Using the Media Manager
This document is a guide to using the media manager in Joomla! 1.5.The media manager is a tool which isused for managing images that areused in a website. It makes workingwith images and inserting them intopages easier than uploading themand inserting them manually.The main media manager page canbe accessed from the Joomla! controlpanel by clicking on the mediamanager icon. This page allows youto upload images and manage images which have already been uploaded.
Often the first thing a new Joomla! user wants to do with the media manager is upload an image.This can be done by clicking the “Browse Files” button and selecting the image youwish to upload,then clicking “Start Upload”. The image should then appear on the main media manager page. Notethat files with filenames that contain spaces or special characters cannot be uploaded.
Folders within the media manager can be used to sort images intocategories. To create a folder, enter the desired folder name into the“Create Folder” text box and press enter.You can create a subfolder of a particular folder by navigating to that folder using the links on theleft hand side of the page and then creating the folder using the steps in the above paragraph.To upload an image into a specific folder, navigate to that folder using the links on the left hand sideof the media manager page and follow the above steps to upload the image.
Inserting images into pages:
Uploading images to the media manager isprobably not much help in creating your website if you cannot insert the images into your pages.This document is available under the terms of the Joomla! Electronic Documentation License.
The media manager in Joomla! 1.5