How to Add Categories and Tags to WordPress Media Library
Recently, one of our readers asked if it was possible to add categories and tags to images in WordPress media library. Adding categories and tags to images in media library can help you easily sort and locate images in WordPress. In this article, we will show you how to add categories and tags to WordPress media library.
Aside from this behavior, the shortcode works as it does by default with the built-in shortcode from WordPress (see the WordPress gallery shortcode codex page). If you only want to show attachments uploaded to the page and filtered by category than use the ‘id‘ in combination with the ‘category‘ attribute. For example (the id of the post is 123):
How to Use WordPress Media Library and Add Images
Today, it’s common to start a WordPress blog entirely dedicated to images and videos, without having a single “conventional” post on the blog. But even if you want your visitors solely to focus on what you have to say, you will still have to work with media files. Just in case you personally don’t like adding photos and videos to articles, consider using them for your readers. Even Google and other search engines will give you extra points for having media rich articles. Everything’s much better with images and WordPress will help you add them to articles.
Organize Your Media Library: How to Add WordPress Media Folders
Whenever you upload an image file or other attachment to WordPress, it goes straight into the WordPress media library. That default media library is great in the moment, as you can easily find any files you uploaded right then. However, if you’ve ever tried to go back and find old files, you probably realized it’s a major pain (similarly to the other common pain among WordPress users – the default search feature). To solve this, you can add WordPress media folders to easily organize your files exactly like you do on your computer.