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WordPress Add Media

  • Last Updated : 21 Mar, 2022

WordPress is an open-source Content Management System that is totally based on PHP and MySql which is used to create a dynamic website. Matt Mullenweg developed WordPress and Written in PHP language. WordPress is one of the most popular interfaces that allow users to customize and manage the website from its back-end content management system. It is used to organize the whole process of creating, storing, and showcasing web content in an optimal way. WordPress was initially developed as an improvement tool that enhances the regular typography of day-to-day writing.  

In this article, we are going to discuss how we can Add Media files in WordPress.

Add Media files in WordPress: WordPress allows users to add media files to their websites. The media files can be of any kind like videos, audio, and images.

Let’s see the steps to Add Media files in WordPress Easily and Quickly :

Step 1: Go to the WordPress login panel and provide the username and password to log in to the WordPress Dashboard. You can access the login panel by adding /wp-login.php at the end of your website URL.

WordPress Add Media

WordPress Login Panel

After login into WordPress, you will be able to see a dashboard like this:

WordPress Add Media

WordPress Dashboard

Step 2: We have to search and open the Media. For that:  

From the menu option on the left side, there are many options. Go to the Media.

WordPress Add Media

Opening the Media Section

After clicking on Media, you will see a similar Page like this:

WordPress Add Media

Media Section

Step 3: Now you just need to go to the ‘Add New ‘ button to add the media. There are two ways to add media by uploading the object and providing the URL.

URL: If you want to add media using URL, click on the dropdown near the ‘Add New ‘ button.

WordPress Add Media

And then Click on ‘Add Via URL’ and provide the URL and then click on Upload Button

WordPress Add Media

Direct Upload: Here I am adding media using uploading the object. Click on the ‘Add New ‘ button.

After Clicking, you will see a similar pop window like this:

WordPress Add Media

Select the file and object to be uploaded and click on the open button. After clicking, you will be able to see the list of media files added as shown in the following screenshot.

WordPress Add Media

That’s it, you have now successfully learned how to add media to WordPress on your WordPress website.

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