Add From Server

Plugin to allow the Media Manager to add files from the webservers filesystem. Note: All files are copied to the uploads directory.

Author:Dion Hulse (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:5.4
WordPress version tested:5.5.3
Plugin version:3.4.5
Added to WordPress repository:12-03-2008
Last updated:11-12-2020
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Rated by:238
Plugin URI:https://dd32.id.au/wordpress-plugins/add-from...
Total downloads:1 283 563
Active installs:90 000+
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This plugin offers limited support. Please do not expect new features or too many bugfixes. Features may be removed at any time.

Add From Server is designed to help ease the pain of bad web hosts, allowing you to upload files via FTP or SSH and later import them into WordPress.

This plugin is NOT designed to..
* Be used as a replacement for the file uploader
* Be used for migration of websites
* Re-import your files after moving webhosting
* Batch import media

This plugins IS designed to..
* Import files which are larger than your hosting allows to be uploaded.
* Import files which are too large for your internet connections upload speed.

WordPress does a better job of file uploads than this plugin, so please consider your needs before you use it.

You may also want to look at using WP-CLI for media import purposes:
https://developer.wordpress.org/cli/commands/media/import/


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