Upload Media

rtMedia can add several ways for users to add media to your website. Media uploads appear in the BuddyPress activity stream.

“Media” tab on Profile page

Users can directly upload media by using the Upload button on the Media tab of their BuddyPress profiles.

Upload media from Media tab in your profile


“Media” tab on Groups & Forum pages

Users can upload media on BuddyPress groups & forums. When rtMedia is enabled on a website, a “Media” tab will appear all groups & forums.

Upload media from Media tab in Groups/Forums


Activity Stream

The Attach Media button will appear when a user is posting on a site wide activity page, user activity page or a BuddyPress group.

attach media button
The uploader also has drag and drop functionality.
Drag and drop into Activity uploader

“Anywhere Uploader” created using shortcode

Site admin just needs to add the shortcode [rtmedia_uploader] to any page or post to enable uploads.

Upload box created with shortcode
Upload box created with shortcode

More information about shortcodes can be found here.

Edit and delete media

Users can delete media items from their Activity feeds, the lightbox display or profile media gallery.

Edit media

Users can edit the title, description, privacy & album the media is part of by using the edit menus from the lightbox or the media gallery.

Additional basic image manipulation like flipping, rotating, aspect ratio & size modification is also possible through the Image tab in the editing screen.

Users can also specify a name and description for any media file while uploading. Note the Green tick box next to these fields has to be clicked to successfully save any changes to name or description.

Delete media

Media can be deleted directly from the activity feed, lightbox or media gallery.