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Add a FAL driver for Dropbox to TYPO3

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4.0.1 2020-05-16 21:16 UTC

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1 What does it do?

fal_dropbox is an Extension for TYPO3 >= 10.4.0. It extends FAL to show files from your dropbox account in file list module

2 Installation

Installation using Composer

The recommended way to install the extension is using Composer.

Run the following command within your Composer based TYPO3 project:

composer require sfroemken/fal_dropbox

Installation as extension from TER

Download and install fal_dropbox with the extension manager.


  1. Create a new file storage record on pid 0 called "Dropbox"
  2. On Tab "Configuration" choose "Dropbox". FlexForm reloads
    1. GoTo:
    2. Choose "App console" on the left
    3. Click on button "Create app" on the upper right
    4. Choose "Dropbox API App"
    5. Now you can decide, if you want your app to work in its own folder. Or, if you want to have full access to all of your files
    6. Give it a name
    7. Save app with "Create App"
    8. After saving, you see your newly created App. Choose it.
    9. Click it and allow your app to connect to your dropbox account

3.) Have fun with FAL Dropbox


  • rename folder
  • delete folder
  • it would be cool to remove all the big packages like oauth, HTTP_Request2 and so on
    • I tried to change HTTP_Request with my own little Request-Object (fsockopen)


  • you can create folders
  • you can navigate through the folders
  • move files
  • copy files
  • create references to tt_content records
  • show image in popUp
  • rename file
  • creation of thumbs works
  • copy files to upload folder