How to use the Media Manager in Joomla

This tutorial assumes you are already logged in to your Joomla admin panel

1) Click Site

 

2) Then Media Manager

 

The Media Manager is just like a file manager except it shows only media files in your image directory


 

Let's create a new folder and upload an image

 

3) Type a new name for your folder

 

4) Click Create Folder

 

5) Now, click to open the folder we just created

 

Scroll down

 

6) Click Browse

 

7) Select your media file and click Open

 

8) Now click Start Upload

 

 

Now let's see how to delete a file

 

We can see our uploaded file here. Note that larger files may take several minutes to finish uploading

 

9) Click the red X under the file


 

The file we uploaded has been deleted. Now let's see how to change the way items are viewed

 

10) Go back to the main directory


11) Select Detail View

 

 

Scroll down and right

 

Instead of just thumbnails, the files are now shown with their dimensions and size


 

That's it! You now know how to use the Media Manager in Joomla

 

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