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Default Startup Folder for Real Media Library


Deprecated: You do not no longer need this plugin because Real Media Library supports this functionality since version 4.6.

Set a default media library startup folder for Real Media Library tree. That means it does not load automatically the “All Files” folder instead you can choose between different options.

This plugin is an extension for the WP Real Media Library plugin that allows you to create folders in media library.
This plugin needs version >= 3.2 of the WP Real Media Library plugin.

Available options:
* Set the default folder to “No startup folder”
* Set the default folder to “All” or “/ Unorganized”
* Set the default folder to a custom created folder


  1. Goto your wordpress backend
  2. Navigate to Plugins > Add new
  3. Search for “Default Startup Folder for Real Media Library”
  4. “Install”


  1. Copy the default-real-media-library folder into your wp-content/plugins folder
  2. Activate the Real Media Library plugin via the plugins admin page
  3. Upload a file to a folder and see what happens in your wp-content/uploads folder

Contributors & Developers

“Default Startup Folder for Real Media Library” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Change log


  • Deactivate coding completely, you can safely delete it when you use RML v4.6


  • Set to deprecated, since it comes with RML v4.6


  • Fixed bug with Real Media Library v4 and list mode (


  • Fixed bug with “All” as default folder


  • Prepard add-on for RML v4 release


  • Fixed bug with link generation for the default folder


  • Initial Release.