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Simple Dropbox Upload

Inserts an upload form for visitors to upload files to you Dropbox account without the need of a Dropbox developer account.


  • WordPress 3.3.0 or higher
  • PHP 5.0 or higher
  • The wp-content/uploads directory needs to be writable by the plugin. This is likely already the case as WordPress stores your media and various other uploads here.


  1. Go to Site Admin > Simple Dropbox
  2. (Optional)Enter the folder path you would like to save the files to on Dropbox.
  3. (Optional) Change the temporary path for files uploaded to your server before being uploaded to Dropbox.
  4. (Required) Enter the file extensions without periods for the files you want to allow users to upload separated by one space.
  5. (Optional) Enter a message you want displayed after the user uploads a file.
  6. (Optional) Choose a color for the message you want displayed after the user uploads a file.
  7. Choose whether or not to display upload form again after the first file has been uploaded to Dropbox.
  8. Choose whether or not to delete the file located on your server after it has been uploaded to Dropbox.
  9. Click Save options.
  10. If you have already authorized this plugin to use your Dropbox account you can skip to step 17
  11. Click the Authorize button at the bottom of the screen.
  12. Click Continue to be taken to Dropbox.
  13. Once at Dropbox Click the Allow button so this plugin can link with your Dropbox account.
  14. Go to Site Admin > Simple Dropbox
  15. Click the Confirm button located at the bottom of the page to confirm your Dropbox account.
  16. You should see the email address used with your Dropbox account. If you don't, Reset your settings and start over.
  17. Click Finish.
  18. Create a Page, Post or Widget to insert the shortcode into.
  19. Insert [simple-wp-dropbox] where you would like the form to display.
  20. Click Save or Publish.
  21. Visit the location to confirm everything is working properly.

To-do list

  • Multiple file upload
  • Add ability to append uploaders username to file name/folder path
  • Add ability to control file upload size
  • Add ability to limit the number of submissions per user/day
  • Restyle admin interface (Done|)
  • Change database structure (Done|)

Requires: 3.3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 3 years ago
Active Installs: 2,000+


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