The Media Manager enables
you upload, delete and organise your media files within Mambo
for use in various articles on your Web site - it serves
essentially, as a replacement for FTP transfer of media files.
The Media Manager only works under the /images/stories
directory. If you need to upload media files in other location
you have to do it through FTP.Note also that batch uploading
is not possible with the Media Manager.
- Directory: The drop
down box displayes the folder you are in. A forward
slash (/) denotes you are in the root or top of the
Media Manager directory structure. As root is considered
the /images/stories directory. You can use to navigate.
Alternatively you can click on any folder icon, displayed
bellow as thumbnail.
Enter the files location or click the 'Browse' button
and select the file that you want to upload from your
PC or workstation.
- Pencil Icon :
Clicking the thumbnail image or the pencil icon under
it in the Media Manager window will enter the hyperlink
code in the 'Code' text field. This can copied
for pasting, for example, into a News item or other
item appearing on the Frontend of your Web site.
- Create Directory:
Enter a name for the new directory in the 'Create Directory' text
box and click the 'Create' icon
on the toolbar. The new directory will be created and
will be available for storing files.
- Trash Can Icon :
To delete a file or a directory, click the 'Trash
under the image of the file in the Media Manager window.
A directory must be empty before it can be deleted.