Nuxeo Platform User Documentation


Updated: December 6, 2021

The  EasyShare package is an add-on for the Nuxeo platform to enable sharing files from the repository with external users not requiring a login.

It enables you to create Easy Share folders in which you can either create document or make them available from the folder for public sharing. Anyone having the public URL to the Easy Share folder can then download its content without having to log in to the Nuxeo Platform.

Creating an Easy Share Folder

The Easy Share folder is created. You can now create new documents in it or share existing documents in it.

Easy Share Folder creation parameters

TitleIt will be visible to your recipients in the Easy Share folder public view.
Expiration DateDetermines until which day the Easy Share folder in the  will be available. After this date, the folder will still exist in Nuxeo but will show as expired when attempting external access.
Active notificationIf this option is checked, a notification is sent to the contact email when a document is downloaded from the Easy Share folder.
Share CommentThe message displayed on the Easy Share folder public view.
Contact Email The email address to which an email will be sent each time a document is downloaded. People who can access the Easy Share folder can also use it to contact someone from the organization.

Adding Documents to an Easy Share Folder

The Easy Share folder is a specific type of collection. To add documents to an Easy Share folder, follow the same steps as if to add a document to a collection, by clicking the icon on the document or the Easy Share folder or by clicking the Add to Collection button from the workspace Content tab.

Depending on the modules you have enabled on your Nuxeo Platform, you can create the following documents in an Easy Share folder:

  • Files,
  • Pictures,
  • Audio,
  • Videos.

Sharing an Easy Share Folder

You can share your Easy Share folder by sending the Public URL available from theicon . Anyone with the URL can access the Easy Share folder and download the documents that are in it.

An email alert is sent to the Contact email of the folder each time a file is downloaded. 

Accessing an Easy Share Folder

By clicking on the link to the Easy Share Folder, you access a particular Easy Share folder without having to login to the Nuxeo Platform.

Future Improvements

If you want more information about the future evolutions and improvements, see this JIRA filter



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