Images not showing up in Media Library is a common error, that can be very frustrating for WP users. In this article, I’ll show you how to fix Fix ” Images not showing up in Media Library ” in WordPress. These errors can occur due to a many reasons including media path problems, plugins etc.
1. First Simple trial.
Media Library not loading error due to plugins
To check weather the HTTP error is due to plugins, deactivating all plugins to see if this resolves the problem. If this works, re-activate the plugins one by one until you find the problematic plugin. Update/replace/ disable that plugin.
The click ad the monetize Plugin “infolinks” is known for such media issues. If you have that one in your plugin list, disable that one and test your media library. Hope the developers will look in to this issue and update infolinks plugin 🙁
2. Fixes for WP Media Library view errors due to File or Folder permission errors
WP Media Library view errors due to File Permissions.
One of the reason for “WP Media Library view errors ” are due to incorrect folder permissions. To eliminate this error you need to connect to your WordPress site using a FTP client. Connect FTP using your FTP client like File Zill / Cute FTP, Navigate to wp-content folder, right click on the uploads folder and select file permissions.
First Change Folder Permissions to 755 by Checking ‘Recurse into subdirectories’ tick Box first and then click on ‘Apply to directories only’ option , Click on the OK button to continue.
Then Change File Permissions to 644by Checking ‘Recurse into subdirectories’ tick Box first and then click on ‘Apply to files only’ option , Click on the OK button to continue.
Change Folder Permissions
Change File Permissions
3. Fixes for WP Media Library view errors due upload path problems
check Settings → Media and make sure that Uploading Files folder is set to