Inserting files and images

FILEman comes with an editor button plugin, FILElink ( more info). This plugin adds a "File" button to the editor and allows you to upload files, create a link to a file, or insert an image in Joomla articles and other content that uses the Joomla editor. All Joomla core and third party editors are supported by FILElink.

Upload a file

  1. Click the File button in the editor toolbar.
  2. Select the folder within which you would like to upload your file, or create a new folder, in the sidebar.
  3. Click Upload to select the file that you wish to upload, or drag and drop the file in the Upload / Drop a file here panel.
  4. Follow the instructions below (steps 3 and 4) to insert a link to an uploaded file or image.

Insert a file

  1. Click the File button in the editor toolbar.
  2. Select the folder which contains your file in the sidebar.
  3. Select a file in the list.
  4. Click Insert.

Note: FILE links pointing to video and audio files will be automatically rendered with an embedded inline player.

Insert an image

  1. Click the File button in the editor toolbar.
  2. Select the folder which contains your image in the sidebar.
  3. Select an image in the list.
  4. Click Insert.

Note: Images will be automatically resized during upload to the max dimensions you have defined in the FILEman settings page.