[wp-hackers] Using symlinks in WP installations

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Sat May 12 18:43:16 UTC 2012

Also be aware that lots of plugins make poor assumptions concerning
the location of files, and will thus just not work for no obvious
reason. Plugins that do things like "include
'../../../wp-config.php';" and similar, for example. Or plugins that
try to save things directly into the wp-content directory. And so


On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 12:00 PM, Brian Layman
<wp-hackers at thecodecave.com> wrote:
> Yes, it definitely works and as Dion states having a separate wp-content
> directory solves several problems - including resolving conflicts with
> plugins that write cache or other files to the server.   Watch for that sort
> of conflict where one blog loads settings/information written by another
> blog.
> Brian Layman

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