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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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 ...
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Attaching media to custom posts without editor

I'm creating a custom post type, "gallery", in which the admin should be able to upload images (these images would be attached to the post). The thing is that the "editor" meta box is disabled for ...
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Doubled titles when using All in One SEO with custom template

I created a separate template, attachment.php, for displaying image attachments. It's relatively simple; basically a stripped down version of single.php. Everything is working great except that when ...
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Can I attach image to post without adding it to post?

another question about image. Can I add/attach images to post without adding it to post? The reason behind this is so that I can manipulate it whatever I want using API.
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Transferring theme and imported post attachments

Recently I have deployed 2 sites from my local development area to the live site and ran into some issues when importing the posts. The reference link for attachments still points to my localhost for ...
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How can I customize the link when an attached image is clicked?

I have attached several images to a post. When viewing the images in the theme, each image is linked to a larger version of itself. I would like to change this link to direct to a specific URL. ...
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Changing attachment urls?

How can I change the format of attachment page urls from /[post-url]/[attachment-name]/ to /media/[attachment-name]/? I understand that I can override the output of get_attachment_link via the ...
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Importing media medium setting image gallery / image attachments

I have recently imported an image gallery to a clean WP install as I am deploying the site to a live domain. I have imported the posts but the images use the medium size for attachements. I would ...
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Are captions stored anywhere?

In regards to my previous question about shortcode captions, it doesn't appear to me that the actual text of a caption is stored anywhere other than in the post content within the shortcode itself. I ...
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How to display a shortcode caption somewhere other than the_content

I want to disable shortcode captions for posts in one of my themes, and display the content elsewhere, such as in a sidebar. The images aren't uploaded to wordpress, but they're linked-to using the ...
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How To Retrieve An Image Attachment's Alt Text?

I am using an attachment.php file to show large versions of images that have been clicked on elsewhere. I'd like to pull the image alt text as a caption under the image with javascript, but the alt ...
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Displaying Post Attachment(s) at Top of single.php

I'm using the latest build of WP and would like to display the first image attached to the post at the top of the post content. What code do I have to add to single.php to make this happen?
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Creating an Image-Centric Custom Post Type?

Does anyone have any tips for creating an image-centric custom post type? To elaborate, my blog has rotating header images, shown below: The two images in the top left are randomized, and exist as ...
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Can I add a Category Metabox to attachment?

I am using register_taxonomy_for_object_type() to add the Category taxonomy field to Media uploads (attachments). I'm using this code to do so: add_action('init', 'reg_tax'); function reg_tax() { ...
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Image still linked as attachment to page even though it has been deleted

I have been working on an image gallery feature where I grab images which are attached to pages and display them in various places via the get_posts() function. However, I am finding that when I ...
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How do I get the size of an attachment file?

I'm using the following template code to display attachment links: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'numberposts' => -1, 'post_status' => null, 'post_parent' => ...