What is Media Library in WordPress

Learn about the Media Library of WordPress


In this blog, we will study what is media library in WordPress. Media Library consists of the images, audio, 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 Media Library.

Step 1: Click on the Media Library in WordPress

What is media library in WordPress

Step 2: You can view media files like images, audio, and videos. Click on the Add Media button.

add media files from computer

Step 3: The upload new media page gets displayed. You can learn how to add media in the next section.

media upload option

Step 4: You can view a bar as shown in the following image.

media list grid options

The Various tabs that appear have the following functions.

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


media list in media library

View Grid: Displays all images in the Grid Format as shown in the following screen shot.

media Grid option in media library

Filter the images and videos: Filters the images and videos.

Search Box: Helps to search images by inserting the name into the box

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Hi, my name is Raj Mehmood. I am a wordpress website Designer and Developer.

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