Uploading files directly to your media library

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By clicking Add New on the Media menu you can upload image, audio, video and other files to your Media Library without having to start a new post or page.

This is handy for uploading files that you want link to using text widget or links widget in your sidebar.

This method can be used to upload any file provided:

  • It is an allowed file format Allowed file formats on Edublogs Include: jpg jpeg png gif doc pdf mp3 ppt wmv mp4 xls ins isf te xbk notebook m4a ist kmz kes mov flp avi swf wxr xml wav fjsw docx pptx xlsx xml m4v max kmz zip
  • The file is not larger than 32 MB.
  • You have adequate blog storage space available.  Your storage space allowance is displayed on your My Blogs module in your dashboard.

Uploading Files Video Tutorial

Uploading Files

Uploading files directly to your media library is as simple as:

1.  Click on Media > Add New.

Add New

2.  On the Upload Media page click on the Select Files to choose a file from your computer to upload.

You can drag and drop files from your computer into the Drop files here if you are using a web browser that supports HTML 5 (such as the latest version of Chrome, FireFox or Safari).

Select files to upload

3.  Locate the file(s) on your hard drive

4.  Click Open to start uploading the file

5.  While your file(s) are uploading you will see a progress bar.

6.  When a file has finished uploading, you will see a Edit link on the right.

Edit link

7.  Clicking on the Edit link will allow you to edit the TitleCaption, and Description for a file

8.  You can also copy the File URL location.  This is what you use to link to the file in Text widgets, links (via Links > Add New) and posts (or pages).

Edit media page

9.  Once you’ve completed all edits click Update.

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