How to Add Media as Attachments with WP Attachments

Posted OnApr 27, 2015     CategoryPlugins     CommentsNo comment

Hello and welcome to the WP Attachments WordPress plugin guide. This is a great plugin that allows you to show any attachments that you have on your websites posts and pages at the bottom of the content. These include media files (video and images),  documents (e.g. Word and PDF docs) and much more.

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2) On the Dashboard of your website, scroll down the left-hand sidebar and click on Plugins


Step 3) From the Installed Plugins page, click on Add New at the top of the page. Alternatively, click on Add New from the dropdown menu under Plugins on the sidebar.


Step 4) On the Add Plugins page, type in the name of your plugin in the search box on the right hand side, at the top of the page.


Step 5) From the Search Results page, scroll down to your chosen plugin and click the button marked Install Now. If you would like to learn more about your plugin, click the blue link marked More Details


Step 6) The plugin is now installed and unpacked into your website. The last thing to do now is click Activate Plugin


Step 7) Once activated, you will be redirected to the Installed Plugins page. From here, you can read all the info about your plugins, and deactivate and delete it if you no longer need it.


Step 8) From your Dashboard, choose Settings >> WP Attachments via the sidebar. On the Settings page for the plugin, you can check boxes that allow you to set a title for your Lists, include images, show the date of the upload, make your uploads open in a new tab when clicked on, and restrict loading to single or page views.


Step 9) Below is an example of what a post will look like with the media file attachment showing at the bottom of the post, complete with file size, title and date.


This concludes the WP Attachments WordPress plugin guide.

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