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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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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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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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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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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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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How to add media from front-end to an existing post?

Golden Apples Design created (as far as I know) the media upload function that many people on WP.A and elsewhere seem to recommend. But all of the Q&As I can find on StackExchange deal with ...
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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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Delivering a file instead of wordpress page

I'm trying to make a page where a user provides an ID of a attachment and the site will set the headers and deliver that file instead of a 404 page. so /download/1754 would lookup the attachment with ...
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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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media_sideload_image file name?

I'm using media_sideload_image to download images from the web and store them. However, the problem is that the ones from youtube are always called "hqdefault.jpg", which means that it will override ...
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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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How to grab the first two image attachments from a post?

I am grabbing an image that is uploaded to that post working with this function: wp_get_attachment_image_src <?php $images = get_children( array( 'post_parent' => $post->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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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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Can I disable this core query?

When a user creates/updates a post within the admin, it takes between 15 and 30 seconds for that operation to complete. The culprit appears to be this slow query: SELECT ID FROM wp_posts WHERE ...
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wp_get_attachment_image_src and server path

wp_get_attachment_image_src will give me URL and dimensions for an image. But is there any way to get the server path for a scaled image (like ...
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Add custom field to media attachment image attribute in post editor

I have the following filter, but do not know how to add custom attributes to image field, when attaching media to post. example <img data-ext-link-title="" data-ext-link-url=""> ...
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What's the database relationship between a post and its attachments

I'm creating a custom import script to migrate CSV data into wordpress. Each post has a series of attachments that must come with it. Following chapter 14 (importing via a custom mysql script) in the ...
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Add a term to an attachment submitted from front end

I have a front end post form where users can upload a file with their post that I save as an attachment using media_handle_sideload(). I need a way to add a term to that attachment so I can show a ...
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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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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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Attachment page per category

I want to display a custom attachment page for a specific category, i.e. attachment page for category wallpapers should have a different template than category cars. Any suggestions?
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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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Moving image attachment from post to another?

How to move image attachment from post to another (not to "Remove Permanently" and Re-Upload) ? I'm using WordPress 3.5.0 and I have a thousand images to process. Is there a built-in function for ...
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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 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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Hide “Gallery Settings” and “Insert into Post” button from Attachment window

I'm using different method to form a gallery in Wordpress, so I would like to hide an option to insert images and galleries into post for anyone but Administrator. Can someone show me an example how ...
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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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post_parent is 0 when uploading new files

I have a custom-type post I'm trying to attach some audio/wav files to using the wp-admin UI. When I upload the new files using the Add Media popup those get saved and embedded into the post just ...
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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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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 ...