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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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How to define allowed file extensions to file field in installer yaml?

I need to add 2 fields to an existing content type in Drupal 8 website, one is text another is file type, I have a multisite setup so I need to add for every locale site, Now I have created a module ...
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Steps to make a private file system working on a fresh install?

How can i make my media files stored as private and protected? The users shoud only have access to that file if they click from the node file link, on nodes they can access to. On a fresh install,the ...
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How do I override the base URL for private files?

Why in Drupal 8 is possible to override the base_url for public files using the file_public_base_url but not for private files? There are scenenarios where Drupal is installed behind a reverse proxy. ...
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Prompt user to download file via AJAX form submission

I have a file that is generated when an AJAX button is clicked. I want to immediately have a file download prompt come up. The file is being generated and has the correct data in the file. I just don'...
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Images not being uploaded to defined Image Style folder on server

Drupal 7 site. For over 5 years we've had no trouble uploading images to view with a blog. This weekend we had Ningx loaded on our server. Hosting co. is certain that's not issue. Maybe it isn't. ...
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File not deleted after successfully send message in private message module [closed]

I am sending message with file attachment. Message send successfully and also file but issue is that file not deleted from the file field after successfully message send. Please see attached sceen1, ...
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Drupal 8.7.0 chmod() and touch() operations not permitted

After updating drupal8 for 8.7.0 and then to 8.7.1 versions i have next errors: Warning: chmod(): Operation not permitted in Drupal\Component\PhpStorage\MTimeProtectedFastFileStorage->save() (line ...
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Setting default upload paths for media

I really want to have an organised files folder in my d8 project. I have two main media fields: field_banner AND field_image They appear in all my content types. I would like that all the the media ...
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Not able to access uploaded images in AWS

When we upload an image using the URL 'https://website.com/file/add' , the image is getting uploaded. While uploading, we have chosen the destination as ' Public local files served by the webserver' ...
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Using image styles with a normal “managed file”?

I created a content type with 4 fields on it: Private Image Field Public Image Field Private File Field Public File Field I am able to access 1 and 2, as they are image fields. But if I upload an ...
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How can I replace static file and media links in content with their equivalent entity references?

I imported content from another system. So, for example, the body has typical html, like this: <img src="/images/image.jpg /> All of the media assets that are referenced as static html, those ...
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How can I get an image form to maintain image order after deleting one?

I have a content type with a field for images. The field accepts multiple images and after I upload several, I re-arrange them to a desired order. After re-arranging them, I can enable "Show Row ...
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How to download from private// following a link?

I have a custom entity (contract) created in a custom module (amap) by a bunch of BaseFieldDefinition, one of which being $fields['file1'] = BaseFieldDefinition::create('file') ->setLabel(t('...
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managed_files with named that already exist are being renamed, but original file name returned

I am trying to add image upload functionality to my custom module. Images are successfully being uploaded via the following: ` $form['slide']['dbs_img'] = array( '#type' => '...
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Grant file access to file downloads

I am able to sell a file using Ubercart Drupal 8 module. However, file download permissions are not granted to the user purchasing the file. Do we have a Rule in place for this? How can I achieve ...
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How to alter response headers from module hook

I am puzzled how to alter the response headers from specific hook (hook_file_download)? /** * Implements hook_file_download(). */ function example_file_download($uri) { $scheme = FileSystem::...
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Strategy for Import/exporting Drupal8 as content and structure

We are setting up feature>dev>production environments on Platform.sh for a Drupal 8 project. Expecting multiple contributors to the project, we have run into a slight snag regarding Importing/...
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Download file programmatically

I have a custom module where I need to create a file and download it on form submission. So far, I managed to created the file and save it in public folder, but I cannot find a way to download it to ...
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How can I bulk add multiple taxonomy terms to existing media files, or reimport with terms?

At an earlier stage of a project approximately 30,000 files were uploaded to a Drupal 8 site through the Bulk Media Uploader. Now the project requires that taxonomy terms in an existing vocabulary be ...
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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 ...