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

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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Are uploads directories created on a schedule?

I have a cron job that alerts me to modified files on a couple of WordPress installs. Two of them alerted me tonight to the creation of apparently empty folders like ...
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uploaded images not going to /uploads folder

having a huge problem with a site. i updated the theme to use post thumbnails (that's how old it is) and then when trying to upload an image to use as featured thumbnail: the images process/crunch ...
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Setting image upload absolute path?

In anticipation of a major upgrade, I moved the webroot from site_v1 to site_v2. The public url for the WP 3.3.1 install is still example.com/ (no change). I did a tar copy from the /site_v1 dir 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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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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Upload media to WordPress through a web service

I would like to create a plugin through which I could expose a web-service for the media in WordPress. This service would allow external applications to upload and delete medias. Of course, the user ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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How to move images from /uploads to the /uploads/Year/Month structure? [duplicate]

A site has more than 5000 images (without the automatically from WP generated ones) in the /uploads folder. The site is very slow, I want to move the images into the /uploads/year/month structure, and ...