Articles and tutorials to get you up and running with Media Cloud.
Installing FFProbe on your server is not a particularly trivial endevour. Each server setup is going to be different and there is no way for us to document each different way. Instead, we will document how we do it on WordPress sites we build for clients. You will need to …
Assets Push Settings
Assets CDN Settings
For Pull mode you must specify a CDN URL. For Push, not specifying a CDN will use the cloud storage URL. CDN Base URL This is the base URL for your CDN for serving assets, including the scheme (meaning the http/https part).
Assets Versioning Settings
Use Build Version Assets that have been enqueued in WordPress without a specified version will normally be skipped when pushing/pulling assets. When this option is enabled, this tool will use a custom build number for the version. You can update this version by clicking on Update Build Version button at the bottom …
Assets Debug Settings
Log Warnings When set to true and Media Cloud Debugging is enabled, this will log warnings about files that couldn’t be uploaded to the error log.
The Storage Browser is a tool that allows you to browse your cloud storage. You can upload, delete files or folders, create folders and import files or folders to your Media Library. For the most part, everything should be relatively self-explanatory. However, a few things should …
The default image editor that ships with WordPress leaves a lot to be desired. Media Cloud completely replaces that antiquity with an image editor that allows you to apply effects, make image adjustments, arbitrary rotations, set focal points for focused crops and much much more. You must be using Imgix …
Media Cloud provides a modern crop tool for creating different crops for each of your image sizes that is far superior to WordPress’s default. The crop tool can work standalone, it doesn’t require any other features of Media Cloud to be activated to use! …
Image Size Manager
The image size manager is a tool that allows you to view all of the defined image sizes in your WordPress application, as well as to create new ones. In addition to this, if Imgix is enabled, you can apply dynamic image parameters to specific sizes. For example, if you …
WooCommerce and Easy Digital Downloads
Media Cloud can enable you to use pre-signed URLs for downloadable products with both WooCommerce and Easy Digital Downloads. Use Pre-Signed URLs When this is enabled, Media Cloud will generate signed URLs for downloadable products that will expire and become unusable within a specified time period. Pre-Signed URL Expiration The …
Smart Slider 3
Media Cloud integrates beautifully with Smart Slider 3 but there are a few things you should be aware of. Upload Prefix When Smart Slider 3 resizes an image, Media Cloud will automatically upload it to cloud storage. Normal prefixes that you would set in the Cloud Storage settings cannot be …
These settings control the elementor integration. Auto Update Elementor Enabling this will auto-update your Elementor page data to insure that any image reference is pointed to the right image URL. This update is only triggered after performing a migration or import using one of the Media Cloud batch tools.
Next Generation Gallery
These settings control how Media Cloud integrates with Next Generation Gallery. Use URL Cache Due to the way NGG works, to speed up things Media Cloud will cache the URLs for next gen gallery images. If you are seeing issues where images aren’t updating, turn this off.
Note that with Master Slider, if you are using imgix the images will be resized and cropped to exact sizes. If you aren’t using either feature, than the closest pre-defined image size will be used. Resize Image If this option is enabled, images used in a slider will be resized, …