Media library settings

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Settings related to the Media libraries module are located in Site Manager -> Settings -> Media libraries. The following settings are related to the module:


Media file hidden folder

Name of the folder where thumbnails of media files will be stored; this folder is hidden in the file system by default and thumbnails are generated within it.

Media file thumbnail suffix

Suffix added to thumbnail files; thumbnail files' names are in the following format:

<file name>_<file extension><thumbnail suffix>.<thumbnail extension>

Media file allowed extensions

Extensions of files which can be uploaded to media libraries; should be entered divided by semicolons.

Check files permissions

Indicates if the "See media library content" permission is checked when retrieving media files using permanent URLs.

Use permanent URLs

If true, URLs of medial library files will be generated in permanent format (~/getmedia/<file guid>/<file name>.<file extension>.<files friendly URL extension>), otherwise direct path to the file will be used (e.g.: ~/MySite/Media/MyLibrary/MyImage.jpg).

Media libraries folder

Folder where media library files are stored. You can use:


physical disk path - e.g. c:\myfiles\mysite
virtual path - ~/UploadedFiles
UNC path - \\server\folder


If no value is entered, the default location is: ~/<site code name>/media

Max subfolders

Maximal number of folders that can be displayed under an expanded folder node in the tree view.




Please note


If the Media libraries folder settings are inherited from global settings, the whole folder is deleted after deletion of the site. This may result in deletion of various files from other sites.





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