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Have you ever uploaded an image to your blog that didn't have a name " SEO Friendly »? Do you only know how to rename images on a WordPress website?

If so, you should know that it is possible to change the name of an image from your dashboard, and that's just what I will show you in this tutorial.

But before, if you have never installed WordPress discover How to Install a WordPress Blog in 7 Steps et How to search, install and activate a WordPress theme on your blog 

Then back to why we are here.

You must know that the name of the images is also very important in optimization for indexing by search engines.

How to install the "Media File Renamer" plugin

This is of course what to do first. This plugin is Available on WordPress.org, but you can also install it from Your Dashboard.

rename website images - media-file-renamer

Make sure the plugin is actually enabled.

Access the library

To begin, you must access the library " Media >> Library », This is where everything will be done. If your library is displayed as a grid, you need to switch to list mode by clicking the list icon.

go-to-mode-list

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You will notice that some images with incorrect names will have a button rename Now " in the column " reappoint ". An indication of the name to rename will appear below.

automatically rename-les pictures

Clicking on " rename Now ", All image names that are not" SEO-Friendly Will be changed. The green icon with a validation icon allows you to access the interface for modifying image attributes. 

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From this interface, you can change the name of an image.

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You should also know that by changing the name of an image, the file name will also be renamed and it will automatically be " SEO Friendly ».

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Conclusion

Here! That's it for this tutorial. We hope it will allow you to rename images on a WordPress blog. Feel free to share this article with your friends on your favorite social networks

However, you will also be able to consult our resources, if you need more elements to carry out your projects of creation of Internet sites, by consulting our guide on the WordPress blog creation.

If you have suggestions or remarks, leave them in our section Comments.

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This article features 9 comments

  1. Hello,

    I just wanted to tell you that it saved my life. I was about to delete all of my images and start over.

    Thank you!

  2. Good evening. at the time of writing the tutorial, it actually changed the file names. can be with the new version of WordPress things have changed.

  3. Hello,

    In fact we can change the title of the image but not the name of the file with this plugin ...
    Or I really don't see how to do it ...

    Thank you in advance for your help !

    - Damien

    1. OK my bad I found the answer to my question on the plugin's FAQ, but I think it's important to point it out in your article:
      "" "
      In the Media Library, the "File name" is wrong!

      Yes, this is a WordPress issue. This "File name" doesn't come from the real filename but from a database entry called GUID. This GUID should be unique and is only managed by WordPress. Before, the plugin used to modify this GUID accordingly but recently WordPress tries to prevent the plugins to do so. After some research, it appears that modifying this GUID is a very bad idea after all (please check this URL: http://pods.io/2013/07/17/dont-use-the-guid-field-ever-ever-ever/). Media File Manager will not do anything to the GUID from now. In short, don't think this "File name" as an actual filename, it is not. It is an identifier.

      I added an option if you really want to rename that goal really, you should not.
      "" "

          1. Hello,
            I think everyone, do not understand this message in English, it would have needed a translation, thank you
            "N the Media Library, the" File name "is wrong!

            Yes, this is a WordPress issue. This "File name" does not come from the real filename but from a database entry called GUID. This GUID should be unique and managed by WordPress. Before, the plugin used to modify this GUID specifically but recently WordPress tries to prevent the plugins to do so. After some research, it seems that this is a very bad idea after all (please check this file file manager will not do anything to the GUID from now. it is not, it is an identifier.

            I added an option if you really want to rename that goal really, you should not.
            "" ""

    2. Hello Damien,

      Sorry for the late reply, we were all conferences earlier this week.

      To return to your concern, what would you do exactly?

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