Add Media Not Working (4 posts)

    Posted 2 years ago #

    I am trying to create a new post, and the "Add Media" button is not doing anything when clicked. The "Add Media" drop down allows me to upload images, but I cannot then add them into a post.

    I've tried using Chrome and Firefox, and messing with the pop up settings as well.

    I tried searching the forums. One solution I found here did not work.

    The other solutions revolved around deleting plug-ins or themes, but I just downloaded and installed 3.7.1 yesterday, and am working with the 2013 theme.

    It seems this was a known problem in the past, but I couldn't find any recent posts. Is there a simple fix I am missing?

    Thanks for helping.

  2. Gregg Banse
    Posted 2 years ago #

    what browser are you using? Have you tried clearing your cache and exiting the browser? Have you tried shutting off all plugins and then trying to add the media?

    Posted 2 years ago #

    I'm using Chrome. But I also tried it in Firefox, and got the same result.

    Per your advice, I tried clearing my browsers cache, restarting it, and deleting the two default plug-ins (neither we active, but just to be sure), and still, nothing happens when I click "Add Media."

    The only thing I did notice is that, when I click "Add Media." my URL changes from




    Is that pound sign/hashtag trying to tell me something?

    Posted 2 years ago #

    After getting anxious, and not finding any other helpful information on the forums or web, I decided to just bite the bullet and do a complete reinstall after downloading WordPress again (after all, there was really no content on my page yet).

    For whatever reason, it worked. And I now have the "Add Media" box when I click the button.

    Not sure what caused this. Both times all the files were uploaded successfully to my FTP.

    Oh well... it's working now.

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