Image Content instances provide an alternative to binary file rules, to store images that:
- are widely used across multiple applications
- look the same for all users, and
- are rarely updated.
For example, you can use an Image Content data instance to identify each division in an organization.
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You can reference data content image instances in two ways. The first is to write out a reference to the image cleartext URL in HTML code:
This URL is consistent and reusable.
The second way is by using the contentURL JSP tag, which will generate the same cleartext URL as if one had written it as a cleartext URL:
<img src="<pega:contentURL name="fileName.fileType path="/filePath/" classType="Image" />">
The contentURL JSP tag creates a constant, reusable cleartext URL.
For example: To reference an image with the file name "profilepicture," the file path "/operatorimages/" and the file type "jpg," you could do this in one of two ways:
<img src="p:contentURL name="foo.jpg" path="/operatorimages/" classType="image"/>"/>
Both of these references generate the same cleartext URL for the image.
An Image Content data instance belongs to the Data-Content-Image class. They are part of the Technical category.