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 set/force the size of the image/attachment uploaded by frontend form?

I have a front end form to let users upload images to my website and i set the post attachment image like this: // find the most recent attachment for the given post $attachments = get_posts( ...
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Delete original attachment files after editing

I am looking to obtain an certain workflow using WP Media Uploader and Image Editor and I am getting a lot of generated images that I do not need and I do not want to keep them. You can see in the ...
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Permanent names of attached files required

Simple: How to delete uploaded file ? Secondary: How to replace uploaded file and to keep its filename (inclusive the path) and all links (inclusive on the whole internet!!!) the same?
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How to get meta value in wp_attachment_metadata

I want to get wp_attachment_metadata in my own way. I want to separate the sizes (Thumbnail, Large, Medium, Small). The meta value on database looks like this: ...
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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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wp_query for displaying attachments with a tag

So I am running the following query: <?php $args = new WP_Query(array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'posts_per_page' => -1, 'oderby' => 'title', ...
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Front end file upload returning wrong attachment url

So I'm making a simple file uploader with wordpress where users don't need to go into wp-admin to add a file. I have it working great, it uploads the file to the correct folder..etc but the only ...
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How to search attachments (images) and posts in WordPress of a given post type

I'd like to extend the search functionality in a WordPress blog in order to search a custom post type including its attachments. I got some progress searching posts and attachments, also excluding ...
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Attachment Metadata not updated while uploading audio files

Suddenly, I am having some issues when uploading audio type of file in wordpress. previously, when I uploaded .mp3 files, the attachment metadata of the files were updated accordingly, for instance; ...
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Undoing define( 'UPLOADS', ''.'files' ); to repoint to “wp-content/uploads” folder

Is it possible that by setting the “wp-content/uploads” to use a different folder by using define( 'UPLOADS', ''.'files' ); I have effectively changed all the paths on a permanent basis and if that is ...
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How can i catch (with get_posts) attachment file (pdf, images) from a post when i have only inserted it from media library and it isn't upload for it?

I'm sorry for my english. I discover a strange behavior in WP get_posts when i try to detect from a post an attachment (in my case a pdf file) inserted from the library. This is my code: ...
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Exact image sizes

I am trying to define an image size of exactly 290 height x 180 width for all images uploaded to my WP site. I tried updating image sizes under Settings->Media->Image Sizes but these are only max ...
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Custom image sizes add to metadata

I want to put resized files in original file metadata. //Original file $aid = wp_insert_attachment($attachment, $file['file'], $post_id); $a = wp_generate_attachment_metadata($aid, $file['file']); ...
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What is the best way to store thumbnails for a non-image attachment?

I'm in the process of extending Document Gallery to support generating and displaying thumbnails for each document. I've got thumbnail generation under control, but I'm curious as to what best ...
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How to solve: An error occured in the upload

This error message appears when I try to upload any picture. Currently I am using WordPress 3.8.
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Impossible to get Attachments Outside Wordpress?

My page (outside the wordpress install) begins something like this: global $wpdb, $wp_query; define('WP_USE_THEMES', false); include_once 'word/wp-blog-header.php'; $args = array( ...
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Is there a way to add Reattach and Unattach links in image gallery?

For some reason the Reattach and Unattach links in Media library is gone. Is there a way to add these from functions.php?
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Use the WP media uploader dialog for uploading a form attachment (non-admin). Offering progress and drag and drop feedback

I am building a simple contact form (non-admin) that has an attachment field. Of course I can just handle the upload via WP's wp_handle_upload function. However, I would like to give my visitors a ...
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Correct Syntax for uploading files to custom directory in Wordpress

I have current PHP code that works when attaching files on a form. The files have to go to a certain directory. I know that while attaching in Wordpress I need to use a different syntax. However, I've ...
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How can I get a comment ID on Submit?

I've added an attachment field to my comment form. It stores the files on Amazon AWS and writes the URL, user ID, post ID, and a few other things to a custom table. I'm having some difficulty getting ...
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Is it possible to Schedule Attachments in Wordpress?

As it's fairly well known, it is possible to schedule Posts in Wordpress for publishing. Also Attachments are actually Posts (in the more internal, technical meaning). So the question that bothers ...
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Rename attachment filenames to attachment ID on upload

I have been trying this code out (based on this Change attachment filename ), it does not work properly. For instance, featured image is not being displayed in admin panel single post, neither are ...
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Change default selection for “Embed or Link”?

I want the default ATTACHMENT DISPLAY SETTINGS for media files (not images) to be set to "Link to Media File". I have found update_option snippets for images, but not audio/video. Can't find the media ...
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How to paginate attachments in a secondary query as gallery?

I have this code that shows all images attached to my post-type. Is there a way to paginate those? I have like 25 pics and I wan't to avoid scroll as much as I can. Code: <div class="galleries ...
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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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copy attachment title to description and alt text

I have a blog with a lot (over 1000) images. Each image has a meaningful descriptive filename. Wordpress has title caption and description fields for images. What's the easiest way to batch process ...
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File upload from front-end form (as attachment) not working

I have a front-end form that is supposed to allow the user to upload a CV which is then sent along with the rest of the form as an attachment. To do so I have used wp_handle_upload() like so: if ...
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Upload file to front-end form and send as email attachment

I am trying to create a front-end form that has an option to upload a CV (so pdf or word format) that I would like to be able to send as an email attachment. I've read a few articles and tutorials the ...
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How can I add a default description to uploaded files?

Is there a way to add a default description for media files as soon as they are uploaded to WordPress? Specifically, I want to modify the code here to extract the text from PDF files and include it ...
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How to retrieve “custom url” from image attachment in wordpress

I have uploaded a bunch of images to a post and set the 'custom url' for each of them in the media uploader. How can I retrieve the custom URL assigned to each image into $caption_text= at the ...
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Get wp_get_attachment_url outside of loop

I need to get the featured image outside the loop. This is so that I can have a different full-screen background image for each page, set by the featured image. After doing some research I was able ...
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Prevent Duplicate Attachment When Using wp_insert_post

I am trying to use wp_insert_attachment while using wp_insert_post. It's successfully creating the post and attachment. It have no problem if I only use the wp_insert_post function, but when I ...
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Unable to get wp_get_attachment_url to show

I'm trying to show a link to the full size image of an attached image. I took a code for Wordpress' Twelve Thirteen theme: <?php $metadata = wp_get_attachment_metadata(); printf( '<span ...
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Possible to “Attach” images to multiple posts without uploading twice from Add media Section?

How can I attach images to a post which have already been attached to other posts without having to upload them twice? I don't want to insert the images into the post, I simply want to attach the ...
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redirect attachment page to category page

I'd like to prevent google from indexing my attachment/image pages. So for the images I placed in my posts that's no problem - I just redirect the attachment page to the post parent by creating a new ...
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Remove attachment from database

Is there a way to bulk remove attachments from WordPress database but not delete the actual files from the server? Sort of like the opposite of http://wordpress.org/plugins/add-from-server/
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Limit number of uploaded attachments of specific context

I am assigning a custom _wp_attachment_context meta to attachments with specific usage. In my case - favicons. I also took advantage of the WP Customizer so my users could upload icons using extended ...
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Uploaded attachment not set as featured image

The following code uploads an image which I want to associate with a custom post type. $upload_overrides = array( 'test_form' => FALSE ); if($file_errors['error'] == 0) { if($new_reseller_id = ...
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How to change attachment data?

When i uploading images in wp i change it's name by post name, but in media list image titles still is original. How to change it on upload? I tried wp_generate_attachment_metadata, ...
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How to find attachment by it's name?

Is it possible to get attachment id by its name? And at once may be it's possible to get parent post, to which this attachment is assigned?
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save_post not working with attachments

I've made a Meta Box for Posts and Pages, and while testing added Attachments too. But, curiously, the hook save_post does not fire. $cpts = apply_filters( 'my_filter', array( 'post', 'page' ) ); // ...
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A attachment file with a php form in wordpress?

I am making a PHP form in WordPress. I would like to receive a notepad or PDF file along this form when user submit form. I am getting all this in email using mail function in a body variable for ...
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Trying to pull tag on image attachment for a containers class

So here is my query: <?php $page = (!empty($_GET['myp'])) ? $_GET['myp'] : 1; $per_page = 20; $base = get_queried_object(); // ...
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complex restriction of items in media library

I have a need to limit items in the media library for users without a specific capability. There are a lot of examples out there for how to limit them to only items that a given user has uploaded, ...
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wp_generate_attachment_metadata sizes lose directory prefix

I am trying to programmatically add image attachments. What I have done is put the images in the correct sub-directory (.../wp-content/uploads/2013/09/*.jpg) and then use the following code to insert ...
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Retreive tags from attached post for media on page

I am working on a custom template file that pulls all images in my Media Library with a specific tag. I was able to get this working with some help from the community, it also shows the title of the ...
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Get title of post image is attached to

So I found this post: Find the post an attachment is attached to and implemented Chip's suggestion but having a weird outcome. I am trying to pull the title of the post that the specific image is ...
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Import Attachments - not attaching to post_parent

I've set up a dev site for a client, for who we're overhauling their existing site. One thing I wanted to do is import all their existing news posts, and carry over any images attached to those. I've ...
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Get a Page's attachments in Gallery order

Having created a page and a gallery within that page, I would like to retrieve all the images in that gallery in the order they are set when the gallery is created, i.e. the order which I drag them in ...
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Associate an existing image with a post

I'm trying to associate an existing image from the media library with a post (It's a custom post type), If I use wp_insert_attachment I get a duplicate in the media library, so I'm getting the image ...