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Html5 SharePoint Bulk File Upload Web Part

Virto Html5 SharePoint Bulk File Upload Settings

When the web part is installed, you have to add it to a SharePoint site page. Navigate to the web part settings block.

Select the source list and folder (not required) where the files will be uploaded to.

You can also select a list item to upload files as its attachments.

You can enable the following features:

  • Overwrite existing files option allows you to enable/disable overwriting of files which already exist in the list.

  • Show "Overwrite" option makes visible the “Overwrite existing files” checkbox.

  • “Allow changing destination folder” allows users to upload files to another place.

  • “Replace SharePoint invalid file name characters” replaces automatically the name characters which are not valid for SharePoint;

  • Enable "Set all files properties" button makes visible the "Set all files properties" button.

  • “Prevent to upload files without filled out required fields” activates the necessary requirements for file fields/

You can set maximum file size (the maximum size of each uploaded file) and maximum upload size (the maximum total size of files to upload). Or just leave 0 to set no limits.

If you need to define the allowed types of files, type extensions separated by comma or leave field empty to allow all types.

There you can select predefined fields, which are available to edit in uploaded files.

You can also predefine selected field values.

All uploaded files fields will be filled automatically with predefined values as default values.

You can predefine fields’ values from query string.

Prefix for query parameters is used if you need to define values from query string for this Virto HTML5 Bulk File Upload web part specifically.

Click “Create query string” and choose allowed fields, then click “Next” and generate a new string.

Copy the string value and paste it in your browser in the end of a URL of web parts page.

Now your uploaded files have predefined fields values.

Then apply the settings to the web part (use “Apply”) and you can start using the uploader right now.