Questions tagged [file-uploads]

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

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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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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 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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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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Channel form error with grid file field, comma in file name

I'm running into a problem using Channel Forms on EE 3.4.4 with a file field inside a grid. If the filename contains a comma it will initially submit but subsequent saves return an error message: '...
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Using FocusLab MasterConfig Upload Preferences

I'm using FocusLab MasterConfig to set my upload preferences but strangely only the name of the Upload preference gets set by my code. Here is the code in config.master.php $resources_folder = '...
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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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Multi Site Manager - File Upload Preferences - Unique per site

Apologies if the Title is a bit odd sounding. Basically, I have MSM with 4 sites. Within each site is a UI file upload preference. Now when I 'Search By Directory' on the File Manager, I get UI, UI, ...
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i'm to expression engine . i hav a requirement like , i need to upload a file in images folder throug module

actually i need to make one small insertion form in module . in that text fields are inserted but now i need to add a file in tat form . mod file code is like these let me know wat to add the code ...
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Does Assets inherit the EE file upload settings?

Assets doesn't seem to use the same settings for file uploads as what is set in the default file manager of Expression Engine. I've made an upload location, only for images not larger than 4M and ...
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aws s3 upload for freeform pro upload field type

i started working on a simple extension that hooks to freeform's pro "freeform_module_insert_begin" hook. basically the purpose of it is to check if the form has a "file upload" field(s) and if yes, ...
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Channel form file upload field displays oddly

I am using channel:form to allow users to upload an event listing. One of the fields is for an event poster which is a file field. It all works fine except the way it displays on the front end is not ...
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Change the filename for file uploads in channel forms - non image files

I have an internal site on ExpressionEngine that allows employees to upload files using channel forms (formerly safecracker). I would like to change the name of the file to include the username of who ...
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Converting channel images to vanilla file field type

I am trying to convert the channel images module into a plain old vanilla file field type. Specifically for the reason that the folder structure channell images imposes (entry id for each folder, ...
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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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Problems with SafeCracker File field within Matrix

I am using EE 2.5.3 with Safecracker File fieldtype 2.1 and Matrix 2.5 I am having problems with a Safecracker form which has a matrix field containing a safecracker file upload field. I am using ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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"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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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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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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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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Updating images (using File ft) within a Grid updates other File fields

I'm finding, since updating to EE 3.4.0, that when I have a Grid field of rows, each with a File field (to upload an image), I'm finding that updating one File field is then updating other File fields ...
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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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File field acting like it's required when it's not

I've got a channel set up that includes a couple of file fields that allow editors to add images to entries. I have these fields set up to accept images only and as not required, but when I try to ...
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How to prevent Assets uploads within Wygwam for specific user group(s)?

I have created a restricted user group for external bloggers; I want to be able to prevent them from uploading images via Assets, but I'm not sure how. I've restricted access to the Assets module 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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EE3 DevDemon Editor not inserting images

I have checked and double checked my settings. I don't see anything wrong in them. I have established a file upload location and verified it is working correctly with a Channel Images field. When I ...
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How to secure uploaded files

I'm looking for the best way to secure files uploaded via a front-end form into a standard File field. I need users to be able to upload a file, but I only want members of certain member groups to be ...
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Replace "Add File" link with a single file upload input?

I've been developing a website for an artist to feature and sell their artwork. Each piece of artwork has its own channel entry, and currently, there are a number of "File" fields so the artist can ...