WordPress Real Media Library: Folder & File Manager for WordPress Media Management

$29.00 (as of February 16, 2020, 8:49 am)


Organize uploaded media in folders: A file manager for WordPress

WordPress Real Media Library helps you with media management. Organize thousands of uploaded
files into
collections and galleries.
A real file manager that permits you to manage
large amounts of files
such as pictures, videos
or documents in WordPress.


Complete file and folder manager: Create, rename, move and delete a folder

Drag & Drop your files in folders: Drag & Drop an image to move it into a folder, where you can find other files

Create shortcuts for files: Hold SHIFT and move a file with drag & drop to another folder in order to create a shortcut

Filter in inserting media dialog: In the WordPress inserting media dialog, you find the folder on the left hand side to filter your files

Custom image order: Move files per drag & drop  to change their order or use some order function e.g. to oder all files of the folder your are currently in by title ascending

Works also great in list-mode: WordPress Real Media library with a the WordPress media library in list-mode

Advanced upload management: On uploading a file, a modal appears, which shows the current status, remaining time of the upload and the upload speed

Upload files directly to folders: In the WordPress media upload dialog you choose in which folder your file should be uploaded

Create galleries from folder: Create a gallery with the images of one gallery folder in the Gutenberg editor

You want a list of all features? Get it by scrolling down!

Supported Languages: WordPress Real Media Library is in multiple languages available. The plugin is translated into English, German, Dutch, Spanish, French, Indian, Chinese and Russian.

Customer Opinions

Over 15,000 people</strong> have already purchased WordPress plugins from devowl.io.

Top rated WordPress plugin: 4.8 out of 5.0 stars rated plugin. What customer says: “This is an absolutely indispensable tool, if you want to structure your media library properly. I am completely satisfied!” written by stilwaechter; “Really useful plug-in, in conjunction with WooCommerce makes life easier when categorizing images relating to products.” written by RobWSI; “Just an excellent plugin. Well-designed, high useability, with solid support. Essential for WP sites.” written by hughlaterrriere; “I can't tell you what's better. The plugin does exactly what it's supposed to do and the support is first class.” written by Gerhard Werner

Free Test Drive: You want to try WordPress Real Media Library before buying? Take a free test drive and play around! A test drive is a WordPress installation with the pre-installed plugin just for you. You can do what every you want on this installation.

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Support: Do you have questions before you buy? Or are you already a user of the WordPress Real Media Library and need support? Then simply read our Knowledge Base, open a support ticket or write to us in the live chat. We are happy to help you!

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WordPress Real Media Library is compatible with the most popular page builders, themes and popular WordPress plugins. You can buy our plugin in the security that it works with your WordPress. In the rare case that the WordPress Real Media Library is not compatible with a popular page builder, theme or plugin, just open a support ticket and we will make it work. Page Builder: Gutenberg, Visual Composer, WPBakery Page Builder, Elementor, Divi Builder, Beaver Builder; Themes: Avada, X The Theme, Enfold, BeTheme, The7, Jupiter, Bridge, Flatsome, Salient, Divi; Plugins: WooCommerce, WPML, PolyLang, Justified Image Grid, FooGallery, Slider Revolution, WP Slick Slider and Image Carousel, Thrive Quiz Builder, Material WP, WP/LR Sync, Export Media Library, Dark Mode

All Features of Real Media Library

  • WordPress 5.x / Gutenberg ready
  • Folder for the WordPress media library
  • Drag & Drop your files
  • Works great on touch devices
  • Create shortcuts of files in multiple folders. Shortcuts do not require
    physical storage space (0 kb).
  • Full control over your folders in one toolbar (create, rename, delete)
  • Rearrange folders by drag & drop or by criterium (e.g. name in ascending
  • Sort folder contents by drag & drop or criteria (e.g. A-Z) automatically
    or once
  • Bulk select folders and delete multiple folders at once
  • Filter in the WordPress insert media dialog
  • Advanced media library uploader
  • Upload files directly to a folder
  • Create dynamic galleries from a folder with Gutenberg block or shortcode
  • Order folder contents by drag & drop or by criterion (date, name, …)
  • Quickly navigate to folders with quick folder search
  • Translated into several languages
  • Compatible with all major themes, page builders and many plugins
  • Supports WordPress Multisite (each page has its own folder tree)
  • GPDR/DSGVO: The plugin does not collect personal data without your
  • Import categories/folders from plugins like FileBird, WP Media Folder,
    Advanced Media Library, Media Library Wizard and

Full-featured file manager

WordPress Real Media Library is a WordPress plugin that empowers you with advanced
media management.
With this plugin
you’ll be able to organize the thousands of images, audio, video and PDF files in your media
library into folders.
Basically it is a file manager like Windows Explorer or Mac Finder, but for

Why do you wish to have this plugin?

A growing WordPress blog or website means that you add a large number of new media files to your
database every day. In a few
weeks your website will be filled with thousands of media files. How will you be able to find
one of these files in a
flat list? Of course, You’ll be able to use the WordPress search function and spend a few hours to find
a file, but who can
take into account that the names of thousands of files?

Organize your media with ease

This is where the WordPress Real Media Library Plugin comes in. With this plugin You’ll be able to
easily create folders,
collections and galleries for your pictures to organize your media library properly. Next time
you’re looking for a
file, it’s just a click away in the file manager.

Organizing your blog media files with the WordPress Real Media Library plugin is as easy as
dragging and dropping them
into folders. You’ll be able to rearrange the order of your files by dragging them around to move the
important files to the top
of the list for faster access.

Additionally, You’ll be able to use the WordPress Real Media Library plugin to add media galleries into
your posts directly from
the WordPress ‘New Post’ editor. This permits you to add an entire media folder as a
customizable gallery to your
WordPress posts.

The WordPress Real Media Library is the must-have WordPress plugin for media management,
which can save you a large number of
time that you have to spend on managing your media files.

Folders, Collections and Galleries

As You’ll be able to see from the WordPress Real Media Library plugin screenshots (GIFs), it supports
three ways to order your

Folder: A folder can contain any type of file and collections, but not
galleries. To create a subfolder, simply select a
folder from the list and click this button.

Collection: A collection cannot contain files. But You’ll be able to create other
collections and galleries there. The above
mentioned gallery is only a gallery data folder, which means that they don’t seem to be automatically
placed in your frontend
(your website). You’ll be able to create a visual gallery from this gallery data folder using the
Gutenberg editor in your

Gallery: A gallery data folder can only contain images. It is easier for you
to distinguish where your visual galleries
are located. You’ll be able to also drag and drop the images into your own image order.

Developer Friendly: You are a developer and want to write an add-on for WordPress Real Media Library or make your plugin compatible with ours? We are happy to help you!

Frontend API: Our plugin is written in React and we provide you with a JavaScript API that you can use inside a React application or with plain JavaScript. Read frontend documentation; Backend API: Our modern PHP backend offers WordPress actions & filters, an extensible PHP API and REST API endpoints. Work with what you prefer. Read backend documentation

We like to work with other WordPress developers. If you need assistants to use our product for your code projects, just open a support ticket.


WordPress Real Media Library is a modern and top of the range plugins. But we try our best to
ensure backwards compatibility
so You’ll be able to use it even if your setup is not the latest.

  • PHP Version: 5.6 or newer
  • WordPress Version: 4.4 or newer
  • Browser: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Apple Safari,
    Opera or Microsoft Internet Explorer 11


We update WordPress Real Media Library ceaselessly. Not only do we fix bugs, we also add new
features. All updates are
included and free.
Read about our latest updates!

v4.6.1 (2020-02-13)
- compatibility with Justified Image Grid
- no longer use lodash in frontend coding
- old PHP versions (7.1) reported a bug related to namespaces
- use correct pathes without whitespaces together with Real Physical Media

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