Delete file after uploading and sending it

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mehditaly created the topic: Delete file after uploading and sending it

Hello,
Any way to have a script or an action to delete the file uploaded on the server after sending it in the Email?
We want files only in emails as keeping them on server will overload it

Thank you
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mihaela replied the topic: Delete file after uploading and sending it

Hello,

Yes, it is possible to do so.

Here are the instructions on how to do so.

Please go to form's Advanced properties > More options > Submit pieces and in the End Submit section set Type to Custom. In the code area below paste code like this:
//Deletes the uploaded files
$this->execPieceByName('ff_InitLib');
unlink(ff_getSubmit('upl1'));
unlink(ff_getSubmit('upl2'));
NOTE: In the code above replace "upl1" and "upl2" with the names of file upoad fields in your form.

That should do the trick, when clicking on a submit button the files will be uploaded on the server, sent by email and then deleted.

Let me know whether you have managed to apply this to your form and whether it works as you wanted.

Regards,

Mihaela
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