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DataObjectManager Module

Discuss the DataObjectManager module, and the related ImageGallery module.

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Uploadify HTTP Error


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9 June 2011 at 2:14pm Community Member, 70 Posts

I ran into the HTTP Error on a production machine and could not resolve it, even by moving the phpsessions to a different directory as detailed here - Hard to debug when you dont speak the same language as the sysadmin, and cant see the error/access logs :(

So I took a different approach and decided to change uploadify to use HTML5 upload instead. It appears to be working, though is lacking a few things:

1) No error reporting
2) No upload cancel
3) I've only tested it in Google Chrome
4) Progress meter is text (e.g. 30%) instead of a progress bar
5) Some of the events still rely on the existence in the DOM of the flash uploadify elements, which I've hidden visually

Code is available at

Please consider this very alpha software, as it was a bit of a rush job :)




9 June 2011 at 3:52pm 4085 Posts

UploadifyField::disable_authentication() is the best solution to this problem.


10 June 2011 at 8:49am Community Member, 33 Posts

Hey guys, tuning in to mention that I'm getting this same HTTP error on any file I try and add with uploadify.

^ Is that line added to the _config.php in /mysite? The website doesn't load at all for me if I add this line.


11 June 2011 at 3:33am 4085 Posts

Yes, it goes in your config. If you're getting a white screen of death, you need to crank up your error reporting to find out what the error is.

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20 June 2011 at 1:12am (Last edited: 20 June 2011 1:23am), Community Member, 42 Posts

This is what I get with the "UploadifyField::disable_authentication() "

Fatal error: Call to undefined method UploadifyField::disable_authentication() in /homez.443/mysiteid/www/mysite/_config.php on line 35.

(Also disabled magic quotes and mod security, and swfupload doesn't work either)

Edit : Would there be a way to use ImageDOM without uploadify ? I don't care if I have to upload file by file. It would be nice while we all search how to get rid of the HTTP Error.


20 June 2011 at 4:13am 4085 Posts

If the method doesn't exist then you're running an old version. Make sure you update to the latest rev.

Terry Apodaca

21 June 2011 at 3:08am Community Member, 109 Posts

@VRoxane I still get the same HTTP Error on only one server now. Download the latest code and see if that will help some of your issues. After I upgraded, used the UploadifyField::disable_authentication() in the config file...all my sites (except one) were fixed.

Another thing to think this will most likely be no issue once 3.0 comes out. Keep that in mind as well.

Let me know if upgrading helped you...and if not then I will try to help as much as I can.


21 June 2011 at 7:40pm Community Member, 42 Posts

I'll try that on my own website this week.

Does "UploadifyField::disable_authentication()" go in the mysite/_config or in the uploadify/_config ?

I really think the problem comes from the hosting... but I don't know anything about that... Hope 3.0 will do the trick :)

And btw, swfupload gets stuck @ 100% upload as well : /

Thank you both for your help, hope I'll get rid of the HTTP Error soon !!! :) MERCI MERCI MERCI :)