There are multiple ways to upload files to your website. What’s best depends mostly on the file(s), your workflow, and how much you know about how to make a website. Below we summarize the different ways to upload files to BoldGrid.
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BoldGrid Media Library
BoldGrid Media Library is generally the preferred option for uploading media simply because its the only way you’ll be able to select it from the media library. This method also allows you to add alt text for accessibility, a caption to view with media, and CSS classes for advanced coding.
Commonly used for: Single or smaller batches of images and PDF’s. You may need to increase your upload limit if uploading larger files this way.
⚠ Warning! Media files uploaded using the methods below will not display in the media library.
cPanel File Manager / FTP
File Manager in cPanel is similar to your computer interface. This is the easiest for uploading and moving files.
Commonly used for: Large bulks of files and organization – e.g. location, filename, permissions changes.
Commonly used for: Uploading large files quickly.
Commonly used for: Automated manipulation of bulk files.