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File Manager

Upload, delete, copy, move, rename, edit, compress, extract files. You don't need to worry about ftp any more. It is realy simple and easy to use

Most robust and powerful file manager for wordpress. You can upload, delete, copy, move, rename, archive, extract files. You don't need to worry about ftp any more. It is realy simple and easy to use. Just install the plugin following standard wordpress plugin install process and visit your dashbord. You will find a side menu called file manager. Just click on it to open file manager.

Extend File Manager with tons of features and priority support.

Documentation See detail documentation here.

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Key Features

  • Upload, Download and Delete operations
  • All operations with files and folders (copy, move, upload, create folder/file, rename, archive, extract, edit, etc.)
  • Light and Elegant client UI
  • Drag & Drop file upload support
  • List and Icons view available
  • Alternative to FTP
  • Archives create/extract (zip, rar, 7z, tar, gzip, bzip2)
  • Image and File Edit Support
  • Quicklook, preview for common file types
  • Calculate directory sizes
  • Video and audio preview/play
  • Support file search and sort

Extended Features

  • High performance server backend
  • Uses local file system no need of database.
  • Keyboard shortcuts available
  • Multiple file/folder selection
  • Move/Copy files with Drag & Drop
  • Rich context menu and toolbar
  • Thumbnails for image files
  • Auto resize on file upload.
  • UTF-8 Normalizer of file-name and file-path etc.
  • Sanitizer of file-name and file-path etc.
  • Folder upload (supports on google chrome/Chromium)
  • Chunked file upload
  • Upload directly to the folder
  • Creating the archive by specifying the file name
  • File browsing history
  • Responsive(Works on tablet and phone)

Extend File Manager

  • Frontend: Enable file manager plugin for frontend.
  • Shortcode Support: Shortcode support for file manager to post it anywhere on your website.
  • Personal User Folder: Every user has personal/private folder.
  • User Role Permission: Set permission for user roles.
  • User Permission: Set permission for specific users.
  • File Type: Control what files can be uploaded and what file can be downloaded.
  • File Size: Control maximum file size that can be uploaded.
  • Maximum Operations: Support 8 types of file operation control.
  • Ban Roles/Users: Ban Users and Roles.

Extend File Manager

Contributors aihimel, shovonchoudhury
Tags copy, delete, drag-and-drop, elfinder, file browser, file manager, folder upload, ftp, manage files, move, online file browser, remote file manager, rename, upload, wordpress file manager, wp file manager
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    Overall View

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    Tool Bar

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    Advanced Search

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    File Size Indecator

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    Image Preview

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    Edit Image

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    Preview file

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    Edit file

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    Right Click Menu

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    File manager settings page

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    File manager pro widget(PRO only)

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    File manager pro shortcode(PRO only)

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    File manager pro frontend(PRO only)


  • At least Firefox 12, Internet Explorer 9, Safari 6, Opera 12 or Chrome/Chromium 19
  • PHP 5.2+ (for thumbnails - mogrify utility or GD/Imagick module)

Installation process

  • Upload and install the plugin.
  • Go to admin dashbord
  • Click on File Manager side menu

Congratulations you have done it!


  • Initial release of the plugin.


  • Internal structure updated.


  • Activation error fixed with PHP 5.2


  • Extra slash problem on file edit has been checked.
  • Security update.


  • Page speed optimized
  • Security Updated


  • Extra character output fixed.


  • Chromium design issue fixed.


  • Data is not valid problem fixed.


  • Bug fixed and Interface updated.


  • OS independent file path structure
  • Logging system added


  • UI changed
  • Server configuration panel added
  • fm_options hook added

4.1.1 (14 December, 2016)

  • Minor UI changes

4.1.2 (5 January, 2016)

  • Extra slash issue solved

Will I support the plugin?

Yes, I will support the plugin.

Version 4.1.2

Requires WordPress version: 4.4.0 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 11 Feb 2017

Date Added: 04 Feb 2016


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