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PDW Media File Browser


Do you want to simplify your file management? Do you miss the feature to Create folders? Tired of the current media library?

Then PDW Media File Browser will be something for you! The editor will provide you with a lot of new features!


  • Create new folders
  • Multiple views (large icons, small icons, list, details, etc.)
  • Multiple file selection (SHIFT/CTRL click)
  • Multiple languages
  • Skins (MAC OS X/Windows 7/more)
  • 30+ file icons
  • Flash file upload (multiply files upload)
  • Search
  • Filtering (flash/images/media)
  • Image caching
  • Copy, cut, paste and delete
  • File information pane
  • Renaming folders and files
  • Works with TinyMCE advanced image feature – see FAQ
  • Adds ‘Select image from file browser’ field for Advanced Custom Fields plugin
  • Standalone support. Integrate the filebrowser with your other plugins. See FAQ


  • Select multiply files
  • Change view that suits your standard
  • Example of automatic Tinymce 'Advanced Image button' integration
  • Change skin to feel like a mac browser (skin named Cupertino)
  • The settings page. Change language and skin here


  1. Upload folder pdw-file-browser to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


How to integrate with the TinyMCE editor

This plugins provides you with the ability to automaticly integrate with the ‘Advanced Image Button’. All you have to do is get a plugin that add’s this feature to your content editor. Click here for a list of plugins which adds the Advanced Image Button

  1. Download, install & activate plugin Ultimate TinyMCE or something similar
  2. Go to “Settings > Ultimate Tinymce” in the left menu
  3. Enable ‘Advanced Image Button’ at ‘Button group 2’
  4. Enjoy!
How does it integrate with ‘Advanced Custom Fields’ plugin?

The plugin will do the trick for you! You will find a new field in the dropdown named ‘PDW Image select’

Contributors & Developers

“PDW Media File Browser” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  1. $_GET[‘wp-root’] problems found and resolved
  2. Folder /wp-content/uploads/ will automaticly create itself if it doesn’t exist
  3. Support for localhost (wamp/xampp) webprogramming (path’s fixed)
  4. Plugin could not be activated on servers with PHP-version older than 5.3. Problem now resolved and works with older versions of PHP.


Security fix to prevent people from accessing files from the evil outside.


Adds a new field for ACF (Advanced Custom Fields) named ‘PDW Image select’