The Wordpress upload directory. [Read more about `wp_upload_dir()` here](http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_upload_dir).

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How to adapt upload_dir to save files outside of WP uploads folder

We have a CPT which is used to manage various assets including image, pdf, CAD and other files. Our client would like to keep these asset files seperate from their other media files and does NOT want ...
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How programatically cause uploads folder to be created?

My plugin uses the uploads folder to store some files for configuration (as that folder is writable on all installs and I've had issues with Wordpress deleting files elsewhere on some installations). ...
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Impossible to index an upload folder with 10k files

I have a WP installation which has a very large uploads folder with a bit more than 10k files. At the time we unset year/month folder organization and now we have huge problems to download or backup ...
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Organize media uploads in folders - I have a physical access to (my) server

I'm very new to Wordpress. With the help of my friend I installed Wordpress on my server and finally we have our web online. However, I would like to upload some content in media library but I need to ...
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Undoing define( 'UPLOADS', ''.'files' ); to repoint to “wp-content/uploads” folder

Is it possible that by setting the “wp-content/uploads” to use a different folder by using define( 'UPLOADS', ''.'files' ); I have effectively changed all the paths on a permanent basis and if that is ...
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Upload Directory question

Happy New year! So I am having a big of a problem, currently one of our php files that we bought points to the default uploads directory for wordpress and we would like to change this to our own ...
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Upload an image at frontend > Create direction and/or rename filename possible?

I have a form for a non-profit-club, that publish posts + up to 20 images. The image-path will be writen in a custom-field. Images are uploaded. Ok, now i want to rename the pictures or (much better) ...
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Multisite missing tmp folder error while uploading

I have a multisite setup on a server that requires me to upload to a stage server then send a "publishnow.txt" file over to send everything to the production server. This is a state agency hence the ...
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Image not showing up in media loader success area - followup

This is part two to this question: Post Specific Uploader I am using an upload filter to put files in a location based on post_id. Now when the file uploads, the URL path in the meta is wrong and the ...
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Use wp_upload_dir() correctly

All, I'm using the Uploadify plugin to upload some images. I've included the uploadify folder in my themes folder. However, when I try and call uploadify.php I get the following error: Call to ...
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How to get images to show in Media when saved Via PHP

I saved a bunch pictures ( 2,000+ ) in a PHP script. I can see the list of files with adequate permissions for apache to view them in my /wp-content/2016/05 directory but They aren't showing up in my ...
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Change WordPress upload path and URL

On a fresh install, I want to move the upload folder to a subdomain (supposed to speed up download). My subdomain links to a folder called static. So I have: Home wp wp-admin wp-content ...
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Unable to Upload Files

So, I have Wordpress installed on a GoDaddy server, and I am getting an error saying: Unable to create directory uploads/2016/03. Is its parent directory writable by the server? The folder ...
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How to stop a post from publishing if the file upload is not a image/gif

This is the code and i want to stop the post publishing if the file is not an image Is this possible ? case "window-image": $format = 'image'; $title = ...
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Too slow Image upload in Wordpress Media Library as image number increases

we are using Wordpress 4.4.2 and the Wordpress Media Library for media management. We have noticed that as media (images, not videos or audio) number increases, the upload process takes too long...and ...
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cant able to upload media to my wordpress blog

i am trying to upload an image for a post in my WordPress blog but it is giving error: “image.gif” has failed to upload. Unable to create directory uploads/2016/02. Is its parent directory ...
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Make Wordpress upload directory outside wordpress root with custom url

I want to change the upload directory for Wordpress from project.dev/wp-content/uploads to cdn.project.dev Where subdomain cdn has DocumentRoot: HostPath/project.dev/cdn while Wordpress is located at ...
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Renaming “Expand Details” within “Add Media”

I was wondering if it was possible that the "Expand Details" option via "Add Media" can be renamed? I couldn't find a guide online so I thought I would ask here for guidance, (that's if it's ...
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How to limit the access of each user just to his own uploaded files Amazon S3?

In my Wordpress website Users can upload video files directly to the Amazon S3 bucket from the front-end, how to limit the access of each user just to his own uploaded files and not the other users ...
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Custom Upload Directory for Custom Post Types

I have almost 64 different custom post type. Now I want to set custom media upload directory to them. I have 8array that contains 8custom post type each. For example: array1 = ...
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Error while uploading photos

The photos I am trying to upload to my site are either in JPG or PNG but every time I try to upload them it says, Error try again later. Why is this happening and how can I fix it?
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Custom upload folder

I have custom post type and I would like that when admin/user uploads images (for example featured image) to this custom post type, the image would be uploaded to custom folder. As default they go ...
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403 Forbidden when accessing image in wordpress

I am getting 403 Fobidden error when trying to access directly from URL. Here is my blog page url : http://www.modestmoney.com/peer-lending-returns-still-sizzling/ Images are displaying in post ...
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Media Library doesn't allow uploads? Upload Directory

I just put up a WP 4.31 site. Most of the content was copied from a different WP site via FTP. All the stuff in wp-content: uploads, plugins,themes, etc. It all seemed to work as usual, and I've ...
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Custom upload directory for each file only for current plugin

I have a custom plugin to add project documents in my Wordpress site. Now these documents should be stored in their respective project folder such as: EN001/Document1.pdf EN001/Document2.pdf ...
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How to create an uploads subfolder on a multisite setup?

I have a plugin which will create a folder inside wp-content/uploads, using this code: //Generate stuff on plugin activation function sample_plugin_activate() { $upload_dir = wp_upload_dir(); ...
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change upload dir

Currently my images are like www.example.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/xxxxxx-yyyy-zzzz-photo-no.jpg I want this like www.example.com/wp-content/uploads/xxxxxx/xxxxxx-yyyy-zzzz-photo-no.jpg or ...
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New wordpress uploads are broken

I have been running a network of WordPress sites (Multisite) since version 3.8.1. I've been constantly updating plugins and core. At some point, I discovered that uploading new images yields broken ...
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Customize WordPress Upload Directory

I'm trying upload certain files to the following custom director: /wp-content/uploads/audio/yyyy/mm However, the year and month directories are not being created properly. They are showing up like ...
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File path for attachments outside of wp-content/uploads

I am creating some custom post creation pages with PHP. I create a simple post and want to attach an image I already have on my server to the post without moving it into the upload directory. I am ...
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Post Type Upload Directory - {post_type}_upload_dir filter

I'm working with modifying the upload directory depending on which post type is being uploaded to. I've ran across this question: Post type specific upload folder in 3.5 and one of the lines confused ...
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Wordpress File URL Path Incorrect

I have images uploaded to a Wordpress site and they can be accessed by the following URL: http:/eatdrink.ca/content/uploads/2014/09/FoodWebSummer-main-420x194.jpg but Wordpress is giving the ...
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Is there any way to Integrate WordPress with Imgur for Image Hosting

I wanted to use Imgur for hosting all my WordPress website images. Till now I know how to integrate Imgur with a simple form using an upload script. The process is well explained at Subin's Now what I ...
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Uploaded files have permission 000

two days ago i updated wp to the newest version and this problem occurs since then. when i upload files to the media library, their file permissions are set to 000. means no rights. the files are ...
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File(X) is not within the allowed path(s):

I installed wordpress on a windows server with Parellels. It is a shared hosting. When i upload images it gives the following warning: Warning: file_exists() [function.file-exists]: open_basedir ...
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Missing Images in Uploads Directory (Server Only)

I recently moved a WP install from our dev server to the clients server. Everything went fine, however, the site is missing a large amount of images. The dev site has the images in the Wordpress ...
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Primary site file uploads failing, subdirectory subsites upload fine

Pardon the cross-posting (also up at Wordpress.org): We're tearing our hair out here. We have multisite configuration working, subdirectory style. File uploads work to the subsites, but the primary ...
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using wp_insert_attachment() results in guids with file names different to the same file when uploaded via media page in admin

I'm trying to make a plugin that as part of its task uploads csv files to the wordpress install. Deciding to integrate as closely as possible using wordpress functions wherever possible I am saving ...
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Separate Uploads folder on other server

Is there a way to separate wp-content/uploads on different server ? I mean if i have two servers. Serv1 and Serv2 . On Serv1 is the wordpress installation and on Serv2 stays only the uploads folder. I ...
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Inserting image into post content - Front End

This is the php I have for a form which creates a post with thumbnail. I want to know how to add the uploaded image to the post content as well. Tried a few things, but they didn't work. ...
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Media Library not showing images when adding to Posts (but retrieving image info via ajax)

When uploading an image to a post/page, the media library doesn't display any images (when there are some), and then 'fails' when you try and upload (although the image is actually uploaded). I've ...
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Symbolic link for uploads in wordpress

Hi i am a new bie in wordpress. i use load balancer for my sites. So the request can be processed by any of the 4 servers. so i moved all contents from /wp-content/uploads to the centralised server ...
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Limit files uploaded per folder

I upload over thousands of images everyday and I want to limit the number of files that can be stored in a folder cause it's not good to have like 5000 files in a folder because it increases the load ...
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Is it possible to set the upload location to a different server?

Our university has given our student society a 1GB portion of storage to be used for our website. We're low on their bandwidth priority however so it did not work speedily with Wordpress. I managed ...
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Moving existing media items to new upload path structure not updating full URL path

Have been developing a site and noticed that all of the media files were being saved in the default WP year/month/day rule in the wp-content/uploads directory. I decided to change this to assets and ...