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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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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how to get original image using wp_get_attachment_image_src

I want to get the original image with the same width and height as uploaded. My original image is 630*370. Using the following function call I get a thumbnail sized at 630*198. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Don't show attachments if they are inserted in post

I have attached images that I have inserted into my posts but they also appear in the attachments box at the bottom of the post. I'd like to know how to make them not appear in the attachments box if ...
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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 ...
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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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Regex to turn embedded images in to attachments

I've got a blog that has all images embedded in each post rather than a thumbnail linking to an attachment page which is what I'd like. I understand from this question that no plugin (like Regenerate ...
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WP_Query Attachment adds additional attachment count and need to link attachment to post url

I just wonder why WP_Query adding one more additional attachment with the defined number or posts. Also need to link attachment (thumbnail) to the post url. Here is my code <?php $query = new ...
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How to set a default meta value for custom field

I have setup a custom meta_key for attachments. Since it is a radio button with Yes/No options, and the default value is always Yes, I need that this default value is saved into the db when the ...
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Align text left of image in this php script? [closed]

Ok so i am using this code, which allows me to upload photo's to a post and instead of inserting them myself, it calls all the photos attached to the post. Thus for placing all the photos in the post ...
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Query_posts and attachments

I need some guidance on some WP code. I'm wondering if it's possible to take this code (which is grabbing all the images from the posts across my site and dumping them out): $args = array( ...
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Add attachment for all images in post

I want to move someone else's WordPress blog to a new server. I only have access to the exported XML file of the blog. When importing the XML with the Wordpress Importer plugin, everything went fine ...
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How to retrieve attachments from child pages of a specific Page?

How would I retrieve attachments from all subpages of a specific Page ID? Example: SPECIFIC PAGE Child (with attachments) Child (with attachments) Child (with attachments) I'm currently ...
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How would one change the default url structure of attachments?

When I click on post images it redirects in a page with a url like this: http://localhost/?attachment_id=897. Can I set the default image link like http://localhost/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/dice.jpg ...
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Show Multiple Size URL of one Featured Image/Thumbnail?

Is it possible to print two different url's from the same featured image/thumbnail? So i have set up my image size.. add_image_size( 'full-size', 460, 9999 ); add_image_size('fixed-height', NULL, ...
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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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get_post_meta not working on category.php

I'm referencing an attached image in my header.php page which is displayed as a full screen background on my posts: global $wp_query; $page_id = $wp_query->get_queried_object_id(); ...
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Can't filter wp_get_attachment_link

Can't figure out why this won't work: function my_get_attachment_link($html){ $postid = get_the_ID(); $html = str_replace('<a','<a rel="shadowbox['.$postid.']"',$html); return ...
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How do you create an attachment ID with Ajax submit? No page refresh

I know I have done this before, with a frontend post form anyways that used Ajax to send the form data to a php script that used wp_insert_post() then redirected to that post after a success message ...
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How to Fix HTTP Error When Uploading Images?

I am using WordPress 3.4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 using Apache and PHP 5.3.X When I login to the dashboard and add a new post. Then try uploading an image to set as a featured image, I get a red box with a ...
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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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Proper use of wp_get_attachment_image?

I have two images attached to a page. One is being used as the featured image, and I want the other to automatically be displayed at the designated spot in the template (within the loop) at full ...