Accented file names can cause various problems when hosting or transferring a web site from a server to another.
This plugin automatically detects and changes the name of attachments containing special characters such as accented letters.
For example: if a user uploads a file named “L’École de Éric Rémillard.png”, the file name will be transformed and the file will be stored as “L_Ecole_de_Eric_Remillard.png”.
- Detects accents in newly uploaded files’ names, and change them for their unaccented version (ie. é -> e)
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This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.
Installing the Plugin
(using the WordPress Admin Console)
- From your dashboard, click on “Plugins” in the left sidebar
- Add a new plugin
- Search for “Safe Attachment Names”
- Install “Safe Attachment Names”
(manually via FTP)
- Delete any existing ‘safe-attachment-names’ folder from the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
- Upload the ‘auto-domain-change’ folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
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The plugin is currently available in English, French and Spanish. If you want to help with translation in other languages, we’ll be happy to hear from you.
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Contributors & Developers
“Safe Attachment Names” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
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