Prevent Image “Title” change |

It would be great if there were an option to KEEP the “Title” of the image. One of the nice features of this plugin is that it doesn’t blow away all of the metadata about an image. (Except the Title.)

Example: I have an image with this “metadata”
Title: My Shiny Image
ALT Text: A very shiny image
Caption: These shiny images are great
Description: More details about the shiny image.

Then I go to upload a NEW image, choosing the option to “Replace the file, use the new file name, and update all links” which I would interpret as using the new file name but why would the Title of the image change? The other metadata doesn’t change. What ends up happening is the Title becomes my-shiny-new-image.webp if I am replacing a JPG with a WEBP file. I really would like to keep that Title what it was, because in some of the slideshows on the site, that is what appears. Otherwise I have to go back into the Media Library and update the Title to what it used to be, “My Shiny Image”.

If that can’t be done, then perhaps modify the language below the Option for “Replace the file, use the new file name, and update all links” to say

Note: If you enable this option, the name and type of the file you are uploading will replace the old file. All links pointing to the current file (my-shiny-image.webp) will be updated to point to the new file name. The Title of the item in the Media Library will become the new file name without its extension.


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