WP Media Manager – Easiest WordPress Media Manager Plugin

WP Media Manager – Easiest WordPress Media Manager Plugin

Installation Instructions

  • Unzip <plugin>.zip file.
  • Upload all the files to the /wp-content/plugins/wp-media-manager.
  • Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  • Firstly, setup default plugin’s settings, click on WP Media Manager option menu in WordPress left admin menu
  • To display the folder enhancement with drag and drop method, enable WP Media Manager from general settings.

WP Media Manager Plugin Introduction

Once the plugin is installed and activated you will find a menu named “WP Media Manager” in the left menu bar of the admin menu.Once you click on that menu , you will go to the plugin’s default settings page with tab options as general settings, custom filter settings, gallery settings, lightbox settings,pdf file settings , ftp import folder and files settings.Second sub menu of this plugin you can see How to Use and About Us page where our plugin feature details have been described. Basically there are six main settings panels as general settings, custom filter settings, gallery settings, lightbox settings,pdf file settings , ftp import folder and files settings that will help you to setup the plugin default setup which is individually described below.

General Settings

In the General Settings, after installation of our plugin, in this tab, you can set the default values and firstly enable wp media manager to enhance media library with folder , sub folder management with various other configuration with file management for your backend side which can be enabled by enabling “Enable WP Media Manager” checkbox options. There are other options in this tab section described below:

  • Enable WP Media Manager :

    Firstly, enable this checkbox in order to enhance media library with our plugin features then you can see folder structure enhancement on your media library as well as add media by post, page or post type iframe as shown on below screenshot.

    WP Media Manager General settings

  • Display Media Number :

    To Display media number on each folders on media library folder lists implementation.

    WP Media Manager General Media Number Show settings

  • Remove All Folders At Once? :

    On activating this option simply means if you clicked on each folder delete button then it will remove a folder and its sub folders with all media files assigned to the folder only from database.Original Media files will not be removed from your site but the assigend media files to specific deleted folders data will be deleted.

  • Show Duplicate File Button :

    On activating,display button named “Duplicate File” on any media popup frame to create duplicate of file for specific file with unique name.This plugin also allows a possibility to duplicate a media files easily. You can see button “Duplicate Button” on each image click on media frame as shown below screenshot.

    WP Media Manager Duplicate FIle settings


D) Custom Filter Settings

Firstly, enable “Enable all custom filters?” options in order to enhance filter options on media library toolbar. In this section, you can add custom size and weight filters for filtering the media files enhanced on media library as well as media frame of any post, post type or pages. You can add custom size in pixel whereas custom weight (minimum and maximum weight) in kb or mb and select specific custom size and weight in order to display only selected data on media frame’s toolbar section.

WP Media Manager Custom Filter Size Settings
WP Media Manager Custom Filter Weight Settings

WP Media Manager Gallery Settings

In this tab section, it allows you to enable/disable gallery feature options for media gallery settings on media iframe on posts, pages or any post type.

  • Enable All Gallery Settings :

    Firstly, enable this checkbox in order to enhance media library with all settings related with media gallery such as display gallery images with slider , masonry, default or grid effects. Click on ADD MEDIA Button on your post, page or post type popup iframe as shown on below screenshot. Here, to create gallery for specific post content you need to go to specific edit post and on top of post editor, you can see “ADD MEDIA” button. Click on the button will popup media iframe.
    Creating gallery with different options are available through our plugin. Simply click on Create Gallery on left tab section and then choose multiple images from middle media images and click on
    button “Create a new gallery”. The below screenshot is shown after button is clicked here you can
    see on right section, our plugin provides an advanced gallery settings for media gallery to display on post content.

    WP Media Manager Create Gallery

  • Enable Gallery Shortcode MetaBox :

    On activating this options, you can add shortcode on editor of post, page or any post type and display gallery slider with customization options to display all the images as slider of specific folders.

    WP Media Manager General Media Number Show settings

  • Gallery Image Size : :

    Choose Default image sizes. Any Custom image size added using worpdress filter hook will be added on wordpress media iframe create gallery tab.WordPress have 3 default sizes of images defined in the media settings. Once you install new plugins, new size can be added. For example WooCommerce add custom size for his products. You can choose any size to load in the image media galleries by choosing from this list.

    The images sizes you choosed from this settings will list on the media gallery advanced settings options Image Sizes dropdown lists to configure image size display for frontend gallery images as shown on below screenshot.

    WP Media Manager General Media Image Sizes Settings

  • Other Custom Settings :

    Other settings includes custom settings to change the color, background color for slider dot, pagination and control settings as well as set column of images on desktop, mobile and tablet for grid and masonry gallery type.

    Gallery Themes Custom Options

    Custom Options For Slider Dot Type

    WP Media Manager Custom Gallery Settings

    Custom Options For Slider Pagination Type

    WP Media Manager Custom Gallery Settings

    Custom Options For Slider Controls(Next and Prev Button) Type

    WP Media Manager Custom Gallery Settings

    Custom Options For Grid and Masonry Type

    WP Media Manager Custom Gallery Settings


First of all you need to enable the lighbox checkbox in order to allows lightbox feature on your images ang media gallery for frontend.
Basically, there are 5 themes available for lightbox effect for frontend images. They are Light Rounded, Dark Rounded, Light Square, Dark Square and Facebook Theme. Also, you can set your own animation speed and slideshow speed for lightbox settings.

WP Media Manager Lightbox Settings

G) PDF File Settings

Here you can enable or disable single pdf file designing options with custom options. Display total size and format type on layout. Also with this settings you can show pdf embed file through media iframe which will insert html format for embed structure directly to your post content for frontend display.

WP Media Manager PDF Single File Settings
WP Media Manager PDF Single File Settings

H) Import Settings

  • Import Categories :

    In order to import all the categories as folder strructure then you have to choose specific post type which will lists its taxonomy. Then you can choose specific taxonomy and on click import category button , all the terms of specific taxonomy will automatically inserted into folder table and arranged in order of top folder and sub folder.

    WP Media Manager Import Categories settings

  • Import FTP Server Files & Folders:

    This will be very useful to import a massive amount of media from a ftp server folders, sub folders in your WordPress media library directly. You can either import only folders only or files and folders both on wordpress media library folder management system of our plugin.

    WP Media Manager FTP File Settings

I) Media Library Folder Enhancement

Create multiple folders with sub folders in a more easy method here.On Right section , you can click on “Create Folder” Button which will help you to create new folder. Feature Available here are:

WP Media Manager Lightbox Settings

1) Create New Folders and Sub Folder Steps:

  • 1.1) Create Main Folder:

    Step 1: To create new main first folder, the active folder must be “All Media Files” which is activated by default. CLick on Create Folder button as shown on screenshot below on media library.

    WP Media Manager Create Folder Button

    Step 2: On click button, a form will popup where you have to insert folder name and then click on Add button.

    WP Media Manager Create Folder Button

    Step 3: As an example we have added Folder name as “Logo” and on click “Add” button, the logo folder has been created succcessfully and has been added on top folder lists as well as
    right folder section as you can see on screenshot with red marked.

    WP Media Manager Create Folder Button

  • 2)Create Sub Folder For Specific Main Folder:

    Step 1: To create new sub folder for any specific main top folder,then the active folder must be specific folder. CLick on specific main folder so that you can add sub folder to specific folder selection. On click main top folder, the specific folder font color will changed to yellowish which simply means the specific folder is been activated and the created folder need to be inserted as sub folder for that specific folder as shown on screenshot below:

    WP Media Manager Create Sub Folder Button

    Step 2: After activation signal color for specific main folder, you can click on Create folder button as mentioned on above process.

    Step 3: Simply create new folder name as above process then the sub folder will be listed on specific activated folder lists.

    WP Media Manager Create Sub Folder Button

  • 3) Rename/Delete/Download Zip Specific Folder:

    Step 1: To rename specific folder name, on top folder lists of media library, hover on specific folder. On hover, our plugin provides feature to edit specific folder name, delete it and download specific folder into zip format.

    To rename folder name, simply click on edit icon and the edit form will popup with the orginal name. Click on Edit button once you have changed the folder name.

    WP Media Manager Rename Folder Button

  • Here there are two views as wordpress default in media library, one you can view as grid and another as table view where you can select , drag and drop multiple media files to specific folders. Our plugin saves droppable data using Ajax automatically. Similary, you can do same process on any post, page and post type ADD MEDIA iframe popup where folders list structure and all the filtering options are available.More detials on drag and drop methods are described below:

    4) Grid View Layout With Drag and Drop Functionality:

    On grid view you can simply select the specific media and drag it to specific folder in order to insert the media inside folder without any difficulties. Similarly, you can also drag specific folder inside another folder to create its sub folder too.

    WP Media Manager Grid View Folder Drag & Drop

  • 5) Table View Layout With Drag and Drop Functionality:

    On grid view you can simply select the specific media and drag it to specific folder in order to insert the media inside folder without any difficulties. Similarly, you can also drag specific folder inside another folder to create its sub folder too.

    WP Media Manager Table View Folder Drag & Drop

J) Custom Filtering Toolbar

Our plugin also provide feature to add custom filter options such as add custom size and weight as we have already discussed. And also we can choose specific size, weight which will only be shown on media library filter toolbar dropdown lists. Our plugin allows filtering options to display and get all media files more easily and faster way by filter custom options such as Filter and Search media files by date, media items such as All pdfs, All Zips, Documents and other files, folder name wise, custom size and custom weight.

WP Media Manager Custom Filtering Settings

J) Media Frame Enhancement

Similary, in add media iframe popup for wordpress editor, wp media manager plugin provides the media library enhancement folder structure on popup media frame too with all same functionality as media libary with folder management.

WP Media Manager Add Media Frame Settings

On specific post “Add Media” button click , there is media enhancement where you can also drag and drop specific media to specific folders or drag and drop folder to another folder to create its sub folder functionality.
WP Media Manager Media Frame Folder Settings

Custom Url Link :
Through our plugin, there is also feature to add custom media url link and set specific media images
url target to display on frontend. You can configure the options from media frame, click on specific
media image type and right edit section, you can set its custom url link and url target as shown on screenshot.

WP Media Manager Custom URl Link Settings

Single PDF File Display :
With our plugin, there is also feature to display media files such as PDF files on frontend either by showing only link with its format details, total file size with download/preview button or you can also display it
with embed slider type as shown on screenshot.

WP Media Manager PDF File Layout Options Settings

Frontend PDF File Layout Preview:
WP Media Manager PDF File Layout Frontend Display

Similary, in media gallery section, you can create gallery themes for selected media images as slider, masonry, grid and default type. There are many other configuration options for slider type also. Similarly, on click specific image, you can add custom link with its target as well. For pdf files, you can choose either show only link or show embed pdf files and set its design layout color from PDF File Settings tab section.

Step 1: Click on Create Gallery Tab section and select multiple media images and then click on add new gallery button.
WP Media Manager Create Image Gallery Settings

Step 2:
Setup many customization options for gallery template. You can choose either slider type , masonry type or grid type to display gallery on frontend section. For slider type, you can set transition as horizontal, vertical or fade type, set speed, pause time, autoplay , pager type as dot or pagination and display controls as true or false.

WP Media Manager Slider Gallery

Step 3:
Further step, you can choose Link On Click as attachment page or display lightbox by enabling lightbox settings. Option to choose Lightbox Size ,Set Total Columns,Image Sizes,Order by,Order,Display Image Title,Display Caption On Gallery Each Images.

WP Media Manager Slider Gallery

On any post , page and post type editor page , you can see button named “Add Gallery Shortcode” on click, you can configure mutiple options for gallery slider layout for specific folder selection. The shortocode after configuring all the options will automatically replaced on editor section.

To create gallery shortcode of specific folder go to any edit post page, then click on button “Add Gallery Shortcode” as shown on screenshot below:
Then you will view below popup form with configuration options for gallery slider.

WP Media Manager General Media Shortcode Show settings

With the help of this form, you can choose specific folder from media folder lists , slider transition,autoplay true or false, slider wrapper width, speed and pause and many more options.
You can even add single column slider or else multiple column slider as carousel and set its slide margin and slidewidth, maximum slides and move slides field options.
Similary, you can choose either dot type or pagination type for your slider with control enable/disable system.

Single Column

WP Media Manager General Media Shortcode Single Column settings

Multiple Column

WP Media Manager General Media Shortcode Multiple Column settings

Then click on “Insert Gallery Shortcode” button of the popup form then the shortcode will be generated and automatically inserted on post editor as shown on below scrreenshot. You can even
place this shortcode any where on your site using php code or text widget editor.

WP Media Manager General Media Add Shortcode settings

The plugin data and settings are all stored in your WordPress Database and folder creation with drag and drop media files method are automatically saved on drag and drop to folder method and will not be affected if you delete the plugin file.

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