Support » Plugin: Upload Url and Path Enabler » search & replace in db rec'd after plugin install?

  • Resolved BOTStudent


    I just created a subdomain “up” to point to /wp-content/uploads and installed & activated the plugin. (My goal is to speed page loading time.)

    Nothing has noticeably changed on the site though. The image files are still being served through the old domain & url. If I click on an image, I can manually change the url to use the new subdomain, and yes the image still loads, happily.

    Just wondering what the next step might be if I want to have some or all of my blog posts point to the new subdomain for serving image files?

    Does this plugin work “retroactively” or only for newly uploaded media?


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  • In other words, my question is:

    1) what do those two fields do on the settings/media page, and

    2) are there other steps that users of this plugin sometimes take after installation?

    I know plugin creators don’t always feel moved to “recommend” sweeping manually-performed database changes for all users and that sort of thing. đŸ™‚

    Plugin Author Grégory Viguier



    1) They only allow you to set the values. WordPress does the rest: it’s a featured that has been only hidden, not removed (an other way to say “all the plugin does is display 2 fields, that’s all”).

    2) Create your subdomain in your hosting panel, move your medias into the new folder. If you have images in your posts, you have to change their URL manually (so, yes, a search/replace would be great I guess).

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