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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Attach previously uploaded image to post - current code has unexpected results

What code currently does: I feed post id & previously uploaded image id, code processes it all and does its magic described below. Result: unattached old image and new attached image. What I ...
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How to compress image before inserting to wordpress using wp_insert_attachment function?

Is it possible that when user submit multipart form for creating a new post in wordpress, all the images are inserted using wp_insert_attachment() to media library with compression so the uploading ...
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Query to only return the 2 newest post attachments (images)?

How can you make a query that runs through all posts in a category and outputs only the 2 newest image attachments (most posts in the category have no attachments)? My current query is like this: $...
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Getting “too many redirects” when using wp_redirect for attachment page

Code comes from the codex: <?php wp_redirect( get_permalink( $post->post_parent )); exit; ?> I added the above, in an empty attachment.php page. When I visit an attachment page (eg. http://...
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Attachment page gives 404 if user not logged

I am struggling on a very weird behaviour for a WP site I have developed. My client have uploaded many photos to the media library, and tags them with some custom taxonomies I have defined. Some of ...
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Massive photogallery import

I have this scenario: about 200 photo galleries to recreate in Wordpress from an old wordpress site. All I have is the .xml WXR for the post_type "photogallery" that basically creates the gallery and ...
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Open the attachment details modal

The newer versions of WordPress, and possibly older ones, open an attachment details modal window when an image is selected in the media library. Is there a way that I can open this modal on a ...
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How to import files to individual posts of a custom type

I'm very inexperienced in WP, so I may have some fundamental misunderstandings - definitely open to alternative approaches if this one is crazy! I have a collection of several hundred files, split ...
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Automatically attach image to post if they have the same title

I have 200 images in my WP install. Currently, each image... has its own post (the post title is the same as the image title) is the featured image of that post is inserted into the post However,...
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How do I get attachment_id?

This is trivial, but I can't really find an answer, I've seen some hints like search in database etc., but this is madness. Basically, I have a metabox with upload button that allows you to upload or ...
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How to make a customized “Create Gallery” tab in the 'Add Media' window?

I'm developing a plug-in and wanting to make a customized version of the the "Create Gallery" tab of WP v4.0, but have the resulting output (i.e. what gets inserted into the TinyMCE editor) to be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Rename attachment filenames to attachment ID on upload

I have been trying this code out (based on this Change attachment filename ), it does not work properly. For instance, featured image is not being displayed in admin panel single post, neither are ...
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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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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 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 : jQuery('.upload_slider_button').click(...
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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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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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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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How to allow empty title for attachments?

When adding an image attachment to a post, the Title field is always filled automatically with the file name. For some images I change this into something more meaningful, for other images I want this ...
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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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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( 'post_type'...
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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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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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attachments with tags and get_posts

having problems with filtering a posts attachments by tag... It worked fine until i added the tag__in arg (and other variations of it). $vidArgs = array( 'tag__in' =>5, ...
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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 $html;...
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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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Why can I not view image attachment pages?

I have a problem with images. I can see my uploaded images, as previously, through the media library. I can access each image by clicking on "edit". But if I then click on "View Attachment Page", I ...
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What will happen if I delete all my attachment type posts from database?

OK maybe I'm a bit hysterical about performance, but I don't see any reason to have more than double the post entries I need in my database. I mean every image automatically creates an attachment ...
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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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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 ...