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by Rookie

Kindly I need to change uploads folder to outside folder in the same server not in the same WordPress directory.

My WordPress directory: /var/www/domain/

Outside Directory: /mnt/disks/main

I have tried many options:  in wp-config and wordpress plugin but they all support folder in main wordpress directory. Not outside folder.

Appreciate your support.

1 Answer

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by Expert

Hi dailytrip,

The formal WordPress solution is using the WP_CONTENT_URL and WP_CONTENT_DIR variables in wp-config.php file, but another solution...

It can be as simple as creating a symlink and it works just fine. Just be sure to assign the proper permissions and owner.


by Talented
Humanmade have made a plugin that lets you use AWS S3 for your uploads:


I've been meaning to give it a try sometime.
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