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Media Rename

The Media Rename plugin allows you to easily rename (and retitle) your media files, once uploaded.

11 reviews
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5 stars
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5 stars
Excellent Plugin
By ,

Save a lot of time

5 stars
Simple, easy, useable....
By ,

Works perfect. Thanks for it!

5 stars
How to make it bulk
By , for WP 3.7

really amazing plugin thanks for it but i have a small problem with it i have more then 4000+ files to rename it to numbers (12345) so in the box one by one by hand is a real big problem is there any way that i put in one box and it rename all my files ?

5 stars
Just only perfect
By ,

This plugin is perfect.

5 stars
Ten stars
By , for WP 3.6.1

For SEO purposes this plugin is a must.
I had full control to rename the image file names and the title in the same time. And the beauty was that I renamed product images from WP-eCommerce plugin and it works flawlessly.
Highly recommended.

5 stars
By , for WP 3.6

It simply do what promise to do.

5 stars
Works after a little tweek
By , for WP 3.6

Great little plugin (can't believe this basic functionality isn't part of the WordPress core)

I did have some trouble when I first installed it on WP3.6 when clicking Update on the edit media screen a little red box appeared next to the plugin's filename field.

I did some digging and for whatever reason the ajax response was returning a CRLF before the success code. Not sure if this was wordpress doing this or the plugin itself.

Anyway, quick 1 line fix, in the class-media-rename.php file on line 107 simply insert ob_clean(); just before the echo so the function becomes;

function ajax_rename() {
	if (check_ajax_referer('media_rename', '_wpnonce', 0)) {
		$retitle = $_REQUEST['type'] == 'rename_retitle';
		echo $this->do_rename($_REQUEST['post_id'], $_REQUEST['new_filename'], $retitle);

Hope it helps.

5 stars
By ,

This plugin is perfect, i use for SEO and i'm very happy. Thans again :)

5 stars
By , for WP 3.2

Exactly what I was looking for to organize my Media files. Thank you!

5 stars
Excellent bulk image rename plugin for WordPress 3.5
By , for WP 3.5.1

My wife is a professional photographer and we had her Blogger blog migrated to WordPress 3.5.1 recently. That's when I noticed that her image filenames were a nightmare! IMG0462215.jpg, pic+123, blog-vertical532, etc.

When we set out to rename her nearly 1000 images manually, we almost fainted - so we looked for a WP plugin to bulk rename the images. We either found plugins that weren't updated frequently or ones that did not update the URL of each image on the post, which meant we would have to go back and manually update all the links on the corresponding posts....Nightmare #2. Then we found the Media Rename plugin (cheering!!!).

After we installed it on the latest WP 3.5, we ran into some issues with the plugin not updating the URL's correctly on some posts after the images were renamed in bulk. Before we downgraded our version of WordPress (as others professionals had recommended), we contacted the plugin developer. He was extremely helpful and quick to make the necessary changes on the code in order to make the plugin work flawlessly. He even added an additional option to not only "Rename" the file, but also to "Rename & Retitle," which allows you to not only update the actual file name, but also to update the title of the file's attachment page to match the keywords used on the name itself. Awesome!

Even though the plugin allows for the renaming of individual image files, for our needs, the POWER is in the ability to rename files in the media library in bulk. The bulk rename feature of the plugin is now working perfectly. In conclusion, this little Media Rename plugin has saved us at least a week and a half of time - just picturing having to do all of this manually...NOOOOOOO!!!!!

We recommend this to any photographer out there or any WordPress site out there that has to rename files in bulk like we did.

Thank you Georgi for making this work. You deserve our two donations and MANY, MANY more. Godspeed to you and your programming career.

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