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 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 : ...
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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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Moving image attachment from post to another?

How to move image attachment from post to another (not to "Remove Permanently" and Re-Upload) ? I'm using WordPress 3.5.0 and I have a thousand images to process. Is there a built-in function for ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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( ...
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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 ...
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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 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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Get the size (size in Kb or MB) of an featured image?

I need to display some featured image info on post page. Among other info I need to display file size of image (featured image of post). I tried this function inside single.php. <?php function ...
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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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Change Attachment Post URLs to File URLs

I have a client with a very image heavy blog. Every time they upload images in their posts they are using the Attachment Post URL for the link instead of the File URL. The problem with this is that ...
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Automatically wrap post image in div

In regards to image attachments inserted into a post, I would like to wrap the img tag inside a div tag for specific design purpose. Is there a way to do this automatically after attaching the image ...
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Get the post attached to a image attachment

Assuming I know the image attachment ID, how can I get the post permalink to which is attached (if any) ?
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Strip the folder path away from wp_get_attachment_url to show filename only

I'm using a function to display all files attached to a post and listing them as links. The result is something like this: echo '<a href="' . wp_get_attachment_url($attachmentImage->ID) . ...
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Check if parent post is sticky on attachment page?

I use this code on post template (single.php) to check if current post is sticky: <?php if ( is_sticky() ) echo 'Post is sticky.'; ?> But it is not working on attachment page template ...
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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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Get the attachment URL on single.php

i've been trying to get the attachment URL on single.php, so far this code gets the DIRECT LINK to the image; <?php if ( $attachments = get_children( array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', ...
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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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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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Add image attachment to post via coding?

I tried to add an image as Attachment image to a post. in wp_postmeta i added _wp_attached_file as meta_key and value = productimages/Routers/v/CISCO1941.jpg it not works and i could not see the image ...
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How to count media attachments?

How do I count the number of media attachments a specific post has? Output example: This post has 22 photos. Thanks!
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Get the url of the full sized attachment image using post ID?

I have this function: function get_image_link( &$post ) { $image_link_meta = get_post_meta( $post->ID, 'as_link_to_image', true ); $image_link_from_post = ''; if ...
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Is there a way to get attachment data?

So, I'm no big fan of how WP stores images (image data) and I was hoping there had been made some improvements in version 4.x. But alas no. When I say image data, I mean url, title, caption, alt ...
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Get the path of the first attached media (single.php)

I'm currently developing a wallpaper website using WordPress and I'm trying to figure it out how to retrieve the path of the first attached media in the post so I can display the path in the post ...