Manage Categories

Prerequisites and Setup

  • Media Library Organizer
  • Follow the Setup Documentation to enable the Tree View

Overview

When browsing the WordPress Media Library at WordPress Admin > Media, the Tree View will display a left hand sidebar comprising of your existing Categories, and options to add, rename and delete Categories

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Add Category

To add a new Category:

  • Click the Add button
    Media Library Organizer: Tree View: Add, Edit, Delete Category Buttons
  • Enter the name of the Category
    Media Library Organizer: Tree View: Add Category Name
  • Click OK

Add a Subcategory

To add a new subcategory:

  • Click the Category (or subcategory) you want to create a subcategory within
    Media Library Organizer: Tree View: Delete Category: Select Subcategory
  • Click the Add button
    Media Library Organizer: Tree View: Add, Edit, Delete Category Buttons
  • Enter the name of the Sub Category
  • Media Library Organizer: Tree View: Add Category Name
  • Click OK

Alternatively, you can:

  • Right click the Category (or subcategory) where you want to create a Subcategory
    Media Library Organizer: Tree View: Context Menu
  • Click the Add Child Category option on the context menu that appears
  • Enter the name of the Sub Category
    Media Library Organizer: Tree View: Add Category Name
  • Click OK

Rename Category or Subcategory

To rename an existing Category, either:

  • Click the Category or Subcategory
    Media Library Organizer: Tree View: Delete Category: Select Subcategory
  • Click the Edit button
    Media Library Organizer: Tree View: Add, Edit, Delete Category Buttons
  • Change the name of the Category or Subcategory
    Media Library Organizer: Tree View: Edit Category
  • Click OK

Alternatively, you can:

  • Right click the Category or Subcategory
    Media Library Organizer: Tree View: Context Menu
  • Click the Edit option on the context menu that appears
  • Change the name of the Category or Subcategory
    Media Library Organizer: Tree View: Edit Category
  • Click OK

Delete Category or Subcategory

To delete an existing Category:

  • Click the Category or Subcategory
    Media Library Organizer: Tree View: Delete Category: Select Subcategory
  • Click the Delete button
    Media Library Organizer: Tree View: Add, Edit, Delete Category Buttons
  • Click OK to confirm the deletion
    Media Library Organizer: Tree View: Delete Category: Confirmation

Alternatively, you can:

  • Right click the Category or Subcategory
    Media Library Organizer: Tree View: Context Menu
  • Click the Delete option on the context menu that appears
  • Click OK to confirm the deletion
    Media Library Organizer: Tree View: Delete Category: Confirmation
Deleting a Category will not delete any Media Library items associated with it.  If you delete a Category that has Sub Categories, those Sub Categories will become Categories