File Manager Documentation

File Manager Documentation

File Manager Documentation – Get details userguide / manual about the plugin.


File Manager Documentation


  • PHP 5.2+
  • Firefox 12+
  • Google Chrome / Chromium 19+
  • Internet Explorer 9+
  • Opera 12+
  • Safari 6
  • Mogrify Utility (Optional)
  • GD / Imagic (Optional)


Installation Instructions

Firstly you need to install WordPress. After finishing WordPress setup you can install File Manager as any other plugin. Install it form your dashboard. If you don’t know how to install a WordPress plugin then visit here.


Why File Manager

File Manager works smoothly with WordPress. It takes minimum effort to install, manage and operate the plugin. Do whatever you want to do within the comfort of your WordPress admin dashboard. Requires no extra setup to use File Manager Plugin. You can use it as alternate to FTP. File manager is developed for both developers and users alike. It gives you the freedom to manage almost every kind of file easily.


File Permissions

Your file permission of the WordPress directory and files should be set to 0755. This will get maximum file operation control. Otherwise you will see all the files are locked. You won’t be able to edit/delete/rename files.



Security of the File Manager is very tight. It has been tested time and again to avoid any kind off security holes. You can use File Manager plugin without any hesitation about sites security.


File type and size

You can upload almost any kind of file. From images to archives. There is no limit of file size. Don’t forget to increase the file limit in your php.ini file of your server.


Image upload and editing

You can upload and edit any kind of image file like .png, .jpg, .jpeg etc. You can also edit image from the file manager itself. You need GD/Imagic or Mogrify module installed and loaded in PHP.





Changing single root folder path and url.


add_filter('fm_options', 'change_options', 10, 1);

function change_options($opts){

    $opts['roots'][0]['path'] .= 'wp-admin';
    $opts['roots'][0]['URL'] .= 'wp-admin';

    return $opts;



Changing multiple root folder path and url.


add_filter('fm_options', 'add_multiple_roots', 10, 1);

function add_multiple_roots($opts){
    $opts['roots'][] = $opts['roots'][0]; // Coping the second root configuration from the first root configuration

    // Changing the first root url and path
    $opts['roots'][0]['path'] .= 'wp-admin';
    $opts['roots'][0]['URL'] .= 'wp-admin';

    // Changing the second root url and path

    $opts['roots'][0]['path'] .= 'wp-content';
    $opts['roots'][0]['URL'] .= 'wp-content';

    return $opts;