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Tropy plugin for exporting items into Omeka

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This is a plugin for Tropy. It can export selected items into an Omeka S instance.


Download the .zip file, named tropy-plugin-omeka plus a version number, from the latest release on GitHub. In Tropy, navigate to Preferences… > Plugins and click Install Plugin to select the downloaded ZIP file.

Plugin configuration

To configure the plugin, click its Settings button in Preferences > Plugins:

Some settings apply to both import and export:

  • Choose a plugin Name that will show up in the File > Export menu.
  • Fill in the Identity key and Credential key fields, which can be found in Omeka S under User Preferences > API keys.
  • Fill in the Omeka API URL for your instance of Omeka S.
  • Optionally, specify the Resource Template ID of the Omeka resource template to be applied to the exported items.
  • Use the + icon at the far right to create new plugin instances (so you can have multiple configurations in parallel).


Select the items to export, then click File > Export > tropy-plugin-omeka to start the export. The plugin will upload the selected items to the specified Omeka instance.


Missing a feature or having problems? Please head over to the Tropy forums and let us know.