Adding New Resource Types

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When you want 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 described in the Handling Built-in Resource Types section.

Example: Suppose you want to create a new resource type named MSdocs, which will only be used for files with the .doc, .ppt, and .xls extensions and the maximum size of 2 megabytes. Add the following code to your configuration file.

$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 setting is used (it may contain the resource type names separated by a comma).

If the DefaultResourceTypes setting is left empty, all types — including the newly defined ones — are loaded. When you want to limit CKFinder to only use the newly defined MSdocs resource type, use the following code:

$config['DefaultResourceTypes'] = 'MSdocs';
This page was last edited on 31 March 2011, at 08:07.