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WordPress Complete - Sixth Edition by Karol Król

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Media Manager

The aforementioned Insert Media screen that's visible in the preceding screenshots is also known as the Media Manager. You can always access the Media Manager from within the Add/Edit Post or Add/Edit Page screen by clicking on the Add Media button. We've already discussed two ways of using it--uploading new media and attaching media that has been previously uploaded; but that's not all. The Media Manager has a lot more interesting stuff under the hood.

First of all, if we take a look at the left sidebar, there are four links there (review the preceding screenshots). Starting from the top, these are as follows:

  • Insert Media
  • Create Gallery
  • Featured Image
  • Insert from URL

Also, later on, when you have some third-party plugins ...

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