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In order to parallelize downloads, i created already a subdomain for images. images.mydomain.com

Now, i don't know how to move my media files, without breaking attachments, and after that, in the future, how to automatically store media file in subdomain.

Eventually, what i was thinking of doing was something like , redirect images.mydomain.com to mydomain.com/wp/content/uploads and after that replace all strings 'http://www.domain.com/wp-content/uploads/'with'http://images.mydomain.com/' using the wordpress plugin "search and replace".

Does someone believes to know how to get around this?

thanks in advance

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You can move the uploads folder to the sub domain by doing this

Open up your wp-config.php file, located at the root of your WordPress installation, and add the following code:

define('UPLOADS', 'http://images.mydomain.com/uploads');

The codex specifies that it should be added before the line that says require_once(ABSPATH.’wp-settings.php’);.

Make sure the uploads folder is writable.

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Thanks!! It's done! –  Bdalte Sep 18 '13 at 11:57

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