[wp-hackers] Where Should Plugins Store Files?

Piyush Mishra me at piyushmishra.com
Mon Sep 13 03:39:22 UTC 2010

If the file isnt of any use out side the plugin, I use the plugin itself

On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 7:11 AM, Raj <list at expost.org> wrote:

> Often times I find my plugins require file uploads and a location to save
> them. Other times I generate image files.  So far I have been base64'd them
> and putting them into the database for fear of lack of permissions in the
> file system. Surely there is some location within wordpress where a plugin
> can rely on having some place to put files? wp-content/uploads may be? Can
> I
> rely on wp-content/uploads to always have read/write permissions be the
> location where files can be placed if necessary? Please suggest how I can
> approach handing writing files to the file system.
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Piyush Mishra
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