Page status: Up to date | Application version: From 1.3.5.4

Files and images list

Use this area to manage your files and images: upload new files and images, search files and images or delete existing files and images if applicable.

The Files and images list is the place where you will find all your uploaded files and images in many different places through admin: in Products images, Variants images, Products attachments, Categories, Brands, Settings, Newsletter or Support request area.
You can manage your images without being in Files and images list page, managing them directly from one of the areas described above. This area is optional to be used.
The Files and images list will be available to you when you are in any of areas described above by clicking on Browse tab from Add / change image for area where you are. The list will be costumed for you by applying the filters for type and area based on area where you are.

The Files and images list is under Files and images option from left side menu.
The Files and images will always open with Files and images list.


Page areas

  • Top line includes:
    - Name of this area: Files and images
    - Upload new file button
  • The second line contains the Type selector, Area selector and search box at the right. You can search a file or an image by name.
  • Under the searching line is the place where you see listed your files and images (main page content).

Filter data

To filter data use the second line left side:

  • The file Type can be: an image, a pdf, a compressed file or other type.
    You can choose for type selector the file type you are looking for to isolate them in Files and images listing.

  • Filter by Area where the file have been uploaded: Products images, Variants images, Products attachments, Categories, Brands, Settings, Newsletter or Support request area.

Search data

Enter into the search box what you are looking for and press Enter key or click on green magnifier icon.
The system will look to match your search string in name of the file. It is an autocomplete search box, it means:
- once you start typing will be automatically shown in a drop down all available options
- you can select one of available options and click green button or press Enter key; The selected file only will be shown in listing as search result.
- or you can anytime press Enter key or click on green button and you will get in search results all files or images that match your search string.

To clear the search, click on white cross in red box (next to search box).

Note:
The search can be used independent or with filters. When the search is used with one or multiple filters, remember that search will be performed only within the filter. The easiest way to use the search is without filters.


Files and images listing area (main content)

In this area you will find listed all files and images based on filters you apply or your search result. If the search is cleared, the first 50 files and images will be listed here. Under the files and images listing you have two buttons Show more and Show all to assist you to navigate between your files.

The details displayed on Files and images listing are as following:

  • The thumbnail image of the file to help you quickly identify visual the file or image.
    By clicking on the thumbnail, you will edit that file or image.

  • File name (allow sort). By clicking on File name, you will open the Edit file window.

  • Size / W x H are about file size on disk (Mb) and the with and height (pixels) of the image. If the file is not image the with and height will not be displayed.
    The size, width and height are sortable. You can sort your file based on any of the three dimensions.

  • Area will tell you where the file was uploaded (to which area belongs).
    In case a file or image is not attached to any element (product, variant, category, brand, email and so on), that file is marked in red Not assigned. This means that you can delete such a file.

  • Date (allow sort) field refers at the moment the file was uploaded. You can sort your files based on this field. The files are listed in chronological order. Last entry will be first listed in Files and images listing as it is most probable you will need the last file you uploaded to display it in different areas. For example when you are attaching the image to variants you may have more than one sizes for a color and you will use same color image for different sizes.

  • ID# (allow sort). The ID# is file unique identifier (mainly for debug purposes).

  • Edit icon button, is the area where you can choose to edit a certain file. (See Edit file)

  • Delete icon button will appear only for Not assigned files or images. You can delete them safely because they are not in use in any area. By deleting these images you clean up and clear space on server which may reduce the hosting costs.
    A warning message will be displayed, asking you to confirm deletion.
    Click OK button to confirm. The file will be deleted from server and the list will be automatically updated (deleted file will disappear).
    Click Cancel button or close the warning message if you clicked the delete icon by mistake.

You can sort listings ascending and descending for all fields that has headers in blue with underlined text when mouse over it ("allow sort" notation above).
If you click once will sort ascending, click again and will sort descending.


Show more & Show all buttons

Because by default the Files and images listing is filled with first 50 files, you have two buttons at the bottom of the page to help you finding the file you are looking for: the Show more & Show all buttons.

If you click on Show more button, another 50 files are showing. Click this button again for another 50. Repeat as you need.

If you click on Show all button, all files will be shown.

These buttons are not shown if there are less than 50 files to be displayed.

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Files and images list

Files and images list

You will find all your files and images uploaded under Files and images list.
To get to Files and images list, choose Files and images in left side menu.

Delete file

Delete file

When you click on Delete file icon from a Not assigned file, a warning message will ask you to confirm as you will delete the file from server.
Click OK button to confirm. The file will be deleted from server and the list will be automatically updated (deleted file will disappear).
Click Cancel button or close the warning message if you clicked the delete icon by mistake.

Files and images areas

Files and images areas

The areas where Files and images can be uploaded apart from Files and images list.

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