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Knowledge Base: Real Physical Media

I upload a file via FTP but do not see it in the media library?

If you upload a file via FTP, this file will not be found by your WordPress media library at first. Generally speaking, the WordPress Core does not support this. WordPress is designed to work with an abstract implementation of a virtual file system, e.g. to allow...

What happens with my existing files in my media library?

Real Physical Media never touches your existing files if you do not trigger this. That means, only future uploads will be automatically placed to the correct Real Media Library folder. For example, you upload a file to the folder "My galleries/Animals", the file will...

Real Physical Media SEO redirect does not work as expected?

If you have a look at your Real Physical Media SEO redirects and none of your redirects does work as expected, you need to configure something in your Apache / Nginx configuration. How do I know if my server is miss configured? If you open the old SEO URL you should...

How can I trigger that a file gets physicall moved?

Real Physical Media always uses the folder name of the folder where the file is located your media library. To trigger a physical move you have three types of "triggers" available: 1. Synchronize all existing files in your media library You can synchronize all your...

How can I change the wp-content/uploads folder?

If you are already using Real Physical Media, all your media is already organized well. But in some cases or special configurations you want to change the default wp-content/uploads folder, too. Note #1: Follow this introduction if you are a technical. If you are not...