Determine an icon class for uploaded files, based on extension

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SilverStripe File Icons

Attempt to generate an icon string based on the extension of a file.

By default, this returns a relevent FontAwesome icon class.

NOTE: This module does not install any icon libraries, it only allows you to more easily assign an icon to files in your themes.


Install via composer:

composer require "dft/silverstripe-file-icons"


Once installed, you can add use the following in your templates:


For example, if you wanted to generate a bootstrap button with FontAwesome icon, you could use:

<% with $File %>
<a class="btn btn-primary">
    <i class="{$IconClasses}"></i>
    Download {$Title}
<% end_with %>

Changing Icons

All icons are mapped via YML config (_config/fileicons.yml), you can map custom classes by overwriting the default config provided by this module.