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Files Addon for Event Espresso 4

Files add on plugin allows to create file upload type question which can be used in event registration form.

Files add on plugin allows to create file type question which can be used in event registration form. Attendees will be able to upload files while registerting for an event using this addon. Admin will be able to restrict the file type by setting file extensions for each question.

Author WordGeniee
Contributors WordGenie
Tags Event Espresso, events, file, form, questions, upload file
  1. files-addon-for-event-espresso-4 screenshot 1

    Create file type question.

  2. files-addon-for-event-espresso-4 screenshot 2

    Display of registration form.

  3. files-addon-for-event-espresso-4 screenshot 3

    Uploaded file preview in dashboard.

Minimum Requirements

  • WordPress 4.1 or greater
  • PHP version 5.2.4 or greater
  • MySQL version 5.0 or greater
  • Event espresso version: 4.8.0 or greater
  • This add on will not work in Internet explorer version 9 or below, because formData (javascript object used to upload file on server) is not supported in IE 9 or its below version.

Manual installation

Following steps should be followed to install plugin manually

  1. Upload 'files-addon-for-event-espresso-4' folder to the '/wp-content/plugins/' directory or upload '' through WordPress admin panel
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  3. You are ready to create file type question.


  1. Added feature to set different file extensions for each file type question
  2. If extensions are not set then uploaded file is validated against following extensions ['gif','png' ,'jpg','jpeg','bmp']


  1. Added filter 'ssa_change_file_upload_path' to change directory path of uploaded file
  2. Added standard code to return file type question.


  1. Fixed error message display.
  2. Added link to image.


Fixed file upload security issue. Added EE_FILE_Validation_Strategy class for validating uploaded file.


Plugin release

Why my plugin is not getting activated?

This is add on plugin of Event espresso 4. Therefore to activate this plugin Event espresso 4.x must be active and running.

Why files are not getting uploaded?

Check your current browser version. We have used formData object to upload files. Visit following link to check the compatibility of your browser:

Where can I get support or talk to other users?

If you get stuck, you can ask for help in the [Files Addon for Event Espresso Plugin Forum]

What file formats are supported for upload?

Following file formats are allowed to upload : jpeg, jpg, png, gif, bmp

Version 1.0.4

Requires WordPress version: 4.1 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.5.6

Last Updated 10 Nov 2016

Date Added: 04 Jul 2016


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