Tuesday, June 2, 2020

WordPress Edit Media - The Definitive Guide

Hello guys! Welcome back to another section of my tutorial on WordPress. In this tutorial post, i will be dropping you guys the step by step guide on how to Edit Media Files.

You can manage all the information about your media files that is saved in the Media Library.

Following are the simple steps that can be used to Edit Media Files in WordPress -

Step 1 - Click on Media → Library and then click on the name of the media item or the edit link.

Step 2 - You will view a list of media files. Select any of the images to edit.

Step 3 - You can view the edit main page at the right side with some few options.

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  • URL - You can read only a link from a media file.
  • Title - This displays the name of the media. Title is often shown in galleries and also attachment pages if the themes are designed to display it.
  • Permalink - Permalink is a URL of the media file attachment page. This is also a link to view the attachment page.
  • Edit image button - This allows you to be able to edit the image position, such as to crop, scale, rotate clockwise, rotate anti-clockwise, etc.
  • Caption - A brief explanation of the media file.
  • Alternate Text - The alt text for the image, used to describe the media file.
  • Description - An explanation of your media file.
  • Delete Permanently - Delete your media file permanently.

Step 4 - Once you finish editing all the fields, you can then click on Update button to save the changes made to the image.

Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial. In my next tutorial post, i will be dropping you all the step by step guide on how to Add Pages in WordPress.

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