Everything You Need To Know About WordPress Media Settings

Posted by TotalDC

Let’s continue the WordPress basics series by talking about WordPress Media Settings. It is used to set the height and width of the images that you’re going to use on your website.

Here’s how you can access Media settings:

Step 1 – Click on SettingsMedia option in the WordPress dashboard.

wordpress media settings location on wordpress dashboard

Step 2 – The Media Settings page is displayed as seen in the following screenshot.

wordpress media settings screen in wordpress

Here’s what these fields in WordPress Media settings mean:

  • Thumbnail size − Set the size of the thumbnail.
  • Medium size − Set the height and width of medium-size images.
  • Large size − Set the width and height of larger images.
  • Uploading files − After checking this checkbox, the uploaded image will be arranged into year and month-based folders.

After you are done with the settings, click on the Save Changes button. It saves your media setting information.

You can find the last article about Discussion settings here.