Questions tagged [file-uploads]

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

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EE6 gif upload removes animation?

Recently updated to EE6.4 and now all of a sudden any uploaded filename.gif (GIF) image is manipulated and the animations are removed. Example being, uploaded a 404kb gif with animation which was ...
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EE Channel Form, file upload - access to directory for specified field error

Ok, this one has me stumped. Running EE 5.3.2 I'm using the Guests membergroup to post entries via front-end {exp:channel:form ...} syntax. So one of the form fields is a file upload field, and it ...
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Embedcode doesn't display channel file input

if I use {embed="store/something"} and use {field:photo} inside something it doesn't appear but if I goto something directly the {field:photo} is visible and works fine. Is this a bug??? EE6
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channel form image will display first uploaded image, when user tries to change the image it will not change

I'm working with a channel form entries and the EE built-in file upload button. Below is my code for adding an image to your profile entry. The first time a user selects browse and uploads an image ...
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Is there a plugin or setting in EE6 that can randomize filename of uploaded files?

I'm looking for a way to randomize filename of uploaded files. I've noticed in the documentation; specifically in the Legacy Reference -> File Upload Class there is a preference setting for ...
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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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Freeform multiple file upload, only one appears in review/edit form

I'm using Freeform Pro v.4.0.12. My form submits a to a review page so that user can edit their form data. I'm using 2 file upload fields and both files are successfully uploading. However, on the ...
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Upload Image/File Modal Empty, Potential JS Error in index.php?

Sorry for another potentially simple question. I've successfully managed to upgrade to EE 5.3.2, and everything seems to be working 99% correctly. Only two issues needed to be corrected. The first was ...
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Freeform File Uploads with Multi-site Manager

I'm running EE 5.3.2 with Freeform Lite 1.8.3. I have the multi-site manager setup with 2 sites, we'll call them Site A & Site B. Site B has a form that allows for a file upload. When a file is ...
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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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I get PHP error when I try to upload some pdf files when other work great

I tried to disable XSS filter but it does not help. I use file manager to upload files. Errors I get: A PHP Error was encountered Severity: Notice Message: Undefined index: file_id Filename: cp/...
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Can't upload PPT file; Getting "File not allowed"

I'd like to be able to upload PPT files in the CP, but I'm getting the "File not allowed" error. Can anyone tell me how to resolve this? This is in EE5 5.3.0--all the solutions I've seen have been in ...
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display File Meta Data when I upload a phptp

If I upload a photo I fill out title, credit and description, but I can't find out how I can show this information on my site!
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FreeForm Pro iOs file size too large, how to allow larger images or constrain/resize

EE 5.3.0 FreeForm 1.8.1 I am using FreeForm Pro to handle forms. I have users saying they are unable to upload images from their iPhone because they keep getting errors that say * File size too ...
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No ability to upload new images via rich text editor

I have a strange one, or maybe it's something new to EE 3.0 I don't see an upload new file button when I click the upload file icon in a rich text field (or Expresso (plugin) field). It brings up ...
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Expresso Store Custom Field With Image

EE 5.3.0 Expresso Store 4.2.1 I have a store for replacement parts. Since customers might not always know what part they need, I would like to require users to post an image of the product for which ...
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Using File Model to Save XML

EE 5.2.6 I've written an add-on that takes date parameters and gets an order report from an Amazon seller account using the Amazon MWS API. The result for this operation is a nice, big XML object. ...
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Fetch file metadata (ie. photo title)

I have a simple code: {portfolio_photo} {portfolio_photo:file:fhd_c} {title} {/portfolio_photo} Line 1 renders the image, and I need image title to be rendered also (Line 2) (from file's ...
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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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File field ... not loading

I updated my installation of EE to 5.2.3 and now my file fields say "...loading" but do not load. Other fields work. I tried a fresh install but the same thing happens. I am wondering if someone might ...
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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 isn'...
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Error in Control Panel Channel Entries Pages: "EE.grid is not a function"

Using EE 5.2.1 I've been working with a custom module for the last few days and haven't been in the control panel so I'm not sure when this problem started but I think it has to do with me making a ...
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Can't sync .MP3 files

I am trying to upload MP3 files for a site running EE 4.3.8. When I upload via FTP and sync it in file manager I get the following error: The file type you are attempting to upload is not allowed. ...
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CRUDL Interface for Custom Data and Files: The Correct Way

I am creating a web app that will: Take parameters in a form submission Run an action which will query an api to retrieve report data based on those parameters Save that report as a file along with ...
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EE5 : File upload field not displaying in entry

any idea what's going wrong as the file upload field is not displaying ? CHMOD Permissions checked, PHP version 7.00 checked... But no problem to upload an image directly through File Manager
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WSOD on File Upload

Seeing this message when tryig to upload an image. Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function EllisLab\ExpressionEngine\Library\Mime\imagecreatefromstring() in /var/www/html/system/ee/...
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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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"Thumbnail could not be created for the image." Error

I've recently migrated a site, and now when uploading pictures through the file manager in Wygwaym images large enough to require a thumbnail cannot be uploaded, very small images, however, can be. I'...
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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 /home/foo/bar/EllisLab/ExpressionEngine/Library/Mime/...
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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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Upload File in module from a location not an upload form

I am writing a plugin that will take files that have already been uploaded via ftp to the server and I want to move them with the file upload class so they get added to the database and put into the ...
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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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Assets: Clean up Upload-Directories

I'm using Assets almost since day one. And 7 years ago was, well, a whole other time. ;-) Many things changed, but the Assets-Configuration on one quite large project stayed the same since. Those days ...
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File uploader error: File Not Found

When I try and upload images to my EE site (either from my file manager or from a file field in the channel entry form on the CP), I get a "Error: File Not Found" message. The file gets uploaded to my ...
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Assets won't upload large file?

I'm running into an issue where Assets doesn't upload a file over ~10MB. I've used EE's file manager and that could upload two different files, one ~18MB and one ~23MB. I have this in .htaccess (...
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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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Can't upload EPS files in File Manager in ExpressionEngine 2.10.2

I am able to upload PDF, TXT, SQL, AI, XLSX, JPG, PNG files using the File Manager as a Super Admin. However, when I try to upload an EPS file, I get a "File not Allowed" error. Mime file has '...
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EE 3.5.1 => Unable to upload file

When I try and upload an images (any kind), I getting this PHP error: Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function EllisLab\ExpressionEngine\Library\Mime\finfo_open() in /path_to_ee/...
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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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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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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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"the temporary folder is missing" file upload error

All of a sudden I've started getting an error message when I try to upload anything. EE just says "The temporary folder is missing." I've talked with the host, and they've verified that the d:\temp ...
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No Uploads with RTE Image Upload?

In EE 3.5.10 using the Image Upload button in the RTE toolbar, I can only choose existing images. There is no upload button. Is this the way it is supposed to be?
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Cannot upload EPS to file directory

I can't upload .eps extension files to any upload directories. I'm on EE 3.4.5. When I try to upload, I see the following message: I've tried using the 'mime_whitelist_additions' config override, but ...
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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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Solspace freeform pro uploads sporadically not working

I am running Solspace FreeForm 4.2.2 and I have a form that submits via Ajax and has a file upload in the form. Sporadically we are seeing that the form gets saved in the database but the file does ...
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Uploading .rfa file

I'm trying to upload a .rfa to the file manager in EE2 but it's giving me the error "File not allowed.". I've added the mime type to config/mimes.php which is just application/octet-stream (I checked ...
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Allow SVG upload in EE

I'm trying to allow SVG uploads via the file fieldtype (EE 2.9.2), but it gives me an error: The file type you are attempting to upload is not allowed. I have updated mimes.php with the following ...
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EE v2.7.3 -- blog post won't upload with picture attached

This is an ongoing issue with the build we use for one of our sites, v2.7.3. Posts won't upload (or save changes at all) if there is an image attached. The post will upload as long as I do not attach ...
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Image urls on remote server

I uploaded my site to a remote server but the links to the image are still pointing to the local version. I have synced the file folders. What do I need to update to get this to work.

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