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Media Manager in Joomla

The Media Manager is a very useful tool for uploading or deleting files in the images directory (i.e. Joomla web directory) on your web server. You can upload new files, delete existing ones, and create sub-directories. That is media manager is the main control screen for all the various images that can be used in content items and various menus, category, and section displays.

 The Media Manager offers two views: thumbnails view and details view. Thumbnail View will show a preview of the image files and Details View will show the file name, dimensions, and file size.

To access the Media Manager, first of all login in Joomla Administrator Panel and go to Content-> Media Manager.

Media Manager in Joomla

Media Manager contains mainly two things, first one is Thumbnail View & Details View and second one is Toolbar. Let’s take a look on these two.

Thumbnail View & Details View:  Thumbnail View show a preview of the image file where as Details View show the files name, dimension and file size.

Media Manager in Joomla

Media Manager in Joomla

Toolbar: It contains many buttons which performed the particular functionality for the Media Manager.

Media Manager in Joomla

Delete: To delete one or more items, select them and click this button. The selected items will be deleted.

Options: It enables the media manager options screen where you can reset the component and permission settings for uploading and deleting items or files.

Helps: It enables the proxy server help.

How to upload files into Joomla image directory using wizards?

To upload images into Joomla image directory, first of all login in Joomla Administrator Panel and go to Content-> Media Manager.

Media Manager in Joomla

Now find out Upload file section which is at bottom of page, click on ‘Browse’ button and select a file to upload in Joomla web server.

Media Manager in Joomla
After selecting appropriate file click on ‘Start Upload’ button.

Media Manager in Joomla

Now your file successfully uploaded.

How to delete file from Joomla Image Directory using Wizards?

To delete images from Joomla image directory, first of all login in Joomla Administrator Panel and go to Content-> Media Manager.

Media Manager in Joomla

Now select that file which you want to delete and click on ‘Delete’ button.

Media Manager in Joomla

Now your file will successfully delete.


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