- Drupal Training Home
- Printable Quick Guide (.pdf)
- Creating Pages
- Styling Guidelines
- Page FAQ
- Links and Anchors
- File Attachments
- Photo Slideshows
- Node Revision Control
- Web Forms
- Advanced Features
The Web File Manager can be accessed two ways:
1. The Web File Manager can be accessed directly by clicking ‘Web File Manager' under ‘My Account' from the administrative menu.
If you have permission to edit more than one website, click the site you are uploading/viewing file attachments for.
2. The Web File Manager can be accessed from within the edit mode of a page. Click the ‘Web File Attachments' link near the bottom of the page.
This link expands the Web File Attachments section. Click ‘File Browser' to expand the File Browser section.
If you have permission to edit more than one site, click the folder of the site you are uploading/viewing file attachments for. This will show any files already uploaded for the site.
Upload a File:
From ‘Web File Manager' page: Click the ‘File Upload' link at the bottom of the page to expand the File Upload section.
From an edit page with the ‘Web File Manager' section expanded: Click the ‘File Upload' link at the bottom of the ‘File Browser' section.
Click ‘Browse', locate the file on your computer, then click ‘Upload'.
Create a Link to a File:
Locate the file in the ‘Web File Manager'. Copy the url of the file (found under the URL column to the right of the file name using CTRL + C. .
File link within a page:
In page edit mode, highlight the text you would like to link. Click the chain icon ( ). Paste the file url into the ‘Link Url' field. Click ‘Insert'. For more information on creating links, refer to the Links section of Editing Page Content.
File link from a menu item:
Create a new menu item (refer to Menus page for more information). In the ‘Path' field, paste the file url. Enter a ‘Menu link title' and click ‘Save'.
Replace an Uploaded File:
To replace an existing file with a new file (and keep the file's same url), upload a file with the EXACT SAME NAME as the file to be replaced. The file's name must be changed BEFORE the new file is uploaded. The new file should be uploaded into the same folder as the original file. You will then be prompted for the option to replace the existing file with the newly uploaded file.
Delete an Uploaded File:
To delete an uploaded file, locate the file using the Web File Manager. Right click (hold Ctrl and Click on Macs) the title of the file you wish to delete. Select ‘Delete File'.