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How to Edit and Upload Media, Joomla 1.5

Media

This procedure applies to:

  • .jpg
  • .png
  • .gif
  • .pdf
  • .mp3
  • .wav
  • .mp4
  • as well as any other media types

  1. Login to the backend of your site
  2. Go to Site > Media Manager
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  3. If you are uploading new files, (if you are replacing existing files, see step 6)
    1. upload into any directory you like (left menu) or 
    2. add a new folder (top right)
  4. To upload: Click ‘Choose File’
    1. Note: Files only upload with lowercase, and will convert all file names to lowercase
    2. Browse and select your file
    3. Start Upload
    4. To reference the uploaded file on your site the format is: “images/folder/filename.pdf”
  5. To delete an upload, click the red ‘x’ on that item
    1. If you are replacing existing files,
      1. Click ‘Detail View’ (top left)
      2. Navigate to the folder with the file you want to replace, e.g. ‘test’ (left menu)
      3. Note the full, exact file name of the file you are replacing, e.g. ‘products-brochure.pdf’
      4. Delete the file by clicking the red cross icon before you upload the replacement file
      5. Rename the file you are uploading to the filename of the previous file
        1. You must keep the file names the same or anything link previously referring to the media will become broken
      6. To upload: Click ‘Choose File’
        1. Browse and select your renamed file

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