[TYPO3-english] Multimedia content elements copies selected files to the uploads/media folder

Walrick Bosch lists at globalhealingcircle.net
Wed Dec 10 19:24:24 CET 2008

Maybe the extension dam combined with dam_ttcontent might do the trick.

The latter refences files instead of copying them. It's an experimental
extension, but works fine as far as I know. (Have tried myself.)

Søren Madsen wrote:
> We have alot of static content in fragment html files. However these
> html files are frequently updated (lists ect.) I'm trying to load these
> by selecting the content element type "multimedia", and then select the
> proper html files. This works great - the content of the html files is
> shown. However - if I change anything the html files, these updates
> aren't loaded, even after a FE cache clear.
> After some scrutiny (and great IRC assistance), I found out that this is
> because the files I select from the file explorer, is copied to the
> uploads/media folder - which is not accessible to the file browser.
> Is there anyway to keep TYPO3 from copying my html files to the
> uploads/media folder - but instead just leave them where they are, and
> reference them there?
> Or do I need a completely different approach to this? (php include or
> something)
> Kind regards,
> Søren Madsen

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