Joomla 2.5 Media Manager – Thumbnail vs. Detail View

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If you need to upload images to your Joomla 2.5 website, you can do so using the Media Manager or you can upload images directly from the article editor. If you need to browse your current list of images (instead of uploading images), you can easily do this using the Media Manager. You’ll notice in the Media Manager that you can either browse files using either a Thumbnail view or a Detail View. In this Joomla 2.5 article, we’ll show you the differences between the Thumbnail View and the Detail View.

 

How to access the Joomla 2.5 Media Manager:

  1. Log into your Joomla Dashboard
  2. In the top menu, hover over Content and click Media Manager

 

To toggle between Thumbnail View and Detail View:

  1. Follow the steps above to access the Media Manager
  2. Click the Thumbnail View tab or the Detail View tab
    thumbnail-and-detail-view-tab

 

Thumbnail View vs. Detail View

Thumbnail View Detail View
thumbnail-view

detail-view

Thumbnail View Detail View
One Click Image Preview yes yes
One Click Image Delete yes yes
Mass Image Delete yes yes
Image Pixel Dimensions no yes
File Size no yes


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