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

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Can I upload media to a specific folder?

By default, media uploaded through the Wordpress dashboard goes into a folder determined by the current date. For example: /wp-content/uploads/2011/09/. Once the media is uploaded I'm not seeing any ...
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Get upload URL by blog ID in multisite

The essence of the question is, I'm looking for a solution like this: $blog_upload_dir_info = wp_upload_dir( $date, $blog_ID ); $blog_upload_url = $blog_upload_dir_info[ 'baseurl' ]; Where $...
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Custom “Uploads” Dir: “Edit Image” in Media Library broken

Directory Structure I have customized my (local) install (dev box). The current directory structure is: ./root |- wp (WordPress Core root) \ |- wp-config.php |- wp-content (Content and ...
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Standard location for plugin to save/cache files?

Are there official guidelines on where a plugin should cache files? If not, is there a best-practice out there that I can follow? For example, a plugin grabs content from a back-end system ...
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Why my uploaded picture was loaded into /uploads/2015/02 not /uploads/2016/01?

Today is 2016-01-01 in my console. date Fri Jan 1 14:24:04 CST 2016 Now I write an article attached a photo which is taken today and publish it today. I found that the URL of the photo was ...
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Each custom image size in custom upload directory?

I want to upload my custom image sizes in custom folders. The folder should have the name of the selected width. For example: If I add these custom sizes... add_image_size('custom-1', 300, 9999); ...
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Media Upload Folder - how to manage

Situation : When uploading an image via the media uploader, WP automatically makes at least 3 additional sizes, that comes to 4 images including the original one. Most of the time, the images will be ...
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How to set featured image to custom post from outside programmatically

I am trying to fetch and insert images outside the wordpress environment to a custom post via PHP. How to move/upload that image to wordpress upload directory year date folder format just like ...
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Change upload directory for PDF files

I would like to change the upload directory for PDF files only, not for other files. For example, the PDF files would be uploaded to wp-content/uploads/pdf but other files would remain in wp-content/...
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How are the year and month folders added to the uploads directory?

How are the month (and year) folders automatically added to the uploads directory? The plugin that I am writing keeps track of the folders in uploads and I want to be able to add the new folder(s) ...
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Custom upload directory per CPT; when removed, file not deleted

I have this code in functions.php that organize media upload according to its Custom Post Type (CPT). So all images uploaded to a "Product" CPT will be inside wp-content/uploads/product directory. ...
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Changing upload directory for plugin uploads only

I've spent a lot of time reading the other threads on this question, but I just cannot get my code to function properly. I'm building a plugin, and I've set up an upload form on my custom admin page, ...
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Different upload directory based on post type in a theme

I have a lot of uploaded image files and image sizes. So it would be better to organize media files into folders based on post type. I have just read this tutorial, but as I can see it works with ...
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Wordpress Uploads Folder can't be Written to

This one has me stumped I'm sure it is something really small that I am overlooking but I think I've been looking at it too long to see what the problem is. Wordpress is telling me: "Upload ...
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Organize uploads by year, month and day

As of now my uploaded files are organized by year and month. But I would like to organize them by year, month and day. I mean like this 2012/10/30/image goes here PS: There is a plugin available to ...
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Set custom upload path for custom post type only?

I have a custom post type of 'clients' and would like all images/files uploaded through the admin for these posts to go to a specific directory on my server, but everything else to stay as normal. Is ...
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How to upload an image in the plugin's options page

My code is here.The other options working perfectly so how i can register the image and save the link in database and image in wp library. function register_team_show_case_setting() { //register ...
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How to get WordPress to save upload file beyond web root

I am using nginx on a multisite install. I am trying to get WordPress to save uploads to a folder beyond the webroot : /home/mydomain/file_secure as opposed to /home/mydomain/public_html/wp-...
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How to change the file upload directory on version 3.5?

The option to change the upload folder for images is gone on version 3.5, any way to make it visible again or a workaround ? From this core ticket: Changing the upload_path and upload_url_path ...
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wp_handle_upload() - how to upload to a custom subdirectory within uploads

wp_handle_upload() works for me, but uploads files where it wants (uploads/year/month). Question: Is there any way to tell it to upload files to a custom dir (uploads/mycustomdir)? Or is there some ...
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why when I try to insert an image attachment along with a post does wp_get_attachment_url give me a very wrong file path?

I am using a new blog on WPMS (3.0.1, updating is not an option) to aggregate posts (and their featured image) from a few blogs on the same install, and I have to do it programmatically rather than ...
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Extending WP's upload/insert media functionality

I am writing my first plugin to upload PDF files to a user specified directory other than the media directory specified in the Media menu under settings. I need to extend the WP's native uploader so ...
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Using wp-uploads instead of wp-content/uploads

What is the difference between the wp-uploads directory and the wp-content/uploads directory? I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 and recently installed WordPress using apt-get, but there have been a ...
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Change upload directory on custom plugin page

I am trying to change the path to my uploads directory when on this one specific page in my custom plugin. The page is a standard php page and not any specific type of post type page. I have found ...
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Organizing media uploads

One of my clients wants to transfer his WordPress website to my server. The problem is his website doesn't use sub-folders in his upload folder, and he has more than 1,000,000 files in the root of his ...
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Images in upload folder with hexadecimal names

I'm using Wordpress 3.4.1 with the Suffusion theme 4.3.0. I've noticed that there are a large number of images with hexadecimal names, like 54f96e1d5f478186f66bde9d6aeda625.jpeg. I'm wondering how ...
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Post type specific upload folder in 3.5

In 3.4 I used the following function to change image upload folder by post type. Different upload directory based on post type in a theme Now it doesn't work anymore in 3.5. Do you have any idea how ...
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Proper way to change the path of uploads folder for existing WordPress site

Until now I have used default WordPress directory structure, however since I started using GIT, I plan to setup WordPress as a submodule and also change the paths of upload folder. Since the path for ...
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Missing a temporary folder despite settings in wp-config.php

When trying to upload media to my Wordpress 4.0 running on a shared Apache 2.2.14, PHP 5.3.2 host, I get the error message "Missing a temporary folder". I have no influence over the php.ini which is ...
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Force Uploads Use Yearmonth to off (0) for all existing sites in Multisites

In WordPress Multisite, by default the site option Uploads Use Yearmonth Folders is on (set to 1). Is it possible to force this value for all existing sites in the Network? Perhaps a hook? I know ...
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Change WordPress' media upload URL?

This isn't the usual "How do I change the media upload folder?" question. Our entire site is run through a CDN. The CDN drops POST requests with a 5-6MB file so the WordPress uploads fail. I can work ...
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Wordpress uploads folder path. how it is decided?

I know that if we are adding a new media in the month of August, it will be uploaded to /08 folder under /uploads. But here i am facing a new issue. I wrote a page in the month of June(6th month). ...
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Switched hosts to one with cPanel. To transfer my blog should I do the WP install or just be uploading my old WP directory & database?

I've never transferred a website before let alone a database. I believe I backed up the database to an .sql file and I haven't deactivated the old host yet in case I need to do it again. My main ...
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Changing upload dir in a plugin regardless of post type

I read this post and found it really interesting. I tried to modify it a little to make it work if you have a custom db table and not really a post type to rely on. So I tried to figure that out using ...
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Get User's Facebook Photos as Wordpress Upload

I am new and a bit of troublesome on how Wordpress work as I have plan to use it as CMS for my commercial website. I have been figuring out on how to make an image that I have retrieved from user's ...
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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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List and show uploaded pdf files dynamically

I want to show all the PDFs for a specific WordPress page. I exactly want that the PDF documents will upload from the admin panel and I want to show all the PDFs in a page in the front-end dynamically....
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WP doesn't remove uploads from folder when removed from “Media Library”?

I'm wondering why WordPress doesn't remove uploads from folder when removed from "Media Library"? I set limit to 5mb on WPMU but even if user removes everything from "Media Library" he can't upload ...
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How to upload image from front end and save in media library?

I am working on a plugin .I want to upload image from front end i.e by input type="file".I did lot of google for it but could not upload image .Here is my code for uploading image <form method="...
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What are best practices to storing uploads in Wordpress?

We've been storing all of our images using the default /year/month/day, but I'm thinking there has to be a better way to store things because everytime that I update a image or pdf. I have to reupload ...
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Change wp-content/uploads to uploads/%postname%/%image%

When uploading an image to a post, I want to change it so that it grabs the postname or post_id and places it in a folder like uploads/%postname%/ Is there a simple method of doing so? thanks
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upload files dynamically to user folders

we have several users on our site. we have created a separate folder for each user. Admin have a select box to select users on the site. we have to give ability to upload files to that particular user ...
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Cannot upload anything via wordpress

I've just recently installed a local installation of Wordpress 3.5.2 on my laptop, running ubuntu 12.10. I installed following the guide from here. So far, everything else is working, except I cannot ...
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custom upload directory only for plugin uploads

i'm trying to add an upload_dir filter only for plugin-uploads. does anybody know why the code below doesn't work, and what could work instead? thanks in advance! $upload_dir = 'publications'; $...
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Upload video in custom folder

I am trying to find a system to upload some kind of media in a custom folder. I want to keep all uploads in default wordpress folder and create a custom folder just for videos. So i would have the ...
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Organizing uploaded media with wp_insert_post() and wp_handle_upload according to time parameter

I'm retroactively creating a post with wp_insert_post() and attaching a featuring image to it. I need the image to go into the folder that corresponds to the post's publishing date. I'm using time ...
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Using Add from Server to upload by post ID

I am using Add From Server plugin http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/add-from-server/ basically it imports/upload image from the server. Currently the plugin copies the images into month/year folder ...
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Get all images in uploads directory and list them

I'm trying to get all of the images inside a specific sub-directory within the WordPress uploads directory, and then output all of those images. $upload_dir = wp_upload_dir(); $logo_dir = ( $...
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Change upload_dir folder at a certain cpt but cant change back

im try something with the upload_dir filter I check the current CPT with this function function get_current_post_type() { global $post, $typenow, $current_screen; //we have a post so ...
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Upload folder is not writable, even when permissions are correct

I recent migrated my site from Godaddy to Webfaction. On migration, I get this error: Upload folder is not writable. Export and file upload features will not be functional. Naturally, I check ...