SafeCracker File



1st Party (Free)

EE Version Support

  • ExpressionEngine 2


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SafeCracker File. Uploads simplified.

SafeCracker & SafeCracker File has been purchased by EllisLabs Inc, and is now freely available for download at their site. You can download it here
Originally developed by Barrett Newton.

SafeCracker File is a simple file fieldtype. All it displays is a file input field, instead of the file manager. It also displays a thumbnail if there is a file present. You specify the file upload destination in the field settings. Use the single tag to display your image, which works just like the native file field. SafeCracker File is a standalone field, but is also included with SafeCracker.

Requires EE version 2.1.2.

SafeCracker File Links

This entry was created September 1, 2010, 4:36 pm.
This entry was last updated January 14, 2013, 2:40 pm.

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3 Reviews:

Cygnus 06.18.13

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Good fieldtype, let down in my opinion as theres no way to view the uplaoded image in the control panel without cross referencing with file manager.

Please add functionality so that the thumbnails can be clicked in the CP and you can see a larger image, its a must for user content moderation!

JCDerrick 02.07.11

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A great field type that makes uploading images even easier in EE2. I actually prefer this add-on over the default upload tool. It comes included with Safecracker, which is a plus. Works great in Matrix fields as well. Excellent Add-On!

bobh 09.29.10

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Great field type? It needs one more thing though; an ‘existing file’ option to select files that are already on the server.