[wp-hackers] Proposal: standardize plugin-data path
otto at ottodestruct.com
Wed Oct 1 16:16:58 GMT 2008
I don't see how that would help much, as the URL would still be wrong
for the uploaded images and such in the posts themselves.
Anyway, if you want to override the upload directory, just stick a
filter on upload_dir. It gets an array of URLs and paths and
everything related to that.
On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 11:13 AM, Stephen Rider
<wp-hackers at striderweb.com> wrote:
> Okay, I see. I wasn't registering that I could set a hard server path. I
> guess that works.
> In line with other such settings, could we add the ability to set
> WP_UPLOADS_DIR in wp-config.php?
> I like these constants in particular because they help me with testing -- On
> my local test copy of the site I can use a copy of the live database and
> just override to local test paths. There are other uses as well.
> On Oct 1, 2008, at 10:43 AM, Stephen Rider wrote:
>> It's NOT relative to the web root, that's the problem. It's relative to
>> On Oct 1, 2008, at 8:18 AM, Otto wrote:
>>> I don't see any problem with leaving the uploads folder relative to
>>> root, since it is an explicit setting that the user can specify. In
>>> the settings page, it states that the default is wp-content/uploads,
>>> which is a ABSPATH relative path.
>>> I mean, what if you want the upload folder to be at
>>> example.com/wp/uploads/ instead? That's not relative to the wp-content
>>> If you want it to be in wp-content and you move wp-content, then you
>>> need to move the upload folder location as well. It's already custom,
>>> we don't need to make it confusingly custom.
>>> On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 7:23 AM, Stephen Rider <wp-hackers at striderweb.com>
>>>> It appears that the upload folder setting is parsed relative to ABSPATH,
>>>> rather than web root. So, if I move wp-content out of the wp folder,
>>>> then impossible to set the uploads folder to be in wp-content...?
>>>> Site is at example.com, but WP files are at example.com/wp.
>>>> Contents folder is example.com/wp-content.
>>>> Setting uploads folder to wp-content/uploads, that ends up pointing to
>>>> example.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/. I want it to point to
>>>> example.com/wp-content/uploads/ instead....
>>>> We've abstracted everything else so that people can move everything
>>>> (wp-content, wp-config.php) out of the folder with the actual WP files
>>>> (which makes updates soooooo much better thanks). It appears we need to
>>>> the same for the uploads folder.
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