Attach multiple files to a topic in one go

This plugin provides a more flexible interface to upload one or more files to a topic. Using standard means, only one file can be uploaded at the same time. In comparison this plugin allows to upload multiple files with one transaction and optionally using an asynchronous request. the needed REST interface to


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You get (if installed):




The comment, target, multiple and embed parameters toggle different features of the upload form:

  • ajax - switch on/off asynchronous operation mode; defaults to off
  • comment - switch on/off the comment field for uploads
  • target - switch on/off the target field; defaults to current topic
  • multiple - switch on/off multi-file upload
  • embed - switching this to on will omit the outer form markup; that's useful to embed the upload form into a larger form, that the upload is part of
  • onsuccess - function to be called after a sucessful upload; aditionally, the javascript event sucess.uploader is fired on success
  • onerror - function to be called after a failed upload; the javascript event error.uploader is fired when an error occurs

Installation Instructions

You do not need to install anything in the browser to use this extension. The following instructions are for the administrator who installs the extension on the server.

Open configure, and open the "Extensions" section. Use "Find More Extensions" to get a list of available extensions. Select "Install".

If you have any problems, or if the extension isn't available in configure, then you can still install manually from the command-line. See http://foswiki.org/Support/ManuallyInstallingExtensions for more help.


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Author(s): Foswiki:MichaelDaum
Copyright: © 2009 Michael Daum http://michaeldaumconsulting.com
License: GPL (Gnu General Public License)
Release: 1.11
Version: 4414 (2009-07-03)
Change History:  
02 Jul 2009: added ajax parameter; triggering sucess and error events jquery events
30 Jun 2009: added onsuccess, onerror
23 Jun 2009: initial release
Home: Foswiki:Extensions/UploadPlugin
Support: Foswiki:Support/UploadPlugin

Topic revision: r1 - 23 Jun 2009, ProjectContributor
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