[wp-hackers] GSoC Project Feedback - File Uploader

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Wed Mar 30 16:07:58 UTC 2011

On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 11:05 AM, Jacob Gillespie <me at jacobwg.com> wrote:
> Hello all...
> I'm currently working on my GSoC application and will have it posted to my
> blog soon, but I wanted to get some preliminary feedback.
> I'm interested in working on the file uploader - getting a more
> feature-filled uploader that can work with HTML5, drag-and-drop, etc. based
> on browser support.
> I've done some research on file uploading for some of my past personal
> projects, and these are a few of the existing open source projects I know
> of, ranked roughly from most promising to least promising
>   1. Plupload - http://www.plupload.com/
>   2. Uploadify - http://www.uploadify.com/
>   3. Ajax Upload jQuery Plugin - http://valums.com/ajax-upload/
>   4. jQuery File Upload - http://aquantum-demo.appspot.com/file-upload
>   5. Some combination of swfupload (
>   https://github.com/alexanmtz/jqswfupload,
>   https://github.com/ifunk/swfupload-jquery-plugin)
> Are there any other file uploaders that I'm missing that would be good for
> consideration?
> The task of choosing an uploader and integrating while keeping existing APIs
> seems fairly straightforward - are there any potential challenges that I am
> missing?

I use the WPlupload plugin. It's awesome, works great. Highly recommend it.



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