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Changing Native Filename to Generic Filename

Discussion in 'Media Gallery Support' started by Steve Miller, Jan 17, 2015.

  1. Steve Miller

    Steve Miller Member

    When uploading, the result is the image as well as the native image name. I would like to make this a generic, random filename in order to minimize the chance for opportunists to do their magic...
    Example below.

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  2. Optic

    Optic Well-Known Member

    Though you have your reasons I personally like the filenames to be retained, as image file name is a big factor for Google Image SEO. It was one of the biggest reasons I moved away from XenGallery to XFMG as each image was being renamed to something like 692-1414635021-ac1d5b6d173caa16712cd9568f8b9292.jpg ...
    Market1234 likes this.
  3. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    This would require custom development, there's no way of changing it. Actually, it's not even strictly speaking a Gallery change. The Gallery uses the XF attachment system, therefore the real filename is being picked up and stored by the attachment system.

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