After upgrading to Sitecore 8.2.something (currently Update-5), some users began to notice that the functionality to upload multiple media items at once changed.
Before the functionality was such that when you clicked on "Upload Files (advanced)" you would be prompted to select one or more files and would have the option to enter alt text. For accessibility purposes, we found this was the best experience as users were much more likely to enter alternate text.
However, now they're getting a Batch Upload interface instead, which requires files to add selected individually, and doesn't prompt for alt text.
Sitecore's documentation on Upload a file to the Media Library still displays the old functionality. I've also found mention that patching the
Upload.Classic setting to true in the config will revert to the old functionality, but this doesn't appear to be relevant to this Batch Upload interface.
Since some users are still receiving the old, working, interface, is it possible to get the better interface back?