Change default uploads folder in WordPress

To change the default folder where uploads are stored on your webserver when using WordPress as your CMS, open wp-config.php and add the following line of code:

define( 'UPLOADS', ''.'uploads' );

In this case, the folder where uploads are stored is called ‘uploads’ and can be found at and are then, based on your settings, saved in a per year and month basis.

The default folder would be

Nothing needs to be change in your WordPress database, one single line of code is added to your config file. The power of WordPress :)


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