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WARNING: Users should upgrade to this release 3.2.6 of Attachments which fixes a SQL injection vulnerability in the previous release. Updates in this release are shown at the bottom of this page.

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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.

Attachments gives 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.

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.

WARNING: To uninstall Attachments go to the extension manager and search for: "Package: Attachments for Joomla". Uninstall it and it will uninstall the Attachments component and all Attachments plugins.

There is only one supported version of Attachments:

  • Attachments version 3.2+ for Joomla 3.x
    • The current version is 3.2.6 (updated for Joomla 3.8.6)
    • The 3.x versions will NOT work on Joomla 1.5
    • See demo video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMzOVNfYJIo&hd=1
    • FORUMS: http://joomlacode.org/gf/project/attachments3/forum/

The Attachments extension files have been moved to:
- Source code: /https://github.com/jmcameron/attachments
- Translations: /https://github.com/jmcameron/attachments_translations

Version 2.x for Joomla 1.5 or Joomla 2.5.x is no longer supported

If you would like to subscribe to an email list for announcements about the Attachments extension, please visit: http://jmcameron.net/attachments/email-list.html

2018-03-26: Release 3.2.6
- 2017-05-27 Fixed category attachments for 3.7+ changes
- 2017-05-28 Another fix for category article list menu item
- 2017-07-12 Fixed issue with article selection
- 2017-07-13 Fixed issue with admin attachment list popups not working
- 2018-03-25 Added fixes to clean user inputs (fix SQL injection vulnerability)
- Tested with Joomla 3.8.6

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Functionality

First installed in 2008 for our school website. Still by far one of the most important plug-ins we've needed.

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Ease of use

Operationally - perfect for our authors needs. However, the way Attachements calls Mootools-More has caused an ADA compliance issue.

I used this to: Use to use Mootools Enabler/Disabler to resolve single ADA empty link issue, but this now caused script issues (slideshow would not appear) with recent Smart Slider 3 addition. Moved to Disable Mootools by ExtensionBase... and both issues now resolved.
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Functionality

Click n go. Perfect functionality, but needs some modernization in its looks. Can be done with your CSS as I did.

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Ease of use

Really easy, with only a little sass if you need some complicated settings. But for users who want just upload n go, this is what you need!

I used this to: Two websites for uploading documents.
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Utilizzo categorie


Posted on 26 September 2017
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Functionality

permettere a degli utenti registrati di allegare file a degli articoli

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Ease of use

in qualche pagina duplica l'elenco degli allegati, se unu utente accede l'icona allega file compare in tutte le pagine

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Support

capire come risolvere il problema

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Documentation
I used this to: lavoro
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Super plugin


Posted on 19 June 2017
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Functionality

Super Nice good

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Ease of use

Super Nice good

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Support
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Documentation
I used this to: Please think about the integration with any captcha plugin or do captcha for this
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Functionality

When working GOOD
If you upgrade to Joomla 3.7.0 this plugin will throw up a menu error. hope a quick fix is done soon

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Ease of use

When working Good

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Support

Not sure first time had an error
The error report https://issues.joomla.org/tracker/joomla-cms/15545

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Documentation

OK

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Amazing Extenstion


Posted on 14 March 2017
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Functionality

Just works perfectly each time

100
Ease of use

Very easy to use

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All ingenious is simple


Posted on 01 December 2016
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Functionality

More than i could wait from this

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Ease of use

Just install and use

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Documentation

Did not find any documentation

I used this to: Joomla 3.6.4
Owner's reply: To find the documentation, go to the Attachments manager in the back end and click on the "Help" button on the right end of the toolbar.
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Easy to use


Posted on 25 August 2016
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Functionality

This really ease the housekeeping of files While it may not fit in some use case, Attaching to the page is a simple and clear organization.

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Ease of use

I find that casual editors do not find it too hard, also the ergonomics could be rethink for them. For visitors it's really easy.

I used this to: An extranet with educational material for young people around the world in different languages.
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Low maintenance?


Posted on 05 May 2016
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Functionality

With the update to version 3.5.1 and TinyMCE editor are no longer visible attachments when writing the article.

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Ease of use

Very simple

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Documentation
Owner's reply: I am about to release a new version of Attachments 3.2.4 that should help with these issues on Joomla 3.5.x. When it becomes available, please try it and let the me know how it worked for you.
-Jonathan ( jmcameron at jmcameron dot net )
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Functionality

Attachments list doesn't show in article editor (backend)

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Ease of use


Ease of use is low because of the above problems

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Support


I hope that support for good

I used this to: Joomla 3.5.1
Owner's reply: Please try the new version: Attachments 3.2.4!
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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 http://jmcameron.net/attachments The Attachments for JEvents relies on two plugins that are maintained on github: https://github.c...

Attachments

Version:
3.2.6
Developer:
Jonathan Cameron
Last updated:
Apr 29 2018
Date added:
Sep 24 2007
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
Includes:
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Compatibility:
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