In the media library, all the images, audio files, videos, and documents that you have uploaded to your website are collected. You can find it by logging into the WordPress admin panel and then clicking on “Media” in the main menu on the left.
In the media library, you can:
- Remove media that is no longer used. Large images and unused videos still take up server space and can slow down your website’s loading speed.
- Add alt text to your images. Learn more about what alt text is and why it is important for search engine optimization of your website in our article “What is Alt Text?“
- Perform basic editing of your images: crop, scale, rotate, or flip them.
Also, please read our article “Better Images on the Web” for more tips on image management. And remember to only use media that you have the right to use, such as: