An attachment is an image or other file uploaded through the post editor's upload utility. Attachments can be displayed on their own 'page' or template. For more information, see Using Image and File Attachments.

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Automatic image renaming based on title

Is there a plugin or a "hack" that can help me do this? I have spent hours try to figure this out so I would greatly appreciate nay help. I have WP 3.1 running php5 Thanks! eg.: ...
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remove missing image attachments

Best way to programatically remove attachments that are missing images? I ask because after using a caching plugin, I have images that have been input in the database as attachments that don't ...
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Programatically creating image attachments from local URLs and setting featured image

I'm currently working on importing an MovableType blog into WordPress. The blog has several thousand posts, and each post has an image associated with it. The export file contains references to each ...
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Links to my uploads went crazy

First things firs.... up until now (before I experimented with some plugins - many) my blog was behaving properly.... 1. I write the post 2. Import the media from my computer 3. Insert the media into ...
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Broken? WP_Query and “attachment” as a post type

I have a gallery attached to a page. On that page, I'm running the following query: $events_gallery = new WP_Query( // Start a new query for our videos array( 'post_parent' => $post->ID, // ...
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attachment page template? only show attachments for current post?

hey guys, didn't know that, but the attachement page (i'm using attachment.php as template) is actually looping through ALL ever uploaded attachments to my blog! I just want to use it in order to ...
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How can I remove fields in the attachment editor?

Is it possible to remove a default attachment field from the attachment editor, for example the "Caption" field ? To give you some context, I'm trying to build a custom attachment editor page. I ...
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Retrieving a custom link on an attachment

I wanted to link images in a gallery to a custom URL. I know I could add an extra field and do it this way I found this ticket on Trac, though, that modifies the "Link URL" field to accept custom ...
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custom fields for attachments?

is it possible to add extra fields via the functions.php script for attachments in wordpress? Tried loads of examples but none seem to work. Worried an existing plugin might be affecting my attempts ...
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page template for attachement page?

hey guys, I couldn't find anything on the web. Is it possible to have custom template for the image attachement page. I wonder if it is possible to add a navigation to the image attachement page so ...
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Custom Post Type - List all attachments on Edit Screen

I'm currently building a custom post type in Wordpress and I need to be able to list all attachments inside the edit screen. I know how to do this on the front-end template, but anyone know the code ...
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How to restrict access to uploaded files?

I have a restricted area on a website that can only be accessed by logged in users. For that I created a page template with a 'current_user_can()' condition. My problem is that the documents attached ...
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How to add multiple checkbox elements to media attachments?

Based on solved question from: How to add a checkbox element to attachments editor with example Theres an example of multiple Checkboxes, for example: Colors, patterns, etc... A grouped list but ...
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Remove “From computer” media tab for posts with existing attachments?

On editing the attachments of a post whith at least one attachment previously uploaded, how do I remove the From computer tab and redirect to the Gallery tab? This is my current code: ...
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Put the media uploader in a metabox

I find it very unnecessary to have an "add image" button that brings me to yet another screen that will let me upload content to my post. Ideally I would like to have a meta box with the option to ...
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Programmatically get images by URL and save in uploads folder

I am involved in a large migration from another CMS to WordPress. We have a copy of the database and have worked out how to extract the content and programmatically create WordPress posts from it ...
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Getting Path To Uploaded Attachment Image After Upload

After you have uploaded an attachment in Wordpress using the media upload screen, is there a hook or filter I can run after the image has been uploaded where I can get the path to the uploaded image ...
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Submit post and upload image from front-end

I am trying to do something similar to the above question. I am trying to make users post and upload images from front-end. I have already done the post form and its working. I just followed and ...
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Applying automatic link class to images embedded to posts

I'd really love to be able to conditionally apply a CSS class to link elements of images embedded into posts, but I can't seem to figure this one out. Basically what I'd like to achieve is to replace ...
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Proper use of wp_get_attachment_image?

I have two images attached to a page. One is being used as the featured image, and I want the other to automatically be displayed at the designated spot in the template (within the loop) at full ...
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how to edit attachments?

when attaching eg. files to a post, how can i edit/delete them afterwards? couldn't find anything in the post editor. thanks
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Is there a plugin that allows a user of your site to get an email from you with an attachment?

I was wondering if there was a plugin that could do the following: user goes to page on wordpress site user fills out their email address Clicks Email Form button user gets an email from my ...
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How do I rewrite attachment urls when permalink structure contains %category%?

I'm trying to change the permalinks to my attachments in the same way as this question, and the given solution works great except for one problem: if the permalinks settings on my site contain ...
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Get an image from the media library. Struggling with the code?

Struggling with this code, the conditions work, the only way I can get the wp_get_attachment_url is to loop through it but then this outputs as many images from the media library and I only want one? ...
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exposing attachment uploading to the front end — delicate

i'm probably breaking a few common sense rules here. is there a way to utilize wordpress' bake in attachment file handling for an upload form within a theme template? yes, the front end -- i ...
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How to get any type posts include attachments by ids?

I need to get any posts by an id list ($id_list), here is my codes query_posts(array('posts_per_page'=>-1, 'caller_get_posts'=>1, 'post_type'=>'any', ...
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How do I modify the “Insert Media” lightbox in the admin to only show media items from a category?

I am attempting to resolve a problem I continue to have with the media library. Essentially, what I am looking to do is "automatically" assign media which is uploaded from a custom post type "edit ...
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How to cleanly delete attachment but retain original file?

wp_delete_attachment() is very comprehensive and wipes every trace of attachment from database and disk. Is there easy way to keep original file? Forking under another name is not an option, because ...
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Get all post attachments except featured image

$args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'numberposts' => null, 'post_status' => null, 'post_parent' => $post->ID ); $attachments = get_posts($args); if ...
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Link Attachment Image to Category

How do you link an attachment image to its category? function wp_attachment_image($size = thumb) { if($images = get_children(array( 'post_parent' => get_the_ID(), ...
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How do you modify the 'post_parent' of a custom post type?

I want to be able to edit the post_parent of a custom post type. Basically in my use case I want to mimic how WordPress uses attachments: have a custom post type that is sort of a subtype to post or ...
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how to test for attached image

I am trying to find out whether or not a post has images. If it does, I then want to know if a featured image was specified for the thumbnail - if not, the get_thumb() function will assign an image ...
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Post Via Email - How to send Attachments with it (e.g. PDF File or JPEG Image)?

In regards to the 'Post via Email' feature, does anyone know of a way to send an attachment with it? In this case it would be a PDF document.
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How do you create an attachment ID with Ajax submit? No page refresh

I know I have done this before, with a frontend post form anyways that used Ajax to send the form data to a php script that used wp_insert_post() then redirected to that post after a success message ...
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Get the url of the full sized attachment image using post ID?

I have this function: function get_image_link( &$post ) { $image_link_meta = get_post_meta( $post->ID, 'as_link_to_image', true ); $image_link_from_post = ''; if ...
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How to delete orphan attachments?

I've been given the directive to "retire" about 1000 articles from a wordpress site I maintain. Deleting the posts from the DB is trivial, but how would one go about deleting the orphaned files from ...
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How to delete post attachments when jQuery is used with a click event on the delete link

I think I'm on the right track with what I need to do, at least for doing one of the ways it could be done. I'm not really sure though, I could be way off for all I know. This is part of the code I ...
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Getattachment next and previous by author only

Im trying to get the next and previous attachment by the user its currently displaying, this is what I have and it works great except it gets all of the attachments instead of just the ones from a ...
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How does WP media uploader create the 3 different sized images, and how can I duplicate it

I have finally!! got this thing I've tried about 12 times to make and 12 different ways, but finally got it to work,... sort of. I made a custom metabox for uploading and attaching images to posts, ...
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Get the post attached to a image attachment

Assuming I know the image attachment ID, how can I get the post permalink to which is attached (if any) ?
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get the image of the post

Im running 'the loop' and I want to get the image of the post (in original size - not thumbnail), how do I do it? thank you.
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Why can't my admin account manage attachments on a custom post type with a unique capability type?

I've created a custom post type called 'directory' and assigned it the capability type of 'listing'. It has a unique capability type because I want to restrict Contributors to only be able to ...
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How to query details of images in gallery that is attached to a post

I have several images attached to each post. I need to generate a gallery, but because it's heavily customized I don't want to use a gallery plugin, nor the gallery short code. It's also situated in a ...
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Strip the folder path away from wp_get_attachment_url to show filename only

I'm using a function to display all files attached to a post and listing them as links. The result is something like this: echo '<a href="' . wp_get_attachment_url($attachmentImage->ID) . ...
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Turn a URL into an Attachment / Post ID

Is there any way I can take a URL of an image and find the attachment or post id of that image in the database? Here is the situation: I'm in a loop going over all the 'img' tags that are surrounded ...
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sanitize attachment filename

I'm looking for a way to sanitize the filename of user uploaded attachments. I thought that wordpress already did it but I faced preblems after an user uploaded an attachment containing a '°' . That ...
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using upload image with media_handle_upload .. but !

I'm tring to upload image in wordpress by using some function .. I found the way to upload images but there are one problem .. when the user upload his image , wordpress create more than one image ...
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Trying to hide buttons from Attachment window

To simplify the Media Library layout to users when uploading an image, sometimes i hide the following fields: function myAttachmentFields($form_fields, $post) { if ( ...
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attachment url rewrite

i want to change the address of the file attachment link to wordpress [example: http://www.sitename.com/category/sub-category/article.html/attachment/image etc.]. i did research on the subject ...
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How can you determine whether an image is merely attached or has actually been inserted into a post?

Bear with me. I promise there's a question when I'm done :) In WordPress, you can upload images while editing a post and have the option to insert them into the content (or not). Regardless, the ...