User profile fields: File upload

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A file upload profile field for Moodle
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This is a file upload profile field plugin for Moodle.

Using this plugin, you can define new profile fields to ask users to upload some files through them.

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  • Picture of Shamim Rezaie
    Thu, Nov 17, 2016, 9:03 AM
    Hi Sergey,
    Thank you for the report. I found the problem and will release a fix in a couple of days.
  • Picture of Shamim Rezaie
    Sun, Dec 18, 2016, 9:50 PM
    It took a bit more than a couple of days but it is fix now. A new version is available.
  • Picture of Sergey Kinash
    Mon, Dec 19, 2016, 2:24 PM
    Hi Shamim!
    Many thanks! Exectly today we had to start using your plugin for our students. All the best!
  • Picture of Paulius Adm
    Tue, Aug 1, 2017, 8:57 PM
    Hi Shamim,
    Thanks for the great plugin, but I thinks there is some bugs. Fields "Display on signup page?" and "Should the data be unique?" are inactive and I cannot change from "No" (by default) to "Yes". Or I do something incorectly?
  • Picture of Shamim Rezaie
    Tue, Aug 1, 2017, 9:13 PM
    Hi Paulius,
    This is an intended behaviour and not a bug.
    Moodle does not allow displaying the file upload dialogue to a not logged in user for security purposes.
    Therefore, this plugin cannot display the upload field on the sign-up page or Moodle would throw an error.
  • Picture of Kristin Merritt
    Wed, Dec 13, 2017, 5:24 AM
    Is there any way to define by role who can see this profile field?
  • Picture of Shamim Rezaie
    Wed, Dec 13, 2017, 9:35 PM
    Hi Kirstin,
    As it is standard with any profile field you add to Moodle, you have the 3 options of making the field invisible (only admins can see), visible to the user (the user him/herself and admins) or visible to everyone.

    You cannot set the visibility based on role.
  • Picture of M G
    Mon, Jul 9, 2018, 12:00 AM
    Hi Shamim,

    Is there a way we can restrict the user to upload a pdf of image file only?
    Please let me know.
  • Picture of Shamim Rezaie
    Mon, Jul 9, 2018, 10:00 AM
    Hi Mudit,

    Unfortunately, the current version of the plugin does not support that. However, I encourage you to file a feature request at
  • Picture of Vaida Holohan
    Mon, Jul 23, 2018, 11:45 PM
    Hey, that is a great plugin! Is there a way to upload the files on learner's behalf in bulk? (e.g. as it is possible with user photos etc...
  • Picture of Nikolai Bond
    Mon, Oct 7, 2019, 10:10 PM
    Hello! Are you planning to update the plugin for versions 3.5 and higher?
    Or does he work with them?
  • Picture of Shamim Rezaie
    Wed, Oct 9, 2019, 1:00 PM
    Hi Nikolai
    I haven't tested myself but I believe it should work with 3.5, 3.6 and 3.7 as well.
  • Picture of Nikolai Bond
    Fri, Oct 11, 2019, 8:02 PM
    Thanks, Shamim!
  • Picture of Azmat Ullah
    Mon, Apr 13, 2020, 1:43 PM
    HI Samim, can you please confirm plugin has support in Moodle 3.8 and it can also be used with create new user Moodle default web service as a custom field?
  • Picture of Neil Rhule
    Sun, Apr 26, 2020, 7:56 AM
    Is there a version of this plugin available for Moodle 3.8?
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