Uploading files to WordPress is kind of a necessity. Well, you probably could get by without ever uploading a file, but it would make for a pretty boring site! If you want to add images, videos, PDFs, or other types of media, you need to know how to upload them to your WordPress site.
Why Use a WordPress File Upload Plugin?
In a word, control. WordPress gives you very little control over how files are uploaded and what happens to them after they’re on the server. For many users, this is just fine and dandy. They don’t need anything fancy or complex.