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Description: Open Source Excellence (OSE) File Manager is an easy open source file management component for Joomla! 1.5 and Joomla! 1.6. It aims to help you manage / edit your files through the Joomla backend. It is a further development of the QuiXplorer, JoomXplorer and NinjaXlorer. Since there is no file manager for the freshly released Joomla 1.6, OSE team modify the codes of JoomXplorer and NinjaXloper and release this J15 and J16 supported File Manager to contribute to the Open Source community and Joomla! community. Hope this helps all Joomla! Developers!
Supported Joomla! versions: Joomla! 1.5 and Joomla! 1.6, there are two separate versions and please choose the correct version to install on the Joomla website.
Programming Language: PHP
Requirements: PHP 5+
I can now access anywhere on the server, even if files aren't directly part of the Joomla set-up. That gives me a lot more flexibility, especially not having to mess about the FTP when I want to edit any code remotely that's not normally accessible from the administration panel.
The only proviso I would give is that you do get a lot more access to the server than you might have realised, which you need to bear in mind if you're planning to give back end access to your clients.
However, for me it's spot on and is firmly on my 'essential extensions' list.
Excellent work :)
Tried JoomlaXplorer and NinjaExplorer but they all had their problems.
Installed OSE FileManager and it worked out of the box but not without an issue; it allowed file and folder access for all sites on the same server - this was a complete show stopper and would have likely led to it being uninstalled and a negative review left.
However I am happy to report that the good people at OSE were quick to respond to my support query and resolved the matter in one hit - superb.
A zero star review became and excellent 5 star review through their quick response and keen willing to resolve the problem. Superb!!
Extplorer : stopped working suddenly, it was a known bug, no one responded, bad support
OSE Fileman : works great and when I had a problem with SAVE function, it turned out they also have great support/ticket system and I got this bug fixed within a reasonable time.
I appreciate your work guys. This component should have been incorporated into J 1.7 for sure.
Fortunately there is an add-on that fills this gap, OSE File Manager and what a great add-on it is. It works well and does what I needed, no errors, easy installation and works straight out of the box. Well worth the 5 stars.
The only thing that I could suggest to improce it is an AJAX type file uploader where we can select multiple files all at once to upload instead of one for each upload box. Though I am sure the developers will read this and soon this will be added, so hence the 5 stars will remain :)
Keep up the great work guys and again thanks for OSE FileManager.