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I've created a custom post type but now I cannot seem to figure out how to loose the image name (under the image) once a project is opened. When a project is clicked all I need it to show except for the image would be the projects name and the tweet link. Link to the test site.

In my functions.php I have:


add_filter('excerpt_length', 'my_excerpt_length');

function my_excerpt_length($length) {
return 25; 

add_filter('excerpt_more', 'new_excerpt_more');  
function new_excerpt_more($text){  

return ' ';  

function portfolio_thumbnail_url($pid){
$image_id = get_post_thumbnail_id($pid);  
$image_url = wp_get_attachment_image_src($image_id,'screen-shot');  
return  $image_url[0];  

In portfolio-type.php:


 if ( function_exists( 'add_theme_support' ) ) { 
add_theme_support( 'post-thumbnails' );
set_post_thumbnail_size( 270, 170, true ); // Normal post thumbnails
add_image_size( 'screen-shot', 720, 540 ); // Full size screen

 add_action('init', 'portfolio_register');  

 function portfolio_register() {  
 $args = array(  
    'label' => __('Portfolio'),  
    'singular_label' => __('Project'),  
    'public' => true,  
    'show_ui' => true,  
    'capability_type' => 'post',  
    'hierarchical' => false,  
    'rewrite' => true,  
    'supports' => array('title', 'editor', 'thumbnail')  

register_post_type( 'portfolio' , $args );  

register_taxonomy("project-type", array("portfolio"), array("hierarchical"  =>  true, "label" => "Project Types", "singular_label" => "Project Type",   "rewrite" => true));

And finally in my index.php I have:

<div id="posts" class="row isotope">

                      <?php if (have_posts()) : while (have_posts()) : the_post(); ?>  

                              $title= str_ireplace('"', '', trim(get_the_title()));  
                              $desc= str_ireplace('"', '', trim(get_the_content()));  

                          <div class="item post item span4 isotope-item">

                            <a class="project-wrp fancybox" title="<?=$title?>" rel="lightbox[work]" href="<?php print portfolio_thumbnail_url($post->ID) ?>"><div class="profile-photo"><div class="profile-icon">&#0102;</div><?php the_post_thumbnail(); ?></div>  
                            <div class="project-name"><?php echo $title; ?></div>
                            <div class="project-client"><?php echo $desc; ?></div>
                      <?php endwhile; endif; ?>  

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What do you mean by "loose the image url"? – s_ha_dum Jul 31 '13 at 13:55
When you click the project you'll see the image name right under the projects name. I'll change my question because calling it 'url' seems misleading. – Laniakea Jul 31 '13 at 13:58
up vote 0 down vote accepted

That description-like element between the image name and the "Tweet" link looks like it is being pulled from the image alt attribute. I don't see the code that actually produces that section-- I can't find "Tweet" in what you posted. However, you might be able to get rid of that by passing an empty alt attribute like so:

the_post_thumbnail(array('230','170'),array('alt' => ''));
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Adding 'thumbnail',array('alt' => '') to the the_post_thumbnail() in index.php made the image alt attribute disappear but for some reason the thumbnail images are now extremely foggy. – Laniakea Jul 31 '13 at 14:25
The thumbnails are loading. Were you loading a different size before? Undo that and look at the source. What size image is actually loading? – s_ha_dum Jul 31 '13 at 14:32
I undid it and the image size is 230px x 170px. With the 'thumbnail',array('alt' => '') the image size is 150px x 150px. – Laniakea Jul 31 '13 at 14:40
Without a parameter that should default to the post thumbnail size. I don't know why it isn't, but you can pass those parameters too. Give me a second. I'll edit the answer. – s_ha_dum Jul 31 '13 at 14:44
The code is missing an ' in ('230',170'). After changing that the images are okay and the alt attribute values are not showing. Many thanks s_ha_dum. – Laniakea Jul 31 '13 at 14:56

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