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File Management - Overwriting Old Files


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Shayne

14 June 2013 at 1:21am Community Member, 3 Posts

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

14 June 2013 at 1:46am Forum Moderator, 1796 Posts

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

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Juanitou

14 June 2013 at 2:19am (Last edited: 14 June 2013 2:20am), Community Member, 323 Posts

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

14 June 2013 at 2:31am Community Member, 3 Posts

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

14 June 2013 at 2:32am Community Member, 3 Posts

Thank you! This definitely has potential.