[nodebb-plugin-expiring-uploads] Hide and expire users uploads

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  • (Hopefully) As requested by @chrismccoy
    Thanks for the idea!😋


    Hide and expire users uploads.

    The name actually only tells half the story. This plugin lets you:

    1. Hide uploads of definable filetypes behind a hash/timestamp/filename combination. Uploads are not stored in the standard path (public/uploads). This ensures, that even when the filename is known, it's pretty hard to guess its location.

    2. Set an expiration time(range) for those hash/timestamp/filename urls. Every setting > 0 will have uploads handled by this plugin expire.

    PLEASE NOTE: Expiration is calculated at request time. If you uploaded a file 7 days ago and now decide to lower the expiration time from 10 to 5 days, this file will be treated as expired.


    1. npm install nodebb-plugin-expiring-uploads

    2. Activate the plugin in the ACP.

    3. Adjust the settings! Standard expiration time is 0 = uploads never expire.

    GitHub | Bugs & Suggestions

  • 0.2.1

    • FIX: Automatic 'fa-toggle-on/off' requires checkbox to be nested in label


    • ADDED: Languages de, en_GB, en_US
    • ADDED: Seperate error messages for 403, 404, 410
    • FIX: ACP not showing custom timestamp correctly
    • FIX: ACP not showing confirmation, when storage path not changed.

    ... more in the CHANGELOG.

  • Awesome work 🙂

  • any reason you have the link text field hidden on settings page, i want to set a default link text, and i noticed the form group you have a class of hidden, so its not shown on the settings page

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