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 to find attachment ID for first image in a post

I am using a plugin to forward photo posts from wordpress to a tumblr blog. I have the following code: //post blog to tumblr function postBlogTumblr($postID) { $URLServer = ...
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media_sideload_image generates blank?

I'm creating a custom post form that is supposed to take an external image and uploads it to the media library and attach it to that post. This should be possible by using media_sideload_image, but ...
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Function to call the attachment image from post

Hey everyone, I can't se the image of the post (it is attached through gravity form as a post-image) with this function I see the missing image icon with the title and the working link but no ...
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How to add classes to images based on their categories?

I need to be able to: 1.) assign categories to images and 2.) add classes to all images that correspond to their assigned categories. I was able to add categories to images with the following: ...
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How do I delete all generated images from my server except those currently used in posts

I have a new set of image sizes for my site's in-development theme. My server is filled with old image sizes, most of which have never been used. You've heard this one before, right? The Question How ...
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wp_generate_attachment_metadata gives me an empty array

I have a custom post type and a metabox with a file input. I can insert the attachment, but I can't update the attachment metadata and I don't know how to fix it because I don't receive any error. ...
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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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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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Auto delete WordPress images/thumbnails (all sizes) and featured after X days/hours, or similar?

I am looking for solution to auto delete images of old posts in WordPress site. I want to hold images of current 50 posts, others should be deleted automatically. It can be function to delete on time ...
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delete attachment from front end

logged in as admin and trying to code that deletes posts to delete an attachment. got, <?php if (current_user_can('edit_post', $attachment->ID)) echo "<a href='" . ...
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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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On Multisite: Loop to Show First Four Images of Recent Posts Across Network

I would like to display the first four images from posts across a WordPress network. In Otto's image gallery tutorial he recommended using the following to get images from recent posts. Query ...
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Uploading Multiple Attachments From Front-End With A Description

I am working on a Wordpress site that has a custom front-end submission form for adding in a post of content type, 'sketchpad'. The form has a section that allows you to upload multiple images with a ...
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Can I attach a document (eg: PDF) but have a JPEG as a thumbnail?

Is there a built-in feature or plugin that allows you to attach a document to a post or page such that the actual attachment file is one thing (eg a PDF) but the thumbnail images are another (eg a ...
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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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Add a YouTube or Vimeo video as a post attachment?

I'm developing a gallery plugin and I was wondering if I could add a YouTube and Vimeo "embed" option to the media uploader to be able to add YouTube and Vimeo videos as attachments to a post instead ...
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get post attachments of a particular size

Is there a good way to know if a post has an image attachment of a particular size? I'm trying to fetch 5 random posts, but I only want results that have image attachments with a (custom) size of ...
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WordPress comment count to include attachment comments

How can I make the comment count on a post on my index page include comments that have been made on, in my case, individual gallery pictures that are included in the post? It seems that comments made ...
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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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Add_Filter example for wp_get_attachment_link

Let me preface by saying I don't really understand Add_Filter, but I think that I want to be using it here. If not please let me know. I want to modify wp_get_attachment_link so that the link url ...
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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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Change the Permalink for wordpress attachment

My attachments are currently rewritten from http://localhost/?attachment_id=3 to http://localhost/images/image-title using @Bainternet's answer here. $new_rules['images/(\d*)$'] = ...
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Use an attachment in multiple posts

I have an attachment in a post and I want to attach it to another post without detaching it from the first post, using the WP API.
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How can I hide media library images from general users?

As an admin I really like the features and functionality of the WordPress 3.5 media manager. With a multi-user site however all users can see all images in the media library - whether uploaded by ...
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How to Fix HTTP Error When Uploading Images?

I am using WordPress 3.4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 using Apache and PHP 5.3.X When I login to the dashboard and add a new post. Then try uploading an image to set as a featured image, I get a red box with a ...
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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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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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Saving Custom Field in Attachment Window in WordPress 3.5

I'm using the code below to add a custom text field in WP 3.5 Attachment Window (from this question # Expanding new Media Uploader in WordPress 3.5) ... add_filter( 'attachment_fields_to_edit', ...
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query attachments of parent page if attachments of current page are smaller than …

I'm using WPQuery and get_children($query_images_args) to query attachments from the current page. If the current page has no attachments assigned I'm querying the images of the parent page. This ...
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get attachments for all posts of particular post type

I'm making a widget that shows a set of images from recent custom posts. I want to run the following query: SELECT p.* FROM wp_posts p WHERE post_type='attachment' AND post_mime_type LIKE 'image%' ...
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Limit amount of results returned

How can I limit the amount of results returned? $images = $wpdb->get_col(" SELECT ID FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE post_type = 'attachment' AND ID in ($meta) ORDER BY menu_order ASC ...
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get_the_post_thumbnail() doesn't taking style attribute

This seems to be an easy one but its giving me quite a hard time. get_the_post_thumbnail() suppose to take attribute as an array. Well, everything working right but when i pass style attr its doesn't ...
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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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what types of order can I pass to get_posts() via orderby?

Here describes get_posts() function. I would like to know what types of order can I pass to get_posts? in WP admin, I can see menu order, title, date, random and ...
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Link Featured Thumb to Attachment Page, If Possible

Are featured thumbs uploaded the same as other images and have their own attachment post url? I'm trying to utilize the 3.0+ post formats and am using the featured image when creating a post under ...
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Converting a simple plugin to be placed inside of functions.php

First off, I know it's better practice to use plugins separately than to integrate them in functions.php but this is for a theme framework that will be deployed to multiple sites and it will be easier ...
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Find the post an attachment is attached to

I have a list of attachment IDs which are built using this array: $all_images = get_posts( array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'numberposts' => -1, ) ); Is it possible to take the image ID ...
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delete post also attachments

I am trying to delete a post with its all attachments. This is the function that i came up with right now; function remove_post(){ if(isset($_POST['post_id']) && ...
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Custom function to rearrange attachments when creating posts – Almost there

I'm having some trouble with a custom thing I'm doing. I've implented a custom image uploader into a metabox in a custom post type. Now I'm trying to work out a way that will let me reorder the ...
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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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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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Delete attachments from Front end

I am trying to make a simple media manager on the front end of my posts, as my site will have many authors. I want to give them the ability to delete any picture attachments that they have uploaded to ...
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Rename attachments during upload

Here's the function I use for WP to rename images during upload on the fly and set the image's filename to match the post slug. function wpsx_5505_modify_uploaded_file_names($arr) { // Get the ...
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How can I export WordPress posts' attachments?

I am in the process of transferring posts from one WordPress install to another. I can use WordPress' Tools --> Export to export the XML I need for my posts. On the new install, I then use Tools --> ...
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How to get attachment caption (get_the_excerpt gives parent post excerpt) ?

I am displaying the attachments on the parent post page with this code : $args = array('post_type' => 'attachment', 'post_mime_type' => 'image', 'order'=> 'ASC', 'numberposts' => ...
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How to replace “wp-content/blogs.dir” with “media” for attachment permalinks?

How to replace "wp-content/blogs.dir" with "media" for attachment permalinks in a multisite environment? This is how links look now: ...
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Best way to programatically add “rel” attributes to page and post images

For single posts and pages, I would like to add certain rel attributes to all the images on the contained therein added with the "Add Image" functionality on the edit screen. The attribute would be ...
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Set attached to state

In the media library every attachment post has an "Attached to" column. I've developed a plugin that adds author profile and a facebook like banner image. I now discovered that the attachment posts, ...
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Correct Way To Show Custom Taxonomy for Image Attachments on Template File

I've created a custom taxonomy called imagetags using the following code: // Register Custom Taxonomy function custom_imagetags_taxonomy() { $labels = array( 'name' => _x( ...
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Adding class to next/prev image link in attachment.php

Is it possible to add a class or ID to next/prev image links in attachment.php? I tried like this but it didn't work: <?php next_image_link( false, 'Next', array('class' => 'next')); ?>