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How to Count Total Number of Images in WordPress

How to Count total number of images in WordPress

The Media Count plugin counts all of the media library’s images, including documents, audio files, videos, and photos that have been uploaded. First of all, In the media library you can view the total number of audio and video files in any image format. Moreover there are currently 28 file types, and the total number of files will be displayed.

By visiting the WordPress dashboard and selecting the “Media Count” menu item, you can view the media count. By doing so, the media library will open and show every piece of media that has been added to your website. All of the file formats that were uploaded in the list of media items have the media count displayed.

Meanwhile, You can see the total no of file size and total no of files in separate file format. For example, You can see total no of  uploads directory size.

How to View Total Media Library Files Count

In other words, WordPress supports MIME types. MIME stands for Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions. First of all, WordPress support only few file formats in media library.

Secondly, SVG file format security purposes WordPress not allowed to upload. In this case, You can add wp-config.php allow all file format functions.

Finally, If you need to use other file types with WordPress unsupported types, it simplest to use a plugin to extend function. In other words, We have showing all the file format collections to get file types count.

WordPress limits some file formats and MIME types, with the addition of new types requiring code modifications. What MIME types are, which MIME types WordPress permits to be uploaded, which MIME types WordPress recognizes, and how to add new MIME types if necessary are all below list.

Supported Media Library File Format

  • JPEG
  • PNG
  • WEBP
  • GIF
  • PSD
  • ICO
  • SVG
  • BMP
  • TIFF
  • DOCX
  • DOC
  • CSV
  • XLS
  • TEXT
  • PDF
  • PPT
  • PPTX
  • ODT
  • ZIP
  • MP4
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • MOV
  • MKV
  • OGG
  • AVI
  • 3GP

How to Install Media Count Plugin

Please Go to Plugins-> Add new and search Media Count or Download the ZIP file from And finally then click install to activate the plugin. In additional methods just go to and search media count plugin and download.


Finally, you can check the total media library file counts and stats inside your Dashboard. At last, Please install the plugin and check your media library stats. If you have plugins require for your WordPress site, get in touch with us. We have great experience with custom WordPress plugin development