WordPress Media Library Basics

Edit Media in Post

Besides text, we have to add different media like graphics and audios to our blog posts. The WordPress Media library is an important tool that enables us to do so. You can simply upload media files from the admin area and insert it into posts and pages. The upload feature can be accessed from the […]

How to Create Additional Sizes of Images Uploaded in WordPress?

Thumbnail Regeneration

After an image is uploaded to WordPress, we can set it to have new image dimensions (width x height) in addition to the three default sizes automatically generated by WordPress. The new image size should be registered using add_image_size to instruct WordPress to create it. Additional settings like cropping the image and setting the position […]

How to Update Default Image Dimensions in WordPress

Default Media Sizes In Media Settings

When an image file is uploaded to WordPress, various copies of the image is created and stored. Normally, three additional copies of an image will be stored with the original one. These copies are different in terms of dimension or image size (Width X Height pixels). The WordPress Media Manager, automatically re-sizes the images and […]

How to Change WordPress Media Upload Directory?

WordPress media directory is the location of the folder on a web-host where media files like images are uploaded. By default, files are uploaded to /wp-content/uploads/ folder. The uploaded files are also organized into month and year based folders. That means when we upload an image.jpg in the month of May 2015, it is placed […]

How to Use WordPress Media Manager to Edit Images in-house

Full Image Editor

The tool that allows us to upload and insert images in WordPress can do a whole lot more than that. Besides allowing us to insert and edit captions, alternate text, descriptions and titles—it can do some basic image editing as well. It is not as powerful as an image editing software but we can easily […]