|Allow uploads from URLs as well as local files.
|Introduced in version:||1.8.0 (r16158)|
|Removed in version:||still in use|
Details[edit | edit source]
Users also need to have the associated user right
upload_by_url before this option is available. By default only administrators (sysops) have this permission.
By default, upload by URL are only possible using the API (or extensions such as Extension:UploadWizard). To make the option usable from Special:Upload, you need to set
$wgCopyUploadsFromSpecialUpload to true as well.
By default, any source URL location is allowed, but you can whitelist a specific set by using
Example usage[edit | edit source]
This example setup will allow all autoconfirmed users to upload by URL, via Special:Upload or the API. Add to the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
$wgGroupPermissions['autoconfirmed']['upload_by_url'] = true; $wgAllowCopyUploads = true; $wgCopyUploadsFromSpecialUpload = true;