|Shared uploads: $wgHashedSharedUploadDirectory|
|Whether to hash the shared upload directory.|
|Introduced in version:||1.3.8|
|Removed in version:||still in use|
|Other settings: Alphabetical | By function|
If you operate multiple wikis, you can define a shared upload path using
$wgUseSharedUploads is set, the wiki will look in the shared repository if no file of the given name is found in the local repository (for [[Image:..]], [[Media:..]] links).
true, new subdirectory is created in
/images folder (e.g.
/images/a/ab/foo.jpg) for each file upload.
false, all images are uploaded in
/images folder itself, see also Manual:$wgHashedUploadDirectory.
Set this setting to false especially if you have a set of files that need to be accessible by all wikis, and you do not want to use the hash (path/a/aa/) directory layout.
Setting this to true is equivalent to setting the
hashLevels property in