Adding new resource types

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To create a new resource type you should place the section below in your config.php file. Note that the options you can use are discribed in the Built-in resource types section.

Example: You want to create a resource type MSdocs which will only have files with the doc,ppt,xls extensions and be maximum 2 megabites large.

$config['ResourceType'][] = Array(
'name' => 'MSdocs',
'url' => $baseUrl . 'MSdocs',
'directory' => $baseDir . 'MSdocs',
'maxSize' => 2M,
'allowedExtensions' => 'doc,ppt,xls,',
'deniedExtensions' => '');

When loading CKFinder, the "type" querystring parameter can be used to display a specific type only. If "type" is omitted in the URL, the "DefaultResourceTypes" settings is used (may contain the resource type names separated by a comma).
If left empty, all types are loaded. If you want to limit the CKFinder to use only MSdocs resource type, use the following code:

$config['DefaultResourceTypes'] = 'MSdocs';