Rename Multiple Files

How to Bulk Rename Multiple Files

Instead of renaming each Image File one-by-one here is a convenient shortcut.

This guide assumes you have an understanding of:


Step 1

Download all images you wish to include in your Blog Post to your device.

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If you want to be organised, create a Folder for each MOC using the Blog Post Title as the Folder Name.

This process will be much easier using a desktop or laptop computer.


Step 2

Rename the Image you’ve selected to be the Featured Image.Screenshot of Bulk Renaming Files - Step 02

Be sure to use the correct image naming convention.

See guide on How to Name Image Files.

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After you’ve entered the new File Name, highlight the text and Copy it.

This will save having to manually retype it later.


Step 3

Select the remaining Image Files.

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  • Click on the first Image File you wish to rename, hold down the Shift key and click on the last Image File to be renamed.
  • Press F2 or right click on the highlighted Image Files and selected Rename.

Step 4

Paste the File Name which you copied from the first image in Step 2.

Screenshot of Bulk Renaming Files - Step 04Then press Enter.


Step 5

If you’ve followed the correct procedure, all the selected Image Files will inherit the same Filename as the first image.

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However, each subsequent Image File will have a number in brackets appended to its Filename to avoid duplicate names.


Step 6

Remove the number and brackets from the Filenames and incorporate the appropriate Keywords.

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This process will help make renaming multiple files more efficient as you will not need to manually retype each Filename.


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