Unless you plan on running a text-only website, you’ll need to handle a variety of media files. That may include images, videos, GIFs, audio files, and even PDFs. Fortunately, WordPress enables you to manage all of these resources using its built-in Media Library.
In this article, we’ll explain what the WordPress Media Library is and where to find it. We’ll go over what file formats it supports, and how to upload those files to your site. Finally, we’ll discuss proper Media Library usage, and some ways to extend its default functionality using plugins.