I am migrating my website to wordpress and I have the images organized in folders like wp. I already uploaded the folders and files into wp-content/uploads. I try using "Add from server" plugin to add the images to the library, but noting happen when I select a large number at ones. Is there any chance to get it work ? Or suggest another plugin that does the job. Thanks


As an alternative, you can try "Media Sync": https://wordpress.org/plugins/media-sync/.


As mentioned on the plugins website (https://wordpress.org/plugins/add-from-server/) it's NOT meant to be used for migrations or bulk uploads but to add a small number of files that exceed the maximum allowed upload file size.

Please Note: This plugin is not designed to replace the media uploader. This plugin is not designed to be used for migration of sites. This plugin is not designed to re-import your media upload history. This plugin is not designed to Batch import your media. Etc. This plugin is 8 years old and designed for importing singular large files which could not be uploaded through the administration interface.

I assume the script reaches the PHP max_execution_time. So, if you are still determined to use this plugin to accomplish the task, increasing it most likely will solve the issue.

As an alternative, you may want to try the Media from FTP (https://wordpress.org/plugins/media-from-ftp/) plugin as it's using AJAX and therefore won't cause any timeouts.

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