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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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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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New Filemanager in EE7 and Assets-Addon

For years we are using the Assets-Addon by EEHarbor as our filemanager. Now we have a rather big file-structure with maybe 4000, 5000 files (mostly images). Now with EE7 a new Filemanager has been ...
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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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Matrix Multi-Upload does not populate Matrix rows

Just installed Matrix & Matrix Multi-Upload but cannot get it to work on my EE system. Installed EE Version: 2.5.2 The fields have been created as instructed but the images dont seem to populate ...
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Moving from EE file manager to Assets inside Matrix

I have been moving from EE file manager to Assets on a few sites without problems. The images turn up in the assets channel fields and all looks good. But now I tried changing a field inside Matrix. ...
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Assets Uploads files but says an error occured

In Assets I can get a response by uploading an image to my 'files' folder, it tells me my thumbs isn't writable but it is. When I go to upload anything else it just keeps spinning like it's doing ...
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Adding SVGs as an image type

I'm trying to get a folder of SVG images (12,000 clip art images - don't ask) to show up in the File Manager. If the folder it set to any file, they obviously appear, but when it's set to "image only"...
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File synchronize completes with no data

I'm working with the basic file upload preferences from inside of the control panel. I'm uploading videos and audio files for a podcast. Some are larger HD files (1gb) some are small mp3s (15mb). The ...
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Can a member group upload a file in an entry, but not access File Manager?

I have a member group where a member can only edit their own entries. Their entry contains a File field. I thought if I went to the Upload Directory preferences and select their group to access this ...
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Can I see a file's public URL from inside File Manager?

In EE2 I used to be able to mouse-over a file in File Manager to see its public URL. But in EE5 I only see control panel-based URLs (for edit or download). While I can naturally go into the Edit ...
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Use the same Assets library across multiple sites

I'm developing two sites to work off the Multi-Site Manager in EE 5.2.2 and ideally would like them to share the same image library as the same logos, adverts and some other images are used on both ...
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Server error caused by file upload

I've got a client who has been trying to upload huge audio files via FTP and then syncing the files in the file manager. The client has found accessing the file manager results in a server 500 error. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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) ...
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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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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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Problem with Matrix/File Manager

When trying to add an image the following problems occur: EE v2.5.0. Matrix 2.2.2.1 Select '+ Add Image' the File Manager opens correctly, but the navigation is broken, and 'Show files as' seems to ...
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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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