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The description

Media Library Folders for WordPress creates actual folders in your WordPress media library:

  • True folders make it easier to organize your WordPress media library while reducing server load.
  • Add and create new media library folders to label and organize as desired instead of just month/date.
  • Move, copy, rename and delete files and folders with a beautiful drag-and-drop interface
  • Regenerate thumbnails.
  • SEO images to specify ALT and TITLE attributes when uploading.
  • Synchronize folders/files when moving or uploading a folder via FTP.
  • Create a MaxGalleria gallery.

MLF adds and works with WordPress Media Library features. It does not replace it.

Exactly what I was looking for! I use it on ALL my WordPress sites. I don’t know why you wouldn’t. It not only lets you organize your image files on your WP site, but also creates logical URL links to your files based on the folders you create and the name of the image file. So good! No more random numbers for image URLs.

Great for organization and better ways. The default WordPress media folders didn’t work for us in a project with strict requirements for organizing your uploaded files. We struggled to find a low impact solution that met all the requirements.

Media Library Plus solved all of our issues, and we used it on a major site with 11 custom post types, hundreds of media files, and tons of other plugins/customizations – no issues and exactly what we needed !

MLP works seamlessly and offers great media management features and functionality! To make things even better, the support is extremely fast and responsive to queries. Good thing!

Media Library Folders Pro for WordPress

Media Library Folders Pro for WordPress allows you to:

  • Select and add images to your posts and pages from the editor via MLF integration
  • Organize your media library folders with categories
  • Enhanced Media Library and Media Library Folders Pro categories are interchangeable
  • Create new MaxGalleria and NextGEN galleries directly from your MLF folders
  • Supports advanced custom fields
  • Use filename display mode to search for images in very large folders
  • Add images to a WooCommerce product gallery
  • Compatible with multiple sites

Using Media Library Folders for WordPress

To get started, download and install the Media Library Folders plugin for WordPress. Once Media Library Folders for WordPress is enabled, you will see Media Library Folders for WordPress in the WordPress dashboard menu. And you’re ready to watch our super helpful introductory video!

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Clicking an image will take you to the image attachment details page. If you close that page when you are done you will be in the old media library. Instead click your browser’s go back button twice and you will be taken back to the folder page.

We also have an article on How to Sync your WordPress Media Library with FTP Folders if you have a large number of images.

Button Bar

The Button Bar provides the main functionality to manage folders and files and is located below the breadcrumbs navigation. When the mouse hovers over a button its function is displayed in the message area below the button bar.

File/Folder Organizing Buttons

Clicking the Add File button displays the upload box.

Here you can select a single file to upload one or more files by dragging the image from the file manager and dropping them in the upload box. Uploaded files will be added to the current folder.

New Folder – Allows you to create a new folder in the current directory. Move/Copy Toggle – Set the mode for drag and dropping of files. Individual files can be move or copied to another folder by dragging and dropping the file into the desired folder. Multi files can be selected by click each file’s checkbox. Links in post and pages and feature image links are automatically updated when files are moved. Rename – Rename a file in the current directory. Folders cannot be renamed. Delete – The delete function let you delete select files. To delete a folder, Right click over a folder and click the menu the appears. A folder must be empty before it can be deleted. Select/Unselect – Select or unselect all files in the current directory. Sync – Checks the folder on the server for any files not listed in the Media Library and adds them to the Library. Sort by Date/Sort by Name – changes the display order of items in the current directory; either by name or by date. Search – Users can search for a file or folder by typing in the name of the file in the search box and pressing Enter.

The search results page will display files and/or folders that are similar to the search text. You can click on an image or file to go to its folder or click on a folder view its contents.

In the event that you need to rescan your database’s image and folder data the Media Library Folders for WordPress Reset plugin has been included. To use deactivate Media Library Folders for WordPress, activate Media Library Folders for WordPress Reset and select Media Library Folders for WordPress Reset->Reset Database to erase the folder data. Then deactivate Media Library Folders for WordPress Reset and reactivate Media Library Folders for WordPress. MLF will perform a fresh scan of your database.

Regenerate Thumbnails

To start select one or more images from the main dashboard and click the ‘Regenerate Thumbnails’ button. To regenerate all the thumbnails on your site go the the Regenerate Thumbnails page of MLP and click the ‘Regenerate Thumbnails’ button. MLF will then process all of the images with an process indicator as it works on your job.

Image SEO

When Image SEO is enabled Media Library Folders for WordPress automatically adds ALT and Title attributes with the default settings defined below to all your images as they are uploaded. You can easily override the Image SEO default settings when you are uploading new images.

Working with images and galleries after initial setup

Media Library Folders for WordPress is a stand along plugin that contains an integration with MaxGalleria. With MLF you can add your images to MaxGalleria with a click of a button.


screenshot-1 Media Library Folders for WordPress page

screenshot-2 Clicking the Add New button displays the upload box

capture d'écran-3 La página de resultados de búsqueda

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For automatic installation:

  1. Login to your website and go to the Plugins section of your admin panel.
  2. Click the Add New button.
  3. Under Install Plugins, click the Upload link.
  4. Select the plugin zip file from your computer then click the Install Now button.
  5. You should see a message stating that the plugin was installed successfully.
  6. Click the Activate Plugin link.

For manual installation:

  1. You should have access to the server where WordPress is installed. If you don’t, see your system administrator.
  2. Copy the plugin zip file up to your server and unzip it somewhere on the file system.
  3. Copy the “media-library-extended” folder into the /wp-content/plugins directory of your WordPress installation.
  4. Login to your website and go to the Plugins section of your admin panel.
  5. Look for “Media Library Folders for WordPress” and click Activate.


Folder Tree Not Loading

Users who report this issue can usually fix it by running the Media Library Folders Reset plugin that comes with Media Library Folders.

  1. First make sure you have installed the latest version of Media Library Folders.
  2. Deactivate Media Library Folders and activate Media Library Folders Reset and run the Reset Database option from the Media Library Folders Reset sub menu in the dashboard.
  3. After that, reactivate Media Library Folders. It will do a fresh scan of your media library database and no changes will be made to the files or folders on your site.

How to Unhide a Hidden Folder

  1. Go to the hidden folder via your cPanel or FTP and remove the file ‘mlpp-hidden’.
  2. In the Media Library Folders Menu, click the Check for New folders link. This will add the folder back into Media Library Folders
  3. Visit the unhidden folder in Media Library Folders and click the Sync button to add contents of the folder. Before doing this, check to see that there are no thumbnail images in the current folder since these will be regenerated automatically; these usually have file names such as image-name-150×150.jpg, etc.
  4. Repeat step 3 for each sub folder.

Folders and images added to the site by FTP are not showing up in Media Library Folders

Media Library Folders does not work like the file manager on your computer. It only display images and folders that have been added to the Media Library database. To display new folders that have not been added through the Media Library Folders you can click the Check for new folders option in the Media Library Folders submenu in the WordPress Dashboard. If you allow WordPress to store images by year and month folders, then you should click the option once each month to add these auto-generated folders.

To add images that were upload to the site via the cPanel or by FTP, navigate to the folder containing the images in Media Library Folders and click the Sync button. This will scan the folder looking images not currently found in the Media Library for that folder. The Sync function only scans the current folder. If there are subfolders, you will need to individually sync them.

Folders Loads Indefinitely

This happens when a parent folder is missing from the folder data. To fix this you will need to perform a reset of the Media Library Folders database. To do this, deactivate Media Library Folders and activate Media Library Folders Reset and select the Reset Database option. Once the reset has completed, reactivate Media Library Folders and it will do a fresh scan of the Media Library data.

Unable to Insert files from Media Library Folders into Posts or Pages

For inserting images and files into posts and pages you will have to use the existing Media Library. The ability to insert items from the Media Library Folders user interface is only available in Media Library Folders Pro. This does not mean you cannot insert files added to Media Library Folders into any WordPress posts or pages. Media Library Folders adds a folder user interface and file operations to the existing media library and it does not add a second media library. Since all the images are in the same media library there is no obstacle to inserting them anywhere WordPress allows media files to be inserted. There is just no folder tree available in the media library insert window for locating images in a particular folder. We chose to include the folder tree for inserting images in posts and page in the Pro version along with other features in order to fund the cost of providing free technical support and continued development of the plugin.

Unable to Update Media Library Folders Reset

Media Library Folders Reset is maintenance and diagnostic plugin that is included with Media Library Folders. It automatically updates when Media Library Folders is updated. There is no need to updated it separately. Users should leave the reset plugin deactivated until it is needed in order to avoid accidentally deleting your site’s folder data.

Images Not Found After Changing the Location of Uploads Folder

If you change the location of the uploads folder, your existing files and images will not be moved to the new location. You will need to delete them from media library and upload them again. Also you will need to perform a reset of the Media Library Folders database. To do this, deactivate Media Library Folders and activate Media Library Folders Reset and select the Reset Database option. Once the reset has completed, reactivate Media Library Folders and it will do a fresh scan of the Media Library data.

Difficulties Uploading or Dragging and Dropping a Large Number of Files

Limitations on web server processing time may cause dragging and dropping a large number of files to fail. An error is generated when it takes to longer then 30 seconds to move, copy or upload files. This time limitation can be increased by changing the max_execution_time setting in your site’s php.ini file.

How to Delete a Folder?

To delete a folder, right click (Ctrl-click with Macs) on a folder. A popup menu will appear with the options, ‘Delete this folder?’ and ‘Hide this folder?’. Click the delete option.

Fatal error: Maximum execution time exceeded

The Maximum execution time error takes place when moving, syncing or uploading too many files at one time. The web site’s server has a setting for how long it can be busy with a task. Depending on your server, size of files and the transmission speed of your internet, you may need to reduce the number of files you upload or move at one time.

It is possible to change the maximum execution time either with a plugin such as WP Maximum Execution Time Exceeded or by editing your site’s .htaccess file and adding this line:

php_value max_execution_time 300

Which will raise the maximum execution time to five minutes.

How to Upload Multiple Files

Users can upload multiple files by using drag and drop. When the Add Files button is click it revels the file upload area either single or multiple files can be highlight can be dragged from you computer’s file manager and dropped into the file uploads areas.

Cannot Rename or Move a Folder

Because most images and files in the media library have corresponding links embedded in site’s posts and pages, Media Library Folders does not allow folders to be rename or moved in order to prevent breaking these links. Rather, to rename or move a folder, one needs to create a new folder and move the files from the old folder to the new. During the move process, Media Library Folders will scan the sites standard posts and pages for any links matching the old address of the images or files and update them to the new address.



Absolutely perfect!

dirkliesenfeld October 12, 2022

I tried many plugins and this one was the best. Period.



AndyBrunnerSeptember 29, 2022

Works perfectly and is easy to use. Exactly what I was looking for. Thanks!



September 4, 2022

Bringt die Übersicht, die ich benötige.



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kirinharufuji April 25, 2022

まさに欲しかったプラグインでした。 ありがとうございました。


Sehr gute Medienverwaltung

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Grossartiges Plugin mit vielen Einstellungsmöglichkeiten. Unablässlich bei umfangreichen Bilddateien.

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  • Updated upgrade to pro images
  • Improved mobile CSS
  • Fixed issue with moving files to the uploads folder


  • Implemented new user interface
  • Added optional postmeta database index which is available in the plugin settings


  • Added code to use a nonce when running the folder data reset process for better security
  • Updated the folder data reset instructions


  • Tested with WordPress 6.0
  • Removed debugging code


  • Added code to remove dashes from alt text file names
  • Added strict checking to array search when updating customzer settings
  • Added code to sanitize input and output
  • Fixed issue with adding images in the uploads folder when initializing the plugin


  • Fixed issue with scanning unreadable folders


  • Added function to remove hidden files when deleting a folder


  • Fixed issue with deleting attachment posts


  • Modified the size and offset of the drag and drop ghost image


  • Renamed Sort by Name to Sort by Title as the sorting is actually done on the attachment title field
  • Tested with WP 5.8


  • Updated the Upgrade to Pro page


  • Added warning that folder contents will be removed from the database when a folder is hidden
  • Fixed warning about missing ‘now’ variable
  • Added a search button
  • Removed object response warning
  • Added function to remove existing thumbnail images when thumbnails are regenerated


  • Updated the Upgrade to Pro page
  • Added review notice
  • Added code to set the number of files to display on the Media Library Folders page


  • Updated the jQuery functions for WordPress 5.7
  • Updated jsTree to version 3.3.11
  • Added code to prevent the update of the Media Library Folders Reset plugin (the plugin is automatically update when Media Library Folders is updated)


  • Added Javascript code to prevent some functions from trigging twice.
  • Fixed issue with images appearing too far to the left on wide desktop screens


  • Removed depreciated jquery-ui library files that was conflicting with current version of jquery


  • Set the limit to the number of files that can be displayed from a folder to 500 to prevent memory overflow errors when viewing a folder containing thousands of files
  • Removed code to float the folder tree and added scroll bars to the folder tree panel and to the folder contents section
  • Set a fixed height for images displayed on the Media Library Folders page


  • Added function call to ensure jQuery is loaded


  • Added PHP_OS and upload directory information to the System Information display
  • Added code to fix slashes when getting the absolute path when on a Windows server
  • Added a blank index.php file for security


  • Added code to prevent hiding or deleting the uploads folder
  • Added code to handle the mgmlp_ajax is not defined issue that occurs on some multisite installions


  • Added request for feature suggestions


  • Added code to load the jquery-migrate plugin which is not loaded by WordPress 5.5


  • Tested with WordPress 5.5.0
  • Modified image thumbnails HTML


  • Fixed issue with moving or copying scaled images.
  • Fixed issue with exif_read_data()


  • Fixed issue with media library search
  • Fixed issue with moving scales images


  • Added code to read exif data for jpeg files


  • Fixed issue with searching for folders with a null ID
  • Added code to prevent the adding of invalid files when syncing
  • Added test for destination folder when uploading a file


  • Fixed issue with adding duplicate images when syncing scaled images
  • Added noscript warning
  • Update PHP version test/notice to PHP 7.2


  • Remove engine type from SQL used for creating the folder table


  • Added wp-content and uploads paths to the support page, system information tab
  • Added test for existing parent folder record
  • Added check for empty file name when uploading
  • Changed the css file handle for jstree to jstree-style


  • Added Dutch translation to Media Library Folders Reset
  • Added code to insure removal of files deleted through media library folders pro


  • Enabled localization (translation) of text in the Media Library Folders Reset plugin


  • Added ability to close MLFP page popups
  • Added setting to display scaling feature added in WordPress 5.3


  • Added the optional constant FS_CHMOD_DIR for setting the permission set for new folders
  • Added code to check for current folder id
  • Fixed issue with deleting folders


  • Fixed issue with missing alt text when renaming an image


  • Added code to update links in Themify Builder and Beaver Builder posts and pages. Note, when links have been updated in Beaver Builder, it is necessary to open a page or post containing updated links in the editor and resave it for the change to take effect
  • Updated frequently asked questions
  • Added code to update links in WP Pagebuilder


  • Added code to update links in SiteOrigin Page Builder and Beaver Builder posts and pages. Note, when links have been updated in Beaver Builder, it is necessary to open a page or post containing updated links in the editor and resave it for the change to take effect
  • Updated the Dutch translation files


  • Removed the file extension from image SEO file names
  • Fixed issue with displaying changes to image SEO settings


  • Improved updating of links for Elementor background images


  • Added code to prevent activation is Media Library Folders Pro is already activated
  • Fixed issue with dragging blocks in the Gutenburg editor
  • Replace relative paths with absolute paths for opening include files


  • Added code to allow unfiltered uploads


  • Removed PHP notice text appearing on some sites


  • Fixed conflict with other plugins using pluggable.php


  • Added security enhancements


  • Add code to check for IIS when generating image metadata


  • Added code to check for non existent folder parent as suggested by Christian


  • Add code to test for thumbnail files before moving them
  • Tested with WordPress 5.0.2
  • Added themify to the list of folders to automatically hide


  • Change the folder tree left node image
  • Removed empty leaf nodes from the folder tree
  • Updated list of folders to skip


  • Added check for wp-all-import when loading CSS and Javascript files


  • Modified the sorting order of files and folders to be case insensitive


  • Updated the Upgrade to Pro page


  • Added check for thumbnail size data during move operation
  • Localized for translation text display via Java Script
  • Update the Dutch translation
  • Updated the Upgrade to Pro page


  • Updated the list of folders to skip when scanning or syncing the uploads directory


  • Modified how the move and rename functions handle thumbnail images


  • Fixed missing closing a tag in on the support page
  • Added Spanish translation
  • Improved code to detect when the plugin is running on IIS/Windows
  • Fixed javascript issue affecting the Edge browser
  • Fxied issue causing sync, move and copy to fail on sites running with IIS


  • Added multi select by holding checking a second item while holding down the shift key.
  • Improved the copy and move function to avoid triggering a server timeout error
  • Added check for mime type when files are uploaded


  • Modified the sync function add files without triggering a server timeout error
  • Replaced timer function for regularly checking for new folders


  • Fixed issue with sync adding .htaccess to the media library
  • Added troubleshooting tips to support page


  • Fixed Locatization issues
  • Added Russian translation
  • Fixes to the CSS


  • Added Dutch translation


  • Fixed problem with undefined file name issue that some users were reporting


  • Added missing progress bar Javascript library


  • Fixed issue with adding the SEO file title when Image SEO is turned on


  • Added define that turns off MLFP diagnostic messages, add define(‘HIDE_WRITELOG_MESSAGES’, true); to the wp-config.php file to activate
  • Added support for WordPress PDF preview images
  • Added ‘state’ to jstree settings to force the tree to open after refresh


  • Added CSS to improve the rendering of the folder tree.


  • Added CSS to fix the Move/Copy button that was not displaying in sites using a language other than English or French


  • Removed dashes and file extention for file titles


  • Added Javascript code to increase the height file container when the folder tree has a greater height


  • Added new UI


  • Fixed issue with string/array conversion for adding a body class


  • Added French translation


  • Modified move/copy process to process files incrementally rather than all at once.


  • Allowing uppercase characters, dash and underscore in filenames and update links when a file is renamed


  • Added link to page to fix common issues


  • Stopped the deleting of images that are remove from the media library when a folder is hidden
  • Fixed conflict with Enhanced Media Library settings tab
  • Fixed issue with ‘http’ in attachment file paths


  • Fixed table prefixed used when update attachment links


  • Fixed bug preventing the use of the correct link to the attachment edit page


  • Restored the click that allowed viewing of an attachment’s media page
  • Because MLF no longer does complete page refreshes, view of an attachment’s media page will be done is a separate browser tab
  • Fix problem with the redefining of ‘clearfix’ that was causing the folder contents to appear at the bottom of the page.


  • Remove unneeded callback functions causing errors


  • Added code to update attachment links in posts and pages
  • Refresh file and folder data without a page refresh


  • Fixed bug allowing deletion of folders that are not empty
  • Replace home_url() function with site_url()


  • Changed the file and folder permissions used for adding files and folders
  • Changed plugin name from Media LIbrary Plus to Media Library Folders


  • Added code to skip Uncode theme custom thumbnails images


  • Added the code to hide folders and to skip the scanning of non image folders


  • Updated the Upgrade to Pro page


  • Fixed regenerate_thumbs_cap issue found by nosilver4u


  • Fixed WP media library version check
  • test for single and double quotes in new folder names
  • Remove the fix folders helper plugin
  • Adjusted the timing of the review notice


  • Added code to remove extra slashes that may be added on Windows servers


  • Tested on WordPress 4.7.1


  • Added test for missing backslash


  • Fixed issue with adding an extra slash when creating a new folder


  • Tested with WordPress 4.7


  • Fixed the issue with invalid folder parent IDs


  • added missing upload destination folder


  • Added holiday greetings


  • Added new file processing code


  • Fixed issue will adding new folders to MLP


  • Added code to handle URLs for multi sites


  • Added code to test for and fix bad URLs in the Media Library


  • Added code for adding attachment info for better SEO Images


  • Added code for regenerating media library thumbnails


  • Added support link and email to the MLP page


  • Fixed problem deleting a folder (for MLPP)


  • Added code to prevent folder deletion when the folder is not empty


  • Added folder navigation and drag and drop copy and move


  • Added second method to get the absolute path
  • Added drag and drop for moving files.


  • Added upgrade to pro page


  • Removed code to update attachment URLs


  • Fixed MLP-reset version number


  • Modified to work with WordPress 4.5.1


  • CSS modified to work with WordPress 4.5


  • Modified the code to allow the deletion of folder data even if the folder does not exist


  • Made the stand alone version of MLP compatible with Maxgalleria


  • Removed Maxgallery promo on MLP page
  • Updated MLP page promo


  • Changed database engine used for creating the folders table to MyISAM


  • Added folder sync function to scan and update the database with new files and folders found on the server
  • Fix problem with incorrect path to images in the new srcset parameter


  • Included the Media Library Folders reset plugin
  • Placed Media Library Folders in its own menu to allow other plugins to add submenus to the Media menu


  • Add support for user defined uploads folder
  • Added code to handle attachment_id in attachement URLs


  • Added facebook like and share buttons
  • Added support for muilt site network activation
  • Added code to update theme customizer data if a file used by the customizer is moved.


  • Revisions to the readme file and banner image
  • Added scan for folders in uploads directory during initial scan on plugin activation
  • Added rating request notice


  • Initial version of the Media Library Folders


  • Version: 8.0.1
  • Last updated: 5 days ago
  • Active installations: 10,000+
  • WordPress Version: 4.0 or higher
  • Tested up to: 6.0.2
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How to Organize WordPress Files in Media Library Folders

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Do you want to organize WordPress files in the media library folders?

By default, WordPress automatically creates folders in the media library based on year and months. However, some users may want to create their own custom folders for different media files.

In this article, we’ll show you how to easily organize WordPress files in custom media library folders.

Organizar las carpetas de su biblioteca de medios en WordPress Organizing your media library folders in WordPress

Why Organize Your Files in Media Library Folders?

Normally, WordPress stores all your images and other media files in the /wp-content/uploads/ folder. To keep it structured, all files are stored in folders organized by year and month.


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This works perfectly for most websites. However, some users may want to get better control on how WordPress stores media files.

For instance, a photography website may want to organize WordPress images by topic, location, or event folders. Similarly, a portfolio website may want to organize their media uploads by type, client, industry, and more.

This allows them to easily browse their media files. At the same time, it improves image SEO, as you can now add keywords in your image file URLs which makes URLs more meaningful.

Having said that, let’s take a look at how to easily create folders to organize your WordPress media files.

How to Organize Your WordPress Files in Media Library Folders

First, you need to install and activate the Media Library Folders plugin. For more details, see our step by step guide on how to install a WordPress plugin.

Note: The free version of the plugin only lets you create up to 10 folders. You will need to upgrade to the pro version if you want to make more.

Upon activation, the plugin will add a new menu item labeled ‘Media Library Folders’ in your WordPress admin sidebar. Clicking on it will open plugin’s folder view showing all the folders inside your WordPress upload directory.

La página Carpetas de la biblioteca de medios dentro de su panel de control de WordPress The Media Library Folders page within your WordPress dashboard

From here, you can create new folders and add files to them. You can also move, copy, rename, or delete your files.

We’re going to create some new folders and add images to them.

To create a new folder, simply click the ‘Add Folder’ button and then type in the name you want to use for that folder.

Tip: You cannot use spaces in folder names. Instead, use hyphen or underscore to separate words if needed.

Agregar una nueva carpeta usando el complemento Carpetas de la biblioteca multimedia Adding a new folder using the Media Library Folders plugin

It’s also possible to make subfolders within folders, if needed. To create subfolders, simply click on the parent folder to select it, and then click on the ‘Add Folder’ button.

Adición de una subcarpeta mediante Carpetas de la biblioteca multimedia Adding a subfolder using Media Library Folders

We created two subfolders for our ‘Landscape-Photos’ folder. They are ‘Forests’ and ‘Mountains’. To view a subfolder, you need to click on the small arrow to the left of the main folder:

Haga clic en la flecha pequeña para expandir una carpeta y ver las subcarpetas Click the small arrow to expand a folder to see the subfolders

To add files to your folders, simply click on the folder then click the ‘Add File’ button. After that, go ahead and upload as many files as you want.

Subir archivos usando el complemento Carpetas de la biblioteca multimedia Uploading files using the Media Library Folders plugin

Once you’re done uploading files, you’ll see them on the screen as thumbnails with the filename below:

The uploaded images showing in the Forests folder The uploaded images showing in the Forests folder

It’s easy to add your uploaded files to your posts or pages. You can add them just like any other files that you’ve uploaded to the media library:

Viewing the uploaded images in the Windows Media Library Viewing the uploaded images in the Windows Media Library

Moving and Copying Your Files in Media Library Folders

What if you need to move a file to a different WordPress media library folder? It’s easy to move it or copy it using Media Library Folders.

Moving an Image to a New Folder in the Media Library

To move an image or any other file, simply check that the move/copy toggle is set to ‘Move’ and then drag the image to the correct folder.

Tip: Your mouse pointer should be on the new folder, as shown below. The small thumbnail of the image is just showing you what you’re moving, not where you’re moving it to.

In this example, a mountain image was incorrectly placed in the Forests folder. We are moving it to the Mountains folder.

Moving an image into the Mountains folder Moving an image into the Mountains folder

Copying an Image to a Different Folder in the Media Library

To copy an image, set the move/copy toggle to ‘Copy’, then go ahead and drag the image as before. Here, we are copying an image of a bird and flower, so that it’s in both the ‘Bird-Photos’ and the ‘Flower-Photos’ folders.

Copying a photo so that you have it in two folders Copying a photo so that you have it in two folders

This time, your original image will stay in place. Your image will be duplicated so that it can be present in both folders.

Renaming Files and Folders in Media Library Folders

You can easily change the filename with the Media Library Folders plugin. First, find the file you want to change and click the checkbox below it. Next, click the ‘Rename’ button at the top of the screen.

After that, type in the filename you want to use. Image filenames can have a small impact on your WordPress SEO, so it’s recommended to use keywords within them. Here, we’ve changed the file name for a post on inspiring forest images:

Changing the file name of an image using the Media Library Folders plugin Changing the file name of an image using the Media Library Folders plugin

You cannot rename or move a folder in Media Library Folders. However, it’s possible to create a new folder, move all the images into it, then delete the old folder.

To delete a folder, right click on it, and then click ‘Delete this folder?’ button. Here, we’ve moved the forest images into a new folder called Woodlands, and we’re deleting the Forests folder:

Deleting a folder using the Media Library Folders plugin Deleting a folder using the Media Library Folders plugin

You’ll then see a message prompting you to confirm. Click ‘OK’ to continue and the folder will be deleted. You’ll no longer see it in the list:

The Forest folder has now been deleted The Forest folder has now been deleted

Tip: You may see the message ‘This folder is not empty and could not be deleted’ even though the folder looks empty. Simply click the ‘Sync’ button. WordPress may have created additional versions of your images that need deleting. After syncing, you’ll be able to review and delete those images.

Click the Sync button to check for other files in the folder Click the Sync button to check for other files in the folder

We hope this article helped you learn how to organize WordPress files into media library folders. You can also check out our articles on fixing common image issues in WordPress and other must-have WordPress plugins for business websites.

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FileBird – WordPress Media Library Folders & File Manager

By ninja team

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The description

Best plugin ever to categorize WordPress media library with folders.

Organisons les dossiers de la bibliothèque multimédia WordPress à l’aide d’un organisateur par glisser-déposer.

ESSAI ROUTIER | GO PRO (licence à vie) 💎

FileBird enhances your media library with a clean user interface, native icons, smooth drag & drop, dynamic gallery, advanced sort options, and better organization.

The free version allows you to create unlimited main folders and subfolders.

📌 Documentation | Compare FileBird Free vs Pro


FileBird allows you to create virtual folders to categorize your WordPress media file uploads. So when you move files and folders around, it won’t break the permalinks to your images in the page/post content.

With FileBird Pro you can save time on WP media management, search for any files & folders, sort them out, add product image gallery, download/export media folders, etc. That’s a great way to boost your admin workflow and productivity.

NEW – Folder Tree Themes (PRO) Instead of the traditional gray shade of folder icon, now you can transform your “Folderella” into Dropbox theme or Windows 11 styling.

Download Media Folder (PRO) Export an entire media folder including its subfolders and files in a single ZIP file. Keep the same folder structure. Backup categorized media files.

Smart Startup Folder Choose a specific folder or previously opened folder upon startup. Quickly get back to work. Save more time.

File Location Locate any file in its details modal and easily change its containing folder.

Friendly User Interface Drag and drop to upload or bulk move files into folders. Drag and drop to arrange folders and subfolders.

Smart Context Menu Right-click on FileBird folders section to quickly create, rename, cut, paste, or delete folders just the way you do on your computer.

Full Control In One Toolbar FileBird’s collapsible sidebar provides you with the ultimate control over all WordPress media library folders.

Painless Migration Import and seamlessly synchronize media category/folder structure from Enhanced Media Library, WP Media Folder by JoomUnited, WordPress Media Library Folders by Max Foundry, Real Media Library, and HappyFiles.

Export Folders Organization One-click to export the whole WP media folder structure so that you can migrate it to your live sites or simply keep a backup.

User Based Folder View Enabling this mode allows admins and other users with access to create their own categories/directories. A user can freely manage his/her folders without affecting others’ directory structure.

Powerful Search Feature You can sort and search for file and folder name not only in Media library but also in page/post editor.

Various Sort Options (PRO) Go advanced with 2 ways to sort folders and 10 ways to sort files. This is a great time-saver for all busy WordPress admins & webmasters.

Sort Files by File Size (PRO) Now you can calculate your attachment size in a single click and be able to sort files by filesize.

Custom Folder Color (PRO) Right-click on a specific folder to pick a distinct color. This helps differentiate it between numerous folders.

Multiple Tree View Styles (PRO) Apart from hierarchical tree view, you have an option to hide levels from tree view, too. This flat tree view is very useful for those with a large number of folders.

Customizable Default File Order Set a way of sorting files ascending/descending alphabetically by the file name, title, date, modified, and author.

Bulk-Delete Folders Now you can bulk-select folders and delete them in a single click. All those files will be moved to the Uncategorized folder and remain intact.

RTL Supported FileBird supports RTL languages including Hebrew, Arabic, etc.

Many Languages Supported This plugin supports most popular languages such as English, Spanish, Italian, French, Germany, etc.


That FileBird now comes with an addon to help you create a standalone WordPress document gallery using Gutenberg and FileBird folders? → Be sure to check it out: FileBird Document Library.


Are you a WordPress website administrator?

Managing a WordPress site means that you’ll be adding tons of multi-media files such as images, videos, audios, documents, etc., into your WP media library.

As a result, your library has to store thousands of files and could become a total mess. WordPress default file name search function is a good thing but it will never match the ease of going directly to a folder. That’s when FileBird comes in to help with managing files in WordPress!

This media file manager gives you the ability to easily organize all files by drag and drop between folders. With FileBird in hand, things will be a lot better than they were.

The best thing about a folder-based structure is it makes it very easy to find the files you need and saves you so much time.

You won’t see WordPress media library not loading, as FileBird smart-loads one folder at a time.

🚀 Tips to manage WP media folders like a pro with FileBird

  • Upload multiple folders and their files directly from computer to WordPress
  • Create gallery from folders using Gutenberg block of FileBird gallery
  • Create document gallery with shortcode
  • Resize the left sidebar to get an overview of all folders
  • Upload files to a specific folder by choosing the destination folder from the dropdown
  • Easily search for the name of file/folder
  • From the page/post composer, browse files and folders in the FileBird UI
  • Keep your folders uncluttered by clearing out the old files using Sort features
  • Press ESC to exit bulk select mode



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  • And a lot more +++


screenshot-1 Media library folders

screenshot-2 Drag and drop to organize folders

screenshot-3 Bulk select and move files to a folder

screenshot-4 Rename folder in smart context menu

screenshot-5 Sort folders

screenshot-6 Sort files

screenshot-7 Upload files to a specific folder

screenshot-8 Configuración del bloque de galería de FileBird

Media library folders

Drag and drop to organize folders Group selection and moving files to a folder Rename folder in smart context menu sort files sort files Upload files to a specific folder FileBird gallery block settings


This plugin provides 1 block.

  • FileBird Gallery


Setup is easy and takes fewer than one minute.

  1. Download the plugin from wordpress.org, unpack it and upload the [FileBird] folder to your wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins‘ menu in WordPress.
  3. Go to your main WordPress menu > Media to create a folder to manage your files.

You’re done. Enjoy.


Do all of my previously uploaded files remain the same after I first install this plugin?

Yes, you can find all uploads in the All Files folder.

When I move an image to another folder, does this action affect how the image appears in page/post?

No, it makes no changes to your images on the site front-end.

If I create a folder or category, does this override the default WordPress path `wp-content/uploads/`?

No, it does not. The plugin helps organize files into folders visually. Every file permalink/URL remains unchanged.

Anything happens to my site if I uninstall FileBird?

No worries, your website will be completely unaffected. Upon deactivation, all your files can be found in the default WordPress media library.

How can I get support?

You can reach us here https://ninjateam.org/support/

Why should I buy the premium plugin?

If you wish to use FileBird folders in all premium page builders, you can upgrade to FileBird PRO. Premium features include advanced sort & filtering for both files and folders; download folders; more themes, plugins & page builders supported.

Is that a one-time payment for FileBird Pro?

Yes! FileBird lifetime license costs you a one-time fee, you can use it on a single site, and get unlimited updates.

Happy Organizing! 😍



Not perfect, but

turbulencia October 16, 2022

sometimes some files aren’t shown in their categories… still, it’s such an enhancement! it deserves at least a 4 *


Should be in core WP

SpectrumMarcom October 11, 2022

Does exactly what it says and is very helpful in managing large file assets. Clean and easy to use, as well as fast and responsive. The gallery block that is included is nice, but could have some simple tweaks to make it even better (select media size for images, plus an out-of-the-box lightbox, but it does play very nicely with WP Featherlight). Support might be the best thing about it though. They were very quick, responsive, and helpful. Definitely recommend.


‘OK’. Clunky(slow) and No Batch Options.

playcraftgroup October 7, 2022

Rated 3 stars as it’s ok, it enables me to create a folder one by one within Media Library, however, the process is quite slow. The app also has some problems, like creating a folder can easily put the new folder (accidentally) inside previous folder. Not obvious on how to prevent such from occurring. Generally, the app has helped me, however, I wish there was an easier way to upload Folder and files as per the structure they exist on my computer.


Wonderful, clean solution for Media management

mrgrooves October 6, 2022

This plugin is exactly what I was looking for. I don’t know why I didn’t look for it years ago. It is perfect for organizing all your media files the way you want. Just what I need. It has an excellent design and functionality. I will also get the paid version to support the developer. Thank you for your excellent work.


Great plugin with great support!

digital ocean October 6, 2022

The plugin is really awesome and the support is amazing!



Rafael UrbenOctober 5, 2022

This is a great plugin for organizing your files!

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Contributors & Developers

“FileBird – WordPress Media Library Folders & File Manager” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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“FileBird – WordPress Media Library Folders & File Manager” has been translated into 19 locales. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

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Oct 10, 2022 – Version 5.0.8

  • Improved: Review notice (display after 3 days when activated the first time)
  • Added: Hook for not create folder when uploading
  • Added: Open folder tree view for CPT UI plugin
  • Fixed: Small CSS

Sep 16, 2022 – Version 5.0.7

  • Updated: New algorithm

Sep 12, 2022 – Version 5.0.6

  • Fixed: SVG Icon in Safari
  • Added: Notice when create/update folder fail
  • Fixed: FileBird Gallery not display image when using EWWW Image Optimizer plugin
  • Fixed: Some bugs

Aug 11, 2022 – Version 5.0.5

  • Fixed: Some bugs

Aug 9, 2022 – Version 5.0.4

  • Fixed: Issue with wordpress.com
  • Fixed: Compatible with Themify
  • Fixed: PHP warnings

Jul 25, 2022 – Version 5.0.3

  • Fixed: Import from 3rd party plugins

Jul 21, 2022 – Version 5.0.2

  • Removed: CSS Gallery when not using Gutenberg
  • Improved: UI on mobile
  • Fixed: PHP warning

Jul 5, 2022 – Version 5.0.1

  • Updated: Korean Language
  • Removed: All .DS_Store files
  • Fixed: Module build failed

Jun 30, 2022 – Version 5.0

  • Added: FileBird Gallery Layouts (Flex | Manasory | Grid) and Lightbox
  • Added: New API method for Dev
  • Added: Some new settings
  • Added: Full Support Gutenberg Block Translation with new json file (you can generate by using wp i18n make-json which have been published by WP version 5)
  • Added: Support Korean Language
  • Added: Support Themify
  • Added: Recommended plugins
  • Optimized: Performance (FileBird 5 loads the previous versions, refactored code base, optimized query, removed some library, changed structure)
  • Improved: UI and notices
  • Updated: POT file
  • Fixed: CSS with LMS Plugin
  • Fixed: Minimize Upload Popup
  • Fixed: Warning in PHP 8 (Tested in PHP 8.1)
  • Fixed: Compatible with Enhanced Media plugin
  • Fixed: Some bugs

Feb 9, 2022 – Version

  • Optimized code

Jan 7, 2022 – Version 4.9.9

  • Fixed: Slow query
  • Fixed: File permissions
  • Fixed: Hide tab Import/Export error

Dec 30, 2021 – Version 4.9.8

  • Added: Import/Export folder structure into CSV
  • Added: Flat/Default tree view in modal
  • Improved: UI and text
  • Fixed: Conflict with Envato Market plugin

Dec 14, 2021 – Version 4.9.7

  • Fixed: Conflict with ACF
  • Fixed: Error in folder.php

Dec 06, 2021 – Version 4.9.6

  • Added: Support MailPoet

Dec 02, 2021 – Version 4.9.5

  • Added: Folder selector in Edit media
  • Fixed: WooCommerce conflict (break Upload Theme button)

Nov 10, 2021 – Version 4.9.4

  • Fixed: Elementor With PolyLang wrong folder counter
  • Fixed: Image ALT in FileBird Gutenberg Gallery

Sep 30, 2021

  • Updated: Some notice

Sep 14, 2021 – Version 4.9.3

  • Added: Import folders for Folders by Premio
  • Fixed: Compatible with WordPress old version.

Sep 9, 2021 – Version 4.9.2

  • Improved: Import notice
  • Fixed: Some small bugs

Aug 25, 2021 – Version 4.9.1

  • Fixed: Gutenberg widgets missing

Aug 13, 2021 – Version 4.9

  • Added: Infinite scroll
  • Added: Plugin activation alert
  • Added: Sorting by File Name in FileBird Gallery
  • Improved: Folder name sorting
  • Improved: German translation
  • Fixed: Drag files in Tablet

Jul 21, 2021 – Version 4.8

  • Fixed: Compatible with WordPress 5.8
  • Fixed: Replace image

Jul 15, 2021 – Version 4.7.8

  • Fixed: Conflict with Photo Gallery plugin
  • Fixed: ACF warning
  • Fixed: ACF meta field image can’t load
  • Fixed: WPML Counter (in WPML last version 4.4.10)

Jul 2, 2021 – Version 4.7.7

  • Added: Notice when a license was used
  • Supported: Enhanced Media Library
  • Supported: Media Library Assistant
  • Improved: Load large files
  • Improved: Translation (Added missing strings)
  • Fixed: Loading Uncategorized folder
  • Fixed: Context menu position
  • Fixed: Security
  • Fixed: Small bugs

Jun 11, 2021 – Version 4.7.4

  • Updated: Languages
  • Fixed: JS conflict with Divi builder
  • Fixed: WPML non translated mode make folder counter and files in folders get wrong
  • Fixed: Conflict with Debug Bar plugin
  • Fixed: PolyLang get missing files in folder
  • Fixed: Folder always loading
  • Fixed: Important security updates.

May 26, 2021 – Version 4.7.3

  • Improved: FileBird UI in Mobile
  • Improved: Library
  • Improved: Translations, update POT file
  • Fixed: Auto Update function conflict with plugins and themes
  • Fixed: Image validation for ACF plugin
  • Fixed: Gutenberg issues (Wrong tag in frontend, Large images chosen when create gallery)
  • Fixed: Missing language “NL”
  • Fixed: RestAPI (404 Error)
  • Fixed: WPML/Polylang Full Compatible modes in Setting Media, support “All languages in admin bar”, Counter

Apr 07, 2021 – Version 4.7.2

  • Improved: Tooltip
  • Improved: UI
  • Optimized: FileBird zip size
  • Fixed: Can’t set folder Uncategorized as default in folder load
  • Fixed: Update database make folders duplicated when “Each user folder mode” enabled

Apr 01, 2021 – Version 4.7.1

  • Added: Upload multiple images in multiple folders when upload processing
  • Fixed: Append wrong folders in right side

Mar 30, 2021 – Version 4.7

  • Added: New Resize bar
  • Improved: Performance
  • Improved: Optimize code
  • Improved: UI
  • Improved: Text
  • Supported: PHP 8 and greater
  • Supported: Tatsu Builder
  • Fixed: Counter in WPML
  • Fixed: Tooltip bugs
  • Fixed: Can’t set “Uncategorized” default folder load
  • Fixed: Reorder on Edit gallery
  • Fixed: Small bugs

Feb 5, 2021 – Version 4.5

  • New feature: Download folder (Pro)
  • Added: Unlimited folders
  • Added: Limited file explorer with 3rd party plugins
  • Improved: Performance
  • Fixed: Draggable for tablet
  • Fixed: Edit Gallery
  • Fixed: Over The Max Number Of attachmentID
  • Fixed: FileBird Gallery selector in Gutenberg
  • Fixed: Duplicate folder when import
  • Fixed: Folder scroll
  • Fixed: Folder counter bug when moving images in user-based folder mode
  • Fixed: Conflict with Picu plugin
  • Fixed: Conflict with TutorLMS plugin
  • Disable: Draggable attachment in Mobile

Dec 21, 2020 – Version 4.3.1

  • Added: Support shortcode for Document Gallery
  • Added: API – Get folder detail by folder_id
  • Fixed: Modal append (Conflict with Yoast SEO)
  • Fixed: Conflict with Uncode theme
  • Fixed: Not loading media when uploaded by different modal in Elementor
  • Fixed: Reset file selection when move file in bulk select

Dec 14, 2020 – Version 4.3

  • Added: Press ESC key to exit Bulk select mode
  • Improved: Alert text
  • Improved: Icon size and default folders with long names in some languages
  • Fixed: Missing folder container
  • Fixed: Security
  • Fixed: SQL
  • Fixed: Upload new image can’t insert to the post in modal
  • Fixed: Prevent reload attachments when sort folders

Nov 25, 2020 – Version 4.2

  • Added: Set previous folder selected as default folder
  • Added: Compatible with Oxygen Builder
  • Fixed: ACF warning
  • Fixed: Conflict with WPML rest API
  • Fixed: CSS conflict with The Grid plugin
  • Improved: Prevent warning when upload folder containing desktop.ini or .DS_Store file

Oct 27, 2020 – Version 4.1

  • Added: Set default folder to open
  • Added: New APIs
  • Added: Support ACF
  • Improved: Notice of creating the first folder
  • Removed: Folder selector when no item available in modal popup
  • Fixed: Some bugs in folder container

Sep 16, 2020 – Version 4.0.7

  • Added: User can use API to create folders
  • Improved: Cut/Paste function
  • Fixed: Counter with Polylang
  • Fixed: Import function
  • Fixed: Counter in import message

Aug 26, 2020 – Version 4.0.6

  • Added: Compatible with Cornerstone Page Builder (From X Theme)
  • Fixed: Browser security issue with Microsoft Edge, Firefox
  • Fixed: Conflict jQuery-UI with ACF plugin
  • Fixed: Can’t create table ‘fbv_attachment_folder’
  • Fixed: Screen Option hidden in Media Upload


  • Fixed: Cache issues
  • Fixed: Mobile view
  • Fixed: Compatible with The7 theme
  • Fixed: Improve performance on modal
  • Fixed: Upload bugs
  • Fixed: Count on parent folder
  • Fixed: Small bugs


  • Improved: Notifications
  • Improved: Keep old folders from 4.0 version
  • Improved: Performance


  • Added: Gutenberg block
  • Improved: Keep old folders from 4.0 version after update database
  • Improved: UI/UX


  • Fixed: Update FileBird database
  • Fixed: Bulk delete folders
  • Fixed: Some small bugs


  • Fixed: Auto import folders from old version


  • Added: New designs
  • Added: Use new technology
  • Added: Smooth performance for unlimited folders and large numbers of files
  • Added: REST API for developers
  • Added: Sort files by Name, Date, Modified, Author (PRO)
  • Added: Bulk select folders
  • Added: Bulk delete folders
  • Added: Wipe old data
  • Added: Clean all data
  • Added: Import from Media Library Assistant
  • Added: Import from WP Media Folder by JoomUnited
  • Added: Support Brizy builder
  • Added: Support Fusion builder (PRO)
  • Added: Compatible with KnowherePro theme
  • Improved: Switchers
  • Improved: Text and Popups
  • Improved: Documentation
  • Fixed: Special characters in folder name
  • Fixed: Auto detect site width
  • Fixed: SQL syntax errors
  • Fixed: Bugs in list view
  • Fixed: Duplicate queries
  • Fixed: Bugs with WPML
  • Fixed: Small bugs


  • Added: Support Thrive Architect
  • Added: Language files for Taiwan (Thanks to soga172)
  • Fixed: List view order item bug
  • Fixed: WPML bug
  • Fixed: Scroll bar
  • Fixed: Some smart bugs
  • Fixed: Tree view show modal


  • Added: New FileBird layout
  • Added: New icon
  • Added: Separate Folder(s) for different user
  • Added: Import files from 2 media library plugins (Enhanced Media Library by webbistro and WordPress Media Library Folders by Max Foundry)
  • Added: Folder sort, folder search
  • Fixed: Support PolyLang
  • Fixed: Count
  • Fixed: Splitter
  • Fixed: Rename folder in list view mode
  • Fixed: Some bugs in right to left screen
  • Fixed: Move large folders
  • Fixed: Filter is hidden when using Smush plugin
  • Removed: Unused css
  • Removed: Unused libraries


  • Added: FileBird Gallery Block
  • Improved: Optimize FileBird Modal
  • Fixed: Can’t edit Image in media setting
  • Fixed: CSS corrupts site menu
  • Fixed: Conflict with Menubar icon plugin
  • Fixed: Uncategorised view the following error message
  • Fixed: Some small bugs


  • Improved: Remove unuse CSS
  • Fixed: Elementor
  • Fixed: List view don’t load images
  • Fixed: ACF plugin CSS conflict
  • Fixed: Remove trigger which conflict with Divi builder
  • Fixed: Conflict with Gridd Theme
  • Fixed: Count uncategories items


  • Added: Option turn on/off load FileBird JS at front-end for page builders
  • Improved: Removed CDN for customScrollBar
  • Fixed: Small bug will Elementor
  • Fixed: Select option doesn’t not change in modal popup upload
  • Fixed: Only call move image when moving folder position


  • Fixed: Go Pro version links


  • Fixed: Security required


  • Improved: Performance and Optimize Code
  • Improved: Optimize Code
  • Improved: Optimize Code
  • Fixed: Sorting error in list view
  • Fixed: Conflict with WordPress Customize Function
  • Fixed: Some small bugs
  • Fixed: “nt_wmc_folder” in Google Search Console results
  • Fixed: Error in full front end Divi Page Builder editor
  • Fixed: PHP notice on line 582 and 586
  • Fixed: Load JS script on front end
  • Fixed: Error “FileBird is loading” on Elementor builder
  • Fixed: Compatible with FooGallery and Final Tiles Grid Gallery
  • Fixed: Warning notice in WordPress
  • Fixed: Margin Overlay
  • Fixed: Other small bugs


Jul 24, 2019 – Version 2.3 * Improved: Fast append treeview * Improved: Prevent public folders link * Improved: CSS UI * Fixed: Prevent plublic taxonomy folder * Fixed: Query database callback alltime * Fixed: FileBird treeview show on top left in product editor in WooCommerce * Fixed: Can’t drop file when create first folder * Fixed: Work with WPML when Post Types Translation: Media tick not translatable * Fixed: 10 folders create in Lite version * Fixed: Bulk select moving images into folders by itself * Fixed: Move folder with length folder text * Fixed: Resize bar not save in min minimum width * Fixed: Remove map file library * Fixed: Conflict photo gallery


Jun 13, 2019 – Version 2.2 * Added: RTL display * Added: Hebrew language * Added: Support Advanced Custom Field * Fixed: Create new folders in edit attachment page * Fixed: RTL languages in Beaver and Divi builder


Jun 04, 2019 – Version 2.1 * Improved: Change drag-drop library * Improved: Optimize drag-drop * Improved: Change drag-drop to trigger folders, list view * Improved: Change syntax jQuery * Fixed: CSS not show in all folders treeview from classic editor * Fixed: Move many files * Fixed: Move all categories * Fixed: Auto Deselect bulk when none file * Fixed: Count file selected in bulk select * Fixed: Conflict with Avada theme * Updated: CSS * Removed: Unused files


May 29, 2019 – Version 2.0 * Added: Treeview interface in page, post, custom post type * Added: Treeview interface in Divi Builder, Beaver Builder, Visual Composer, WPBakery Page Builder, Elementor Builder * Added: Treeview interface for Gutenberg * Added: Bulk auto deselect when change folder * Added: Compatible with WPML 4.x version * Fixed: WPML 3.9 conflict * Fixed: Move one file not click image * Fixed: CSS over when edit folder * Fixed: Load too much database * Fixed: Treeview interface Elementor Builder * Fixed: Upload images * Improved: No load FileBird files on frontend if not use builder * Improved: Optimize FileBird * Improved: UI/UX * Removed: Unused files


Mar 13, 2019 – Version 1.8 * Added: Compatible with Elementor * Added: Compatible with Visual Composer * Added: Compatible with Beaver Builder * Added: Refresh folder * Added: Save position for resizable sidebar * Added: Russian Translation * Improved: Languages and Documentation Improved: Doesn’t jump to destination folder when moving files * Improved: CSS * Improved: Clean code * Fixed: Removed WordPress notification * Fixed: Categories dropdown from Media Library popup * Fixed: Folder structure when insert files in page/post * Fixed: Press double clicks for OK/cancel button * Fixed: Bulk select error * Fixed: Scroll to view folders * Fixed: Many small bugs


Dec 14, 2018 – Version 1.7 * Added: Drag and drop files to folders for List mode * Added: Count items after dragging * Added: Load effect while dragging * Added: Hover effect (List mode and gird mode) * Added: Show loading progress bar when upload file * Improved: CSS * Improved: Clean code * Improved: Loading effect smoother * Fixed: Resize bug when dragging back * Fixed: Hide list attachments after load attachment * Fixed: Conflict with 404 to 301 plugin * Fixed: Error in Theme Customize Tab * Fixed: Some small bugs


Aug 15, 2018 – Version 1.6 * Fixed: Some small bugs


2 de julio de 2018 – Versión 1.5 * Añadido: Mostrar ubicación última ubicación de carpeta utilizada. * Mejorado: Nueva UI/UX * Mejorado: Cambiar íconos * Mejorado: Estilos CSS


28 mars 2018 – Version 1.4 * Amélioré : Nouveau glisser-déposer Javascript * Corrigé : Conflits JS


March 18, 2018 – Version 1.3 * Fix: upload files to folder * Fix: more bugs


March 10, 2018 – Version 1.2 * Fix: Drag and drop files * Fix: More bugs


March 5, 2018 – Version 1.1 * Fix: JS conflicts * Fix: drag and drop folders


May 1, 2016 – Version 1.0 * Version 1.0 Initial release


  • Version: 5.0.8
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