WordPress is a popular content management system that changed the course of internet blogging. The popular CMS covers 30% or above the percentage of the website on the World Wide Web today. If you are new to the WordPress blog, it won’t take more than a week to learn the entire dashboard and its features.

We will show the newbie’s how to upload files on WordPress in a few clicks without any issues. There are two ways to upload files to the content management system, and you can do it quickly because the official developers designed it for beginners.

Upload Files on WordPress from Library Directly

Uploading files directly to the library is not bad, but not many people do it because media files are added from the post or a page. We will get method two, but first, we have to cover this part because it is an underrated feature.

Step 1: Log in to the WordPress dashboard by adding “wp-admin” to the end of the domain.

wp-admin login

Step 2: In the left sidebar, click on the “Media” to view more options.


Step 3: In the second option, click on the “Add New” to start uploading the files.

media upload to library

Step 4: WordPress supports the drag & drop feature, and you can start uploading files directly to the library.

drag and drop

The uploading duration depends on your broadband and web hosting speed as well. If you have subscribed to the YouStable package, you don’t have to worry about server performance.

Upload Files on WordPress from Post or Page

WordPress users can upload media files and other files from the post and page, and the process also applies to the plugins.

Step 1: Go to the WordPress dashboard, then click on Posts > Add new.

upload files through post or page

Step 2: WordPress scrapped the classic editor, so the Gutenberg editor has replaced it. Click on the + icon, and then you have plenty of options to select from it.

gutenberg editor

Step 3: Gutenberg editor offers upload and media library. The drag & drop option works on this one as well, so go for it.

upload files on wordpress

Gutenberg is the new editor for WordPress, and it is an excellent content building tool.


Many users have left negative reviews on the latest editor of WordPress, but it offers excellent features for the creators.

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