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File Management - Overwriting Old Files


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Shayne

Community Member, 3 Posts

14 June 2013 at 1:21am

Greetings: I have several pdf documents uploaded to my file management. The files are linked to throughout my site. Each year, I will have updated versions of these documents. Is it possible to replace an old file with a new one through the CMS file manager? I've looked but I don't see one. I'd like to figure out a way to upload the current version of the file in place of the old one without having to go and reset all of my links. What is the best way to do this through the CMS? Thanks.

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swaiba

Forum Moderator, 1804 Posts

14 June 2013 at 1:46am

How about https://github.com/ajshort/silverstripe-versionedfiles ?

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Juanitou

Community Member, 323 Posts

14 June 2013 at 2:19am

Edited: 14/06/2013 2:20am

If no versioning is required, FTP should suffice provided your file names do not change. But you look for a CMS method…

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Shayne

Community Member, 3 Posts

14 June 2013 at 2:31am

Thank you. Given the computer abilities of the person that will ultimately be updating the site's basic content, I'd like to find a solution through the CMS as I think ftp may be a confusing step for them.

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Shayne

Community Member, 3 Posts

14 June 2013 at 2:32am

Thank you! This definitely has potential.