How to Install the WordPress Media Cloud Plugin for Storage

Using an external cloud storage server, such as BryZar cloud storage, is recommended as you can offload your photos, videos, etc and reduce the load on your own server. WordPress doesn’t have a built-in setting for storage options. Hence, the need for a plugin. The Media Cloud plugin is one that we recommend.

This plugin allows you to store and manage your WordPress media on whichever external cloud storage you prefer, and is simple to use and set up. We’ll focus on BryZar cloud storage for this article.

How to Install and Configure Media Cloud for WordPress 

The following are guidelines and are based on BryZar cloud storage. If using other cloud storage, please get the details from your own storage server.

  1. Navigate to Plugins and search for Media Cloud.
  2. Click “Install Now”
  3. install media cloud plugin
  4. Click “Activate
  5. activate media cloud plugin
  6. Skip the next step for allowing notifications.
  7. Follow the on screen instructions – click Next to start.
  8. Choose Minio as the storage provider.
  9. choose minio
  10. Click Next
  11. Fill in the details you were sent when your storage server was set up. Click Next.
  12. enable minio access
  13. Click to Start Tests and allow the storage tests to run.
  14. You should see green check marks and are all set! If not, please contact us.
  15. Please do the additional steps below once the storage is working fine.

Additional Configuration Steps 

  1. Set to delete from storage and delete from server by navigating to the MediaCloud plugin and selecting “Deleting Files” from the menus:
  2. delete menu
  3. Enable “Delete Uploaded Files” and “Delete From Storage” and save the setting.
delete settings for media cloud plugin


“Enable cloud storage” should be on. This is the first thing to check if you aren’t seeing your files uploaded to your storage server.

enable cloud storage for media cloud plugin

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WordPress Mail SMTP Plugin by WPForms

As WordPress doesn’t have an SMTP setting, you’ll need to install a plugin in order to use SMTP. That’s where WordPress Mail SMTP by WPForms comes in. Let’s delve into why you need it and why this particular plugin is our focus today.

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WordPress Website Insights with the Google Site Kit Plugin

Google Site Kit is an official plugin by Google for WordPress. This plugin provides a one-stop solution for insights into how people reach your site, search terms used, page speed and optimization, tag manager for marketing tags, and more.

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WordPress Article Tutorial: Headers and You

If you’ve got a WordPress website, or any social or blog website, you need to post content with some regularity. Having a single post every few months is never going to attract people to it. As such, you also have to make sure that not only your content is good, but also your formatting. Below, you’ll find exactly how to format your articles and posts to both look best and be easily readable.

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