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Thursday, 7 March 2013

Hosting Media Files in Wordpress

In additional to text WordPress allows you to upload a variety of images, audio and documents files into your site. These different media files are managed by centralized system that can be manipulated either by system or from the page and post itself. Media management is found under media under main toolbar to the left. Click on > Media and you go to directly in the media library.

Here keep in mind when you upload any document, images and video inside your Post/Pages that image will automatically save in your WordPress media library and you can also use it anywhere you want. As you see in the above image there is a Add New button, here you can upload any image,video and documents file in Media Library if you are not willing to add this in your post. So you can use Add New Button to upload any file type in your Self hosted WordPress account.

If you want to get the URL of specific uploaded image then just click the image in your Media Library and you get the form Below.

In the File URL field > You can get the URL of that image and you can use this URL in your posts and anywhere in the internet. The same procedure will done with any document file types and videos.

Also Check : Difference Between Posts and Pages in Wordpress

You can also Crop and re sizing the image inside Media Library. Click the Edit Image option

 and you get more options to Crop, Rotate, Resize and update Title, Alt Text and Description of your image.


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