The process of uploading files to the server from within ExpressionEngine using native functionality or addons.

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Restrict Members to their own files

I want to have members register, then be able to publish content to a channel. That works fine, however when a user accesses the file manager to upload an image they have access to all images uploaded ...
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Rename file upload from Channel Form

I'm using: {field:my-field-name} to display my file upload form in Channel Forms to allow the user to upload a file. I want to be able to change the filename and append their user ID to it but ...
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access Freeform mp_data of upload field with multiple files

as far as said situation is concerned, i only get one string of all the file names joined. Is it possible to loop through them or even get the files full paths? ...
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'You do not have access to the directory specified for this field' issue with MSM

I am using MSM to create multiple sites on an EE project. When I create a new site I copy over all the channels/entries from my default site. When I go in to add/edit an entry all my file uploads say ...
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Query help for CRON to delete unassociated file uploads

We're allowing users to upload a file via Channel Form to a directory above root for security purposes. The user is also able to remove the file that they have uploaded, but all this does based on ...
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Can't get channel files to work

I have been trying to add a channel field where I can allow the user to upload files with ease especially PDF files. I just bought the "Channel Files" module but I cannot get it to work for me. The ...
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Channel Form only accepting Image Uploads

I've configured a channel form with the goal of receiving applications for employment. Part of this process means the user should have the ability to upload a pdf or word document to the channel. ...
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Large file upload error

I've a site running EE 2.8.1 and the allowed filesize on the server is 512M however, if I try to upload a large PDF I receive the following error: "This form has expired. Please refresh and try ...
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How to allow a user to upload a file, but prevent a user to delete a file?

Is there a way in expression engine to allow a user upload a file, but not to remove the uploaded file nor any other files in the folder? I could not find anything in the documentation that suggests ...
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ExpressionEngine and Online Photo Service

I'm really sorry if I repeat somebody else's question but I could not really find any information on it for days. My deadlines are approaching and I am a little frustrated. I am building a website ...
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How do I use a SAEF / Channel Form to upload a file not related to entry?

Is there any way to use a SAEF / Channel Form to upload an image (with title, category etc.)? Will it require a custom plugin or is this something that can be achieved already? Thank you.
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Mega Upload Files not Loading

Our website has been using MegaUpload with EE for a year without a hitch. However, MegaUpload has suddenly stopped uploading files for no apparent reason. The user browses to the file, selects it ...
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Channel Forms Upload Image missing directory info

I have a channel form I am trying to get working. There is a file upload which looks like this. <div class="form-group"> <label for="story_image">Upload a picture</label> ...
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“Thumbnail could not be created for the image. Please make sure the thumbnail directory is writable.” Problem

Latest version EE. Trying to upload an image of 6M via File Manager. Get the error: “Thumbnail could not be created for the image. Please make sure the thumbnail directory is writable.” Checked and ...
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Uploaded files not saving

I'm using EE 2.4, I have a file upload field in a matrix, when I upload a file and save the entry, it works fine, but when I reopen the entry to add new files, all the previously upload files are ...
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Freeform Pro File Upload not working

I have a Freeform pro form that enables the user to upload files through the form submission. The form processing fine, and the data is stored in EE and the notification is sent via email. However, ...
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exp:channel:form and Matrix Files

Could someone please point me to a straightforward example of a front-end matrix file upload via exp:channel:form? I can get regular matrix fields to work, but files just aren't clicking for me and I ...
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“File Upload” box appearing at bottom of Publish Page

I'm having an issue where the "File Upload" is appearing at the bottom of the publish page. There is quite a few JS errors in the console, but I'm unsure what files are causing this. I though this ...
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Is it possible to attach a PDF to user notifications in Freeform Pro

Is it possible to send a user notification with a pdf attached to users who fill in a form via Freeform Pro? It would be the same pdf for every user (terms and conditions for a site i'm working on) ...
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php cli & expression engine

i just installed EE 2.8.0 on a server running php cli. It seems that this is causing issues with creating new templates & uploading files in general. Hosting provider is not willing to make any ...
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Unable to view uploaded images from IE11

When uploading images to EE v2.7.2 from IE11 the images cannot be seen after uploading is completed. All other browsers seem to work properly.
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Freeform Pro - File upload as guest

I have a form that contains two file fields, one for a document and one for an image, and is submitted via AJAX. It works fine when I am logged in as the Super Admin, but guest submissions, which go ...
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FileManager search and pagination not doing anything

We got hacked a few weeks ago. All 3 sites are back up and running, however 1 of the site won't let me search through file manager, won't let me click to the next page of assets or order them by name. ...
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Upload image and get “URL Only” in text field

In EE1 part of our workflow was to upload images and store just the path to them in the a text field. Sometimes this images were uploaded in the control panel and sometimes when there were dozens of ...
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Timeout error with Freeform

I am new to Freeform and EE; we are using Freeform 3.1.5. I have following questions. Please advise. Thanks! Is this version of Freeform support inline error message? Our inquiry form allows ...
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Image uploads, but the modal doesn't update

Using EE 2.8.1 with the default file field. When uploading an image the modal changes to just have the blank modal with spinner screen (attached). It does actually upload though - but the user has to ...
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Is there a way to include jQuery after a Channel Form?

I'm currently creating a Channel Form that has a file field. Because of this, ExpressionEngine wants to include their Javascript and their version of jQuery (version 1.7.2). In my wrapper template, ...
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Batch Uploading & Watermarking?

One of the things we are excited about with expression engine is that watermarking images when uploading is so easy for admins. Unfortunately we have also discovered that files can only be uploaded ...
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Uploads to wiki directory fail from form on Special:Uploads page

I'm using the default wiki theme and can't get file uploads to work from the Special:Uploads page. The form allows me to select a file, submit the form, (no error is thrown), but the file does not ...
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Basic EE file upload hangs

So I am having trouble with a simple feature. I am running 2.8.1 and I have a channel file field that uploads an image. The image is only 200k. I pick the image, click upload and the upload window ...
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Converting “Channel Images” field type to File field type

I would like to convert the Channel Images field type to EE File field type. Is there any easy way for it? Actually, my client would like to have image upload process something like Facebook / ...
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Freeform - make file_upload field required

I'm trying to create a form with Freeform Pro containing a File Upload field that is required. So the form should only submit when the user actually uploads a file. Setting the field to required in ...
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Upload file form in CP - create module

I need put in my CP a upload image field. I would like know if have a possibility that integration of use in my module the default upload file of EE or if I have that do the upload file manually.
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Is there a different uploader for the Channel Form that can upload images instantly?

I am building a channel form for creating entries outside the control panel and I am having a small problem with uploads. The form allows the user to upload 6 image files and the way I do it is by ...
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EE Empty File Field Triggers - The uploaded file exceeds the maximum allowed size in your PHP configuration file

EE 2.8.1, non-required file fields when trying to publish a channel entry all trigger the below error if they are left empty. The uploaded file exceeds the maximum allowed size in your PHP ...
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What is the level of risk in enabling user-uploaded photos in EE?

I know there will always be some level of risk when allowing user-submitted data, but what exactly does EE do natively to filter, validate, and sanitize photo uploads through the standard interface? ...
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How to Implement File Upload Progress Bar with BlueImp JQuery File Upload and Channel Form?

I have trouble combining Channel Form and BlueImp JQuery File Upload (https://github.com/blueimp/jQuery-File-Upload/). I always getting "Your channel entry must have a title." although I have set the ...
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500 error when attempting to upload images using pixel and tonic assets module on localhost

I have set up a vhost in mamp (http://az-cms:8887/) - and installed expression engine as well as the assets module. I have a directory set up on my local hard drive within the expression engine ...
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Synchronise Files programmatically/automatically

I'm using phantomjs via an extension to save a screenshot into an EE file directory, but before it's accessible in the admin area, I need to synchronise files. I can't see anything in the docs for ...
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Channel Files with Large Files

I am having a strange issue with uploading files through Channel Files. This in EE 2.7.2 and using Channel Files 5.2.8. I am unable to upload large files but the manner in which it is failing is ...
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Styling Channel form fields (P&T dropdown & File fields)

I'm having a slow day and I've not touched safecracker/channel forms for a while. I know I can use the short name to generate the fields within the channel form, but can someone point me in the ...
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freeform:entries to display “File Upload” field

I'm using this basic code to output form results: {exp:freeform:entries form_name="{segment_3}"} {freeform:all_form_fields} <p> <label>{freeform:field_label}:</label> ...
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Focuslab Multi Environment Config upload preferences issue

I'm having an issue with my upload directories. I converted an existing site to use the FocusLab config set up and everything is working fine. However I've just noticed that in the CP thumbnails are ...
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File Upload Filename Issues

I think I’ve found a possible bug when uploading files via a template form (both channel and Freeform Pro forms). When a file is uploaded with the same name as an existing file a number is appended ...
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404 thrown when trying to access file manager

On an EE 2.7.3 we are seeing a strange behaviour on the live server where we get a 404 when trying to access the file manager from Content > Files > File Manager. We have the admin.php file renamed ...
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file manager doesn't display subfolder

Using Expresso I want to insert an image from a sub-folder of the upload directory. But the file manager doesn't display the subfolders, even after to synchronize the files. I tried many settings with ...
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“Maximum Image Width” in Upload Destination off by 1px sometimes

I have an "Images" Upload Destination where I have specified Maximum Image Width (in pixels) as 1400. But sometimes, I'd guess 50%, the image ends up at 1401. Any idea why? What happens is a user ...
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Is there a way to sanitize the names of uploaded files?

Is there a way to have EE strip un-safe characters from uploaded file names?
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How to upload photo, edit it with Aviary and then submit through a front-end form?

I'm not an experienced user and would like to make something complicated: I'd like to use aviary editor to edit photo's on form submit. I need a form where user's can upload their image, edit it with ...
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Zoo Visitor - Uploading a File

I'm using Zoo Visitor (EE 2.6.1) for our members to manage their profiles. I have a custom field cf_member_logo so they can upload their logo. Here is the code I'm using: ...