assetRequest - Initialization - Question Editor API

Question Editor API Initialization


If defined the Editor will display a directory/file icon.

For instance, "..." in fields where media is supported, as well as binding to the "insert image" button in the html WYSIWIG editor. If the icon is clicked by an author the function is called.


"assetRequest": function(
    callback ,
) {
    // myfunction that opens an asset
    // browser or uploader and then calls
    // callback(URL|HTML|UrlHeightWidth)

// example function to be called by assetRequest
var assetRequestFunction = function(mediaRequested, returnType, callback) {
if (mediaRequested === 'image') {
    var $modal = $('.modal.img-upload'),
    $images = $('.asset-img-gallery img'),
    imgClickHandler = function () {
        if (returnType === 'HTML') {
            callback('<img src="' + $(this).data('img') + '"/>');
        } else {
        $'click', imgClickHandler);
    $images.on('click', imgClickHandler);
        backdrop: 'static'


  • mediaRequested string

  • returnType string

    Let the function know whether to supply HTML or a URL or an object that contains image's url, width and height.

  • callback callback

    Function that must be executed once the HTML, URL or UrlHeightWidth is ascertained.

  • attributes object

Return value

None (undefined).

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