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WordPress 3 Complete by 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 library

This is the now-familiar management table. My media library has only two photos. I uploaded one to insert into the Butternut Squash soup post, and one to be the Featured Image for that post. As you can see from preceding screenshot, 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 ...

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