Creating a resource type

To create a new resource type:

  1. Browse to Admin > System > Resource types
  2. Enter the name of your new resource type
  3. Click "Create"
  4. Fill in the rest of the form as required. See the help text for more information
  5. Click "Save" and your new resource type will be available for use

Adding an icon

You can add an icon to a resource type by clicking the down chevron button at the end of the text input for the "Icon" field. This will show a dropdown containing all of the free icons from Font Awesome 5.


Once an icon has been selected it will populate the field with the CSS class name for that icon, there are three types of icon - Solid (fas), Regular (far) and Brand (fab). The icon will show on the thumbs layout for search results.

Override config options

Additional configuration options that apply only to resources of this type only. The configuration is loaded prior to specific actions against resources of this type.

Note that any changes to this value must be followed by a command line execution of the "pages/tools/resign_all_code.php" script.