How to set up a private files area in Joomla

We’re often asked the question “I need to create an area on my Joomla site that allows users to manage only their own files, can DOCman or FILEman do this?”, the simple answer is “Yes this is possible using either DOCman or FILEman”.

Setting up a private files area is a little bit easier to do in FILEman, but DOCman can also do this out of the box. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to set this up in either DOCMan or FILEman.

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Private videos on your Joomla site, on a shoestring budget

Video, although projected to make up 76% of all web traffic in 2018, can require a lot of expensive server disc space and internet bandwidth.

If you’re on a shoestring budget, but still need to serve private video content on your site, it can be challenging to answer the age old question “how do I show my site’s users and members private video content and keep the costs down?”

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