I wish to sell images, videos and music online but if I add the media files in WordPress, the website becomes slow. IS it possible to add a library? where I can upload thousands of images and videos without slowing down my WordPress site and linking it to the website?

  • It is possible, a lot of sites have thousands of items in the media library, you should not need to make any changes to allow this
    – Tom J Nowell
    Commented Oct 22, 2020 at 13:58
  • Are you on shared hosting, are you using a third-party commercial theme that has a ton of code bloat and features you're not using? The speed issues could be any number of things. Commented Oct 22, 2020 at 14:23

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Use ShortPixel to optimize photos, or a CDN to server them in a faster way. For low-cost solution offload media files to S3 via a plugin.

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