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 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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Create a custom attachment thumbnail for quick page load

I've been trying to find a way to create a custom image attachment thumbnail. I want to display an image attachment thumb and link to the full size. (FYI The thumb is to get quick page loading speed ...
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Rewrites and Attachments

I'm currently working on a custom post type that has rewrite tags to allow for sub pages. e.g: showcases/project-name/media/ Media being the page. My problem is with attachments and media uploads, ...
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Replacing the content of an image attachment using API

I have an existing image attachment, with a given ID. Is there a way, using API (specifically, Python Wordpress XML-RPC), to upload another image instead of the existing one, without creating a new ...
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Out of memory error reporting

When users upload very large photos and memory is tight, it seems like Wordpress runs out of memory - fails to resize the uploaded photos and does not create the necessary metadata ...
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Surround uploaded image link with div

When you upload image you have smth like this <a href="http://vitya/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/8.jpg"> <img class="alignnone size-Small x Big wp-image-65" ...
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How to change the structure of an image attachment in a post?

I'm trying to solve a problem with the attached images in a post. Somehow the structure is not working right on a theme i'm using. Instead of showing a div with the class "wp_attachment" is just a h6 ...
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wp_mail file attachment not being placed in upload folder?

I have a form where I want users to be able to select an image to upload. The image gets temporarily uploaded to the wp-content/uploads folder, is attached to the e-mail and then is destroyed. Right ...
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How to check if there is image title, caption, description?

I use this code to display featured image title, caption (excerpt), description (content): echo get_post(get_post_thumbnail_id())->post_title; echo ...
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Turn a URL into an Attachment / Post ID

Is there any way I can take a URL of an image and find the attachment or post id of that image in the database? Here is the situation: I'm in a loop going over all the 'img' tags that are surrounded ...
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Get the size (size in Kb or MB) of an featured image?

I need to display some featured image info on post page. Among other info I need to display file size of image (featured image of post). I tried this function inside single.php. <?php function ...
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Add File Attachment Name and URL into Javascript

I'm working on incorporating the jPlayer into our WordPress site. I don't particularly care for the two plugins that are available as our client is a bit on the technically deficient side. What we are ...
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Change attachment inside the_content using filters

I am in search of a snippet or function that will filter the embedded images inside a post to a custom size I have defined in functions.php. Here is the scenario: A client uploads and add any ...
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Custom Gallery HTML only working when images are attached to post/page

I have changed my gallery html using the posts_gallery hook in the same way as shown here:How to customise the output of the WP image gallery shortcode from a plugin? I've copied the latest code from ...
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Clean up images, delete unused image sizes attached to a post type

I found this post: How do I delete all generated images from my server except those currently used in posts which describes how to delete all image sizes but the original uploaded image file. I need ...
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Using WP_Query to get attachment returns empty set

I would like to get the first audio file in the media library filtered by a custom field, but it always returns an empty set of posts. I know that I have to pass 'post_status' => 'inherit' and ...
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Get the attachment URL on single.php

i've been trying to get the attachment URL on single.php, so far this code gets the DIRECT LINK to the image; <?php if ( $attachments = get_children( array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', ...
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Add link to attachment for old posts

All images from posts have no link set! How I can add to all posts link to attachment ? There is a filter I can inject on functions.php.
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Create a constant download link that always points to latest attachment

I plan to have one attachment per post and the attachments will often be receiving updated versions with different file names. I have an issue where users copy and paste the file url and send it via ...
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Add custom field to image editor

How do I add custom field to the image editor, such as under the image 'Description' field? To be much clearer, it's where the settings for the images are after you upload an image in the attachment ...
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Featured Image URL is Showing but not thumbnail

I added posts from other CMS to my new word press site. For featured images I changed, wp_post table as post ID: 2300 Attachment in "wp_post": ID:3400 post_type: attachment post_mime_type: ...
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Password protect media attachment - share across guests

I'd like to show certain content to people with a password, specifically links to media files like this: <?php if($currentuserid == foobar): ?> <a ...
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Extract url from next_image_link

Is there a way to extract the url from next_image_link? I want the image on the attachment page to link to the next image, but i didn't manage to figure out how to do it.
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Some images not being returned with wp_get_attachment_image

For some reason this code works on my local copy of a wordpress site but the live site is not working. // WP_Query arguments $args = array ( 'post_type' => 'post', ...
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How do i save and retrieve custom attachment meta?

I'm trying to save if a checkbox inside of the media uploader pop up is checked, so i can retrieve it from the front end. I'm using this code: function filter_attachment_fields_to_edit( ...
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Count images in post then add class if just one

I'm trying to add a function to my site that will count the number of images attached to a post, and if only one, to add a class to either that <img> or to the containing <a>. I think I'm ...
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Weird string offset errors when displaying post attachments

I'm trying to create a gallery page that takes image attachments from a certain category and displays them. It works but I have a problem it seems where I'm trying to exclude certain attachment types ...
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Get post id by attachment id?

I have attachment id, but can't find way to get post id by this attachment id. I can loop all posts and find it, but maybe exists easy way get it. Does anyone know a similar function?
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How to get list of paths (not urls) for an image

I can get a list of urls for an image like this: $sizes = array_merge(array('full'),get_intermediate_image_sizes()); foreach ($sizes as $imageSize) { $image_attributes = ...
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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 store and retrieve the attachment alignment?

I am working on a project, where I want to display all image attachments of a post. Getting the URL and size of the images is not a problem, since both get stored in the database, if the image gets ...
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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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Get ID of first image attached to a post

I'm looking to find a solution that enables me to get the ID of the first image attached to a post in the loop. I'm currently using this; $size = 'post-thumbnail'; // Define image_size to be used ...
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500 internal error at wp_generate_attachment_metadata

I found that my PHP script throws an 500 (Internal Server Error) at the line which wp_generate_attachment_metadata function is used: $attach_data = wp_generate_attachment_metadata( $attach_id, ...
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Delete child post and attachment links to parent post

I have a hierarchical posts, when ever I delete the child posts its attachments go and link to deleted post's parent How can I stop this?
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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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Calling a javascript function in post edit page after attaching something to post

I would like to call a javascript function after user attaches something to post. I hooked the add_attachment hook, and processed what I want. However, how can I call a function in a Javascript loaded ...
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Attaching images on frontend with AJAX to show thumbnails before submitting form

I currently have a frontend post upload form working so that users can add thumbnail attachments to a post, however it isn't possible to see which thumbnails you have attached before you submit the ...
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Check whether attachment ID is associated with more than one post?

Is there a function to check whether an attachment ID (=get_post_thumbnail_id(..)) is associated with more than one post? With "associated" I mean that a posts's meta value for the meta_key ...
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How can I return multiple image attachments with wp_get_attachment_image_src

I want to return multiple image attachments to my template landing page, but wp_get_attachment_image_src only returns the first image attachment. How come? Thanks in advance <?php /** ...
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Replacing all attachment links in post with media file link

I'm working on a Wordpress site, where all images inside posts are linking to the corresponding attachment pages. I want to use a lightbox but obviously this would require changing all the links back ...
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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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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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Taxonomy archive + query attachments = duplicate results

I'm trying to get the attachments of a specific term (in its archive page). But the results are showing the resulting images 5 times instead of one. I have multiple loops in this page - one to show ...
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How to paginate wordpress [gallery] shortcode?

I am using wordpress gallery shortcode [gallery] I was wondering if there is anyway to paginate them without using a plugin.
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How to limit number of attachments

I'm using Sweet Cake theme. As you can see the portfolio section show all pictures. I want when someone load the site to be displayed items of the first category , instead of everything. How can I do ...
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Return Attachments from Custom Post Type

I'm a fairly new WP developer. I am trying to get my portfolio.php to display all images attached to my custom post type 'portfolio', and then display them in a masonry format. I've managed to get ...
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Setting name of attachment URL

I have a problem I need to fix with the URLs that are generated for the attachment pages of images with metadata. I’m working on a photography site where individual photos are displayed as ...
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Media/attachment urls don't redirect with fake URL structure

I'm having an issue with media/attachment files and I'm not quite sure how WordPress is returning the URL that it does. I've noticed that I can add anything as a subdirectory structure before a media ...
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How can I get a different image size, if all I have is the link?

For various reasons, I can't use Wordpress' built-in Thumbnail functionality. What I want to do instead is to use the first image in the post as the thumbnail. Here's what I found in the codex: Show ...