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WordPress - Media Library

In this chapter, we will learn about Media Library in WordPress. Media Library consists of the images, audios, videos and files that you can upload and add to the content when writing a Post or Page. Here you can view, add, edit or delete any media related objects if not needed.

Following are the steps to understand about Media Library.

Step (1) − Click on Media → Library in WordPress.

WordPress Media Library

Step (2) − You can view media files like images, audios, videos. Click on Add Media button.

WordPress Media Library

Step (3) − The Upload New Media page gets displayed. You can learn how to Add Media in the next chapter.

WordPress Media Library

Step (4) − You can view a bar as shown in the following screenshot.

WordPress Media Library

The various tabs that appear have the following functions −

List View − Displays the images and videos in list form.

WordPress Media Library

Grid View − Displays all images in the grid format as shown in the following screen.

WordPress Media Library

Filter the images and videos − Filters the images and videos.

Search Box − Helps to search a particular image by inserting the name into the box.