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WordPress Flash Uploader


was driving me INSANE. Wouldn’t work. There was no button appearing for me to browse for images and upload media. But PresidiaCreative.com came up with the WordPress fix:

  1. Download the WordPress zip file from WordPress: http://wordpress.org/latest.zip
  2. Next, extract that zip file to your desktop.
  3. Now, open your FTP client and connect to your server that is hosting WordPress.
  4. Navigate to /wp-includes/js/
  5. Re-upload /swfupload/ from your desktop (in the same directory) and replace the files currently on your server.
  6. Clear your browser cache.

Bless ’em 🙂

Laurel Papworth

Named by Forbes™ Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, named Head of Industry, Social Media (Marketing Magazine™) and in the Power150 Media bloggers (AdAge™). CERT IV Training and Assessment certified trainer (Diplomas and Certificates etc) Adult Education. Laurel has manager Facebook Pages for Junior Masterchef, Idol, Big Brother etc. and have consulted on private online communities for banks Westpac, not for profits UNHCR & governments in SE Asia. Lecturer, social media, University of Sydney for 10 years and Laurel has 11,000 online students. Laurel Papworth personally connects to 6 million followers online and has taught around 100,000 people in the last 10 years how to be social media managers.

3 thoughts on “WordPress Flash Uploader

  1. Why not just use the old style uploader that you can access via the link. There are issues with some setups with the Flash uploader that’s why the old style uploader has been left in place as a fall back.

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