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WordPress 2.7 Complete by Hasin Hayder, April Hodge Silver

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Media library

The media library is where WordPress stores all of your uploaded files — images, PDFs, music, video, and so on. To see your media library, navigate to Media in the main menu:

Media librarylinksfiltering

This is the now-familiar management table. My media library has only one photo that I uploaded when I posted about the butternut squash soup recipe. As you can see from this table, it shows me the following:

  • A thumbnail of the image. If this were another type of media, I'd see an icon representing the type of media.
  • The title that I gave the file when I uploaded it, along with the format extension.
  • The author.
  • Information about which post or page the file is attached ...

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