Questions tagged [file-uploads]

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

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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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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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Wygwam + CKeditor + Browse server not showing up after adding image2 plugin

I have updated CKeditor and Added the image2 plugin for image caption to work. Now image caption is working fine but the "Browse Server" button to add images from the server is missing. To manage the ...
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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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Any way to get EE to upload not-properly encoded mp3s?

here's the problem (edit): I'm unable to upload some mp3s through the publish page or the file manager, whereas other mp3s would upload just fine. Now, thanks to the assistance of a support person at ...
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cant upload file other than image

Am using 3.0.4 Creating an filed of type file and in allowed file types I've chosen all. The filed is not accepting any file type other than image. Is there any place other than system/ee/legacy/...
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Error: The requested module is not installed: filepicker

I'm using EE version 3.0.2. I created a channel but when I try to upload a file it gives the following error: "Error: The requested module is not installed: filepicker". I am unable to find any ...
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EE 3.0 $.ee_filebrowser.add_trigger console errors

I’m converting an add-on from EE 2 to EE 3. It uses $.ee_filebrowser.add_trigger. As far as I can that still exists but I get a console error: Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'dialog' of ...
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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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Mega upload does not upload file and test location

I have two issues with Mega upload. I use EE 2.10.1 and Mega Upload 2.5.5. I added a MU field to a channel. When I click on 'select file', nothing happens. I don't even get an error in the console. ...
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Solspace composer template if field_type = file

I want to change the output of the standard file upload field with something similar to "Whipping File Inputs Into Shape with Bootstrap 3". I am using the following conditional in my Solspace Freeform ...
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Unresolved error with EE 2.10.1 and MimeType.php

I'm getting the same error as this question: Fatal error: Call to undefined function EllisLab\ExpressionEngine\Library\Mime\finfo_open() in /home/foo/bar/EllisLab/ExpressionEngine/Library/Mime/...
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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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Error: Video File field required

Good day, I am getting an error trying to implement a channel form. Here is my code: {exp:channel:form channel="upload_video" return="http://poliwatch.info/mypoliwatch"} <label for="title">...
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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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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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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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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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Matrix, Low Variables file upload cell randomly removing image

EE 2.9.3 LV 2.6.0 Matrix 2.6.1 This has happened twice now. There are a number of low variables with Matrix fields where a file upload cell is losing the image that was uploaded. The image is not ...
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Bigger File Preview Thumbnail Size

Looking for a way to increase the default thumbnail size of an image uploaded via the file uploader in the CMS e.g: At this size, it's hard to tell what is in the image itself. Ideally, we should be ...
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Trying to use the bxSlider by setting the <li> as fields as background images in expressionengine

I am using the bxSlider in full screen (filling entire browser window) mode. To have the images become full screen I set the images in the list as background-image: url images. I created this in html ...
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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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grid add file / remove file javascript

I created a little accessory to insert a row anywhere in a Grid field. This works great with the exception of when the grid has a File field. When I create the row the Add File link does not get ...
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File Upload Issue In Channel Form

I am running 2.9.3 using Channel Forms, the issue is if I try and upload a excel or .xlsx file it never uploads, even though eventually the form submits (it's considerable slower submit), no upload ...
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I'm trying to upload a favicon to EE, but it says the .ico file type is not allowed

I am not a developer- but I want to upload my favicon to my EE site. Which file folder (Content, Base Images, General Content, Gallery Images) should I upload it to? Is this the proper way to upload ...
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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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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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File exceeds maximum dimensions and is not resizable

Site was moved to a different server. Trying to add/upload an image via the wygwam field but get the below error after selecting the image: File exceeds maximum dimensions and is not resizable. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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."...