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Are PDFs still an XSS problem with EE uploads?

I keep running into this and I'm hoping there is a suitable solution - PDF uploads by anyone other than a super admin run into the error "the file cannot be written to disk". This persists unless, as ...
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File Uploads with Special Characters

I just updated a site from 2.1.3 to 2.5.3 and I'm having some trouble with old file uploads. First Problem EE now seems to URL Encode the file URL which causes some issues with Image Sizer since it ...
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KREA HelpDesk plugin won't let me attach PHP files

I'm using the KREA HelpDesk plugin. Sometimes when I send a response I want to attach an updated file for the customer to test. If I try to attach a PHP file to the ticket, I get the message "Error: ...
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Members upload photos into their own subdirectory?

We are working on a site with 350 or so businesses. They are able to upload 5 photos and a logo to their front-end profile. It would be nice (for organization-sake) if they could upload images into ...
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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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All "file" fieldtypes being required since upgrade

Sorry to keep whining to you guys :) After upgrading from 2.5.3 to 2.7.0 and then to 2.7.1 in the last few days, I've discovered that creating new content and editing existing content are both ...
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Cannot Upload PDFs with Firefox (Mimetypes)

I am having a problem specifically with uploading PDF files when using Firefox (27.0.1). Currently, I have the following in my mimes.php file: 'pdf' => array('application/pdf', 'application/...
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How do I create new image upload destination via config bootstrap file?

I am running expression engine on MSM at the moment. I have got the deployment and ebvironments working properly, my only issues is that there are literally about 30 different file upload paths all ...
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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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Saving rendered page as image

I'm trying to find a way to have EE automatically save a webpage as an image. Basically when an single entry page is rendered I would also like EE to create an image of the finished page and attach ...
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Only allow users to see files they previously uploaded in Assets [duplicate]

With the new html upload form would it be possible to add files like using safecracker file upload? I want members to be able to upload images/files (ideally with assets) and then they can only see ...
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Auto generate JPG thumbnails from a PDF in ExpressionEngine?

Just wondering if it's possible to automatically create a .jpg file from a .pdf file when uploading. I've been seeing a bunch ImageMagick suggestions, but my brain is too tired to grasp it tonight. ...
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"invalid_filename" error when trying to synchronise upload directories [duplicate]

I'm making some changes to an existing ExpressionEngine site which involve moving the system above the web root and using Focus Labs config set up. Because of the new config set up I had to define ...
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upload library not working in module I am building

I've been stuck trying to upload a file in a module I am buidling. I've tried using the EE instance and now I am trying the CI instance. I've checked permission settings and those are fine for the ...
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Wygwam CKeditor images not working in Multi-Site

I have Wygwam 2.7.1 / EE 2.5.5 - When trying to add an image in the CkEditor - the 'Browse Server' button has disappeared on all multi-sites but is present and working in the main site. I am using ...
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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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Upload directory path - keeps reverting back to 'blogs'

EE v2.6.1 When I log in as a content manager and try to upload a file, the destination directory in File Manager reverts to 'blogs', even though the destination has been set to another directory. If ...
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Cannot upload to root images directory in Assets, subdirectories OK

I'm having trouble uploading images using Assets. Assets: v2.1.4 EE: v2.6.1 - Build Date: 20130506 They are uploading. If I refresh the Assets screen, I see them. But when I upload them, I receive ...
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Assets uploads Failing, Server requirements

I'm running EE 2.5.5 and Assets 2.1.4 I have massive upload problems on several websites running assets. assets fails to upload certain images. i get a notification «Could not upload the file - ...
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How to get filename of uploaded Safecracker File image?

I'm using Zoo Visitor which advocates the Safecracker File field type for user uploaded avatars. Safecracker File stores the image reference as {filedir_x}filename. I'm wanting to use EE's image ...
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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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Krea Helpdesk - attachments tag not working

Has anyone had trouble using the attachments tag in Krea Helpdesk? I'm using Helpdesk 1.2.5 with EE 2.9, the form is working fine with the {attachments} tag left out, but as soon as I put it in, I ...
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Minimum size for image upload

I know that one can set a maximum size (in pixels) for images uploaded through the CP, but is there any way to set a minimum size? (Ideally without buying a complete image manipulation suite like CE ...
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Wygwym replace file: The file could not be written to disk

I'm using wygwam 3.2.2 and EE 2.7.2. I'm attempting to overwrite a file from the upload diaglog "The file could not be written to disk." However, this is only on certain user groups. The super-admin ...
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"Thumbnail could not be created for the image" on virtual machine

I am running ExpressionEngine inside of a Vagrant virtual machine. When trying to upload an image, I get the following error: Thumbnail could not be created for the image. Please make sure the ...
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Assets Uploads Failing

EE 2.5.5, Assets 2.1.3 I'm having an issue in the CP uploading images. My EE install uses the Focus Lab config system if that makes a difference. When I try to do an upload via the Assets Module ...
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uploading videos to youtube or vimeo ( Save link in entry ) possible ?

I'm about to make a backend for a contest where people should be able to upload assets(documents,videos,sketches etc ) in their contest entry form. Is there any smart way to get these videofiles ...
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Thumbnail could not be created for the image

I'm using EE 2.6.0, has anyone run into an issue where they get the following error when trying to upload a image: Thumbnail could not be created for the image. Please make sure the thumbnail ...
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Upload only field

Is there a setting for the file-fieldtype or a third-party fieldtype that allows only to upload a file (and NOT browse existing ones). The goal is that certain member groups are only supposed to add ...
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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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Cannot upload images to Expression Engine using assets

I'm getting the error : Could not upload the file - server returned an unexpected response. Please check the server settings. Now I've checked numerous posts already to try and solve it, I've ...
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Assets + Wygwam: Wrong URL on Front End

I've got a Wygwam field that's using Assets for image uploads. I can upload images and they display fine in the entry form, but when I save the entry and then go look at it on the front end, the image ...
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Assets not shrinking too-large files

Assets isn't resizing my too-large files as it should per the Upload Destination's maximum dimensions (reference here). I have this for an upload destination: Upload Destination: General Images ...
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