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Insert Attachment All 1.3

A tool used to update all posts on your forum. Attachments will be inserted into the message.

  1. AndyB
    Compatible XF Versions:
    • 1.2
    • 1.3
    • 1.4
    • 1.5

    A tool used to update all posts on your forum. Attachments will be inserted into the message. All thumbnails which currently are shown below the post will be inserted as Attach BB Code in the message.

    (Example of Attach BB Code)


    (Example of Options page)


    (Example of Insert Attachment All page)


    1. Download insertattachmentall_v1.3.zip and unzip it.
    2. Upload the Andy folder to your server. The correct location is library/Andy.
    3. From your Admin Control Panel, go to the "Install Add-on" page.
    4. Upload the addon-InsertAttachmentAll_v1.3.xml file.
    5. Click the Install Add-on button.
    How to use step 1:

    To use this add-on, add the following to your forums URL:


    Full Friendly URLs
    non-Full Friendly URLs
    How to use step 2:

    The results page will show one link. Click 'Update 1 posts' link to update 1 post.

    How to use step 3:

    Once you have verified the add-on works correctly by updating the single post, you can increase the Limit in the Options page, for example set it to 1000. Run the add-on again and click the 'Update 1000 posts' link to update 1000 posts.

    Questions and Answers:

    Q: Who can run this add-on?
    A: Only the Admin.

    Q: What is the other add-on called Insert Attachment for?
    A: To have attachments automatically inserted when the message is saved.

    Q: Once I have inserted all attachments, can I uninstall this add-on?
    A: Yes.​

    Sending a donation:

    If you like this add-on, please consider sending a small donation.


    Thank you.
    otto and Mian Shahid like this.

Recent Updates

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Recent Reviews

  1. viper357
    Version: 1.2
    Worked perfectly, no issues whatsoever, set limit to 750 posts and it ran without issues. Thank You Andy.
  2. Sean Kendle
    Sean Kendle
    Version: 1.2
    This add-on does exactly what it says it does! It won't create duplicate attachment tags. Awesome, works great! Thanks!
  3. aana
    Version: 1.0
    Usefull, fast, secure. Used on 1.4.6 and converted 180 000 attachments without any problem. Awesome, another excellent add on from andy. Highly recommended
  4. CountRock
    Version: 1.0
    Works great with XF 1.3.2. Converted over 10000 attachments. Highly recommended.
  5. Mian Shahid
    Mian Shahid
    Version: 1.0
    Excellent, working fine, I just converted my 42900+ attachments in just 18 to 20 minutes with no danger of damage to my database.
    5 Stars for this add-on