In WordPress it is sometimes handy to know where to change the default location of the Media Library, especially if you are moving as site out of the Multisite environment where the Media Library path is different to a single site install environment.

In a default WordPress install, the uploads usually live in:

To change the default upload location you will need to edit the wp-config.php file located in the root of the WordPress install.

 define( 'UPLOADS', 'wp-content/'.'files' ); 

If you want the upload path to be outside of the the default wp-content folder, you can do this slightly differently:

define( 'UPLOADS', ''.'files' );