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File Manager is the area in the ExpressionEngine control panel where files can be uploaded, deleted, searched and managed.

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EE3 - When image description is blank, use title field

I'm running into a roadblock here. Basically my client wants to use the "description" field of a file as the alt text, unless it isn't filled out, then he wants it to fall back to the page title. I am ...
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Migration from Assets to native File Manager

Is there an easy way to migrate Asset-Fields to the native File Manager without loosing the referenced Image?
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Issue uploading of .xlsx files via File Manager in Expression 2.10.3

I'm having problems uploading a file (Excel .xlsx format) via file manager. The EE install is 2.10.3. When I attempt to upload the .xlsx file it states 'file not allowed'. I've inspected the /...
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File Download from File Manager

I need to download all the files I have uploaded to my site. It will take forever for them to download through the file manager. What is the best way for me to get them downloaded and how?
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Have WYGWAM image insert be able to select from multiple directories

I am currently using WYGWAM 3.3.3 with EE 2.11.1. I have WYGWAM using EE's file manager. Currently with file manager there are 6 different folders they can upload images and pdf's to. When they ...
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EE3 Replace Image in File Manager

How do you replace a file in fine manager in ee3? I cant believe this is not possible, there must be a way. :/
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Make File manager files downloadable

How do you make the files of a specific file manager downloadable? For example, lets say you have a file manager which is just for PDFs. What tag do you use for making the PDFs downloadable? I feel ...
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Remove query string from images in the file manager

this might sound silly but I can't find help in the documentation. When I upload images in the File Manager, their URL automatically gets a query string at the end, which I would like to remove. Do ...
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Possible to template without access to the server?

Is it possible (or even ideal) to template or even make a file manager within Expression Engine without access to the server? I was given the challenge to this recently with no success (and ALOT of ...
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HTTP ERROR 500 when editing entry with image in EE2

Updated from EE 2.7.3 to 2.11.3. Entries with a fieldtype of file for images that have a image in place can now not be opened to edit them. They give a HTTP ERROR 500. Entries without an image in ...
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Easy creation of new file upload directory per entry instead of per channel?

I want to know if there is a way to create unique file upload directories that are assigned PER ENTRY, instead of assigned to a channel? I have a channel named "Projects" and each entry will have a ...
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Moved site on same server and lost all files in file manager and file upload prefs

I have a subdomain “dev.” where the site was working fine. I then created a new subdomain on the same server called “staging” and copied all my site files from dev into that. I also created a new ...
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Cannot Upload File Thumbnail could not be created for the image. Please make sure the thumbnail directory is writable

EE 3.4.0 Windows 10 So I haven't seen this stick it's head out of the closet in a while... I know it's discussed frequently, but nothing is allowing this to go through. Channel Images is fine, ...
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Edit a image upon uploading

Is it possible to upload an image with the ability to edit it's opacity, screen tints, etc? (Not just cropping?) Do I really need an add-on for that? -signed A Struggling novice of EE.
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Mass upload of images?

I am new to EE and I am only using a free version of EE 3.3. Nevertheless, I have noticed that you can only upload one image at a time for the file manager. Is any other way to create a drag and drop ...
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File Structure in EE

Just downloaded EE. Looking to use it for a project. I'm confused on there default file structure, I've found where my template lives... I'm just confused on all the other junk in the way. I would ...
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File upload error for editors

I recently ran into this issue on two installs. Both latest EE3. I create a member group called Editors who manage site content. Assign all File upload rights to them, yet they can't upload files. The ...
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File Manager, unable to edit file

I'm using EE 2.8.1, I can't edit a file in file manager. If I go to: Content > Files > File Manager. Select and file and under the Actions column, select edit, I get a page saying I'm not authorised ...
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Can't display modified category image file

I know this was addressed in older versions of EE, but I was hoping it was finally fixed in EE3. I have a manipulation set for files in the file location. The manipulations are being made as set, ...
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A jpg upload triggers: File Not Allowed

After upgrading to 2.10.3, my client can no longer upload anything via the File Manager - not even a vanilla 24kb jpg. "File not Allowed" appears in red letters in the modal window where the file is ...
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Wygwam shows only PDF files but no images

I just downloaded the newest Wygwam 4.0.1 and installed it into a working EE 3.1.2 installation. When trying to select an image through Wygwam the file manager only shows PDF files. Anyone any clue ...
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This form has expired. Please refresh and try again. in EE 3.0.5 File Manager

Attempting to upload a file in EE3 file manager triggers an error that says 'This form has expired. Please refresh and try again'. I have tried some config solutions that seem to have worked from EE2 ...
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CK Finder Upload Plugin not loading in Opera

Just back to work from the Christmas break and for some reason when I try to upload images in the CK Finder File Manager I get a message saying "Couldn't load plugin", this only seems to be in Opera ...
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How to use Solspace Importer for files

How can I use Solspace Importer to recognize uploaded files (that are already available in the file manager)? Possible ways: Use the filename? Use some file ID? Use the files entry name? I couldn't ...
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Files displaying in File Manager even though they don't exist

I must have at some point manually deleted images via FTP in my image file directories. In the file manager, even after 'syncing' the directory, those files that no longer exist are still displayed. ...
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EE 2.2.2, member group unable to access file manager

I have a site running ee 2.2.2. I've set up a new member group, but this group cannot see the file manager or upload files. I've checked the group settings as below: Can access CONTENT: File ...
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Missing thumbnails in Assets

Images were working in EE's native File Manager, but were blank in Assets. I checked all the usual suspects, reindexed them with native EE File Manager and Assets, but the problem persisted. Andris at ...
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Expression Engine file manager - Error on browsing uploaded images

I'm running EE v2.10.1 After a migration the File Manager, while selecting a file in an entry, stopped functioning. The File Manager opened via Content -> Files -> File manager gives no issues. When ...
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File Manager prepending “default” to all filenames

I'm running EE 2.9.3 -- File Manager is adding the text "default" to the front of every filename when I upload files. I've looked in the File Upload Preferences but see nothing which would cause this. ...
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Credit information from uploaded image

How can I pull back the {description} information from an uploaded image. Bearing in mind I'm pulling back an image manipulation of the original? <img src="{recipe-thumbnail:small}" alt="{...
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Undefined variable: whitelist whenever trying to interact with files

For some reason im getting these errors whenever i interact with the file manager A PHP Error was encountered Severity: Notice Message: Undefined variable: whitelist Filename: libraries/Mime_type.php ...
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File upload not working in expressionengine 2.10.1

I tried uploading a file with a file upload field and with the native File Manager. EE will not respond at all, no pop-up window whatsoever. All permissions are right and upload destination is ok. ...
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Getting images out of the system

I updated ee to v2.10.1 I have an image with umlauts in the filename which I'm unable to remove. The .jpg file is not present, but still in the filemanager Synchronizing the upload folder doesn't ...
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Use of undefined constant FILEINFO_MIME_TYPE

I'm currently testing a site (EE 2.10.1) and getting a string of the following errors when trying to do anything with image uploads. A PHP Error was encountered Severity: Notice Message: Use of ...
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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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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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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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Uncaught TypeError: $.ee_filemanager.toggle_all is not a function

I encountered this bug in a clean install of EE2.9.3, using MSM. I commented out the $.ee_filemanager.toggle_all in 'themes/compressed/cp/files/file_manager_home.js'. Is this a bug? Or something I ...
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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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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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Images: wrong permissions and owner is 99 - no thumbnail

All of my images have no thumbnail preview in the CP. All images uploaded are automatically set to: 666 Owner: 99 Group: 99 I can't change it through ftp or the the Media Temple file manager EE: v ...
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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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Replace a file / image in File Manager?

I think the answer to this is "no", but is there any way in File Manager to replace an uploaded image? So if an image is used somewhere on the site, and we want to just replace it with a new one, ...
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P&T Assets not functioning correctly after migrating to new server environment

After moving my site to a staging environment I'm no longer able to view any images within the Assets portion of the CP or upload files to any Assets related fields. I'm also unable to update 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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File Manager and Assets Sub Folders

I am having an issue with Assets sub folders and Expression Engine File Manager. I have a folder called photos. In assets i create sub folders more for organisation purposes as having lots of images ...
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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 gone....
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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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Anytime I submit changes in EECMS I get DB result printout

Anytime I make a change within the eecms admin, I get DB table readouts instead of the ol' green light. I deleted my DB in the event that it became corrupted during the install. Downloaded a fresh ...
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Multisite Manager and Redactee - links in entries being rewritten by *something*

This is an odd one as these sites have been running for a long time and this issue has never previously come up. I have a group of sites running under Multisite Manager. On one of the sites (Site A) ...