|Server URLs and file paths: $wgUploadDirectory|
|The file system path of the upload directory.
|Introduced in version:||pre 1.1.0|
|Removed in version:||still in use|
|Allowed values:||(absolute path)|
(Note: The default value of this variable depends on other variables, such as the values set in Setup.php, after LocalSettings.php is executed)
|Other settings: Alphabetical | By function|
The file system path of the folder where uploaded files will be stored.
If this variable is changed, you may need to update
This location needs to be writable by the web server. See Manual:Configuring file uploads#Check directory security.
By default, uploaded files are actually stored in subfolders of $wgUploadDirectory. See Manual:Configuring file uploads#Upload directory for information, and how to disable this behavior.
There are other variables which are defined relative to this one. If you redefine this in your
LocalSettings.phpthen all dependent variables including
$wgUploadPathwill need redefining also. If both these settings are not coherent the files will be uploaded to different folder (
$wgUploadDirectory) than from where MediaWiki will try to retrieve it for viewing (