Trying to explore more on Tridion, found that ECL External Content Library framework bit interesting.
Started implementing the same in Tridion CME with the help of a few tutorial and blogs, which help me to achieve some extent.
Based on Bart Koopman Flickr ECL Provider and few modifications from my end, configured an ECL Provider. Now able to get external content Folders, Files as ECL Items, mapped ECL Items External Metadata to Stub Component through Event Extensions everything going well up to here.
Now I wanted to use ECL Items as Multimedia Link in other existing Components, and publish the Component so that the ECL Item content needs to be deployed to file system.
Based on Bart Koopman comment generated Default Templates and TBBs and included
Resolve ECL items V2. Do ECL Items require any Component Templates for publishing?
- Yes, What all TBB's need to be placed in ECL Item CT.
- No, To Publish ECL Items when it is used as Multimedia Link,
Resolve ECL items V2alone sufficient to existing CT to place content in the File System?