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Questions tagged [files]

Use it to generally reference to those files used on websites which could be video, images, pdfs, etc.

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Will my managed file get deleted?

At this url: /admin/config/media/file-system There is a setting: Delete temporary files after X hours Does this specifically refer to files in /tmp ? Or whatever I set as my temporary folder? Or ...
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Can't Write to Public Files but Permissions Appear Fine

Need the internet to confirm my sanity. On a Drupal 7 site it's saying "The directory sites/default/files is not writable." So I checked every permission but I don't see the issue. Since this isn't a ...
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How can I create an alias to point to an uploaded file?

Users uploading a file within content create a name like my_site.com/sites/default/files/import/CrazyLongNamefile.pdf They would like to alias it for referencing in other media (print) like my_site....
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Get raw and relative path of a file uri

I have a file with an uri and I want to get its raw and relative path. Uri: public://videos/Test Video.mp4 Path: /sites/default/files/videos/Test Video.mp4 I found already a way to do this: $...
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Site seems to miss the “private” wrapper, how can I fix it?

I can not enable the private folder getting the warning as below: Warning: file_exists(): Unable to find the wrapper "private" - did you forget to enable it when you configured PHP? in ...
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File upload through form type file

My Drupal version is 8.6.10 I am trying to upload a file through the file_save_upload function and the function is looking for the file in Symfony\Component\HttpFoundation\FileBag Object $...
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How to download file from URL manually?

I need to upload on Drupal 8 a file from an URL programmatically without using a form and a field type 'managed_file'. I'm not sure how to do this, I found different web pages on it but it's often ...
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for anonymous user, webform not submitted because of private file

I have one webform which contain the private file field. As admin user: i can upload the file and submit the form. As anonymous user: i can upload the file but while saving the form, i am getting '...
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How to output multiple files url entities on twig?

I have a file entity field that I can upload multiple files and I'm trying to render or display it inside my node twig template. The code below is what I'm trying to make it display. Tried clearing my ...
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Where files are used if path entered by hand

I am brining a 100 or so static pages into my drupal install here. We are pasting the content from the static site into the body of a content type. I am using ICME to upload the images and documents. ...
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Why getMimeType() is returning wrong value for xlsx file

Below is my 2 line code to get the Mime Type of an attachment in a preprocess function $file = $node->get('field_attachment_file')->entity; $variables['attach_type'] = $file->getMimeType(); ...
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Can't get correct sequence and link to file in preprocess swiftmailer

I'm trying to pass Drupal 8 core Contact form data to a custom designed Swift Mailer template. The way I'm trying to do this is by getting all the fields dynamically to the template. function ...
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Remove file pages

Forgive me if this has already been addressed, I searched for it but couldn't find a similar issue. I'm using the file entity module and it automatically generates a page for each of the files. This ...
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FillPDF Generating PDFs of 0 bytes when using local PDFtk

We just moved from Scientific Linux to Ubuntu, and as a result have moved from FillPDF Local Server to locally installed PDFtk. All PDFs that are generated are now 0 bytes. There are no related ...
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Permission for private file to anonymous

I have an ad content type, with a file field that is in a private directory when saving the node. Ads and their files are only accesible for authenticated users. I wish I could allow anonymous users ...
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Migrating files from local source are not found

I am migrating from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8 (8.6.9). Both the Drupal 7 and the Drupal 8 site currently run on my local machine. The migration of the public files goes well using: source: plugin: ...
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Where in The Database does File Usage Data Come From

How does data in file/[id]/usage get compiled? From what tables does it determine a use? Is there a way to track down how/where it gets this data and troubleshoot? Does it take include revision data?...
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Uploaded files don't appear on the page

My research I have browsed some of the other similar questions asked regarding this but the fixes do not work for me so I figured I'd ask a new question in the hopes that I can help myself and ...
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Groups and Private File Visibiility

I have created a content type Agenda - the body is paragraphs - there are two types: (1) Text and public files and (2) Private Files. The fields work properly - Anonymous cannot see Private Files. ...
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migrate file path when migrating file/image fields

When I do the initial file migration from my old Drupal 7 site, my source file paths are respected and maintained when copied to my new fresh Drupal 8 site. In other words, inside the 'sites/default/...
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How to password protect private files

I would like to protect private files with password in a content. For example, I created a content with some files, this field "Protected files" uses private filesystem. I would like to protect these ...
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How to print alt or title field image in custom block programmatically?

I want to print alt or title field image file in custom module Drupal 8. I load file entity use Drupal\file\Entity\File; I checked core/modules/file/src/Entity/File.phpall public function but not get ...
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How do I integrate a custom filter inside a view

I am using entity browser to view my uploaded images. And now I want to integrate a new filter to the view. My objective is to filter the images from the URI path. Currently view has a field in Filter ...
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How to configure Flysystem Sync

I need to sync my 3 years site to send the files to S3, since we are moving for Amazon simple storage solution Its been hard to find in documentation and the module issues how to do it I located ...
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How to upload a file to drupal using D8 Controller?

I am not using drupal as front end. Instead I am using drupal as backend. I want to upload a file into drupal files folder. Normal upload.php which we use is giving me an undefined $file error. I am ...
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When adding media to content, how can I search for the media by tag or term?

In Drupal 8, I created a new Media type "PDF Files." I have imported almost 30,000 of them, each complete with Title (Name), file, and the taxonomy that categorizes them. On the content type (Let's ...
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Set value of file field using entity_metadata_wrapper non working

I have a custom entity with a file field accepting multiple values. I would like to set file values according to https://www.drupal.org/docs/7/api/entity-api/entity-metadata-wrappers#example-value-set-...
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How to upload a base64 encoded image using API

I am trying to submit enquiry form using api. I am able to post data through api by using the endpoint Endpoint: url/contact_message?_format=json Body: { "contact_form":[{"target_id":"...
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Upload file using File type=“managed_file” disappears immediately when clicked on upload?

I want implement upload zip file using FORM API where I want to show the progress bar for uploading file so I have written code like: $step2['browse']=array( '#type'=>'managed_file', ...
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How capture video thumbnail , when video is uploaded under media video type file?

I'm using Core media module to upload video[Media Type is video,which has field video of 'file field type']. This module will refer video.png as thumnail for all video uploaded from the local system. ...
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How to delete file entries on click of Remove button in file upload?

The orphaned entries of a file which is associated to the node should be removed when a file which is attached to a node is removed from it. Like associated entries from file_managed table. How to ...
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How to change upload destination from public to private when there are uploaded files in database? [duplicate]

There are a few fields that uses public upload destination. I changed it globally right now, as far as I know it uses private upload destination from now. But how can I change previously uploaded ...
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File widget custom upload location

I am working on a custom module (based on Model project) with a file field attached to my custom entities, now I would like to save files in certain directories according to entity id eg: public://...
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Custom Ajax forms with managed_file form element

We have a form with three fields - where depending on the value of the first select field, we will show the other two form elements - one select field (the options depends on the value of the first ...
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Firefox can't download private PDFs

I have an issue with FireFox where it can't download generated private file PDFs, yet Chrome has no such issue. We populate PDF files with TCPDF and they get moved and copied into a few different ...
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REST: 403 forbidden for file entities

Ok, so this is a weird one... I have a HEADless Drupal that I'm using to serve webform submissions. The webform module stores all files as private files. The issues I'm having is if I view the ...
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Change media reference from private to public?

We have a site that has well over 500 files that were uploaded into the private file system. Management wants a change in functionality, however, that allows people to directly link to the media ...
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Moving the Sites/Default/Files Directory

We have a client with simple request to move the Public File folder up simply so that links will be shorter like example.com/files/ instead of example.com/sites/default/files/. I assumed this would ...
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How to customize the file display

I have a problem that I'm unable to solve. I created content type named test player to display files with Able Player, that is an accessible audio player for blind users. So, I installed requested ...
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Menus, drush uli link, and some images not working after moving site to localhost

I've just gotten a site I'm supposed to do some work on but I'm having trouble with migrating to a local development environment. I don't have admin access to the site itself, but I do have access to ...
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How to validate allowed file types in custom module

I want to validate a field with accepted file type as PDF, XLS, JPEG, JPG, GIF, ZIP, RAR and PNG. I'm getting file types as PDF, XLS etc. here is part of my code. if ($fi_name!='') { if ($...
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Comment file upload not working

Looks like we have two versions of jQuery loading. Hence the "(...).once is not a function" errors in the console. jquery.once is definitely loaded but only for the first version of jQuery. Nightmare....
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How to initiate “Download” of the file? [closed]

For my website I have created a view, where with the help of "Views Bulk Operations" a user can check some entities and with the help of 3d party library (PDFMerger) the pdf files, related to the ...
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Which method creates the cache directories inside sites/default/files

I am trying to solve the question SETGID bit gets reset for newly created directories inside sites/default/files. Please Note the Update-2 there. I want to know which method creates the directories ...
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How to save files to a private directory?

I am writing a custom module in which data is written to a file and the file is stored in a private directory folder. In order to do so I have created a private directory and assigned required ...
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File Types Question

Is it possible to store .obj and .dwg files and/or Unity asset bundles in a Drupal CMS? If so, is it then possible to use API requests to upload and download these files? Cheers
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check whether a user downloaded a file from private system file? [closed]

What I wanted to do is to show a tick icon (just next to download link), after a member downloaded a private file, which implemented by Protected File Module (files are saved on private file system). ...
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How to place private folder on another server?

I am designing a file store with Drupal 7. The server provider told me that I am not allowed to put the files in the current server and I have to purchase a download server beside the current server. ...
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How to download a file from a system folder when a link is clicked? [closed]

I have a file("abc.csv") that is stored in the local system (for example: /var/a). I need to download the file when I hit a link in a Drupal site.
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How to create a Blob field type?

Is there a way or is it possible to add a Blob field type in Drupal 8? And save the files on the database? I know that there is a module Blob but it's for a Drupal 7.