove assets.

 

Asset IDs

For each asset you want to remove from the collection, click Add item, then enter or map the asset ID.

Add a tag to assets

Add a tag to one or more assets

Connection

For instructions about connecting your Bynder account to Workfront Fusion, see Connect Bynder to Workfront Fusion in this article.

Tag ID

Enter or map the ID of the tag that you want to add to assets.

 

Asset IDs

For each asset you want to tag, click Add item, then enter or map the asset ID.

Remove a tag from assets

Remove a tag from one or more assets

Connection

For instructions about connecting your Bynder account to Workfront Fusion, see Connect Bynder to Workfront Fusion in this article.

Tag ID

Enter or map the ID of the tag that you want to remove from assets.

 

Asset IDs

For each asset you want to remove a tag from, click Add item, then enter or map the asset ID.

Download asset

This action module downloads a single asset.

Connection

For instructions about connecting your Bynder account to Workfront Fusion, see Connect Bynder to Workfront Fusion in this article.

Asset ID Enter or map the ID of the asset you want to download.
Asset version

Enter or map the version of the asset that you want to download. To download the latest version of the asset, leave the field empty.

Upload asset

This action module uploads a single asset.

Connection

For instructions about connecting your Bynder account to Workfront Fusion, see Connect Bynder to Workfront Fusion in this article.

Save as

Select how you want to save the file you are uploading.

  • New asset

    Select the fields and metaproperties that you want to enter information for, then enter the information into those fields.

    Enter or map the ID of the Brand you want to use for the uploaded asset.

  • New asset version

    Enter the ID of the asset that you are uploading a new version for.

Source file Select a source file from a previous module, or map the source file's name and data.

Searches

List record

This search module retrieves all items of a specific type.

Connection

For instructions about connecting your Bynder account to Workfront Fusion, see Connect Bynder to Workfront Fusion in this article.

Record Type

Select the type of record you want to list.

  • Read all collections

  • Read information about all tags

  • Read all assets of a collection

    Enter or map the ID of the collection that you want to list assets of.

Outputs

Select the fields that you want to include in the module's output.

Limit

Enter or map the maximum number of assets you want the module to return during each scenario execution cycle.

Search for assets

This search module searches for assets base on criteria you supply.

Connection

For instructions about connecting your Bynder account to Workfront Fusion, see Connect Bynder to Workfront Fusion in this article.

Criteria

Enter the search criteria.

  • Field

    Select the field that you want to use in your search

  • Logical Operator

    Select the operator that you want to use in your search.

  • Value

    Enter or map the value to look for in the selected field. The value type should be the same as the data type of the selected field.

    For more information on data types, see Item data types in Adobe Workfront Fusion.

Result set Select whether you want to return the first matching asset or all matching assets.
Sort by

Select the field that you want to sort by.

Sort Direction

Select whether you want to sort ascending or descending.

Outputs

Select the fields that you want to include in the module's output.

Limit

Enter or map the maximum number of assets you want the module to return during each scenario execution cycle.

Triggers

Watch assets

This trigger module starts a scenario when an asset is created or updated.

Connection

For instructions about connecting your Bynder account to Workfront Fusion, see Connect Bynder to Workfront Fusion in this article.

Collections

Select the collection that you want to watch for new assets. To watch all collections, leave this field empty.

Limit

Enter the maximum number of records you want the module to return during each scenario execution cycle.

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