Like when used in the MODX Manager, Media Sources allow Theme Authors to help site owners keep uploads organized in specific locations for Fred-powered sites. Different Fred Elements that allow uploading images may need to store files in different locations, for example article content vs. catalog images vs. team bio photos.
When editing a Media Source, Theme authors must explicitly set Media Sources to be accessible to Fred via the
fred toggle; they can optionally be made read-only for Fred, by specifying this in the
Learn more about Media Sources in the MODX Media Source documentation.