Help:Uploading files

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This is a ShoutWiki help page, hosted at ShoutWiki Hub. If you want to suggest changes, leave a message on its talk page. If you want to replace this page with a custom help page for your wiki, click the create button above.

To upload media to your wiki, click on the Upload file link on the sidebar. Then click Browse..., choose the file from your computer, enter a basic description of the file and choose the correct license. After you've done these steps, click on the Upload file button.

Allowed file types[edit]

By default, you can upload png, gif, jpg, jpeg, ico, mp3 and svg files. If you need to upload files with a different file extension, please contact the ShoutWiki Staff.

Prohibited file types[edit]

The following file types will never be allowed as uploads: html, htm, js, jsb, mhtml, mht, xhtml, xht, php, phtml, php3, php4, php5, phps, shtml, jhtml, pl, py, cgi, exe, scr, dll, msi, vbs, bat, com, pif, cmd, vxd and cpl. They will not be allowed because they can contain malicious code which can damage users' computers. These are on the filetype blacklist by default, as set in DefaultSettings.php.

Uploading multiple files[edit]

You can upload multiple files into your wiki through Special:MultipleUpload. By default, users can upload from 1 to 10 files at once through the form.

How do I increase the max limit of uploads?
Contact ShoutWiki Staff to get the limit increased. You can use Special:Contact or email at support@shoutwiki.com to get in touch with us.
I don't like the "Upload multiple files" link at the toolbox. Can I turn it off?
You can hide "Upload multiple files" link at the toolbox by adding the following into your wiki's MediaWiki:Common.css:
#p-tb li#t-multiupload {
	display: none;
}

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