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  • Categorize Plugins

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    • Anonymous
      March 17, 2021
      YEEEEESSSSSS!!!! I was googling this today and thought, could Happy Files possibly do this and there it was under the "planned" section YES PLEASE ๐Ÿ˜. If you have a big site with many plugins and plugins that are extensions on to larger core plugins, organising them in a way that doesn't make you go blind and crazy sounds like pure zen.
  • PRO: Setting to Disable HappyFiles for Files

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    For those of you that use HappyFiles for post types only. Such as Horatio ;)
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  • Fix: Sort Sub Folders Correctly

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  • Import & Export HappyFiles Data

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    Import & export HappyFiles data to move data between different WordPress installations.
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    3 Comments:
    • Anonymous
      October 21, 2020
      I await with bated breath.....
    • Anonymous
      September 18, 2020
      Yep, would definitely be a huge time saver!
    • A happy user
      September 15, 2020
      would be nice to have
  • Search & Delete Unused Media

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    Cause its a media management plugin it would be nice to have an option to delete or search all unused media :)
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    8 Comments:
    • A happy user
      March 27, 2021
      Please add this!
    • Anonymous
      February 16, 2021
      Yes please, it is my most wanted feature to save space
    • A happy user
      December 24, 2020
      As of now, MeowApps has cornered the market on this. I just bought a license but would love to have this all-in-one!
    • A happy user
      December 10, 2020
      It would be great if this feature also showed in which posts/pages/etc a media file is used. That would be a huge help to replace old images, update captions, etc.
    • Anonymous
      October 27, 2020
      Great idea, it would have to be very reliable though.
    • Anonymous
      October 20, 2020
      will be great idea
    • A happy user
      September 25, 2020
      Yes please!
    • Anonymous
      September 18, 2020
      YES!!!
  • Download All Media

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    A button to zip all media files and download them. Would be a neat feature for a media folder plugin.
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    3 Comments:
    • A happy user
      December 29, 2020
      It would also be great if you could sort your downloads category wise. E.g. i only want to download all media uploads from category A and leave the others untouched! ;-)
    • Anonymous
      November 4, 2020
      Agreed. Must allow download of a folders contents. Not for migrating sites, just for managing existing media. I have many existing PDFs and Jpegs in a folder. Ideally want to download them to easily resize and rename before uploading again. Much easier than trying to do it all on the site.
    • A happy user
      August 30, 2020
      Export & Import option with checkboxes as well, so we could create "Folder structure templates" to our "Template" WP site and export it to the client site. You need to create the folders structure only once and repeat exporting & importing.
  • Image Thumbnails on Hover

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    The images in the Media use square-cropped thumbs. It would be handy to see the whole image when hovered over. WP Media Folder (which I plan to replace with your plugin) has this feature, and I miss it.
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    5 Comments:
    • Anonymous
      March 17, 2021
      Or just the option to choose how you want to display images in the media library. Do you want to show all as squares or do you want the full image shown so that you can clearly see the aspect ratio of your images? This is a time saver if you have a lot of similar images but with different aspect ratios.
    • A happy user
      September 24, 2020
      Oh, and the name of the file on this hover would be useful as well.
    • A happy user
      September 15, 2020
      Yes it would be good
    • A happy user
      September 2, 2020
      Also regenerate thumbnails please, personally I dont want to install separate plugin for that
    • A happy user
      June 15, 2020
      Has my vote. Maybe a native presentation of the whole images could be an alternative option.
  • PRO: Display List of Files in a Category

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    A shortcode from which we can display the list of files (PDF, DOCX, etc.) with an option to enable a downloadable link or button. List should automatically update whenever files are added/removed from that category.
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    7 Comments:
    • Anonymous
      January 10, 2021
      I've been trying to find a native plugin that can list my media files (and not just display images) and this plugin was one of the top contender to solve my use-case. But unfortenately this feature is not available. I've tried a few other plugins that allows me to list files but they doesn't use files from the standard media library and instead creates a whole seperate system. If a file list feature can be added I would buy this plugin immediately since it is so slick in all other ways. Great work! What I would want is a "file explorer" like listing where a minimum of title/filename, date, size is shown in sortable colums. Subfolders should be possible to list. Each file entry should be possible to download by clicking either the row or a dedicated button.
    • A happy user
      October 9, 2020
      Yes it would be almost a necessity for the list of files to be able to be ordered by the date assigned to the file. I assume that somehow that date field would also need to be added OR maybe files can be reordered manually in the backend? Or both? Just suggestions. In my example, I'd need the most recent file first, but this wouldn't be when the file was uploaded, there would have to be some sort of manual intervention.
    • Anonymous
      October 9, 2020
      This is exactly the reason I came to this roadmap, hoping someone had suggested this feature. A simple vertical list would be great where the title field of the file is used alongside a download button, or even the title linked. This would need to be up to accessibility standards, so I guess it would be more meaningful to screenreaders to have the file title linked to the download, rather than a just a download button. The current FILE Guternburg block has the title linked and has a download button. As I said there's already a Guternburg block called FILE that gives us what we need but it takes far too long to keep on adding lots of files. Your FILES blocks would be awesome so that people can just add the file to the category and it appears on the page automatically. WOW. A great way to maintain/update files on a page. Hope you'd consider making this available asap. Amazing plugin- well done!
    • Anonymous
      September 10, 2020
      And sort them: acs, desc, Name, size, Date :)!
    • Anonymous
      August 17, 2020
      and file date/ version (if itis possible to add a version for exp. 1.0.1)
    • Anonymous
      July 14, 2020
      Hi everyone, you can call me "A happy user" if you like, I think display list of files in a category will be cool.
    • A happy user
      June 25, 2020
      Would be awesome if it display size of files on this too. And also ability to filter files by size.
  • Up Next

  • “Replace media” button

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    Would be great to have "Replace media" button in the media library, this would ease building and updating content on WordPress sites.
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    12 Comments:
    • A happy user
      May 10, 2021
      This is most needed fuction to me. I haven't switched fully to Happy Files yet becouse of that...
    • Anonymous
      December 29, 2020
      YES! Glad to see this is up nextโ€”I'm pumped. Thank you!
    • A happy user
      October 28, 2020
      Enable Media Replace plugin is also able to: - replace a file type by another (e.g. PNG > JPG) - update the file name in the DB, including in serialized data (used in Beaver Builder for instance)
    • Anonymous
      September 15, 2020
      I would love this function to be included
    • Anonymous
      September 12, 2020
      Yes please, that is a great feature!
    • Anonymous
      September 10, 2020
      The replace media function would be a valuable time saver. Looking forward to see it happening ๐Ÿ˜€
    • Anonymous
      September 10, 2020
      This would be great to have this part of HappyFiles, I'd be able to rid myself of this one https://wordpress.org/plugins/enable-media-replace/.
    • A happy user
      September 8, 2020
      include the Replace Media function and you can increase the price still valuable ;)
    • A happy user
      August 12, 2020
      @Thomas replace media means you "swap" an exisitng image file with a newer one. By default in WP, if you have eg an image "my-image.jpg" and some time later you get/have an updated version and you upload that one into WP, then WP change it into "my-image-1.jpg" automatically and keep both versions. Usually the purpose is to change an image while not having to mess with delete old file, upload new file, edit the post/product/page/... everywhere that image is used and select the new one. Instead, you just go to media library select the "old" one, click replace, select the new one and it's done. All "instances" where the old image was used has now been replaced with the new one without having to edit X locations. Hope this clear up the purpose ;)
    • A happy user
      July 2, 2020
      I also +1. What is meant is to emulate the functionality of this plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/enable-media-replace/ It's a real time saver when one needs to update a pdf, or image
    • A happy user
      June 1, 2020
      Take a look at https://wordpress.org/plugins/enable-media-replace/ It allows you to replace a media file in your library while keeping the same slug to not break the link to the pages that the current one is used on
    • Thomas
      May 25, 2020
      Lots of upvotes for this idea, already :) I am just not really sure what the "Replace Media" button would do exactly? Can someone shed some light on how it's supposed to work?
  • Colour coded folders

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    It would be nice to have colour coded folders, so folders have a coloured stripe on the left and images would have a colour dot, so I can quickly identify the folder even when viewing "All Categories".
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    2 Comments:
    • A happy user
      September 11, 2020
      Thomas, I think replace media means you can replace an image across your site without having to update your website content. Means this feature replace an image with the exact same name for all screen sizes and other occurances.
    • Anonymous
      May 29, 2020
      Good idea.
  • Integration: Thrive Themes Builder

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    • Anonymous
      November 24, 2020
      Fantastic!
    • Anonymous
      September 18, 2020
      Yes, please!
    • Anonymous
      September 17, 2020
      +1000: it would be awesome!
    • A happy user
      September 11, 2020
      Another +1 for Thrive integration.
    • A happy user
      September 10, 2020
      Another ThriveThemes user putting my vote in for this integration. Thanks for a great plugin Thomas!
    • Anonymous
      September 10, 2020
      And/or ThriveArchitect, another great content builder widely used. Thanks.
  • In Progress

  • Dynamic Folders

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    Similar to what Wicked Folders can do: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wicked-folders/ But with more power! It would be great if we could create dynamic folders based on: 1. The post type the attachment is attached to 2. Upload date 3. A custom field value (for power users)
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    11 Comments:
    • Anonymous
      April 8, 2021
      I hope this feature can be disables to preserve the lightness of the plugin
    • Anonymous
      March 24, 2021
      This sounds great. I'd love to organize all photos uploaded by a user type into a specific folder
    • A happy user
      February 18, 2021
      Sounds Amazing!
    • A happy user
      December 11, 2020
      Yes, that would be great. Have your images and files auto sorted!
    • Anonymous
      December 1, 2020
      For a collaborative photography web site, be able to automatically organize uploaded photos into automatic folders created using the IPTC Author name/Copyright Field.
    • A happy user
      September 13, 2020
      For a long time I have been looking for a way to automatically sort media by the post/page they are associated with... so that option would be very useful.
    • A happy user
      August 31, 2020
      A count of media items which are actually used in posts (and those unused items also)
    • Anonymous
      August 27, 2020
      Create a dynamic folder that collects photos uploaded by a particular author or collect photos based on an article category.
    • A happy user
      June 6, 2020
      The ability to create dynamic folders for media types such as pdf, svg, etc would be a nice to have feature.
    • A happy user
      June 6, 2020
      It'd also be useful if we could create dynamic folders based off the taxonomy of pages and custom post types. Dynamic folder creation based on the content or value of custom fields would be a handy power feature, as well.
    • A happy user
      May 24, 2020
      I'll add media size as a dynamic folder. For example, sometimes I'm searching for the perfect hero image and only want to see photos that are over 1800 pixels wide.
  • Rename Files (individual and in bulk)

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    Available in media library list view.
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    8 Comments:
    • Anonymous
      March 9, 2021
      Very excited for this one! Will be able to get rid of another plugin!
    • Anonymous
      March 4, 2021
      I cannot wait for the rename feature ! I know that a lot of people here suggest an "auto-rename" based on the "alt" or "title" attribute but even a manual option to rename will be great for a first release :) Keep up the good work Thomas ๐Ÿค“
    • Anonymous
      February 9, 2021
      +1 on the auto rename based on file title, alt-text or maybe even based on a custom field and product title. For Woocommerce users this would be a big feature.
    • A happy user
      December 6, 2020
      I totally agree with A Happy User: "Would be great if this includes an option to "auto" rename based on the file title. So eg I call an attachment "Beautiful temple in India" but the filename is DC2379273982.jpg, then auto rename makes it something like "beatiful-temple-in-india.jpg" which is much better in terms of SEO."
    • A happy user
      October 6, 2020
      This would be very helpful if it could rename the files to the Alt Text. For example, the Brizy Page Builder's sync function renames all the media files, even the fonts, to a generic name. Not good for SEO.
    • Anonymous
      September 15, 2020
      This would be a great function to include.
    • A happy user
      August 28, 2020
      This would be awesome and such a time saver.
    • A happy user
      August 12, 2020
      Would be great if this includes an option to "auto" rename based on the file title. So eg I call an attachment "Beautiful temple in India" but the filename is DC2379273982.jpg, then auto rename makes it something like "beatiful-temple-in-india.jpg" which is much better in terms of SEO.

Ideas (48)

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  • Support WebP Images

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    Right now, when uploading a WebP image, Wordpress gives an error for unsupported format. Add support for uploading WebP images. About WebP: https://developers.google.com/speed/webp It's possible with a snippet: https://webstoked.com/enable-webp-wordpress-no-plugin/ but native support in HappyFiles would be great.
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    • A happy user
      May 5, 2021
      This would be great. I'd love to start using WebP images on my site.
  • Video in lightbox

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    It would be great if videos can also be displayed in the lightbox, just like the images. Right now if there's a video in the folder the lightbox opens but then it hangs. Only a page refresh closes the lightbox.
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  • Gallery Lightbox: Show optional file name, date, exif data

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    It would be a nice idea to have displayed in the lightbox some data as file name, date, exif data.
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    • Anonymous
      April 16, 2021
      yes, yes, essential And other tags in the html to improve the referencing of images
  • Media File Size Column

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    Can you include a column in the media list view that shows the file size in kb/mb as applicable? Plus if the column were sortable, I can quickly identify problem assets
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    • A happy user
      May 6, 2021
      you can do this using snippets - with or without Happy Files - place this in a snippet add_filter( 'manage_media_columns', 'td_media_columns_filesize' ); /** * Filter the Media list table columns to add a File Size column. * * @param array $posts_columns Existing array of columns displayed in the Media list table. * @return array Amended array of columns to be displayed in the Media list table. */ function td_media_columns_filesize( $posts_columns ) { $posts_columns['filesize'] = __( 'File Size', 'text-domain' ); return $posts_columns; } add_action( 'manage_media_custom_column', 'td_media_custom_column_filesize', 10, 2 ); /** * Display File Size custom column in the Media list table. * * @param string $column_name Name of the custom column. * @param int $post_id Current Attachment ID. */ function td_media_custom_column_filesize( $column_name, $post_id ) { if ( 'filesize' !== $column_name ) { return; } $bytes = filesize( get_attached_file( $post_id ) ); echo size_format( $bytes, 2 ); } add_action( 'admin_print_styles-upload.php', 'td_filesize_column_filesize' ); /** * Adjust File Size column on Media Library page in WP admin */ function td_filesize_column_filesize() { echo ' .fixed .column-filesize { width: 10%; } '; }
  • SetFeatured Image via Quick Edit

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    An option to set and replace the featured image from the All Posts overview list would be very nice.
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    • Anonymous
      March 7, 2021
      As there is a similar idea already in the list (see below) this suggestion should be removed or merged.
  • Show subfolders in mediatab for better navigation

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    I'm missing the visibility of subfolders of a folder/category within the media tab. If I'm in my media tab, I select a category, which consists of many subfolders. However, it shows nothing on the right side, where the media usually shows up. I have to click on the small folder Icon in the folder tree to show the subfolders and so on. This gets annoying with the increasing complexity of the folder structure. I like to suggest to show clickable folder icons, where the media is usually shown to have more intuitive navigation methods.
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  • Gallery Lightbox: Display caption & description

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    The captions show up in the gallery thumbnails, but not in the lightbox. Can this be added in Gutenberg? Also please add a box for the description.
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    • A happy user
      April 7, 2021
      Yes, captions in Lightbox would be nice.
  • Video gallery

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    Create a video gallery similar to the image gallery.
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  • Gutenberg Block: HappyFiles Gallery: More Layout Options (masonry, columns, space…)

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    Hi, I wish you a happy new year! it would be fantastic to have more layout options for the HappyFiles Gallery Block like: - Columns for tablet and mobile, for example I want only 1 column on mobile - Masonry for not cropping the images - Spaces between images for desktop, tablet, mobile - ... :). WOULD BE AWESOME!
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    • Anonymous
      March 18, 2021
      Totally agree !
  • Ability To Sort Categories, Taxonomies, Pages, Posts, Custom Post Types etc.

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    I love your plugin! Thumbs up! It would be awesome to have the ability to sort categories, taxonomies, pages, posts, custom post types via dragn drop. For example: https://de.wordpress.org/plugins/taxonomy-terms-order/ But it would be enough to dragn drop the items in the overview. I thought it is already possible but it isn't. it is only possible to drag the pages into the folders. And not change the order via dragn drop :). Have a great week!
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    3 Comments:
    • Anonymous
      May 5, 2021
      Yes this would be awesome! In the Oxygen Builder, the OxyNinja plugin has a "Slider" component that can reference a HappyFiles Pro folder, and I really like the simplicity for my clients - they just drop images into a folder to make changes to the images in a Slider. BUT there is no way to reorder the images within a HappyFiles Pro folder currently...
    • A happy user
      May 5, 2021
      Yes plus 100 for this!
    • Anonymous
      January 23, 2021
      yeah I use alsothis: https://wordpress.org/plugins/real-custom-post-order/ that can be very helpful if you bring to this feature into happyfiles. I can kick out one plugin from plugin list :)
  • Sort/Order Files Too

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    Right now we have the option to sort the categories ascending or descending. It would be nice to have such an option for the files. When you work with numbered files (01 - file, 02 - file, 03 - file) it would be nice to have them in the correct order. Now I have to manually reorder them when creating a gallery.
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    • A happy user
      March 10, 2021
      sort/filter by filetype?
  • Featured Image Quick Edit

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    Featured Image column with option to set/replace the featured image without having to open the post editor.
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  • Create Folders via Drag & Drop From My Computer

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    Create media folders by dragging and dropping them directly. I have a folder on my computer, I drag it into the media and HappyFiles generates the folder in the library with all the images inside.
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    • Anonymous
      February 4, 2021
      yes!! this would be great, especially if the folder would be generated with the folder name you have on your computer
  • Option To Not View All Files By Default

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    I'd love to have the option to not show all of the files as default, I find it overwhelming. Instead, I'd like it to see folders in the file section that can be opened and just have something to click that would show all media. Similar to the setup of Media Folders from JoomUnited.
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  • Organize WordPress Users Into Folders/Categories

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    Like pages, posts, media files ... only for WordPress users.
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  • Restrict SVG Upload to Site Admins

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    I'm happy to see the SVG feature but I think uploading SVGs should only be allowed by admins.
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    • A happy user
      February 21, 2021
      Can't you just untick once you're done?
  • Carousel & Slideshow Gallery

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    Can you please add carousel & slideshow image gallery? Some categories we have hundred pictures in there, there are cases which we want all pictures in that categories being displayed. Plus point if it can autoplay too.
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    3 Comments:
    • Anonymous
      March 6, 2021
      Yes, or give different display options to the Gutenberg Gallery block: - Normal gallery like it currently does - And a slideshow gallery with autoplay on or off
    • A happy user
      February 5, 2021
      Please don't (or at least do as an extension ) i know you guys will do a good job but i think thats a different plugin.
    • A happy user
      November 27, 2020
      Adding a carousel feature would be great!
  • View Folder & All its Subfolder Images

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    One thing that seems to be missing is the ability to see all files from a folder and its subfolders, by clicking the main parent folder. I know I can add images to multiple categories, but it would be faster/more user friendly to also have an option to view all files in the current folder + all subfolders.
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    2 Comments:
    • A happy user
      September 16, 2020
      You could build in a inherit option. That when clicked on all subfolders (kid folder) files will be shown in parent folders.
    • A happy user
      September 12, 2020
      As i remember this function was there before the the last bigger update as the behavior to open a folder changed. Honestly i struggle every time now where my pictures are, clicking on a folder with subfolders. I found the older way more intuitive and i agree to have the option the show images of subfolders or not.
  • Type + (plus) To Add Tree Structure

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    Create categories and subcategories while typing or pasting modified excel csv. + plus symbol would create category and , comma symbol would add subcategories inside the category just created Type (or paste) this: +Animals, Monkeys, Donkeys, +Cars, Audi, VW To get this structure: - Animals - Monkey - Donkey - Cars - Audi - VW If someone needs a deeper category tree: Type (or paste) this: +Animals, +Monkey, +Donkey, Mini Donkey To get this structure: - Animals - Monkey - Donkey - Mini Donkey Going back to root level: add minus(es) in front ----Cars, +Audi, +VW
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  • Duplicate Categories

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    Would be great to be able to duplicate category with a shortcut like CMD+D or via the custom context menu and have it automatically created names like this (needs the setting turned on) - Category - Category2 - Category3 This way we could easily A/B test different galleries & etc for different URL / UTM's
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  • More Sort By Options

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    Like being able to organize your files on your machine, it might be nice to be able to organize your media by: Name, Date, Type, & Size in both Ascending and Descending order.
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    5 Comments:
    • Anonymous
      December 14, 2020
      Agreed. Would love to be able to custom sort the image order, ideally with drag and drop, for the gallery.
    • Anonymous
      December 5, 2020
      Amen to organizing by File Name, that's the way files are organized on PC's
    • Anonymous
      November 24, 2020
      And please add manual sorting order (very useful for the Gallery)
    • Anonymous
      November 11, 2020
      As far as I saw almost all of these options should be available in list view (standard wordpress feature). But I agree: File size would be a nice addition. Also, to make these available in grid view. And to be able to omit certain columns, e.g. "uploaded to".
    • Anonymous
      September 28, 2020
      Also by filename.
  • More Useful List view

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    Default WP list view could be better. Having details view instead of thumbnails would be great also, use cases: Not having image files, for example 25 PDF's or so. Having different varioations from one image, differences will not be visible in thumbnail, but would be easily visible in list view. Lots easier to navigate. Here's a quick mockup & comparison: https://prnt.sc/u8fsz8
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  • Elementor Widget for HappyFiles Gallery Shortcode

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    It would be amazing if you could build an Elementor widget for the gallery shortcode. Just with the same parameters like linkTo, columns, categories etc. Not sure but maybe plugins like EleBuilder or Unlimited Elements could help coding it. They've got some cool widget creators/generators: https://wordpress.org/plugins/widget-builder-for-elementor/ https://wordpress.org/plugins/unlimited-elements-for-elementor/
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    3 Comments:
    • Anonymous
      October 31, 2020
      Yes, dynamic gallery, slideshow and carusel widget :-)
    • A happy user
      October 23, 2020
      I like Integrated Elementor Page Builder Addon .
    • A happy user
      September 23, 2020
      Yes ! and with Dynamic Content for Elementor Too ;-)
  • Order Items via Drag & Drop

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    It would be great if we could order posts, pages, etc. in the category view via drag and drop. Some websites have a funnel in mind and like this, we could see very easily how is it mapped.
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    2 Comments:
    • Anonymous
      February 1, 2021
      This is the only thing that stops me switching over from Real Media Library. Hope this makes into the plugin soon. Still a great plugin so far though. Thanks for putting it together.
    • A happy user
      December 15, 2020
      Yes i agree
  • Show Logged In User Only His/Her Own Files

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    Hi, in a network of eCommerce or members site it would be great have an option to show only the files of the logged in user. Admins, of course, can see all files.
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    • Anonymous
      November 20, 2020
      Yes please +100. FilebordPro has this feature as code example
  • Show All Files Across All the Subfolders of the Parent Folder

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    Optionally show all the pictures in the parent folder including all the subfolders. Think of it as a parent category showing all of its subcategories. This shouldn't be the defaul behaviour, but would be nice to have this option/filter.
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    5 Comments:
    • A happy user
      March 28, 2021
      If you use the Gutenberg builder to add happyfiles it give your this option
    • A happy user
      October 31, 2020
      Should be toggleable.
    • Anonymous
      September 20, 2020
      Yes make it optional
    • A happy user
      September 9, 2020
      I need this, maybe show the subfolders media with labelled sections
    • A happy user
      August 28, 2020
      I like this as long as it's optional.
  • Filter Images by File Size

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    I'd like to be able to filter the images by file size. Would be really handy if the list view shows the size of the image.
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  • Setting To Disable HappyFiles In Media Library (PRO)

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    Additional setting to disable HappyFiles categorization of the media library. In case you want to only use it to manage posts, pages, etc.
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  • Change Wording from “Category” to “Folder”

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    This causes a lot of confusion for clients that are not very familiar with WordPress since the Blog also uses categories to group and display content.
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    1 Comment:
    • A happy user
      August 31, 2020
      Or call it what you want! I'd use labels, personally.
  • Expand All Folders Button

    13
    Would be great to expand all folders somehow, and to keep them that way by default, maybe as an option?
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  • Replace “Joomunited WP media folder” functionality with your great design

    2
    10
    https://www.joomunited.com/wordpress-products/wp-media-folder - Update, Replace, Duplicate media, posts, pages, CPT - Watermark for images - Colors and icons for folder, Sticky folders - User Roles access contorl
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    2 Comments:
    • A happy user
      March 19, 2021
      Do you mean whitelabel, if so +100 for that!
    • A happy user
      September 1, 2020
      Agree
  • Enfold / Avia Layout Builder Support

    4
    It would be great if the plugin had support for the popular Enfold Theme, which is using the Avia Layout Builder.
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  • Create Image Attributes from Filename

    1
    26
    Automatically take filename to image caption, image description, image alt text, and image title.
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    1 Comment:
    • A happy user
      August 28, 2020
      This would be really powerful!
  • Add Categorization To Plugins

    2
    20
    It would be great to be able to organize plugins into folders. I was using this feature in Wicked Folder with categories like "Elementor", "Security", "WooCommerce" and "Admin". It could also be used with categories like "Premium", "Free" or "Owned by the Agency" / "Owned by the client".
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    2 Comments:
    • Anonymous
      September 21, 2020
      A good example of this is https://wordpress.org/plugins/plugin-groups/ Doesn't even need the robust UI of happyfiles - just using the built-in filter system of WP
    • Anonymous
      July 11, 2020
      Exactly what I was going to request.
  • Media Dimensions

    46
    Great plugin, awesome :) I'd like to see within the list view a image dimensions column.
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  • Copy & Paste Folder Structure

    10
    Folder name "Flowers" contains "Rose", "Lotus". Now ability to create/replicate with "Flowers (1)" containing "Rose", "Lotus". Later user can rename it to "Flowers - Winter".
    Leave a comment:
  • Ability To Bulk Edit Alt Text on Upload

    2
    34
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    2 Comments:
    • A happy user
      September 15, 2020
      Not just on upload, but an overall easy way to bulk edit ALT tag please.
    • Anonymous
      September 12, 2020
      Yes, this would be great and the ability to use %name, %name[1,2,3 etc...] %category variables to bulk upload meta info
  • Create Multiple Categories From List

    8
    There is a WordPress plugin which can create pages from a comma separated list. For example, I am creating an architecture website and want to create 14 categories for different projects. Much quicker to paste in the list of 14 names.
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  • Copy Categories from Pages to Media

    10
    I would like to be able to copy the categories from e.g. pages to media and reuse them. I have organized my site in topics and it is natural that the media is organized the same way. If you have a large site that is a large job!
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  • Upload Cancel Button

    22
    Allows to cancel the upload if we drag in the wrong stuff!
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  • Make it easier to remove media/page/post from a folder

    31
    Right now, it seems the only way to remove media/pages/posts from a folder is to drag them into the uncategorized folder. While this isn't terrible, it creates more work if you have more than one folder associated with the asset. Then you have to drag them back into those other folders. The more folders associated, the more the work. Kinda like throwing out the baby with the bath water. Being able to select the asset and drag it OUT of the folder would be nice. Having a quick edit feature in there too wouldn't hurt. -PH
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  • Assign Categories When Editing a File/Post/Page

    19
    Allow for adjusting of folders for media/posts/pages in the actual editor itself so that you can choose multiple folders to cross-list an asset in. This is just pure convenience however when you are creating a new page/post from scratch you are already putting tags and categories on there. This just makes good sense. -PH
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  • Shortcodes HappyFiles

    34
    As we can display in the backend certain media files, products, or articles according to the category they belong to, it would be really great to be able to do the same thing in frontend through specific shortcodes as does "Shortcode Ultimate" with its shortcode [su_produits ....] It would look like something like this : [hf_product_categorie_name....] (for products) [hf_post_categorie_name....] (for posts) [hf_media_categorie_name....] (for medias)
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  • Automatically Assign Users to Specific Categories and Automatically Sort

    3
    17
    I'm creating a membership site for artists and it would be great if each member could be automatically assigned a category where their media files would be automatically sorted. If I had to create and assign the categories that would be workable if they would then be automatically sorted by user name. Thanks for the great plugin!
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    3 Comments:
    • A happy user
      August 30, 2020
      Great idea!
    • Anonymous
      June 18, 2020
      I totally agree about this idea that would also apply well to any collaborative WP site. Thanks too for the great and very promising plugin.
    • A happy user
      May 26, 2020
      Yes! For example, in the plugin "File Manager Plugin For WordPress" there is a function "Auto Unique Folder for every user". It would not be bad to have it in HappyFiles!
  • Add Developer Hooks & Documentation

    21
    It would be great to have hooks to: * Create / delete / rename folders * Add and remove media to and from folders This will allow us to extend Happy Files and integrate it with custom projects, other plugins etc.
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  • Duplicate Files

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    It'd be nice if a media file duplicator function was built in. I sometimes like to categorize photos my aspect ratio and hate going through the hassle of reuploading an imageโ€ฆ or worse, downloading the image from my site so I can reupload it and crop it!
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    1 Comment:
    • A happy user
      January 25, 2021
      Heck, just having the ability to categorize by aspect ratio in general, would be amazing. Even if you can't implement the duplication part.
  • Adjust sidebar width in popup modal

    14
    Currently the category sidebar width can only be adjusted in the media library.
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  • Sharing link to folders

    35
    Be able to share a link to a category/folder so a client can see all assets within that folder.
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Changelog

  • Show ID on Hover, Hide Rating Notification, Various Fixes

    Following up on the new WordPress 5.6 compatibility release of version 1.5 this update provides more fixes and two new settings:

    • Show ID on hover: Enable to show the HappyFiles category ID on hover. Handy to easily retrieve category IDs for use in the HappyFiles gallery shortcode like this:

      The selected category has no images.

    • Hide Rating Notification: As some users experienced problems to hide the HappyFiles rating notification permanently you can now enforce it by enabling this setting under: Settings > HappyFiles
    What changed:
    • New Setting: Hide Rating Notification
      new
    • Show Category ID on Hover
      new
    • Fix Redirect to media library after selecting different post type folder (PRO)
      fix
    • Fix Category switch in list view
      fix
    • Fix HappyFiles gallery block select multiple auto height
      fix
    • Fix Assign category on file upload under: Media > Add New
      fix
  • WordPress 5.6 Compatibility

    This HappyFiles 1.5 update is rather small, but important to ensure proper compatibility with new newly released WordPress 5.6.

    The move icon no longer takes up an additional column, which not only helps to save additional screen estate, but should also have fixed an issue where it showed up on certain custom post types, that hadn’t been enabled via the HappyFiles settings (PRO).

    What changed:
    • Folder sorting touch delay (100ms) for a better mobile experience
      new
    • List view move icon located in checkbox column
      improve
    • Allow for any folder name “Rename”, “Arrow”, etc.
      improve
    • onUpload JS error
      fix
    • Remove ‘media-views’ script dependency (Oxygen Builder Fix)
      fix
    • ‘get_uncategorized_items’ call to Helpers, not self
      fix
    • List view folder click detector
      fix
  • SVG Upload, Gallery Lightbox, WP Media Folder Importer

    This release brings one of the most requested features to HappyFiles: HappyFiles Gallery lightbox. You’ve got the following lightbox settings at your fingertips as well: fullscreen, thumbnails, zoom. The lightbox runs on lightgallery.js

    To enable the lightbox via the happyfiles_gallery shortcode please add the following parameters:

    • lightbox=”true”
    • lightboxFullscreen=”true” (optional)
    • lightboxZoom=”true” (optional)
    • lightboxThumbnails=”true” (optional)

    As a HappyFiles Pro user you can now whitelist/blacklist sites right from your HappyFiles account. Use this new feature to further secure access to HappyFiles Pro license.

    HappyFiles Pro can now replace your SVG plugin ๐Ÿ™‚ Pro users can enable SVG upload, sanitization & preview in version 1.4+ via the HappyFiles settings.

    If you’ve been using the WP Media Folder (by JoomUnited) to manage your media files up until now, you can now import your WP Media Folder data with a single click into HappyFiles.

    In case you are using WPML or any other plugin that duplicates media files, and you are experience issues with your HappyFiles file counter, you can now enable the new “Alternative Count” setting. This should fix the counter issue, but it requires additional queries. So make sure to only enabled when really needed.

    What changed:
    • PRO: Plugin Update Available: Show Plugin Details When Clicking “View details”
      new
    • PRO: Whitelist/Blacklist Sites from your HappyFiles Account
      new
    • Add Lightbox Setting to HappyFiles Galleries
      new
    • SVG Upload, Sanitization & Preview (PRO)
      new
    • Migration: WP Media Folder (by JoomUnited)
      new
    • Move Arrow Doesn’t Show On Hierarchical CPTs
      fix
    • “Quick Edit” button in list view no longer works after switching categories
      fix
    • WPML: Wrong Count When Duplicating Files For Every Language
      fix
  • One-Click Importer, New Folder UI, Create Multiple Categories

    HappyFiles 1.3 focuses on saving you even more time and improve your media organizing workflow. You can now import folders created with other media folder plugins and delete their plugin data afterwards, all with one click. The importer works for the following plugins:

    • FileBird (v4)
    • Enhanced Media Library
    • Folders (by Premio)
    • Wicked Folders
    • Real Media Library

    When HappyFiles detects folder data created by one of the plugins above, you will see a notification in your WordPress dashboard. The importer is located under the “Import” tab on your HappyFiles settings page.

    If you have enabled “Assign multiple categories” you can now also enable the new “Enable to remove an item from all categories ” setting. This way when you uncategorize an item that has been assign to other categories it will automatically be uncategorized from all those folders.

    There is a new “Delete Plugin Data” button on the HappyFiles settings page, that allows you to delete all data stored by HappyFiles.

    We’ve gotten rid of the arrow icon for folders that contain sub folders. Folders with sub folders now have an icon with “+” indicator next to it. You can toggle sub categories by clicking on it.

    You can now create multiple categories at once, simply by comma separating your new category names.

    The folder previously collapsed when creating/deleting categories. It now stays in place.

    There is also no more page reload trigger when sorting your categories alphabetically.

    In terms of fixes the HappyFiles sidebar should now be clickable again when using it inside a media modal. Shortcode parameter are all working now for the happyfiles_gallery shortcode.

    What changed:
    • Create Multiple Categories At Once (Comma Separated)
      new
    • Migration: Real Media Library
      new
    • Remove a File from all Folders
      new
    • Toggle Category Only On Folder Click
      new
    • Add Button to Delete all HappyFiles Data
      new
    • Migration: Wicked Folders
      new
    • Migration: FileBird
      new
    • Migration: Folders (by Premio)
      new
    • Migration: Enhanced Media Library
      new
    • Sort Alphabetically without Page Reload
      improve
    • Folder UI/UX Improvements
      improve
    • Keep Folders Open After Creating/Deleting Them
      improve
    • Fix HappyFiles Sidebar in Media Modal
      fix
    • Fix HappyFiles Gallery Shortcode Parameters
      fix
  • Create Galleries from HappyFiles Folders

    This update brings an exciting new feature. You can now create beautiful and highly customisable galleries from your HappyFiles folders. Either via the [happyfiles_gallery categories="Cat 1, Cat2"] shortcode or by using the “HappyFiles Gallery” Gutenberg block as shown here:

    The [happyfiles_gallery] shortcode has the following parameters:

    • categories: comma separated list of category names, slugs, or IDs (recommended to use IDs as they don’t change)
    • max: Specify the max. number of images you want to show (default: shows all images)
    • columns: Number of columns of your gallery (1 – 6)
    • orderBy: date (default), none, ID, author, name, title, type, modified, rand
    • order: ASC (ascending), DESC (descending)
    • imageSize: thumbnail, medium, large, full
    • linkTo: attachment, media, none (default)
    • includeChildren: Set to true to show images of sub categories
    • crop: Set to true to crop your images (true by default)
    • caption: Set to true to show image caption (false by default)

    HappyFiles’ translation into German has also been approved, finally. Kudos to Simon Kraft ๐Ÿ™‚

    Your HappyFiles sidebar state will be saved from now. The mobile view and has been improved. Unnecessary database queries have been removed.

    Plus, a few more bug fixes that you can see in the list below.

    What changed:
    • Save Sidebar Toggle State
      new
    • Create Image Gallery From Folder
      new
    • Translate into German
      new
    • Move HappyFiles Sidebar View On Mobile Above Results
      improve
    • Show Drag & Drop Icon only for enabled Post Types (PRO)
      fix
    • Wrong Category Count Due To Private Files
      fix
    • Fix: ACF Column Width
      fix
  • Sort Alphabetically, Better Category Inspector & Various Fixes

    Many of you have asked for alphabetical sorting. With this version you can finally auto-sort all your categories alphabetically (ascending and descending) by clicking the new three-dots icon next to the “Categories” title in the HappyFiles sidebar.

    The category inspector has been added to the list view (just right-click on any files/post, page, etc. to view all assigned categories). It nows also shows the category hierarchy for better inspection. If an item has no category then “Uncategorized” is shown, which is helpful when viewing “All Categories”.

    Your stored license key under Settings > HappyFiles is now hidden, so its safe to add to your client’s site without having to share your license key.

    A new setting named Disable AJAX (List View) is available. When set the AJAX-like results refresh in the media library’s list view is disabled. If you are using any plugin alongside HappyFiles that alters the media library’s output, such as Imagify, you might want to try enabling this setting, in case you are experience any issues.

    There are a few more fixes, which you can see below. As always, enjoy and thanks to everyone for making such great use of the new roadmap ๐Ÿ™‚

    What changed:
    • Add Right-Click Category Inspector to List View
      new
    • Sort alphabetically (asc/desc)
      new
    • Show Hierarchy in Right-Click Category Inspector
      improve
    • Automatically deactivate HappyFiles FREE when activating PRO
      improve
    • Hide License Key (PRO)
      improve
    • Fix List View: Drag & Drop not available on page 2 etc.
      fix
    • Conflict between HappyFiles and Imagify
      fix
    • Sticky Sidebar for Posts & Pages
      fix
  • Categorize Posts & Pages, One-Click Plugin Updates

    With this update to  version 1.0 we official leave the beta stage. Let’s start with two highly requested additions for HappyFiles PRO.

    Categorization for posts and pages: PRO users can now categorize posts, pages, custom post types, WooCommerce products, orders, and coupons. You can select the post types you want to enable categorization for under: Settings > HappyFiles > Post Types (PRO). Enjoy!

    One-Click plugin updates: Up until now PRO users had to log in to their HappyFiles account to download the latest version. Once you have downloaded version 1.0 you will receive download notifications whenever there is a new HappyFiles PRO update available right in your WordPress dashboard, and update with a click on “Update now”. Same process as with any other WordPress plugin.

    Please see the list below for all other changes …

    What changed:
    • Upload progress indicator
      new
    • Include .pot translation files
      new
    • One-Click Plugin Updates (PRO)
      new
    • Integration: Bricks Site Builder
      new
    • Categorisation For Post Types (PRO)
      new
    • Toggle category on arrow click
      improve
    • Media Library (List View): Limit drag & drop to thumbnail
      improve
    • Conflict with Caldera Forms
      fix
    • Fix non-translatable strings
      fix
  • Multiple Categories & Category Inspector

    It’s been only 10 days since the last release, but you asked for this, so here goes:

    You can now assign multiple categories to a file. This feature is disabled by default. Allowing you to only assign one category to a file. To enable multiple categories go to “Settings > HappyFiles” and select the “Assign multiple categories” option.

    Forgot which categories a file is in? Up until now you had to manually open each category to figure this out.

    This release introduces the category inspector. Simply right-click on any file to see all the categories it is assigned to. Click on any of its categories in the custom menu to directly browse into it. Another great little time saver ๐Ÿ™‚

    What changed:
    • Category Inspector
      new
    • Assign multiple categories
      new
  • RTL Support, More Integrations

    Thanks a lot for all your feedback after the initial release. This quick update addresses a bunch of fixes, but also some new additions (see below).

    What changed:
    • New languages: Russian, French, and Vietnamese
      new
    • Auto-expand folders when moving files
      new
    • Brizy Integration
      new
    • Oxygen Builder Integration
      new
    • Right-to-left (RTL) language support
      new
    • Floating media library sidebar
      improve
    • Edit gallery close button
      fix
    • Category sorting order
      fix
    • Smush plugin image filter
      fix
    • Divi: Upload into wrong media category
      fix
  • Initial Release

    I am super excited to announce the official release of HappyFiles. A WordPress plugin that helps you organise your entire media library files into categories via simple drag & drop.

    The free version of HappyFiles allows you to create up to 10 categories and is available for download via https://wordpress.org/plugins/happyfiles/. If you need unlimited categories and usage on all your sites feel free to grab the lifetime deal for HappyFiles Pro.

    HappyFiles excels in performance  and a great and  minimal UI/UX. More exciting features are added as time goes on and users submit ideas.

    Assets are only loaded on the relevant screens in the admin area and when editing a page with a page builder like Elementor, Divi, Beaver Builder, etc.

    HappyFiles categories a simple custom taxonomy terms. Your files and file paths are not altered in any way.

    You can directly upload new files to a specific category, and resize/toggle the category sidebar to your liking.

    In the admin area under “Settings > HappyFiles” you choose select which user role can manage media categories (Category Editing).

    I hope you enjoy this first release!