Alternatives for the DigitalOcean Spaces Sync plugin

I was reading the tutorial about storing WordPress media assets on a Space:

The tutorial recommends using the DigitalOcean Spaces Sync plugin, however the author has deprecated that plugin. Furthermore when I used it, I noticed that while my uploads were correctly synced, I was unable to install any new WordPress plugins because this plugin threw an error (one of its dependencies throws a method_exists fatal error).

Are there alternative plugins/methods of achieving the same result, or can we configure WordPress to directly store its media assets on a Space?

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Bobby Iliev
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May 9, 2023
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Hi there,

Indeed, that plugin seems to have been deprecated for a while. I will flag it internally that the tutorial needs to be updated accordingly! Thank you for reporting the problem!

Yes, there are alternative plugins and methods to store your WordPress media assets on a DigitalOcean Space. One popular alternative is WP Offload Media Lite, which allows you to offload your media files to DigitalOcean Spaces and serve them from there:

The plugin seems to be still actively developed with the latest release made just a month ago.

Hope that this helps!



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