SW Files Filter Pro

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A plugin that will allow certain type of files to be uploaded with the file plugin in elgg 1.8

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Choose whether or not use the SW Files Filter ProChoosing file typesError if file type is not allowed
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Since elgg 1.7 there has been several requests about how to restrict some file types to be uploaded with the file plugin.

Now, in elgg 1.8 the situation is pretty much the same. There's no tool available that will let you choose which file types can be uploaded in your elgg network.

For that reason, SW Social Web brings you this plugin, which will filter which file types can be uploaded. It's pretty simple: You can select any file type without having to find or type its MIME type.

Please keep in mind that it has to process the file first before it detects what kind of file it is. This is a standard and accepted procedure. I read many tech forums, and they strongly recommend to rely on server, if we want to filter file types.

We really hope you find it useful.

Thanks Dhrup for the help! =D



  • Category: Tools
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2
  • Updated: 2014-11-17
  • Downloads: 958
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