Questions tagged [file-uploads]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Synchronise Files programmatically/automatically

I'm using phantomjs via an extension to save a screenshot into an EE file directory, but before it's accessible in the admin area, I need to synchronise files. I can't see anything in the docs for ...
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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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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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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 settings....
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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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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 can'...
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Matrix Multi Upload JS Issue

So I've looked at this post: When trying to update indexes a get a JS error and it never finished I added $config['assets_site_url'] = '/index.php'; to my config file but I'm still getting this ...
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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 again."...
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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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{filedir_X} tag not parsing in File field

I have a link to an uploaded PDF in my template but some of links seem to output a mystery {filedir_3} instead of the path to the upload folder. So the following template code... {if ...
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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? {freeform:mp_data:...
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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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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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Images uploading sideways

I'm having an issue with a site where some members are experiencing sideways photos uploading via a Safecracker form. I've looked into it, and found a solution (using Channel Images to upload, crop ...
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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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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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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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Safecracker File: Rename on Upload

How can I rename files uploaded via Safecracker? More specifically, I would like to prefix the file name with the logged in user's username, convert to lower case & replace spaces with hyphens. ...
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Unable to view uploaded images from IE11

When uploading images to EE v2.7.2 from IE11 the images cannot be seen after uploading is completed. All other browsers seem to work properly.
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Freeform - make file_upload field required

I'm trying to create a form with Freeform Pro containing a File Upload field that is required. So the form should only submit when the user actually uploads a file. Setting the field to required in ...
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Upload image and get "URL Only" in text field

In EE1 part of our workflow was to upload images and store just the path to them in the a text field. Sometimes this images were uploaded in the control panel and sometimes when there were dozens of ...
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Can't upload files to Assets 2.0.5 in ExpressionEngine 2.5.5

Cannot upload files with Assets v2.0.5 in ExpressionEngine v2.5.5. Files uploaded with native EE file manager works. Directory permissions for upload directory is 777 (for troubleshooting sake). XSS ...
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Is there a way to include jQuery after a Channel Form?

I'm currently creating a Channel Form that has a file field. Because of this, ExpressionEngine wants to include their Javascript and their version of jQuery (version 1.7.2). In my wrapper template, ...
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Batch Uploading & Watermarking?

One of the things we are excited about with expression engine is that watermarking images when uploading is so easy for admins. Unfortunately we have also discovered that files can only be uploaded ...
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EE Empty File Field Triggers - The uploaded file exceeds the maximum allowed size in your PHP configuration file

EE 2.8.1, non-required file fields when trying to publish a channel entry all trigger the below error if they are left empty. The uploaded file exceeds the maximum allowed size in your PHP ...
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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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Upload file form in CP - create module

I need put in my CP a upload image field. I would like know if have a possibility that integration of use in my module the default upload file of EE or if I have that do the upload file manually.
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Is there a different uploader for the Channel Form that can upload images instantly?

I am building a channel form for creating entries outside the control panel and I am having a small problem with uploads. The form allows the user to upload 6 image files and the way I do it is by ...
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What is the level of risk in enabling user-uploaded photos in EE?

I know there will always be some level of risk when allowing user-submitted data, but what exactly does EE do natively to filter, validate, and sanitize photo uploads through the standard interface? ...
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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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"Maximum Image Width" in Upload Destination off by 1px sometimes

I have an "Images" Upload Destination where I have specified Maximum Image Width (in pixels) as 1400. But sometimes, I'd guess 50%, the image ends up at 1401. Any idea why? What happens is a user ...
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freeform:entries to display "File Upload" field

I'm using this basic code to output form results: {exp:freeform:entries form_name="{segment_3}"} {freeform:all_form_fields} <p> <label>{freeform:field_label}:</label> {...
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Focuslab Multi Environment Config upload preferences issue

I'm having an issue with my upload directories. I converted an existing site to use the FocusLab config set up and everything is working fine. However I've just noticed that in the CP thumbnails are ...
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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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file manager doesn't display subfolder

Using Expresso I want to insert an image from a sub-folder of the upload directory. But the file manager doesn't display the subfolders, even after to synchronize the files. I tried many settings with ...
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'Add file'/'Remove file' in channel entry not working, console errors

All of a sudden, I'm unable to add/remove files (using a vanilla file field) from channel entries. No dialog appears, no error in the page. The console does show errors - but I'm not sure how to ...
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Upload field has disappeared in WYGWAM

My client has alerted me that some time in the last 2-3 months, they've lost the ability to upload files directly through WYGWAM. I've updated WYGWAM to its most recent version, and disabled any ...
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Expresso Store and Drag and drop upload form during checkout

I need to allow users to upload their own files during a checkout process. I think Freform Pro should be fine but I don't know how to integrate it inside the checkout page. Should be nice to ...
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How to upload photo, edit it with Aviary and then submit through a front-end form?

I'm not an experienced user and would like to make something complicated: I'd like to use aviary editor to edit photo's on form submit. I need a form where user's can upload their image, edit it with ...
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expression engine upload file types

At the moment I can only set this to 'all file types' or 'images only' but would like to specify a small list (.doc, .docx, .pdf) for some documents, is this possible?
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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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Users cannot access File Manager

I have a site running v 2.5.3 which all of a sudden has come up with a ton of errors and is not allowing the users to manage files. The errors look like this. A PHP Error was encountered Severity: ...