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Relocate Upload

Wordpress uploads media to one pre-set folder. Relocate Upload lets you switch media to other folders.

Relocate Upload lets you specify folders, and adds a menu to the Media Library (and Edit Media admin page) that lets you switch media items between these folders and WPs default upload location.

Author Alan Trewartha & Tim Berneman
Contributors alanft, tberneman
Tags admin, folder, move, relocate, upload
  1. relocate-upload screenshot 1

    A simple menu switches media assets to your favourite locations. All through the magic of AJAX.

  2. relocate-upload screenshot 2

    A simple settings page to define the folder locations.

  1. Upload the whole 'relocate-upload' folder to the plugins directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress.
  3. Specify your folders in the settings page.

0.24.1 - Tested compatibility up to WordPress Version 4.7 Added code changes thanks to Ciprian Tepes which included fixing a path issue and making it work with multisite.

0.24 - Tested compatibility up to WordPress Version 4.2.4 Fixed several path issues. Added generic "FAIL" message instead of not reporting anything. Create folder using WordPress "wp_mkdir_p" function and should set permissions too.

0.23 - Added drag-n-drop to reorder folders. Changed root folder variable to WP constant ABSPATH. * This MAY affect your folder locations - BE SURE TO CHECK THEM! Formatted source code to be inline with WordPress standards

0.22 - Plugin officially taken over by Tim Berneman (tberneman). Fixed problem where "remove location" button was not showing up. * Created "images" folder and put "xit.gif" in it. * Does NOT delete the folder or any files in it. Folder is created if it doesn't exist when adding new location.

0.21 - Fixed problem where folder dropdown was not showing in Media edit screen on newer versions of WordPress.

0.20 - Adopted proper 'wp_ajax_' action, to close off a major security issue.

0.14 - Many small fixes (check for existing files, database prefix bug fix, jquery enqueue, 2.8 media library update, path 'fixing').

0.11 - First tiny bug fix (no thumbnails caused an error).

0.10 - Just starting out, something to get it working.

Why? What's the point of these other folders?

Most servers are set up so that assets can only be used when referred from your own site - to stop bandwidth leeching. However folders can be set aside that don't obey this rule - e.g. for placing images on other sites, downloading mp3s from RSS feeds and so on.

Known Issues

When creating new folders,

Version 0.24.1

Requires WordPress version: 2.8 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 13 Dec 2016

Date Added: 24 Oct 2008

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