This is the official documentation of WP-Filebase and WP-Filebase Pro. On the right side bar you find the menu to navigate through the documentation.
Note that some features are only available for WP-Filebase Pro, they are marked with (Pro).

Also check out the How-To section with short tutorials.

General about WP-Filebase

WP-Filebase’s file management

WP-Filebase uses a category/sub-category/file taxonomy. Each category can have multiple sub-categories (child categories) and files.

The file system is kept in sync with the category tree in the Database, e.g. each category has a folder containing the files and directories of all children (files and categories). This brings the advantage that you can easily add, modify or delete files directly on the file system, for example by FTP. WP-Filebase offers a function to synchronize the database with the file system, so file properties like size and hash sum get updated. (Never forget to sync after changing files with FTP!). See Sync.

31 thoughts on “Documentation

  1. Zafari says:
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    I need to be able to put different listings by category on different pages but the plugin only allows for a single file listing. Is there a way to do this?

  2. Schalk Joubert says:
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    Hi Fabian,
    Please let us know whether your’re still supporting this plugin?
    It’s a bit frustrating paying you money and then never get any feedback / support what so ever…
    Thank you,

  3. Frank2 says:
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    Why is the embedded uploader not visible for logged in user in posts even it is activated for everybody?

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    I know that there is a way to change the folder name but it does not work. When you go to Settings > Download and change the “Download URL base” to anything other than download I receive a forbidden error stating that I do not have permission to access the file on the server. As soon as I change it back to download everything works fine. Am I missing a step??

  5. Fabian says:
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    Rebuild your Permalink structure (just disable permalinks and re-enable it in WordPress settings)

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