User profile fields: File upload

profilefield_file
Maintained by Shamim Rezaie
A file upload profile field for Moodle
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175 downloads
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Moodle 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4

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.

If this plugin makes your life easier you can treat me a coffee

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Shamim Rezaie (Lead maintainer)
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• Mon, 30 Nov 2015, 10:41 PM
First, an excellent plugin. However, please note that there is a small error in lib.php line 49. $this->userid should be$user->id. Otherwise, files cannot be displayed/downloaded.

Thank you for this create contribution.
• Tue, 1 Dec 2015, 10:59 AM
Hi Patrick
Are you sure? \$user is not defined in that context!
• Fri, 4 Mar 2016, 4:29 AM
Hi Shamin,

I have dowloaded and installed the plugin in the following site (http://cursos.capacitacionlaf.com/login/signup.php). however, moodle is not displaying the file field.
Could you please help me?
• Sun, 6 Mar 2016, 10:28 PM
Hi Santiago,
I hope that you don't want to display a file upload field on the signup page as Moodle doesn't allow not-logged-in users to upload any file.
• Mon, 7 Mar 2016, 10:40 AM
Hi

Yes I need to display the upload field on the sign up page.

What can I do to display it?
• Fri, 13 May 2016, 9:30 PM
Hi Shamin,

Thanks for the plugin.
I'm currently testing the plugin with moodle localy installed.

I created a new user and then upload a pdf file. I would like to know where this file is located? I searched for this file in my computer but couldn't find anything (except of course the file used for the upload).

Plus, I wrote a short text in the field "description" to indicate what kind of file to upload which doesn't appear while logged in as a user. Is it an issue or quite normal?

Thanks for any help.
• Thu, 17 Nov 2016, 4:21 AM
Hi Shamin,

We are using File upload plugin and we are very grateful you.
Each profile field has the parameter «Who is this field visible to?» When this parameter is «Not visible» or «Visible to everyone» all works well.

If the «Who is this field visible to?» = «Visible to user», the student on his own profile page sees the field’s name and a link to the file in «User details». But when a student clicks on the file, an error occurs «Sorry, the requested file could not be found». Check this case, please.
For administrators such error does not occur. We use moodle 3.1.3 and File upload rel.date 29/07/2016
• Thu, 17 Nov 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.
• Sun, 18 Dec 2016, 9:50 PM
It took a bit more than a couple of days but it is fix now. A new version is available.
• Mon, 19 Dec 2016, 2:24 PM
Hi Shamim!
Many thanks! Exectly today we had to start using your plugin for our students. All the best!
• Tue, 1 Aug 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?
• Tue, 1 Aug 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.
• Wed, 13 Dec 2017, 5:24 AM
Shamim,
Is there any way to define by role who can see this profile field?
• Wed, 13 Dec 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.
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