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using wordpress with ftp (6 posts)

  1. abergoust
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    I've just ried to upload content with ftp but it doesn't show up in the media folder. What am I doing wrong?
    Arlan

  2. catacaustic
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    If you mean that it doesn't show up in the media section of your admin area, then yes, that's the correct behaviour.

    WordPress doesn't know about any files that are uploaded through any other systen then it's own internal uploader, so by using FTP, the files are not going to be seen by WordPress as media.

    I have seen a few plugins around that can scan directories and import the files into the media library so it'd be worth having a look around for something like that.

  3. abergoust
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    Do you have any suggestions? I'll look around also. Thanks catacaustic.

  4. catacaustic
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    I don't have any suggestions as I haven't had to use any of those pluigns before, but there's a few threads on here about the same problem,s o you shoudl be able ot track something down with a bit of searching.

  5. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 11 months ago #

  6. abergoust
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    Thanks a whole bunch. Finally got it working after noticing that the server folder and local folders were not the same. I uploaded all the local folders and now am good to go.

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