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How to Download Media Files from WordPress

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Are you looking for a way to download media files from WordPress? Many website owners are intimidated by the thought of downloading and uploading files in WordPress. But don’t worry—it’s actually quite easy! In this blog post, we’ll go over everything you need to know about downloading media files in WordPress.

Step 1: Log in to Your WordPress Dashboard

The first step is to log into your WordPress dashboard. Once you’re logged in, navigate to Media > Library. This will open up the media library page where all of your uploaded media files are stored. From here, you can view all of your images and documents that have been uploaded onto your site.

Step 2: Find the File You Want to Download

Once you’ve opened the library page, find the file that you want to download. To make it easier for yourself, use the search bar at the top of the page or filter through your files using keywords or categories. Once you locate the file, click on it and select “Edit” from the drop-down menu that appears.

Step 3: Downloading Your File

Now that you’ve found your file and clicked on “Edit,” scroll down until you see an option labelled “Download Link.” Click on this link and a new window will open with a direct link to your file. Right-click on this link and select “Save Link As…” This will prompt a download window where you can choose where to save your file on your computer or device.


That’s it! Now that you know how easy it is to download media files from WordPress, there’s no reason why not try it out today! We hope this blog post has helped shed some light on how exactly how to do so–now get out there and start downloading those important images, documents, videos and more! Happy downloading!

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