Configuration: Media Library OptionsEnhanced Media Library
Settings > Media Libraryin the left-side admin menu
Settings > Media Library > Filters
Force media filters to be shown in ANY media popup. The option helps to show filters in the media popups initiated by other plugins. You may want to disable the option in case it breaks 3-rd party fuctionality.
This is what a media popup with filters look like:
Filters to show
General settings for the media library Grid and List modes, as well as for media popups. Filter options per taxonomy are available in the
Settings > Media Taxonomiestab.
||Show / hide All media filter (WordPress default)|
||Show / hide date filter (WordPress default)|
||Show / hide media authors filter. Authors are the users who upload media items to the media library.|
||Show / hide filters by media taxonomies (categories, tags).|
Show the number of media items in media category (taxonomy).
When the option is enabled, media items of child media categories are shown as an outcome of filtering. If you disable the option, the outcome will be from the selected category only, without its sub-categories.
Settings > Media Library > Search
Enable search in
Makes the media library search more flexible. By default, when you type something into the search field WordPress looks into filenames, titles, captions, and descriptions. With the option, you can enable/disable what to include in the search result.
||Search in media item titles.|
||Search in media item captions.|
||Search in media item descriptions.|
||Search in media item author names. Authors are the users who upload media items to the media library.|
||Search in media taxonomies. When enabled, allows to filter media items by a category (tag) by just typing the first letters of its name in the search field.|
Settings > Media Library > Order
Order media items by
||Show media items ordered by date.|
||Show media items ordered by title.|
||Show media items in the order set by drag and drop.|
Set order to Ascending or Descending.
Natural sort order
Titleis set for
Order media items by.
Settings > Media Library > Grid Mode
Sometimes, it’s maybe convenient to see titles, filenames, or captions of all media items in the media library. Enable the option and choose what to show.
||Show media item title in the media library.|
||Show media item filename in the media library.|
||Show media item caption in the media library.|
This is what the media library with filenames as captions look like:
Settings > Media Library > Media Shortcodes
Enhanced media shortcodes
Enable dynamic galleries and playlist. No need to update your gallery /playlist every time you added or removed media items to a category. Set filters for a gallery / playlist when creating it and never come back to edit.
Additional parameters for the [
gallery] and [
media_categoryor any other taxonomy
limitof media items to show