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WordPress File Upload

Simple yet very powerful plugin to allow users to upload files to your website from any page and manage the uploaded files

With this plugin you or other users can upload files to your site from any page, easily and securely.

Simply put the shortcode [wordpress_file_upload] to the contents of any WordPress page and you will be able to upload files to any directory inside wp-contents of your WordPress site.

You can add custom fields to submit additional data together with the uploaded file.

The plugin includes a file browser to access and manage the uploaded files from the Dashboard (only for admins currently).

Several filters and actions before and after file upload enable extension of its capabilities.

The characteristics of the plugin are:

  • It uses the latest HTML5 technology, however it will also work with old browsers and mobile phones.
  • It can be added in posts, pages or sidebars (as a widget).
  • It supports additional form fields (like checkboxes, text fields, email fields, dropdown lists etc).
  • It produces notification messages and e-mails.
  • It supports selection of destination folder from a list of subfolders.
  • Upload progress can be monitored with a progress bar.
  • It supports redirection to another url after successful upload.
  • There can be more than one instances of the shortcode in the same page or post.
  • Uploaded files can be added to Media or be attached to the current page.
  • It is highly customizable with many (more than 50) options.
  • It supports filters and actions before and after file upload.
  • It contains a visual editor for customizing the plugin easily without any knowledge of shortcodes or programming
  • It supports logging of upload events or management of files, which can be viewed by admins through the Dashboard.
  • It includes a file browser in the Dashboard, from where admins can view the uploaded files and manage them.
  • It supports multilingual characters and localization.

The plugin is translated in the following languages:

Please note that old desktop browsers or mobile browsers may not support all of the above functionalities. In order to get full functionality use the latest versions browsers, supporting HTML5, AJAX and CSS3.

For additional features, such as multiple file upload, very large file upload, drag and drop of files, captcha, detailed upload progress bars, list of uploaded files, image gallery and custom css please consider WordPress File Upload Professional.

Please visit the Other Notes section for customization options of this plugin.

Requires: 2.9.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3.1
Last Updated: 1 week ago
Active Installs: 10,000+


4.5 out of 5 stars


12 of 17 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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