Rackspace Cloudfiles


Taecho Group

3rd Party (Commercial)

EE Version Support

  • ExpressionEngine 2


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This is an Expression Engine 2 fieldtype add-on that will allow you to create a custom field to automatically upload to Rackspace Cloud Files servers. This also works with Pixel & Tonic's Matrix Fieldtypes.


1. PHP 5.2+ server with cURL module
2. Expression Engine 2+
3. jQuery Module (built-in to EE2)
4. Rackspace Cloudfiles account


1. Copy /system/expressionengine/third_party/rackspace_cloudfiles to /system/expressionengine/third_party/
2. Make sure jquery Module is installed (Add-ons -> Modules -> jQuery).
3. Install the module from Add-ons -> Fieldtypes -> Rackspace Cloudfiles, click ‘install’.


1. Go to Add-ons -> Fieldtypes -> Rackspace Cloudfiles.
2. Enter your Rackspace Username (same username as your rackspace logins).
3. Enter your Rackspace API Key (login to rackspace cloud -> your account -> API Access).
4. Enter your Rackspace Container (also known has directory name).
5. Enter your Rackspace Region (i.e. DFW, ORD, IAD, LON, HKG, SYD).

Sample Usage

1. If your channel field short name is “rackspace_image”:

{exp:channel:entries channel=“FILL_IN_YOUR_CHANNEL”}
  {if rackspace_image}
    <img src=”{rackspace_image}”/>

2. If you’re using matrix fieldtypes and your cell name is “rackspace_image”:

{exp:channel:entries channel=“FILL_IN_YOUR_CHANNEL”}
  {if rackspace_image}
    <img src=”{rackspace_image}”/>

Rackspace Cloudfiles Links

This entry was created March 22, 2012, 12:10 pm.
This entry was last updated January 18, 2014, 1:09 pm.

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