How to Rename Images and Media Files in WordPress



Sometimes you want to change an image file name after you have uploaded it to WordPress. WordPress allows you to change the labels but not directly the image file name.In this video, we will show you how to rename images and media files in WordPress.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

Start by installing and activating the Media File Renamer plugin.

Go to Media, Library to start renaming you images.

Ensure you are in list view and you will see a column labeled rename.

This shows the status of your image, other media file names, and the title.

If it sees a file name different from the title it will show a rename button next to it.

You can update the titles for the images to the file name you want to have or have the plugin do it automatically.

Just go to Settings, File Renamer and make sure rename on save is checked.

Save changes and all image file names will be saved ad the title names.

Related Links:

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7 thoughts on “How to Rename Images and Media Files in WordPress”

  1. Installed the plugin and it worked like a charm. Followed the link to buy the pro version and thought that 14 bucks is a very fair price. Then I noticed the small "Billed yearly until cancelled" print. WTF? I'm not going to pay again every year for the same damn software! I'll just stick with the free version until you offer a fair "pro" pricing.

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