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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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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Programatically creating image attachments from local URLs and setting featured image

I'm currently working on importing an MovableType blog into WordPress. The blog has several thousand posts, and each post has an image associated with it. The export file contains references to each ...
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how to edit attachments?

when attaching eg. files to a post, how can i edit/delete them afterwards? couldn't find anything in the post editor. thanks
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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 ...
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Upload file to front-end form and send as email attachment

I am trying to create a front-end form that has an option to upload a CV (so pdf or word format) that I would like to be able to send as an email attachment. I've read a few articles and tutorials the ...
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How can I add a default description to uploaded files?

Is there a way to add a default description for media files as soon as they are uploaded to WordPress? Specifically, I want to modify the code here to extract the text from PDF files and include it ...
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How to retrieve “custom url” from image attachment in wordpress

I have uploaded a bunch of images to a post and set the 'custom url' for each of them in the media uploader. How can I retrieve the custom URL assigned to each image into $caption_text= at the ...
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Saving images from Gravity Forms repeatable File Upload as post attachments [closed]

I am trying to upload multiple images as attachments to a post using Gravity Forms and the Gravity Forms + Custom Post Types plugin. I have a repeatable File Upload field using the Gravity Forms ...
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Show how many images are attached to a post/page on compose page

On the front-end, I'm using a query to show all attachments attached to the current post. However, on the compose page, there's no way for a user to see how many images are attached without opening up ...
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get attachments for all posts of particular post type

I'm making a widget that shows a set of images from recent custom posts. I want to run the following query: SELECT p.* FROM wp_posts p WHERE post_type='attachment' AND post_mime_type LIKE 'image%' ...
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Get wp_get_attachment_url outside of loop

I need to get the featured image outside the loop. This is so that I can have a different full-screen background image for each page, set by the featured image. After doing some research I was able ...
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Prevent Duplicate Attachment When Using wp_insert_post

I am trying to use wp_insert_attachment while using wp_insert_post. It's successfully creating the post and attachment. It have no problem if I only use the wp_insert_post function, but when I ...
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Uploaded attachment not set as featured image

The following code uploads an image which I want to associate with a custom post type. $upload_overrides = array( 'test_form' => FALSE ); if($file_errors['error'] == 0) { if($new_reseller_id = ...
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Unable to get wp_get_attachment_url to show

I'm trying to show a link to the full size image of an attached image. I took a code for Wordpress' Twelve Thirteen theme: <?php $metadata = wp_get_attachment_metadata(); printf( '<span ...
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Possible to “Attach” images to multiple posts without uploading twice from Add media Section?

How can I attach images to a post which have already been attached to other posts without having to upload them twice? I don't want to insert the images into the post, I simply want to attach the ...
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attachment page template? only show attachments for current post?

hey guys, didn't know that, but the attachement page (i'm using attachment.php as template) is actually looping through ALL ever uploaded attachments to my blog! I just want to use it in order to ...
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redirect attachment page to category page

I'd like to prevent google from indexing my attachment/image pages. So for the images I placed in my posts that's no problem - I just redirect the attachment page to the post parent by creating a new ...
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complex restriction of items in media library

I have a need to limit items in the media library for users without a specific capability. There are a lot of examples out there for how to limit them to only items that a given user has uploaded, ...
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Remove attachment from database

Is there a way to bulk remove attachments from WordPress database but not delete the actual files from the server? Sort of like the opposite of http://wordpress.org/plugins/add-from-server/
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Limit number of uploaded attachments of specific context

I am assigning a custom _wp_attachment_context meta to attachments with specific usage. In my case - favicons. I also took advantage of the WP Customizer so my users could upload icons using extended ...
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Retreive tags from attached post for media on page

I am working on a custom template file that pulls all images in my Media Library with a specific tag. I was able to get this working with some help from the community, it also shows the title of the ...
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How to find attachment by it's name?

Is it possible to get attachment id by its name? And at once may be it's possible to get parent post, to which this attachment is assigned?
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A attachment file with a php form in wordpress?

I am making a PHP form in WordPress. I would like to receive a notepad or PDF file along this form when user submit form. I am getting all this in email using mail function in a body variable for ...
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How to use taxonomies on attachments with the new Media Library?

WordPress 3.5 changed the media management and now the Media Library edit screen uses the default post type UI. Taxonomies are very useful for WP installs with different users and attachments, giving ...
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Get title of post image is attached to

So I found this post: Find the post an attachment is attached to and implemented Chip's suggestion but having a weird outcome. I am trying to pull the title of the post that the specific image is ...
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Add an attachment feature to comments

Is there a way to allow attachments with wordpress comments? I know of a paid plugin that allows this but I was hoping for someone to point me in the correct direction that's future proof and doesn't ...
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Import Attachments - not attaching to post_parent

I've set up a dev site for a client, for who we're overhauling their existing site. One thing I wanted to do is import all their existing news posts, and carry over any images attached to those. I've ...
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get_attachment_link() adds a hashtag to URL

I'm using the get_attachment_link() function in a site I'm developing and it's returning a really weird result. For some reason it adds #main at the end of every url. ...
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Associate an existing image with a post

I'm trying to associate an existing image from the media library with a post (It's a custom post type), If I use wp_insert_attachment I get a duplicate in the media library, so I'm getting the image ...
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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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List Post Attachments Conditionally Based on File Name

I am trying to display the attachments of a custom post type based on their file name (numbering at the end) and then assign it to a title. I have 10 pre-defined titles that I want to link to a ...
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Post images not displaying as attachments

I am trying to display the images attached to a post in single.php I've used : <?php if (have_posts()) : while(have_posts()) : the_post(); ?> $args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', ...
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Image Attachment Url Rewrite

I'm having an issue with url rewriting for a theme I'm making, which is basically a gallery theme based on the roots theme. Here's how the site navigation works: Home Page (With Tiled Image Gallery) ...
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Show selected images on top in Media Manager

I've searched numerous StackOverflow and Wordpress Awnsers questions, but I couldn't find any solution that matches my situation or even remotely points me in the right direction. I have a custom ...
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Applying class to links around self hosted images embedded to posts/pages

So I need to add a class to links around the images for lightbox purposes. But only to images from the upload directory, not to external ones. I've found this solution by @TommiForsström here: ...
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Get Attachment Image Class by attachment id

I want Get wordpress media library image class. I have attachment id and I tired this but won't able to get it. print_r(wp_get_attachment_image_src( $attachment_id, $size, $icon, $attr )); How can ...
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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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Move caption in on attachment page

I am looking for a way to edit the way Wordpress’ native gallery displays images when clicked on. Specifically, I need to move the title below the image. A more detailed explanation: I setup a ...
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Bulk term assignment for attachment taxonomies

I've created a custom taxonomy for attachments. Everything ok, but now I want the ability to bulk assign its terms to attachments using the default wordpress media admin ('upload.php') bulk actions. ...
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Delete all thumbnails for a post

I have a function that sideloads a YouTube thumbnail onto a page... but I want to remove the featured thumb on the page first (and remove all the various auto-generated sizes, too). I'm assuming I ...
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list of attachments: wp_get_attachment_link works, wp_get_attachment_image does not

On single.php theme template file, I'm displaying the post's list of attachments. global $post; $args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'numberposts' => null, 'post_status' ...
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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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Custom attachment field dissapearing

I'm adding a custom attachment field to the media uploader using WordPress' "attachment_fields_to_edit" and "attachment_fields_to_save" filters, which works fine initially after uploading an image ...
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Get all post attachments except featured image

$args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'numberposts' => null, 'post_status' => null, 'post_parent' => $post->ID ); $attachments = get_posts($args); if ...
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What is the way to add additional fields to attachments in 3.5+?

I used to use attachment_fields_to_edit filter, but it seems that in 3.5+ it has been dropped. What is the new way of adding additional attachment fields? UPDATE: It seems that it wasn't dropped, ...
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Image still linked as attachment to page even though it has been deleted

I have been working on an image gallery feature where I grab images which are attached to pages and display them in various places via the get_posts() function. However, I am finding that when I ...
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Exclude featured image from attachment loop

For my jigoshop theme I'm able to retrieve the images attached to my product post. However it pulls all images from both the featured image and my metabox images. What I'm trying to do is make it so ...
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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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Adding thumbnails for non-image attachments

I'm working on a site that provides Photoshop resources. I would like to create a page offering brushes for download that displays a thumbnail image and a link to a .zip file for each brush set. I was ...
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post_author for wp_insert_attachment

I am working on a custom theme, in which I need to programmatically inserts posts and attachments. One requirement is those posts belong to users that are not the user who is logged in and running ...