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TYPO3 4.3 Multimedia Cookbook by Dan Osipov

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Creating a frontend upload form

In this recipe, we will create a simple extension, which would add a form to the website, and let users upload files. Files will be indexed by the DAM.

Getting ready

We will create the extension from scratch, and if you want to follow along, make sure to install Kickstarter to create the framework. Otherwise, you can download the finished extension but make sure to review the How it works... section to understand what happens in the code.

How to do it...

  1. Under the Extension Manager, select Create new Extension. If you don't see the option, Kickstarter has not been installed.
  2. Under General Info, click the plus icon (+), and fill in the basic information. Name the extension User Upload.
  3. Under Dependencies, enter dam. When ...

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