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 delete all post and attachments of a user when I delete it?

When I delete a user, WordPress can just delete the post or page of this user, not his custom post and his attachments. An idea for a special hook? add_action( 'delete_user', 'my_delete_user'); ...
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Wordpress Image Attachment using remote image

Is it possible to use remote image as wordpress attachment? * Not stored on our server.. How about the code/script? i see that attachment is act as post in database.. seems it's possible. UPDATE ...
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Allowing post attachments without allowing to insert in text

Is there a way I can allow the user to attach images as attachments to a post without allowing him to insert them within the text itself? Ideally the Upload Media button remains the same but the image ...
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Getting the ID of any image for use in functions.php

I've added two custom fields to attachments on my site, so the user can add a special image credit. I'm trying to write a function that looks to see if either of the custom fields are populated, and ...
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Where does the gallery shortcode gets its attachments from?

I know that media are an attachment post type that are children to a post, but how are galleries stored in WordPress?
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Validate data on attachment_fields_to_save

I'm very glad that there is such a dedicated website for WP. My problem is data validation upon saving attachment fields. I have added many custom fields to attachment/media library dialog, most of ...
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Set attachment tags from attachment's custom field data

I currently have a custom field added to my attachment's form called artist_credit using the hook attachment_fields_to_edit. When a person enters a name into the artist credit field, I want it to (if ...
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How to protect post attachments related to a custom post type, from non-logged in users, on 1 subsite of a multisite installation?

I'm developing a simple "member's only" section within a website, with the sole intention of allowing the client to post files for their members. I've come to realize quickly that the posts' ...
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Exclude images from “inserted into post” when trying to get attachments

I have here the coin-slider which takes all pictures from the gallery. I get the attachments through the following code: $attachments = get_posts(array('post_type' => 'attachment', 'post_parent' ...
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What is the “icon” parameter in wp_get_attachment_image_src used for?

On the reference page for wp_get_attachment_image_src, there is a parameter called icon and it only says: $icon - (bool) (optional) Use a media icon to represent the attachment. Default: false ...
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Creating a multi-file upload form on the front end for attachments

I am trying to create a public form where users can upload multiple images to be attached to a particular post. I am able to get it to work with single images thanks to this post at Golden Apples ...
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Is it possible to list post attachments in a sub URL endpoint with a dedicated template?

Wordpress provides templates for displaying media attached to a post or page (attachment.php and more). They're also displayed with nice permalinks, such as: ...
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Is it possible to Hook/Filters Attachment Creation?

Is it possible to hook or filter the attachment creation process? More specifically is it possible to hook into the attachment creation so that I may parse the attachment’s filename, populate the ...
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Custom field not updating when value is empty

I've added a few custom fields to the WordPress image uploader using the hooks attachment_fields_to_edit and attachment_fields_to_save. Everything works very well, except when a field is erased by the ...
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How to remove attachments size attribute [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prevent Width and Height Attributes in Image Tag Output i would like to remove the width="512" height="128" attributes on an attachments this method is fine on images ...
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media 'path' issue / concern when bringing files live

I'm currently developing a site we have installed on a sub-domain. 'beta.mysite.com' We will eventually, be moving site to it's root domain. 'www.mysite.com' Problem? any post type attachment / the ...
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attachment.php code or tutorial

I am confused about the exact purpose attachment.php ( and image.php) . I notice many themes dont have them. If single.php displays the image the way I want then is it OK to leave it out. On the other ...
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Wordpress adds extra width to post images container boxes

when I insert an image into a post, the <div> that contains that image (and thus any caption) is set to be wider that the image itself. For example, I have added an image that is 211px wide. ...
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How to redirect 'file url' to 'post url' i.e. in attachment.php

I've just started using the attachment.php template on my site. What I'd like to do is redirect all images in posts that used 'file url' to 'post url' and my new attachment.php template. Is this ...
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Control attachments menu order with jQuery Sortable

I've managed create a metabox that lets me upload and then fetch the images and then also been able to add jquery ui sortable to be able to sort the images, however I've no idea how to add actual ...
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Handling image uploads without thickbox

Ideally what I'd like to do is hand a file to a function that returns the file as an attachment of the current post. Just as though it had been uploaded via the thickbox media uploader, but without ...
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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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get post attachment using ajax

I'm developing a plugin and I'm trying to get the url's from a post's attachments with ajax. If the user is on a single.php page. After some seconds, I'm sending an Ajax request, getting all the ...
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Pull images from the gallery

I am building a template where wordpress is being used primarily as an image CMS, I am pulling the first image from the content section of each post. <img src="<?php echo grab_image() ?>" ...
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How do I modify the “Insert Media” lightbox in the admin to only show media items from a category?

I am attempting to resolve a problem I continue to have with the media library. Essentially, what I am looking to do is "automatically" assign media which is uploaded from a custom post type "edit ...
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Link Attachment Image to Category

How do you link an attachment image to its category? function wp_attachment_image($size = thumb) { if($images = get_children(array( 'post_parent' => get_the_ID(), ...
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Why can't my admin account manage attachments on a custom post type with a unique capability type?

I've created a custom post type called 'directory' and assigned it the capability type of 'listing'. It has a unique capability type because I want to restrict Contributors to only be able to ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 can I append custom data to images in the editor?

I've added a custom meta field to my image details so that a client can add a number to their photos (a design choice). The data would need to show up under each image (like a caption) inserted into ...
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How to upload image without post ID using the new media uploader?

In the past when using thickbox to upload images, an image could be uploaded without having the post ID 'attached' to it by simply using the code below : ...
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Can't update old posts 3.5.2

Background: I'm working on a customers site that I haven't build myself. The site works pretty ok, when I got it the wp_header and wp_footer was missing and the javascript files were all linked to ...
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Rewrite all article pictures to link to file

I got a wordpress blog with thousands of articles. The problem: I want to use a lightbox plugin(http://wordpress.org/plugins/fancybox-for-wordpress/) but in order to work the pictures in an article ...
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Show message in media-new.php

I'm wondering if there's a way to show a specific message when user uploads a file using the wp-admin/media-new.php script. So far I have this: function my_uploads_notice(){ global $pagenow; ...
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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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How to create resized versions of images added with wp_insert_attachment

I'm uploading images to my media gallery and setting them as my post's featured image, which is working quite well. I'd like to generate thumbnails of these featured images, in the same way that ...
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Insert custom ID into wp_get_attachment_link

I'm working on this function of WordPress. function wp_get_attachment_link( $id = 0, $size = 'thumbnail', $permalink = false, $icon = false, $text = false ) { $id = intval( $id ); $_post = ...
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How to edit attachment with media-upload.php?

I'm looking to edit an attachment and I'm trying to supply a link to the existing preview image. <a href="media-upload.php?type=image&TB_iframe=true&" class="thickbox" title="Edit Image" ...
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Change code to display image attachment page

I have this code which displays images with their captions in a list. On clicking caption, opens image in an attachment page, but clicking on image, opens that image with a dark-gray background. Is ...
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problem in uploading attachment to custom directory

i have been trying to upload the attachments to the custom directory without affecting the old uploads. so i use this bellow code to achieve that add_filter('wp_handle_upload_prefilter', ...
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Upload iPhone video clips to blog via native WP app

I'm using the WordPress iPhone app, and when I upload video clips to a blog they show up in some browsers and in others not. I'm using a HTML5 video markup as a container for the clips. While mpeg-4 ...