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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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Change default options on attachment page

I'm currently adjusting someone's plugin, and they're pulling data from the attachment page. Rather than edit the whole plugin entirely, I'm after a quick fix. Is it possible to change the wording on ...
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Get attached media only

I am using wp_query to get uploaded medias. Everything is working fine, but wp_query will return the medias with no post attached. This is not what I wanted. How can I exclude the unattached media ...
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Save attachment ID instead of URL in custom field

I am testing several frameworks (currently Vafpress) to help me creating custom meta boxes. I need to save a lot of attachments with my posts but noticed that the attachment is saved with its full ...
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How can I hide previous_image_link() on first attachment page?

I'm using previous_image_link() and next_image_link() to show thumbnails in my image.php template page. I'm surrounding the thumbs with some styling, so need to be able to hide the whole previous ...
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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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How to include editable PDF in wordpress

I need to include a Existing PDF in website, where user can either fill or download it. I tried to use visual form generator, but it doesn't like actual form and I need to allow a user signature. ...
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Incomplete attachment page

I am using the twenty-thirteen theme and my attachment page chops off the footer & image. Have a look at my screenshot. You can see that it shows the title but it doesn't show the image and the ...
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Lots of attachments is causing slow load

I have a wordpress site with 400k unattached images. When I try to view any single attachment page it loads quite slow. Is there anyway to improve performance?
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All images from posts of specific category

I'm photographer and am developing my own portfolio, it's in the final stage. I'm trying to get all images from posts in a specific category. I can actually get all images from all posts, but they ...
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filter get_children to return all mime types EXCEPT 'x'

Like it says on the tin - Im trying to create a list of post attachments that includes everything except say audio, which I'll feed into a player instead. The filter needs to be generic: 'audio' ...
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Delete attachment with post

I'm trying to post a delete Link for a user so he can delete his own entries: global $post; if ( !current_user_can( 'delete_bkroadkill', $post->ID ) ) return; $link = "<a href='" ...
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Auto delete WordPress images/thumbnails (all sizes) and featured after X days/hours, or similar?

I am looking for solution to auto delete images of old posts in WordPress site. I want to hold images of current 50 posts, others should be deleted automatically. It can be function to delete on time ...
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How to get attached file in wordpress from custom post

I am using the Download monitor plugin I am listing the posts by category the following way $term = get_term_by( 'slug', get_query_var( 'term' ), get_query_var( 'taxonomy' ) ); <?php ...
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How to show post attachment image

i am going to create a slidershow by post attachment in single.php. i use this code but the result is null. <?php if ( have_posts() ) while ( have_posts() ): the_post(); ...
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Drupal 6 to Wordpress migration - media attachments

Migrating was simple with a few SQL queries that I found on a blog. But I was unable to find a way to importing images as media attachments on the Wordpress site. Any help is really appreciated.
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Short of raw SQL, can I query for multiple attachment metadata that have a given array key?

With raw SQL through $wpdb, I believe that I could do something along the lines of this (untested): SELECT post_id, meta_value FROM postmeta WHERE meta_key = '_wp_attachment_metadata' AND meta_value ...
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File upload, uploads only file name

I am working on a simple front end image upload in Wordpress. With this piece of code I can upload to the wordpress media section but I only upload the name and url of the file then, no image. Does ...
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Importing Attachments with No Extension

Is there an extension, or a technique, during Wordpress import to pull in an attachment URL that doesn't have a file extension? I'm trying to import a Square Space blog into Wordpress. Most of the ...