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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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 ...
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What is the best way to associate multiple images to one page?

WP has one major problem and that's image handling. Each image is treated as a post and if you "attach" an image to a page, you cannot un-attach it. Without installing a gallery plugin and without ...
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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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How do I delete all generated images from my server except those currently used in posts

I have a new set of image sizes for my site's in-development theme. My server is filled with old image sizes, most of which have never been used. You've heard this one before, right? The Question How ...
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How to remove attachments from main query via pre_get_posts?

I'm struggling to find a solution to the following problem. The main query should only check pages and selected custom post types for the selected post type name. address.com/flower-post-name ...
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Set the default category of an attachment

I wanted to apply the same categories that exist for posts to attachments, so I wrote this code: function wpmediacategory_init() { register_taxonomy_for_object_type( 'category', 'attachment' ); } ...
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How to get attachment file name not attachment URL

I'm using this code to list the image attachments of a post: <select name="chb_homes_for_sale_specifics_floor_plan" style="width:100%;"> <option ...
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Redirect Attachment Page to Attachment

I'm trying to change my attachment page to just automatically redirect to the attachment. Here's what I've tried: Get attachment ID and redirect to that URL: $urlArr = ...
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Password protect some uploaded files, so only logged-in users can view them

I would like to protect some uploaded files, so that they are not publicly accessible (they are not accessible without a login). I'm uploading some PDF files, and I'd like to mark some of them as ...
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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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How can I display a link to a post's (Word doc or pdf) attachment?

I'm using the code below to first grab the post's attachments (if they're either a Word doc or pdf file), then echoing the url of said attachment. This works great on the first post on a page. ...
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Reorder “menu order” of attachments to another predefined order

I want to show photos attached to a post in a gallery using the built-in system with a custom order. Currently with the [gallery] shortcode it is posible to order it by name, by upload date, by ID, ...
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wp get attachment image always gives me thumbnail

I have an image which should be output on the page. The space is limited (width-max = 209px). Now I have to provide the image in a scaled size, if the user doesn't do it. This is my code: $src = ...
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Attach an image to new posts

I am trying to attach an image to the body of a post. The post is created. The image is added to the Media Library. The thumbnail is added to the post. The images do not get added? $attachment = ...
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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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Post attachments doesn't show after manual db import

I have wp db exported from domain www.domain1.com. I did manual database import using phpmyadmin to domain www.domain2.com. In database for particular post on new domain I have attachment image link ...
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wp_insert_post featured image from library

I know there are a lot of posts about it, but I don't want to upload a URL image to the library, I already have the image in the library and its IP. How can I use it with wp_insert_post?
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Ignore image urls in wp_query search

I'm doing a keyword search using wp_query as so: $wp_query = new WP_Query( 's=' . $_GET['s'] ); It is returning a post that has $_GET['s'] in one of its image URLs, and I don't want this to happen. ...
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Set thumbnail from URL, by grabbing image in functions.php

So I've written a whole bunch of functions, which are used to display Vine videos. I then have a shortcode which outputs the code. The last thing I have to do is set the post thumbnail. I want to be ...
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How to force attachment size for every post

I created a custom size like this : add_image_size( 'my-size', 615, 9999 ); Is there anyway i can force the ATTACHMENT DISPLAY SETTINGS SIZE to be always ('my-size') for every attachment?
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Use an attachment in multiple posts

I have an attachment in a post and I want to attach it to another post without detaching it from the first post, using the WP API.