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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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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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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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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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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Add multiple images to a page sidebar

What I am trying to achieve is this: I have a simple page and I want to dynamically add multiple images to it on the sidebar one underneath another. I was thinking about either using meta boxes, post ...
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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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Confused with attachment mimetype order

Suppose I have attachments of MIME type image/png, image/jpeg and image/gif. And I have template files image.php and gif.php in my theme folder. So, this means that I want to customize a page ...
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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')); ?>
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Get attachments (get_posts) and WP 3.5 new uploader

I'm using get_posts() to get attachments from the post and use it in the slider. The issue is new uploader doesn't have that "Gallery" tab which was perfectly suitable for this. It also seems to be ...
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How to remove title attribute from gallery links and images

I want to remove the title attribute from within the output of a [gallery] shortcode e.g. <a href="url" title="bobby"> <img src="url" title="bobby"/> </a> should be: ...
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query attachment images … if no attachments -> get attachments of parent page?

I use this to query all attachments of the current page or post I'm on … $query_images_args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'post_mime_type' =>'image', 'post_status' => ...
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Replacing with(out) regex link to attachment by links to files

I tried to do it myself but I have really hard time with Regex (regex is hell. I just don"t understand). Anyway, I think this would be usefull to some people. The context is that we use a plugin to ...
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How to set author for post AND post attachments

I have multiple author accounts on one of my WordPress installs. Often I will create a post, and set the author to be a different account. However, when I upload images into that post, their ...
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Getting ID from ajax response of async-upload.php

Its a wordpress+jQuery question. Can't post it on stackoverflow because i believe it involves wordpress knowledge too. What I am trying to achieve: I am attaching the wordpress async media uploader ...
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Set WordPress Featured Image For All Post Slugs Matching Image File Name in Specified Directory

I have a bunch of old posts on a blog that I would like to assign a featured image to. I have retrieved all the images I would like to use for each post. I saved each image file name after the slug ...
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How to add attachment without uploading?

When save post, I made dir in wp_uploads_dir, and copied 2 files and one folder in this dir. Now I want to do the WP_insert_attatchment process to make the 2 files as attachements. How can I do it? ...
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Display info from custom fields in all images' HTML

Okay, I've been working on this all day and can't find the solution anywhere. I've created a custom field within the image upload screen (info first found here). The field stores the name of a ...
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Change image link: wp_get_attachment_link

Can anyone help me filter wp_get_attachment_link so that a particular occurence of it links to the 'medium' or other size image rather than the full size. I have the following in a page template: ...
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Multi-line captions on attachments

How can I change the 'Caption' text input to text area, to allow for multi line captions on media uploads?
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Post Auto Draft Issue

I've made custom post type without title and editor and I use custom taxonomies, custom fields and attachments to form a post. My title is generated from custom taxonomies and custom fields (or "ID #" ...
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Make individual attachments private?

Is there any way to make individual attachments private similar to how a post can be made private? I've looked through various plugins but none really seem to do the job. They usually make all ...
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Separate attachment images from post loop

I'm trying to create an array of images for a slideshow gallery script, so need to separate the images from the post loop - any ideas of the best way to achieve this and make it easy to add images? I ...
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Getting attachment images is cloning some of them

So, i got this code to retrieve the images inserted in a gallery within a post: <?php $args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'numberposts' => -1, ...
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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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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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Pulling Post Image Attachments in WordPress 3.9

For some reason the functions I'm using for pulling post images/attachments isn't working after updating to 3.9, has something changed in the way we pull attachments? The code I'm using in single.php ...
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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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rename attachments based on parent-post-title on upload

I know there a some functions already avaible here for this task, but none of them seem to work as needed. The best way seems to me adding a filter to wp_handle_upload_prefilter like kaiser does in ...
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Rename attachments during upload no matter what filetype

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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Page Attachment Permalink Structure based on Menu Order?

I've been on a quest for the past couple of days reading up on Rewrite in WordPress but still can't seem to figure out how to accomplish this. When using pretty links in WordPress, media attached to ...
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Converting Attachment to Images?

I've had no problem using lightboxes before with attachment images, but I've switched to a new theme called Quicknote and it seems that attachment images now instead link to the attachment page. ...
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Find first image on paginated post for Pinterest

I've been looking for days, yet can't find a good answer. Perhaps the SE crowd can be of assistance. Any help is much appreciated. I am using a custom-coded pinterest button included on posts that ...
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Attachment 0×0 size error [closed]

My theme uses 8 different thumbnail sizes. I imported my local installation to the final server using phpmyadmin to export the wordpress database. Everything is smooth except for the attachments: many ...
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Custom attachment permalink structure [closed]

I have 10 images attached to each of a custom post type. My permalink structure for the custom post type is: example.com/post-type/post-title I am using the Wordpress Attachments plugin. My ...
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How can I get an image from the uploads dir and enter it in the media library? [closed]

I want to develop a script that: Gets an image from a post's content and removes it (it's hosted on another website) Uploads it in the uploads directory Adds it in the media library 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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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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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 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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Is there a plugin which allows me to save additional, invisible content per post?

For a blog project, I need to be able to attach content to each blog post which isn't visible to the casual reader but to all editors. Think of it as a collection of reference materials, comments and ...
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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 ...