Single media view
Allow user to comment on uploaded media setting enables or disables user comments on all media posts. Note that this setting only applies to Comment fields within a lightbox; users can still comment on media in the BuddyPress Activity feed.
Enable likes for media will add like feature for media.
List Media View
Use lightbox to display media toggles the lightbox effect on all media.
Number of media per page value denotes how many media item thumbnails are loaded on a page at once. This value acts as a pre-set for the
Media display pagination option. If the
Load more option is chosen, only the pre-set number of media items are loaded initially, with the same number being added additionally every time the “Load More” box is clicked. If the
Pagination option is chosen, the pre-set number of media items are loaded initially, which are replaced with new items every time the page number is changed.
Enable Direct Upload setting toggles media upload behaviour. When enabled, media files will start uploading immediately when selected; if disabled, they will not upload until the “Start Upload” button is clicked.