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

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How do I make a file field required in a Channel Form?

I have a channel form so logged-in members in a specific group can create and edit channel entries. One of the fields is a file upload field. I have it set as a required field but the file field ...
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Cannot upload Adobe InDesign file

I'm having trouble trying to upload an InDesign file to my EE site. I've added the following to the system/expressionengine/config/mimes.php file application/x-indesign however upon uploading the file ...
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Processing file uploads with api_channel_entries

Does anyone know how to (or whether it's possible) to process file uploads using api_channel_entries? I'm building a prototype of a mobile app which posts into an EE channel via a custom module. The ...
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Best method for mulit-file upload in Freeform?

Looking for advice on the best way to handle multiple file uploads associated with a Freeform entry. We have a form that collects basic text-based demographic information, but it also requires ...
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Matrix, Low Variables file upload cell randomly removing image

EE 2.9.3 LV 2.6.0 Matrix 2.6.1 This has happened twice now. There are a number of low variables with Matrix fields where a file upload cell is losing the image that was uploaded. The image is not ...
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Bigger File Preview Thumbnail Size

Looking for a way to increase the default thumbnail size of an image uploaded via the file uploader in the CMS e.g: At this size, it's hard to tell what is in the image itself. Ideally, we should ...
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Trying to use the bxSlider by setting the <li> as fields as background images in expressionengine

I am using the bxSlider in full screen (filling entire browser window) mode. To have the images become full screen I set the images in the list as background-image: url images. I created this in html ...
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file_after_save Hook - Does it run when Synchronising a directory of files?

I am using this plugin here to compress images throughout my site: https://bitbucket.org/bulldogcreative/tinypng/src Ideally I would like to synchronise a directory of existing images through that ...
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grid add file / remove file javascript

I created a little accessory to insert a row anywhere in a Grid field. This works great with the exception of when the grid has a File field. When I create the row the Add File link does not get ...
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File Upload Issue In Channel Form

I am running 2.9.3 using Channel Forms, the issue is if I try and upload a excel or .xlsx file it never uploads, even though eventually the form submits (it's considerable slower submit), no upload ...
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Conditional for grid / file - thinks file exists after having been removed

I am using a conditional to display a snippet whether a file has been uploaded to a grid field - mentioned here: Grid conditional for a file(s) - If file exists display content (file) {if files} ...
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I'm trying to upload a favicon to EE, but it says the .ico file type is not allowed

I am not a developer- but I want to upload my favicon to my EE site. Which file folder (Content, Base Images, General Content, Gallery Images) should I upload it to? Is this the proper way to upload ...
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File names with special characters

If a channel entry uses a file that has been uploaded that contains special characters (I've noticed this so far with brackets and commas), it now produces a PHP error saying the file does not exist. ...
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PHP fileinfo and MimeType.php

I get this error after upgrading to EE 2.10.1 Fatal error: Call to undefined function EllisLab\ExpressionEngine\Library\Mime\finfo_open() in ...
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File exceeds maximum dimensions and is not resizable

Site was moved to a different server. Trying to add/upload an image via the wygwam field but get the below error after selecting the image: File exceeds maximum dimensions and is not resizable. ...
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File upload not working in expressionengine 2.10.0

i just got expression engine 2.10.0 and i made a channel with a file upload field, when i try to upload file i click on Add File> Upload File> Brows, after selecting my file when i click on ...
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Unable to upload PDF using File Upload

I have a channel that includes a File field type. I have set two user groups to be able to upload all file types to that field. As a Super Admin I am able to upload there, but members of the other ...
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Links to PDF don't work in File Manager

I have a strange issue. EE 2.6.1. I can upload and view PDF files. However the file names in the Manager are not links to the files themselves. The manager works fine with images JPG, PNG but doesn't ...
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Assets Image Rotation

We have a client that uses a Windows computer that auto rotates images from his camera, but when uploaded are rotated 90 degrees. We know you can rotate images in the File Manager, but it's not very ...
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Channel Form File Upload Question

I don't think I quite understand from the EE documentation how to upload a file using a Channel Form (previously SafeCracker). I would like to upload my sermon audio files into the sermons upload ...
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how to auto populate channel form file field

I am creating an svg app where users can select various images and upload their own image and then manipulate them and then I create a single png out of what they create and then save it to the ...
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Uploaded images not visible

I am taking over a website from previous developers who used ExpressionEngine. When I upload a new image via ExpressionEngine, it is not visible. I have tried to upload the image through the File ...
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How to send files using ajax in freeform?

I am using freeform pro version 4.1.8 , ee 2.9.2 , normal ajax form is working fine but i am not able to send the files using ajax, how to send files using ajax . My code : {exp:freeform:form ...
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Assets Upload Failing

I'm trying to upload some files to EE via Assets but they keep failing. This is the response: Could not upload the file - server returned an unexpected response. Please check the server ...
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Matrix & EE 2.9.2 SQL Error

I am using version 2.9.2 EE and Matrix 2.6.1 (both the latest versions of each software). Each time I try to publish a channel entry that has a Matrix fieldtype I am getting the following error ...
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Zoo Visitor and Assets interaction

I'm developing a EE site using Zoo Visitor, as I need two simple things: user registration access to a front end page that permits upload of 3 files. With the aim of improving user experience ...
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Freeform - allowed file types

I'm using Freeform 4.1.8 and EE 2.8.1 . I have a Freeform form with an upload file field. It's uploading all files ok, except docx . I've checked that docx is in the mimes.php file, the upload ...
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Wrong upload directory of upload field

I have a Matrix upload field which doesn't show the correct upload folder. And when I want to upload an image into that wrong folder I get the error: File aready exists. But that is not true. It ...
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Looking to secure uploads folder to allow only logged in users to link to a file from an entry

looking to be pointed to a solution. I'd like to have a single custom field as part of a regular channel entry screen within which to upload a file within the CP. But on the front end, I want to limit ...
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File Upload urls have //chroot added to the url

I'm using the FocusLab Master Config set up which may be relevant. I haven't had any issues previously like this however. I'm in the middle of migrating from Dev to a new live server and 90% of ...
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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 ...