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Front end file upload and manager Plugin

N-Media file uploader plugin allow site users to upload files and share with admin.

This plugin lets the wordpress site users to upload files for admin. Each file is saved in private directory so each user can download/delete their own files after login. For more control please see PRO feature below. Use folowing shortcode:: [nm-wp-file-uploader]

NOTE: Version 3.0 has major changes, but we have included a migration script which will copy all old files in new version


  1. Upload button title
  2. Upload button font color
  3. Upload button background color
  4. Max filesize (each file)
  5. Max files limit = 5
  6. Upload background color change
  7. Message control on success and error
  8. Image thumb

New Pro Demo

See Demo

Pro Features

Pro version gives you AWSOME control over this plugin on top of free version. You can control file upload behavior with following shortcode

  • Create Directory
  • Directory Tree View (see screenshots)
  • Min files limit
  • Max file upload limit set
  • Secure download link
  • Admin email notification/alert
  • Share file (user can send file in email)
  • File meta attachment (Awesome feature)
  • File sorting, searching, pagination
  • Admin: disable/enable upload/download section
  • Admin: Allow users to upload files even not registered (public)

File Meta

File meta is another set of shortcodes allow site admin to attach unlimited input fields. These are named as File Meta. Admin will receive email on every file upload with File Meta. Following 8 types of input field can be attached:

  • Text
  • Textarea]
  • Select
  • Checkbox
  • Mask (customized format)
  • Email
  • Date (datepicker)
  • Image
  • Checkbox

More info with Demo

Author Najeeb Ahmad
Contributors nmedia
Tags ajax based file uploader, Document Managemen System, File uploader, File uploaders, front end upload, image uploader, progress bar, User Desgins uploader, User Files, User files manager
  1. nmedia-user-file-uploader screenshot 1

    Frontend view of plgin

  2. nmedia-user-file-uploader screenshot 2

    Admin area for user uploaded files

  3. nmedia-user-file-uploader screenshot 3

    PRO Feature: Create directory

  4. nmedia-user-file-uploader screenshot 4

    PRO Feature: Directory Tree View Template

  1. Upload plugin directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  3. After activation, you can set options from NM FileUploader menu


  • It is first version, and working perfectly


  • Just fixed the delete file bug.


  • Fixed content placement issue when using shortcode in middle of post/page.


  • Fixed the bug for php short code


  • Change the Upload File button


  • Physical file deleted from folder
  • Every user will have its own upload directory as user_name
  • File Name field is removed


  • there was error sometimes when creating directory for users, not it is fixed.


  • Admin can see the file uploade by users


  • Some major security issues is being fixed, please update to this version


  • doupload.php and uploadify.php files have removed for best security practice
  • front end design is replced with ul/li based structure
  • pagination control


  • Some latin characters like �, �, � etc were not rendered in file upload button, it is fixed now.


  • developed on new plugin framework which is more efficient
  • better upload script using PlUpload
  • listing uploaded files with Data Table
  • showing images thumbs


  • plugin option menu was replacing appearance menu. Fixed now


  • reloding the page once file is save.


  • issue with FF/IE on file saving is fixed.


  • IE not supported message will be shown if IE browser detected


BUG Fixed: Filename will will displayed after uploading for all files.


  • Plupload replace with new version 2.1.2


  • No more Flash needed for IE. It's replaced with HTML5 runtime.


  • SECURITY ALERT: This version has removed a BUG related to security. Remote invalid file types are NOT allowed


  • Added: Some admin UI element added


  • Bug fixed: Arbitrary File Upload Vulnerability issue fixed


  • Feaure: Tanslation support added for different laguages. Included languages, DE, ES, FR, NL


  • Bug fixed: Invalid filetype error in Wordpress Version 4.7.2
  • Bug fixed: Physical files not removed, now it is removing.
  • Bug fixed: Intermedia images are generated on each file upload, now only one image and thumb will be generated

Can I change the message when file uploaded or deleted?

Yes you can.

Can I see its working Demo?


Does this uploader will show progressbar

Yes nice progressbar with percentage

Why I see HTTP Error message

it is because of your server side settings, sometime php.ini does not allow to upload big files. You need to check following two settings in php.ini:
1- post_max_size
2- upload_max_filesize check this tutorial

Version 4.2

Requires WordPress version: 3.5 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 15 Feb 2017

Date Added: 13 Nov 2011

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