I have my Wordpress multisite installed in
I created a block-storage called
storage and it is mounted under
/mnt/storage/, this contains a folder called
In my Wordpress wp-config.php file I have this
Which means the new upload folder is
The owner is
www-data:www-data and permissions is
The problem is that all my sites uploaded images and videos are broken. I also tried to upload a new image on one of the sites, and I can see it being uploaded under
sites and the correct site id. But the image is not shown in Wordpress, neither in the media library or when I attach it to the site. So I cannot view the image at all.
Isn’t it enough to change this setting in wp-config.php? Do I have to do anything else to make it work?
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I would recommend first copying your current uploads folder to your new location:
That way you would make sure that your existing images are also present in your new uploads directory.
Also, I would suggest keeping your new uploads folder within your document root. So either mount the block storage somehere in:
/var/www/example.com/u/or create a symlink for
Here’s an example on how to create the symlink:
Then update the
UPLOADpath in your wp-config file to
/var/www/example.com/u/uploads. This way your images would be available via http.
Let me know how it goes. Regards, Bobby