'Directory Smush' not showing any directories

Hi, I am having an issue w/ the 'Directory Smush' feature... when I click it there are no directories listed to select from. I know that WP has access to the appropriate directories.

I do not want to use the dashboard plugin. I have added my api key via define in wp-config.

My main thought is that perhaps this issue is associated with the fact that I have installed WP in a subdirectory and moved/renamed wp-content, so that files look like this:

/wp
/resources (wp-content, renamed)
index
wp-config
htaccess

using defines

define( 'WP_CONTENT_DIR', dirname(__FILE__) . '/resources' );
define( 'WP_CONTENT_URL', 'https://' . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] . '/resources' );
define( 'WP_PLUGIN_DIR', dirname(__FILE__) . '/resources/plugins' );
define( 'WP_PLUGIN_URL', 'https://' . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] . '/resources/plugins' );
define( 'PLUGINDIR', dirname(__FILE__) . '/resources/plugins' );
define( 'WPMU_PLUGIN_DIR', dirname(__FILE__) . '/resources/mu-plugins' );
define( 'WPMU_PLUGIN_URL', 'https://' . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] . '/resources/mu-plugins' );
define( 'MUPLUGINDIR', dirname(__FILE__) . '/resources/mu-plugins' );

...so perhaps its just looking for "wp-content" in /wp/ and not seeing any directory at all?
(is it meant to be able to smush outside of wp-content? any directory WP has access to?)

Also, perhaps a thing: the primary site (blog id 1, site id 1) has had the value for SITEURL and HOME in wp_options altered so that no path is used, like this:
https://example.com/
even though WP is installed in /wp directory so that WP internal rewrite rules can make the /wp/ in the address bar *pretty* by removing it automatically... if something is trying to build a path using SITEURL...?

idk, thats what I can think of at the moment... any ideas?

Cheers, Max

  • Nahid

    Hey Max ( wp.network ) !
    Hope you are having a great day!

    Is it meant to be able to Smush outside of wp-content? Any directory WP has access to?

    Smush has access to any custom created directories outside wp-content other than wp-admin and wp-includes. Here's a screenshot for reference:

    I tried to replicate the issue you are encountering and was able to do so. The issue occurs when the siteurl and home option values in the {prefix}_options table is altered like the way you did in case WordPress is stored in a sub-directory (e.g. /wp/ ).

    I've escalated the issue to the developers of the plugin for further clarification. They'll be back to us with the confirmation if it is a bug in the plugin, updates, workarounds and fixes (if possible). Please note that the response time of the Developers might be a bit higher than the General Support Staff. We really appreciate your patience and consideration regarding this. Thanks!

    Kind regards,
    Nahid

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