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How to replace media in WordPress

You have got only one picture and you want to change it, you want to put a new picture on the exactly same place without spending time on manually replacing in post or page? Well, you can, i will learn you how to replace media in WordPress in a minute just by using one great plugin named “Enable Media Replace“. Follow me step by step and you will learn how to replace your media in WordPress!

Install & activate plugin

First you need to install a plugin named Enable Media Replace If you don’t know how to install plugin check the tutorial “How to install a plugin on WordPress”. When you install it just activate it!


Go to Media Library

Now when you have the plugin go to Media Library and you will see one new option under every picture, “replace media”.



In the new version of WordPress you can’t see this format of medias until you change them, just change the showing format.


Upload new picture

Now when you click on “replace media” a new window will come out, here you will see a button for uploading new picture’s, it’s just simple WordPress upload media page. When you upload new media you have two options:

Option 1 requires you to upload a file of the same type (image/jpeg) as the one you are replacing. The name of the attachment will stay the same (Untitled-1.jpg) no matter what the file you upload is called.

Option 2 the name and type of the file you are about to upload will replace the old file. All links pointing to the current file (Untitled-1.jpg) will be updated to point to the new file name.

replace media


Now when you hit the “Upload” button your changes will be saved and you will have new media! I hope that this tutorial helped you out and stay tutioned!

About Dimitrije Zivadinovic (Di)

Dimitrije Zivadinovic (Di)
Hey there, I'm Dimitrije Zivadinovic and this is my blog! I am a blogger, and.. No i am just a blogger, i know something about blogging platforms and i wanted to share my knowledge with you. If you have anything to ask me, feel free to hit me up via social media or leave a comment down bellow!

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