The purpose of this media library widgets are to facilitate the manipulation and grouping of images within the existing WordPress image library framework. I would like to have a widget that would allow the user to select a media item from the media gallery and display it on the sidebar with ability to also link those images to other pages.

Here, in our today’s post I have collected 15 most useful wordpress widgets for Media Library. While compiling this list, it’s always a possibility that I missed some other great resources. Feel free to share it with us. You may want to take a look at the following related articles: Free Mini Icons for Designers, Best Automation WordPress Plugins and WordPress Video Responsive Themes.

1. Content Slideshow

This plugin creates a fullscreen slideshow that displays randomly-selected pictures from your media library.

Content Slideshow
Content Slideshow

2. WP Fastest Cache

This plugin creates static html files from your dynamic WordPress blog. Setup of this plugin is so easy. You don’t need to modify .htacces file. It will modified automatically.

WP Fastest Cache
WP Fastest Cache

3. Enhanced Media Library

This plugin will be handy for those who need to manage a lot of media files.

Enhanced Media Library
Enhanced Media Library

4. Media Library Custom Fields

This plugin is intended for WordPress theme and plugin developers who want to create a complex image presentations or galleries and require a few additional fields not provided by Media Library.

Media Library Custom Fields
Media Library Custom Fields

5. NextGEN Gallery Media Library Addon

This plugin adds a feature to NextGEN Gallery Plguin to add an image from the WP Media Library.

NextGEN Gallery Media Library Addon
NextGEN Gallery Media Library Addon

6. Post Thumbnail Extras

Make using post thumbnails easier for everyday wordpressing.

Post Thumbnail Extras
Post Thumbnail Extras

7. WordPress Flash Uploader

WordPress Flash Uploader’ is a flash uploader that replaces the existing flash uploader and let you manage your whole WordPress installation.

WordPress Flash Uploader
WordPress Flash Uploader

8. W3 Total Cache

The only WordPress Performance Optimization (WPO) framework; designed to improve user experience and page speed.

W3 Total Cache
W3 Total Cache

9. Crop-Thumbnails

The plugin enhance functionality to crop your thumbnails individuell and simple. It add links on backend to enter all images you had attached to a post, page or custom-post.

Crop-Thumbnails
Crop-Thumbnails

10. ULTIMATE VIDEO GALLERY

Extremely quickly to use, add the url of videos and that’s it all. Thumbnails are created automatically. You can add multiple galleries in the same wp. Support for mobile devices.

ULTIMATE VIDEO GALLERY
ULTIMATE VIDEO GALLERY

11. WordPress Media Tags

With this plugin you can tag media contents in your library. After that you’ll be able to display all images from a certain tag or tags.

WordPress Media Tags
WordPress Media Tags

12. Get Background From Library

The ability to select an image from the media library as the background is baked right into core now. This plugin will no longer be developed.

Get Background From Library
Get Background From Library

13. SuperSlider-Media-Pop

Take control of your media. Access all image sizes at the image insert and image link to field. See all attached images in your post listing page.

SuperSlider-Media-Pop
SuperSlider-Media-Pop

14. Bulk-Select Featured Image

This plugin adds an “Use as Featured Image”-action to the Media Library. Very useful if you need to set the post thumbnail / featured image for a lot of posts.

Bulk-Select Featured Image
Bulk-Select Featured Image

15. downML – Download Media Library

Download Media Library Plugin helps admins to backup the media files available in the media library of the wordpress site.

downML - Download Media Library
downML – Download Media Library