Teaching and Learning Resource Center

Adding Files to the Media Library

In addition to images and music, you can upload PDFs and Word documents to a post or page.

To add a file to a Post or Page, follow the instructions below:

  1. Login to u.osu.edu and navigate to the dashboard of the site that you would like to edit.
  2. Navigate to the appropriate post or page.
  3. Select Add Media.
    Add Media button above content editor on Add New Post page
  4. Select the Upload Files tab, if not already selected.
    Upload Files tab on Insert Media window
  5. Drag and drop the appropriate files from your device
    Click Select Files and choose your file.
    Drag and drop space and Select Files button in Insert Media window

    See Edublog's guide on Uploading Files Directly to Your Media Library for a list of allowed file formats and instructions for uploading directly to the Media Library. Note that files larger than 32 MB cannot be uploaded.
  6. If desired, modify file details from the Attachment Details panel on the right side of the screen.
    Image file selected with title field, caption field, description field, and attachment display settings options under Attachment Details in Insert Media window
  7. Click Insert into post.
    UX Tip

    By default, a link to the file will be inserted into your post or page, unless otherwise specified from the Attachment Details panel.

  8. Save your post or page.