Media Columns for WordPress

Media Columns

Below, you can find the complete list of added columns for the WordPress media overview admin screen. They support sorting, filtering and editing!

Media Columns Sorting
These columns supports sorting
Filtering
These columns supports filtering
Editing
These columns supports inline edit
Custom
Actions

Actions Column

The actions column will display the action bar that would normally display when you hover the row. There is the option to show a text link or icons.

Actions column

This column will hide the original action bar that is added to the primary column, usually the first column.

Alternative Text

Alternative Text Column

Shows the alternative text or alt text of an image.

Alt tag setting for WordPress

The alt tag can easily be updated using inline edit:

Quick edit the alt tag of a WordPress image

Tip By sorting this column you can easily spot missing alt-tags, and those missing alt-tags can quickly be updated using inline edit.
Author

Author column

Display the author of the post. By default, the author column only displays a “Display” name, usually their login name, but what if you need their email or full name? With the new Author column, you can choose how to display the author. You can now display the author by their:

  • Display Name
  • First and Last Name
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Nickname
  • Roles
  • User Email
  • User ID
  • User Login
  • User Nicename
Available Sizes

Available Sizes Column

Shows all available sizes for the image. Each item links directly to the URL of the image.

Available Images Sizes column for WordPress

There is an option to also include all missing images sizes.

Enabling this option will show which image sizes are missing.

Missing Image Size tooltip for media in WordPress

Tip By clicking on the image size you can view and download the image
Caption

Caption Column

Shows the caption of the image on the WordPress media screen.

Description

Description Column

Shows the description of the image or file.

Dimensions

Dimensions Column

Shows the width and height of the original uploaded image.

Dimensions column for WordPress media items

You can sort this column to see which are the largest or smallest images on the site.

EXIF Data

EXIF Data Column

EXIF data is stored within the image itself. It contains information such as camera model, copyright, shutter speed, aperture, creation date and much more. With the EXIF column, you can display all this information on your WordPress Media screen.

EXIF data on WordPress Media screen

You can select the following EXIF data:

  • Aperture
  • Camera
  • Caption
  • Copyright
  • Credit
  • Focal Length
  • ISO
  • Keywords
  • Orientation
  • Shutter Speed
  • Timestamp
  • Title
Note EXIF data is only available if your hosting server has enabled the exif php module.
File Name
File Size

File Size Column

Shows the file size of each media item on the WordPress media screen.

This column can also be sorted by file size.

Full Path
Height
ID
Menu

Menu Column

The menu column displays all the menus that contain that page, post or category. Each item links to that particular menu for easy access.

Menu Column

You can add or remove pages from a menu directly from the overview. You no longer have to go to each menu and search for that particular page, you can just change menu right from the page overview. This can be a great time saver when you are using menus.

Mime Type
Taxonomy

Taxonomy Column

By default, WordPress only display a category or tag column. The taxonomy column displays any taxonomy, also your custom taxonomies, as a column. It shows all the related terms for a specific taxonomy.

Taxonomy Column

When adding this column, you can choose which taxonomy you want to show. Only taxonomies that are available for the current post type can be selected.

Taxonomy Column Settings

You can sort, filter and edit the terms for a post directly from the overview page.

Editing taxonomies

Width
Custom Field
Advanced Custom Fields

Do you use the Advanced Custom Fields plugin? Then we have the perfect integration for you. With our ACF Column, you can add any field, like text or an image, to your overview screen.

Custom Field

This column can display any type of custom field content. Read more about the Custom Field column.

Pods

Already using the popular Pods plugin? Then we have the perfect integration for you. With our Pods integration, you can add any Pods field to your overview screen.

Toolset Types

Using the Toolset Types plugin? Admin columns integrates beautifully with Toolset Types. It has support for all post types and taxonomies. It also supports all types fields including posts, terms, users, and repeating fields. Learn more about our Toolset Types integration.

Default
Author
Comments
Date
File / Title
Icon
Uploaded To