Author Topic: Separate product images into subfolders?  (Read 652 times)

EvanGR

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Separate product images into subfolders?
« on: October 03, 2019, 13:56:14 pm »
Hello,

For a site with over 50k products, handling product image files is a pain when they are all in the same folder. The FTP client takes a minute or two just to show up the files, and it's slow in general.

That's why we need to separate product images in subfolders (per product category).

This however may create issues with thumbnails creation, since VM expects a single root for all product images.

I am also worried the functions (we use from time to time):
"Reset Thumbs"
and
"Synchronize Media to Virtuemart"

...may cause further chaos.

Any thoughts?

Thanks

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Re: Separate product images into subfolders?
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2019, 16:17:44 pm »
I use subfolders to make my products more manageble. Products/Lensadapters, lenshoods and so on ...
I then use the multi image upload plugin from studio42. Right now it only manages one sublevel, but maybe Patrick is interested in helping out with more sublevels.

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Re: Separate product images into subfolders?
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2019, 16:21:15 pm »
"Synchronize Media to Virtuemart" still works with subfolders under product/
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Re: Separate product images into subfolders?
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2019, 22:08:42 pm »
I use subfolders to make my products more manageble. Products/Lensadapters, lenshoods and so on ...
I then use the multi image upload plugin from studio42. Right now it only manages one sublevel, but maybe Patrick is interested in helping out with more sublevels.

Regards
Jörgen @ Kreativ Fotografi
Why not, but most customer only use 1 level, i had never request for more subfolders level

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Re: Separate product images into subfolders?
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2019, 01:27:05 am »
"Synchronize Media to Virtuemart" still works with subfolders under product/
Yes, Max helped me with this some time ago, but uploading images is still a bitch, the multi image upload plugin makes this easy.

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