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  • So I’ve renamed my wp-content folder to “r” for resources. I serve a lot more than just the themes and plugins from here. I’ve defined the WP_CONTENT_DIR and WP_CONTENT_URL in my wp-config.php and almost everything works fine.

    Themes and plugins load and all old images are served up from the r/uploads directory just fine.

    My problem is when I try to upload an image it creates the entry in the media manager but it doesn’t actually upload the image.

    Any ideas why this might be?

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  • Just to provide more info…

    I have a mirror of this site on my localhost and it uploads images just fine without issue.

    I’m assuming that this means it has something to do with server configuration but I can’t for the life of me figure out what would be causing this behavior.

    What’s it showing in /wp-admin/options-media.php ?

    New Information.

    When I comment out the constants and change everything back to wp-content it uploads fine.

    I noticed that it created the new date based folders as the main apache user with permissions of 777 and not the user I set up for accessing the site.

    I think this is an issue of permissions that are now somehow working differently and I need to explore that a little further.

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