Insert Attachment All

Insert Attachment All 1.4

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Compatible XF 1.x versions
  1. 1.2
  2. 1.3
  3. 1.4
  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 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_v1.4.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.

Q: Will an attachment already inserted inline (full size or thumbnail) be skipped?
A: Yes.​

Sending a donation:

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

Thank you.
First release
Last update


5.00 star(s) 5 ratings

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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Insert Attachment All v1.4 changes: Added code to look for already inserted thumbnails.
  2. See description

    Insert Attachment All v1.3 changes: Updated PHP code.
  3. See description

    Insert Attachment All v1.2 changes: Updated phrases.

Latest reviews

Worked perfectly, no issues whatsoever, set limit to 750 posts and it ran without issues. Thank You Andy.
This add-on does exactly what it says it does! It won't create duplicate attachment tags. Awesome, works great! Thanks!
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
Works great with XF 1.3.2. Converted over 10000 attachments. Highly recommended.
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
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