The file library feature provides a place for signed-in site visitors (community members) to upload, manage and download files within the community site.
This section of the documentation describes
To add a
File Library component to a page in author mode, locate the component
Communities / File Library
and drag it into place on a page.
For necessary information, visit Communities Components Basics.
When the required client-side libraries are included, this is how the
File Library component will appear:
Select the placed
File Library component to access and select the
Configure icon which opens the edit dialog.
Under the Comments tab, specify if and how comments for uploaded files appear:
Allow Comments on Files
If checked, allow comments on uploaded files. Default is unchecked.
Comments Per Page
Limits the number of comments shown per page as well as the number of replies shown. Default is 10.
Max File Size
This value will limit the uploaded file size. Default limit is 104857600 (10 Mb).
Max Message Length
Maximum number of characters that may be entered into the text box. Default is 4096 characters.
Allowed File Types
A comma separated list of file extensions with the “dot” separater. For example: .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .doc, .docx, .pdf. If any file types are specifed, then those not specified will not be allowed. Default is none specified such that all file types are allowed.
Rich Text Editor
If checked, comments may be entered with markup. Default is unchecked.
If checked, users are allowed to delete their own comments. Default is checked.
If checked, the ability to add a tag to the file will be enabled. Default is unchecked.
If Allow Tagging is checked, the tags available will be limited to the namespaces checked. If none are checked, then all are allowed. Default is all namespaces.
If Allow Tagging is checked, this setting limits the number of suggested tags to display. If set to -1, there is no limit. Default is -1.
If checked, the ability to voter for a file will be enabled. Default is unchecked.
If checked, include the following feature for blog articles, which allows members to be notified of new posts. Default is unchecked.
Allow Threaded Replies
If checked, allow replies to posted comments. Default is unchecked.
Under the User Moderation tab, configure moderation of comments, if comments are allowed:
If checked, comments must be approved before they will appear on a publish site. Default is unchecked.
If checked, the visitor who posted the comment is provided the ability to delete it. Default is checked.
If checked, allow trusted member moderators to deny comments. Default is unchecked.
Close / Reopen Comments
If checked, allow trusted member moderators to close and reopen comments. Default is unchecked.
If checked, allow visitors to flag comments as inappropriate. Default is unchecked.
Flag Reason List
If checked, allow visitors to choose, from a drop-down list, their reason for flagging a comment as inappropriate. Default is unchecked.
Custom Flag Reason
If checked, allow visitors to enter their own reason for flagging a comment as inappropriate. Default is unchecked.
Enter the number of times a comment has to be flagged by visitors before moderators are notified. Default is one time (1).
Enter the number of times a comment has to be flagged before it is hidden from public view. This number must be greater than or equal to the Moderation Threshold. Default is 5.
More information may be found on the File Library Essentials page for developers.
For moderation of posted topics and comments, see Moderating User Generated Content.
For tagging posted topics and comments, see Tagging User Generated Content.