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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Short of raw SQL, can I query for multiple attachment metadata that have a given array key?

With raw SQL through $wpdb, I believe that I could do something along the lines of this (untested): SELECT post_id, meta_value FROM postmeta WHERE meta_key = '_wp_attachment_metadata' AND meta_value ...
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What is the best way to associate multiple images to one page?

WP has one major problem and that's image handling. Each image is treated as a post and if you "attach" an image to a page, you cannot un-attach it. Without installing a gallery plugin and without ...
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File upload, uploads only file name

I am working on a simple front end image upload in Wordpress. With this piece of code I can upload to the wordpress media section but I only upload the name and url of the file then, no image. Does ...
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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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How to remove attachments from main query via pre_get_posts?

I'm struggling to find a solution to the following problem. The main query should only check pages and selected custom post types for the selected post type name. address.com/flower-post-name ...
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Set the default category of an attachment

I wanted to apply the same categories that exist for posts to attachments, so I wrote this code: function wpmediacategory_init() { register_taxonomy_for_object_type( 'category', 'attachment' ); } ...
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Importing Attachments with No Extension

Is there an extension, or a technique, during Wordpress import to pull in an attachment URL that doesn't have a file extension? I'm trying to import a Square Space blog into Wordpress. Most of the ...
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Redirect Attachment Page to Attachment

I'm trying to change my attachment page to just automatically redirect to the attachment. Here's what I've tried: Get attachment ID and redirect to that URL: $urlArr = ...
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Remove link to post thumbnail in next_image_link() in single-attachment.php

I've added navigation to single-attachment.php: <div class="navigate"> <div class="previous"><?php previous_image_link( false, '&nbsp;'); ?></div> <div ...
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Is there a move_attachment_file() function in wordpress?

I would like to move (or copy) an attachment from the the "standard" uploads directory to another directory and at the same time make sure all the attachment metadata is updated to reflect the change ...
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Correctly delete posts with meta and attachments [duplicate]

I am having an overview of custom post types: http://www.citizen-science.at/wordpress/projekte/roadkill/ubersicht/ These have custom tax and also an attachment. In my overview I need to provide ...
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Delete attachment with post

I'm trying to post a delete Link for a user so he can delete his own entries: global $post; if ( !current_user_can( 'delete_bkroadkill', $post->ID ) ) return; $link = "<a href='" ...
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Reorder “menu order” of attachments to another predefined order

I want to show photos attached to a post in a gallery using the built-in system with a custom order. Currently with the [gallery] shortcode it is posible to order it by name, by upload date, by ID, ...
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Attaching a media file to email link from webpage? How?

When someone clicks a link on my webpage I want it to come up as an email with a document from my media folder already attached to it. How do I do this? Thanks!
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Password protected category based attachment/media list?

I am working on building a custom template, and I'm running into some trouble using the password protected feature for wordpress pages. Basically, the content from the page I have published and set ...
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Attach an image to new posts

I am trying to attach an image to the body of a post. The post is created. The image is added to the Media Library. The thumbnail is added to the post. The images do not get added? $attachment = ...
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Add an attribute to attachments

Currently attachments have title caption alt text description I would like to add another attribute to that list (e.g source). How can I do this ?
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Post attachments doesn't show after manual db import

I have wp db exported from domain www.domain1.com. I did manual database import using phpmyadmin to domain www.domain2.com. In database for particular post on new domain I have attachment image link ...
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Media Attachment Custom Meta Fields not saving in Media Uploader when using jQuery UI Autocomplete

I am trying to write a plugin that adds a custom meta field to image attachments to give images a credit field. I use the 'attachment_fields_to_edit' and 'attachment_fields_to_save' filters. ...
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wp_insert_post featured image from library

I know there are a lot of posts about it, but I don't want to upload a URL image to the library, I already have the image in the library and its IP. How can I use it with wp_insert_post?
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Ignore image urls in wp_query search

I'm doing a keyword search using wp_query as so: $wp_query = new WP_Query( 's=' . $_GET['s'] ); It is returning a post that has $_GET['s'] in one of its image URLs, and I don't want this to happen. ...
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Set thumbnail from URL, by grabbing image in functions.php

So I've written a whole bunch of functions, which are used to display Vine videos. I then have a shortcode which outputs the code. The last thing I have to do is set the post thumbnail. I want to be ...
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Drupal 6 to Wordpress migration - media attachments

Migrating was simple with a few SQL queries that I found on a blog. But I was unable to find a way to importing images as media attachments on the Wordpress site. Any help is really appreciated.
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Advanced Custom Fields: wp_get_attachment_url not working, attachment page says “Missing Attachment”

I used Advanced Custom Fields to add a file upload field to a custom post type. I have the following code in the template for this custom post type: $file = get_field('file'); echo ...
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How to force attachment size for every post

I created a custom size like this : add_image_size( 'my-size', 615, 9999 ); Is there anyway i can force the ATTACHMENT DISPLAY SETTINGS SIZE to be always ('my-size') for every attachment?
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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 ...