Media

Media Library

The Media Library is where you can manage your images, audio, videos, and documents all in one place.

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Navigating to the Media Library
Adding Files From Your Computer
Adding Files From the Web
Edit Media Details
Edit Photos
Search
Adding Images Using WP-Admin


To navigate to the Media Library, navigate to My Sites → Site → Media.


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Adding Files From Your Computer

To add files from your computer, click on Add New to select the files you want to upload, or drag and drop files directly onto the page. Learn more about the accepted file types that you can add to your Media Library.


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Adding Files From the Web

To add a file using a URL, first click on the chevron next to Add New, then click Add via URL

Copy and paste the URL into the field, then click Upload.


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Edit Media Details

To modify media information like the title or caption, select the items you would like to edit, then select Edit.

In the details view, you can update the title, caption, and description. Any changes made in these fields will be saved automatically for you.


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Edit Photos

If you have a photo that needs to be cropped or rotated you can now update this here, too! From the media detail view select Edit Image.

In the Image Editor (see this guide for full instructions), you can crop, rotate, and flip images directly on WordPress.com.


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To find your previously uploaded items, select the magnifying glass icon near the top right, then use the search bar to find images


See page 2 for instructions on how to add images in /wp-admin.

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