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Edit Media

You can manage all the information about your media that is saved in the Media Library.

Following are the steps to Edit Media in WordPress.

Click on Media → Library and click on the name of the media item or the edit link.

You will view a list of media files. Select any one image to edit.

You can view the edit media page with few options on the right side.

  • URL − You can read only a link from media file.
  • Title − This displays the name of the media. Title is often shown in galleries and attachment pages, if themes or plugins are designed to display it.
  • Permalink − Permalink is the URL of the media attachment page. This is also a link to view the attachment page.
  • Edit image button − This allows you to edit the image position, such as rotate counter-clockwise, rotate clockwise, scale, crop, flip vertically, and flip horizontally.
  • Caption − A brief explanation of the media.
  • Alternate Text − The alt text for the image, which is used to describe media. Used for availability.
  • Description − An explanation of your media file.
  • Delete Permanently − Delete your media file permanently.

Once you complete editing the required fields, click on Update button to save the changes made to an image.

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