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The 'Attachments' extension for Joomla! allows files to be uploaded and attached to articles and other types of content. URLs can also be attached. 'Attachments' includes the ability to attach files and edit attachments from the front end as well as from the administrative back end. There are options to control who can see the attachments and who can upload them, along with many other options to increase its flexibility and usefulness.

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INSTALLATION IS SIMPLE: Use the Joomla installer with the single installation zip file. The component and all plugins are installed in a single step. Attachments uses the Joomla "upgrade" capability and can be installed over previous versions of Attachments.

There are two versions of Attachments:

  • Version 3.2+ for Joomla 2.5.7+ or 3.x
    -- The 3.x versions will NOT work on Joomla 1.5
    -- See demo video:
    -- DOWNLOAD:
    -- FORUMS:

  • Version 2.x for Joomla 1.5
    -- The 2.x versions will NOT work on Joomla 2.5 and later
    -- See demo video:
    -- DOWNLOAD:
    -- FORUMS:

NOTE These sites will be migrating soon (check back here for updates)!

The Attachments extension files have been migrated from to:
-- Source code: /
-- Translations: /

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Releases 3.1+ and 2.2+ give you several ways to add, edit, and delete your attachments on the front end, back end, and in article editors on the front and back ends (including during article creation). There are many options to control who can see attachments. When you add or edit attachments, page updates are done quickly without full page reloads.

If you plan to use this extension for sensitive files, use the 'Secure' mode. This provides secure storage of attachment files and prevents access by anyone without logging in.

Attachments 3.2.0 includes many features:
--- Continues to support both Joomla 2.5.7+ and 3.x!
--- Various fixes and improvements (see release notes on github).
--- Tested with Joomla 3.3.6
--- For more details, see:

Attachments 3.2.1 includes many features:
--- Fixed problem with filenames of the downloaded files

Attachments 3.2.2 and 3.2.3
--- Fixed issues due to Joomla 3.4


Hi Its working fine except update the existing .While updating the existing file

Ease of use

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It works very well. I just had some questions and the support was very good.

Ease of use
I used this to: importing Attachments from Joomla 1.5

Excellent component

Posted on 15 October 2014

I am using this component in several sites. It is very easy to install and configure.

I appreciate the option that downloads are just for registrated users only, if desired.

And the developer is very helpful. I experienced this myself when he solved a problem with documentrights within my site (which was my own fault after all).

Simple and elegant

Posted on 26 July 2014

Nice and simple attachment manager, working with no problems at all.

I Recommend!

Perfect extension to upload attachment with articles, have ACL features, nicely blend with template, control of displaying attributes in frontend and backend logs. It has the features you need and very prompt reply I have got fixing an uninstalling issue.

I've used Attachments for many years on a 1.5 website. We're currently upgrading the website to 3.x and it was a real pleasure (& relief!) to find Attachments works with 3.x. A big THANKS for your extension :)

A+ Quality

Posted on 05 February 2014

Really well sorted code. Wish all components integrated to the core as well as this system. Makes attaching files very easy for non technical clients.

installing was easy, didn't see any errors, works fine by now.

5 stars.

Very BAD extension

Posted on 25 January 2014

I installed it on my Joomla 2.5 site, but it wasn't the extension I was looking for so I decided to uninstallate it and suddenly I got 2 error messages (about a plugin on this extension) on my website!!! It took me about 30 Minutes to find an issue to have again the access to my website so I don't recommend this extension!

Owner's reply: Very sorry you had this difficulty. Only a rare few users encounter this issue and I would like to resolve it. I have not been able to replicate this problem on my test systems. Please contact me if you would be willing to give me information about your system so I can track down the issue and fix it so other people do not have this problem. Thanks. -Jonathan

Great work

Posted on 30 December 2013

Highly recommend this extension. Works out of the box and is very customizable. Thanks for a great bit of software.

Attachments for JEvents

Attachments for JEvents

Free | Downloads | Jonathan Cameron
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Attachments plugin for JEvents (for Joomla) This plugin allows users to add attachments to JEvents items in Joomla. This version works with Joomla versions 2.5.28 and 3.3+ however it requires Attachments 3.2.2 or later. You may obtain the Attachments extension at The Attachments for JEvents relies on two plugins that are maintained on github: Release 3.2.2 is the first release of this pair of plugins.
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Jonathan Cameron
Last updated:
Mar 20 2015
Date added:
Sep 24 2007
GPLv2 or later
Free download
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