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This module enhances the generic and image upload fields so that you can populate
any file field from a variety of sources, such as entering remote URLs directly,
re-use existing uploaded files, pull from a server directory, or a variety of other


  1. Install and enable this module using the official Backdrop CMS instructions
  2. Add or configure an existing file or image field.
    • To configure a typical node field, visit Admin -> Structure -> Content types
      and click "Manage fields" on a type you'd like to modify. Add a new file or
      image field or edit an existing one.
    • While editing the file or image field, you'll have new options available
      under a "File sources" fieldset. You can enable the desired sources for that
      particular field.
  3. Create a piece of content that uses your file and try it out.


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Originally written for Drupal by Nate Lampton.

Converted to Backdrop by Jerad Bitner.


This project is GPL v2 software. See the LICENSE.txt file in this directory for
complete text.