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Post by Buttercup on March 16th 2010, 1:47 am

How to manage attachments ?

No way to host your documents, videos, music? Forumotion now offers the possibility to host free attachments.

Here are all the file extensions allowed:

Images:.bmp - .png - .jpg - .jpeg - .jpe - .gif - .tif - .tiff
Sounds:.mp3 - .m4a - .wma
Videos:.mp4 - .mov - .m4v - .mpeg - .mpg - .3gp - .3g2 - .wmv
Documents:.txt - .doc - .docm - .docx - .pps - .ppt - .pptm - .pptx - .xls - .xlsb - .xlsm - .xlsx - .pdf - .swf

For users that have personnalized templates, you will need to edit them here and here.

How does it work?

    To activate the attachments Admin panel > General > Messages and Emails > AttachmentsYou can assign different permissions for each forum in General > Forum > Categories and forums > of a category.Handle your storage space in Misc > Storage > ManagementPossibility to show your attachments in profile: Users & groups > ProfilesYou can change the 3 "action" icons from the above screenshot in Display > Pics Management > Advanced mode > Buttons.Add/Delete your attachments by simply editing a message.Important:The send button located below the editor does not allow to upload your files. You must click the one located next to the field of attachment to save/upload the file. Download/Delete attachments from a message (Only if you have authorization) :► As an admin, you can manage all attachments by General > Attachments > Storage spage► As an admin, you can also ban a member to use this option or manage files uploaded by their profile.

Your turn!  cheers

This tutorial was made by the French support forum, especially byZen and translated by Typlo


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