Provides Amazon S3 storage for archival files.

Configuration options

AvantS3 has these configuration options:

S3 management console URL
S3 bucket name for the Digital Archive
Path to database folders
AWS server region
AWS Access Key Id
AWS Secret Access Key
Accession Element
Name of the element used for an item's accession number, or blank if not using S3 accession features

See also the documentation for installing AvantS3.


The AvantS3 plugin requires that the [AvantElasticsearch] plugin be installed and activated because AvantElasticsearch contains the AWS/S3 SDK that AvantS3 uses.


To install the AvantS3 plugin, follow these steps:

  1. First install and activate the AvantCommon plugin
  2. Download the latest release from https://github.com/gsoules/AvantS3
  3. Unzip AvantS3-master.zip into your Omeka plugins folder
  4. Rename the folder to AvantS3
  5. Activate the plugin from the Omeka Plugins page


Use this software at your own risk.


This plugin is published under [GNU/GPL].

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.

  • Created by gsoules
  • Copyright George Soules, 2019-2020
  • See LICENSE for more information.