*This feature is available in Small Business Pro and Enterprise Plans.
What we will cover
What file types are accepted: .txt, .doc, .docx, .pdf, .jpg,.gif, .png, .zip, .gz, tar.gz
Maximum file size: 10mb
Inside the dashboard
To access the File Upload screen go to Forum/Media. Once inside the File Upload screen you will have the ability to turn this feature on/off and define who can upload and manage files.
Setting Roles and Permissions
When you click on the Roles and Permissions link it will take you to the Manage Roles & Permissions screen. Here you can determine which roles have the ability to upload/download attachments. So, for example, click on edit for the Member role.
On the next screen scroll down until you reach the Plugins permissions. There are 2 options: Allow Attachment Download and Allow Attachment Upload.
*NOTE:You can assign these permissions to Member, Moderator, Administrator, and Custom roles ONLY!
Using File Upload
Once you have setup your user roles go to your forum and click on any open discussion. Go to your comments. Below the Write Comment box you will notice the ‘Attach a file’ link.
Click on the ‘Attach a file’ link and browse to the file you wish to upload.
That’s all. Now go share some files!