Today, there is hardly a site that doesn’t have photos, songs or videos inside it. Most sites with any topic have several media files. In order to add to the beauty of the site, we must use appropriate images for our content. We should also be able to easily manage these files in the site management section. Because otherwise we will get lost in these files. In this article, we discuss the settings and how to manage multimedia files in WordPress. To enter the multimedia management section in WordPress, you must click on media in the management dashboard section. In this case, you will be transferred to the multimedia files library page. You can see its image below.
Upload multimedia files
On the page of the library of multimedia files or in the creation of content in the form of text or sheet, you can upload different files to the site by clicking on Add multimedia file.
If you are on the library page, clicking the add button will display the page as shown below.
On this page, you can select your multimedia files and drag them to the mentioned section or click on the file selection button and select the desired files. Note that it is possible to select several files at the same time. Be careful that the size of each file you upload should not exceed 2 MB. Once you have selected the files you want, your files will start uploading and then they will be added to the library section. Pay attention, according to the explanations in how to add Post in WordPress and how to add Page in WordPress, the way to upload multimedia files in these environments is slightly different.
Edit multimedia files
In the section of the library of multimedia files on the top bar, you are given the opportunity to filter and view the files that you want.
It is also possible to search for a file among multimedia files. On this page, a list of multimedia files is placed along with the name of the author, the name of the file and the date of submission. In this section, if you click on any file, a page like the one below will be shown to you.
In this section, you can change the name, alternative text (alt image), description or title of the file. You can also click on Show the attached page View your multimedia file in your shell format, if on Edit more details Click to provide more access to edit your information, and if you don’t need that file, you can click on Delete forever Delete that file from your WordPress completely.
If your file is an image, below it there is a button called edit image, if you click on it, additional options will appear like the one below, which will allow you to change the size of your image, for example. give Be careful that you have to click on the update button at the end.