Manage extension groups



Allowed file extensions can be placed into groups for easy management and viewing. To manage the extension groups, click Manage extension groups once you get into the Posting settings part of the ACP. You can configure specific settings regarding each extension group.

To add a new file extension group, find the textbox that corresponds to the Create new group button. Type in the name of the extension group, then click Submit. You will be greeted with the extension group settings form. The following contains descriptions for each option available, and applies to extension groups that either already exist or are being added.

Add Extension Group

  • Group name: The name of the extension group.

  • Special category: Files in this extension group can be displayed differently. Select a special category from this selection menu to change the way the attachments in this extension group is presented within a post.

  • Allowed: Enable this if you want to allow attachments that belong in this extension group.

  • Allowed in private messaging: Enable this if you want to allow attachments that belong in this extension group in private messages.

  • Upload icon: The small icon that is displayed next to all attachments that belong in this extension group.

  • Maximum filesize: The maximum filesize for attachments in this extension group.

  • Assigned extensions: This is a list of all file extensions that belong in this extension group. Click Go to extension management screen to manage what extensions belong in this extension group.

  • Allowed forums: This allows you to control what forums your users are allowed to post attachments that belong in this extension group. To enable this extension group in all forums, select the Allow all forums radio button. To set which specific forums this extension group is allowed in, select the Only forums selected below radio button, and then select the forums in the selection menu.

To edit a current file extension group's settings, click the "Settings" icon that is in the extension group's row. Then, go ahead and edit the extension group's settings. For more information about each setting, see the above.

To delete an extension group, click the "Delete" icon that is in the extension group's row.

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