Yes File and folder naming is something I struggle with continually. Eastern languages are a particular challenge. Unfortunately, file naming rules are different for each operating system, as well as for HTTP. What works on your machine, might not work as a URL. So I do my best. Whatever you upload or add remotely to … Read more Are there any File or Folder Naming Restrictions?
Many have asked how to show people their files, but not allow them to download copies for themselves. This sounds like a reasonable request. Unfortunately, you cannot prevent this. You can prevent access to files behind a login, but once you reveal the file contents, it can be copied. When a user views an image, … Read more How Do I Prevent Users From Downloading Files?
Some website owners do not want anyone from outside their own site to be able to access the files in their list directly, sometimes called “hot linking”. You can prevent this by using an .htaccess file.
If you have the zip file of a newer version of a plugin, you can manually update it as opposed to using the built-in updater. Here’s how… Deactivate the current plugin. If you want to save it, use a file manager or FTP to download it. Now Delete the plugin. This only affects files. Simple … Read more How Do I Manually Update a Plugin?
Yes, you can certainly run the extensions on a local environment, as long as your WordPress install has web access for installing and updates. Go to the Add Features tab and then click on the Add Folder Support Now button. The registration page will load and recognize that your website is not publicly accessible. Use … Read more Can I Add an Extension for a Local Host
The file date format uses the format selected in your WordPress General Settings. Go to Settings > General
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This is a setting that you choose in the file configuration. The initial default is 8 MB. The absolute maximum size will depend on your hosting setup. which is automatically detected.
Yes, you can hook into the action “eeSFL_UploadCompleted” and do pretty much anything you want upon upload completion.
Yes, the CSS is easily over-ridden, making it easy for anyone with CSS knowledge to customize the page design. Check the Instructions page within the plugin’s admin panel for more info.
Only if you place a list on the front-side of your website which is viewable to the general public. If you choose USER, ADMIN or NO, in the List Settings these files will not be indexed by search engines. However, if your files need to be viewable by everyone, then you can prevent legitimate search … Read more Q: Are the files in the list searchable by Google and other search engines?
Yes, with the optional Folder Support extension you can put different file lists on different posts, pages and widgets.
No, files cannot be overwritten. If a file is uploaded having the same name as one already present, a series number is appended to the name ( filename_(2).ext ) You can use the renaming functionality to change this.
No, files are uploaded to a special folder inside your general WordPress uploads folder, or anywhere you specify.
A: This script is for media companies, print houses, educational institutions, music sites, etc… Anyone who exchanges files with clients and customers, or within a group setting.