File Tree

Warning: This plugin has't been updated in over 54 years. It may no longer be maintained.

What you can do to help:

Order your files into folders

Last updated

No longer supported:

This plugin will NOT receive any further support as it's being replace by file_tools (


Should be place below file plugin in plugin order.


  • Folders for users and for groups
  • Group admin can control who can manage folders in a group
  • Completely (forward and backward) compatible with the Folder plugin
  • Order files into folders
  • Drag files onto folders
  • Drag and drop folders to rearange folder structure
  • Delete a folder including subfolders (and optional all files in it)
  • Update folder access on all subfolders (optional including all files)
  • Infinite folder structure (no limitations in length and depth)
  • Breadcrumb on file full view
  • Switching of view type (list/gallery)
  • Take over of default file menu options


Tested on Elgg 1.7.6, it should work on every version of Elgg 1.7.x NOT on older versions of Elgg

If you also have the Folder plugin, you should disable it.

NOTE update:

Due to URL changes in Elgg 1.7.5 this plugin will not work on versions prior to 1.7.5

Jerome Bakker

Developer @ ColdTrick IT Solutions


  • Category: Tools
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2
  • Updated: 1970-1-1
  • Downloads: 2907
  • Recommendations: 15

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