Bug 6058 - Add a "Media Library" plugin to OxS
Add a "Media Library" plugin to OxS
Status: NEW
Product: OJS
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Journal Management
3.0
PC Windows Vista
: P5 enhancement
Assigned To: PKP Support
: 4613 (view as bug list)
Depends on: 1452
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Reported: 2010-10-19 17:25 PDT by Kevin Stranack
Modified: 2013-05-29 15:58 PDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Kevin Stranack 2010-10-19 17:25:38 PDT
A useful enhancement to OJS, OCS, and OMP would a "media library" plugin that would give the JM a place in the web interface to upload files to a public directory -- typically images, but possibly other types of files too. I've been using this kind of thing with Wordpress, and it is really handy.

I'm trying to think about ways to cut down on JMs needing SSH/SFTP access to the server, and this is one thing they still need it for. For example, if they wish to upload an advertising image for the sidebar, they can create a new block and position it as they like, but they have no way to add the image file itself to the server other than SSH.
Comment 1 Alec Smecher 2012-08-21 15:48:27 PDT
See also the Library Files structures in OMP.
Comment 2 James MacGregor 2013-05-29 15:58:33 PDT
Moving to 3.0 for consideration.
Comment 3 Alec Smecher 2013-05-29 15:58:49 PDT
*** Bug 4613 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***