Setup

Prerequisites

  • Any Media Library Organizer Pro license

Overview

Settings are used to control the taxonomies that are available to Attachments in the Media Library

By default, Media Library Organizer provides the Media Categories Taxonomy.

With the Taxonomy Manager, you can choose to define additional Taxonomies – for example, you might have a Location Taxonomy and assign Attachments based on their location.

In the WordPress Administration interface, click on Media Library Organizer > Settings
Media Library Organizer: Settings Menu

Settings

Clicking the Taxonomy Manager tab allows you to add, edit and remove additional Taxonomies:
Media Library Organizer Pro: Taxonomy Manager: Setup

Add Taxonomy

To add a Taxonomy:

  • Click the Add Taxonomy button
    Media Library Organizer Pro: Taxonomy Manager: Setup: Add Taxonomy
  • Define the following options in the new row that appears in the table:
    • Name (Plural): The plural name for this Taxonomy e.g. Media Categories
    • Name (Singular): The singular name for this Taxonomy e.g. Media Category
    • Hierarchical:
      • Yes: Terms in this Taxonomy can be optionally assigned to a Parent Term. This is how Media Categories performs.
      • No: Terms in this Taxonomy cannot be assigned to a Parent Term.  They’re sometimes called ‘flat’ Taxonomies or Tags.
    • Enabled:
      • Yes: Terms can be assigned to Attachments in the Media Library, and Terms can be added/edited/deleted
      • No: Terms cannot be assigned to Attachments in the Media Library. Terms cannot be added/edited/deleted
  • Click the Save button at the bottom of the screen

Edit Taxonomy

To edit a Taxonomy:

  • Identify the Taxonomy in the table
  • Change the following options:
    • Name (Plural): The plural name for this Taxonomy e.g. Media Categories
    • Name (Singular): The singular name for this Taxonomy e.g. Media Category
    • Hierarchical:
      • Yes: Terms in this Taxonomy can be optionally assigned to a Parent Term. This is how Media Categories performs.
      • No: Terms in this Taxonomy cannot be assigned to a Parent Term.  They’re sometimes called ‘flat’ Taxonomies or Tags.
    • Enabled:
      • Yes: Terms can be assigned to Attachments in the Media Library, and Terms can be added/edited/deleted
      • No: Terms cannot be assigned to Attachments in the Media Library. Terms cannot be added/edited/deleted
  • Click the Save button at the bottom of the screen

Delete Taxonomy

To delete a Taxonomy:

  • Click the Delete button in the Taxonomy table row
    Media Library Organizer Pro: Taxonomy Manager: Setup: Delete Taxonomy
  • Click the Save button at the bottom of the screen

Save

Once you have added, edited and/or deleted Taxonomies, click the Save button.

On screen confirmation will display to confirm that the settings have been updated.

Enable Taxonomy as Filter

You may want to now enable your new Taxonomy / Taxonomies as dropdown filters in the Media Library.  Refer to the Documentation on steps to do this.

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