Core Enhancements, File Management

This is a very easy to use, yet powerful, upload file(s) module for Joomla. It can be as simple as just adding the directory to upload to, or you can chose to use any of the below listed functions.

Version 1.3.5 is tested and verified on Joomla 3.3!

!!!Security Release 2012-01-02!!!
JED found an exploit in the code where they managed to upload a file named "file.php5". Unfortunately I had not added php5 to the blocked extensions list but now (version 1.3.5) it is added along with .php6 and an extra check to see if ".php" exists in the file-name!
Please make sure to update to version 1.3.5 as soon as possible!

UPDATE 2010-01-04: To be even more on the safe side I have now added code to inspect GIF comments. There is a new option called "Block PHP GIF comments" in the settings which is default set to "Yes" which will read any GIF comment and block the upload if the comment contains any PHP code!
!!!Security Release!!!

It includes the following key features:
- Multiple modules on the same page with different settings
- "Add Note" to uploaded files
- Image re-size
- Automated thumbnail creation for images
- Image compress for JPEG and PNG
- Now supports both "User Named Directory" and "User Defined Directory"! (see below)
- List files in upload directory in pop-up (FancyBox)
- Multiple files upload
- Notification e-mail
- And more...

More features:
- Integrated Ajax in Joomla framework
- "Blacklist" of extensions (threat-protection)
- Multi select file browser for FireFox 3.6+ versions
- Info popup-box now contains the link (URL)
- URL attached in e-mail notice
- Redirect option after uploading
- User Named Directory: You can set a root path for User Named Directories, e.g. "/home/users/" and then select which users should have the option to use the directory.
- User Defined Directory: You can select from the list of users and add custom directory paths for the user.
- Multiple choice of upload paths added. If a users has "User Named Directory" and/or "User Defined Directory" the user will get a pop-up box asking for the directory to upload to.
- List files option from upload directory in "pop-up"
- Form Fields can now be collected into the same file. A few JED Image Galleries are using a parameter file for labels/description of images.
- Multiple languages.

Joomla 3.0 is now supported!
User Named Directories and User Defined Directories now also works on Joomla 3.+!

Take care!

this is not work in joomla 3.6.2
Ease of use
this is not work in joomla 3.6.2
this is not work in joomla 3.6.2
this is not work in joomla 3.6.2
I used this to: this is not work in joomla 3.6.2 please provide some guideline
Owner's reply: Sorry that you couldn't get it working!

I am not actively supporting my free extensions but I am sorry you didn't ask for help. Just use the Contact form on my web page to get in contact with me!

All my extensions are tested and verified on all the listed Joomla versions. The most common issue when it is not working is that other extensions not using Joomla's jQuery loading is disturbing the FancyBox which is used in Simple File Lister. In my F.A.Q. there is an extensible PDF describing how to detect and treat jQuery issues.

I hope you can get this (or another extension) working so you get the functionality you need!

Take care!


Great extension

Posted on 01 October 2015
great extension,
Ease of use
it makes everything easy
I was wondering if there is any way to attach the uploaded file to an e-mail and send it via e-mail??
awesome and just needed to add dir
Ease of use
easy to use and setup
support is available if needed and online most days

very useful

Posted on 31 October 2014
it is really good extension. if you encounter browse button, click 'other parameters' Standard Browse button: yes.

Very useful

Posted on 21 October 2013
The simplest and most effective tool to upload files from the Joomla frontend

Outstanding Tool!

Posted on 17 August 2013
I have been using this tool on my Joomla 2.5 site and it has worked perfectly. Looking forward to using the new version for Joomla 3 when I upgrade my site. Thanks for a wonderful product.

working nice

Posted on 07 August 2013
this module working nice. Developer Anders is quick with response. He still improve adjustability and funcionality. :-) nice work
So many bells and whistles on this module it is hard to believe it is free. Had it up and running in under 5 minutes. If you allow file uploads then this is the module for you
Very clean, simple and gets the job done! Mime Type Security and extension block. Thanks,
This extension is a very powerful tools with 99,99% of options you can need when you upload some files to your server, and I heard that there are some new, very interesting, options coming in new releases.

In few minutes was able to make it work, and in a less then an hour integrated it in independent submission form - something that if you are a professional developer is a MUST.

Just have one thing on mind, there are few jQuery library loading options, and for sure one of them will feet your needs, don't hesitate!

Beside that, there is something that I really appreciate from extensions developers, the support. And I can tell you that Anders is a very resolutive and friendly developer, I recommend you to contact him, at least, to tell him "Thanks!", he will appreciate it. :)

Thumbs up!
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Anders Wasen
Date added:
May 20 2009
GPLv2 or later
Free download

This extension does NOT implement the Joomla! Update System


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