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    Unable to Add Media in WordPress Post Add/Edit

    Posted In WordPress - By NitiN Kumar Jain On Friday, December 14th, 2012 With 0 Comments






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    WordPress has released a new version 3.5, with a completely new Media Manager: “an all-new experience, making it a breeze to upload files and place them into your posts.”, as WordPress describes it.

    But if you have already upgraded your WordPress to 3.5 version and facing a problem with the new Media Manager itself then here’s a quick fix for that.

    Problem: “Add Media” on Post Add / Edit not working at all. Clicking on it doesn’t do anything and new Media Manager is not opened up. So, basically can’t add media from Post add/edit admin pages.

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    Solution: Follow following steps to correct the problem

    • FTP to your hosting provider
    • Open and edit ‘wp-config.php’ file from the root folder of your domain
    • Add following statement towards the end of the file but before php code ends i.e. before ?>

    define( ‘CONCATENATE_SCRIPTS’, false );

    • Save and close the file
    • Clear the cache of your browser
    • Visit Add/edit post page again and click on Add Media
    • You should see the Add Media box now.

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    NitiN Kumar Jain

    Nitin works in an IT MNC professionally but blogs and owns NKJ Live. He is also the co-owner of a professional start-up ARGHAM BYTES

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