Media Library is a WordPress panel that display all files you've uploaded. There you can add new files, attach files to posts and pages etc.

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Uploading Images to Media Library via wp_handle_sideload() fails

My basic scenario is the following: I have a directory on my server that gets filled with images via ftp every once in a while. I would want to move these images to the wp upload directory and then ...
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Import media to online WordPress from local development

I have a site being developed locally and I want to import the contents to an online installation. I used wordpress "import" but it cant get the media files. Is there any "wordpress" was of doing this ...
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How to call WP3.5 Media Library manager?

In the past Media Library window could be called like this: tb_show("Upload image", "media-upload.php?type=image&TB_iframe=1&width=640&height=520"); This still works in WP3.5. But I'm ...
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Why is wp_get_attachment_image_src not working with my custom size (add_image_size)

I have added an image size with add_image_size('gallery-thumb', 48, 48); Why when I do array_slice(wp_get_attachment_image_src($firstimg->ID, 'gallery-thumb')) I get the link to the full ...
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How to track hits of a single media file?

I have multiple media files in my WordPress Media Library. Icons, Images, PDF's and the like. I would like to have a stat counter, that gives me a statistic of the downloads/hits of those files, ...
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Get all posts (of any post type) an attachment is used in

It's not easy to count the amount of posts an image is attached to - WordPress simply doesn't keep track of that. It just keeps track of the post an attachment was originally uploaded to (not ...
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Changing the media library default tab

› Moderator Notice ‹ This question exists as it fills a specific criterion and/or has historical significance. The current answers do not work for current WordPress versions. If you got a ...
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Hide custom image sizes from media library

I want to hide a few custom image sizes from the media uploader: The following code (posted here) works only for the default image sizes: function remove_image_sizes($sizes) { unset($sizes['...
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How to upload images manually to wordpress?

I would like to know if it is possible to manually upload images to WordPress (ftp/scp) and make it recognize them and add them to the media browser. This also has to work with Wordpress running in ...
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Attach Files Metabox

Does anyone happen to know how to create a simple "attach/browse" button that can be placed into a metabox which upon clicking it would open a lightbox where the user would be able to view all the ...
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Why are double-periods (“..”) invalid in a Wordpress image filename?

ms-files.php contains the following code fragment: $file = rtrim( BLOGUPLOADDIR, '/' ) . '/' . str_replace( '..', '', $_GET[ 'file' ] ); if ( !is_file( $file ) ) { status_header( 404 ); die( '...
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How to get the post editor and media library to respect HTTPS administration mode?

I have a site with FORCE_SSL_ADMIN turned on. When I'm editing a post with an embedded image, or when I'm viewing images through the media library, they are loaded using the http:// protocol rather ...
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What is the action hook for save media-form on gallery tab?

I want to save a meta data to post parent when the media-form on gallery tab is saved( The submission button is "Save All Changes"). Which action hook can I use?
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What to do with unattached logos and header uploaded via native wordpress uploader?

Normally when we sort unattached images, they include logos and header images too. My question is simple. Is there any method to keep header and logos safe from deletion? Is it possible to attach ...
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How to protect uploads in multisite if user is not logged in?

I am trying to set up a multisite intranet (using subdomains) where content on each sub-site is only accessible to users logged into their respective site. The problem I am having is trying to ...
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Add more rows on media picker

I'm trying to add more rows in the media picker modal window. Is there any clean way to achieve doing this ? Thanks !
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Unattaching unlinked images

As I understand default WP behavior: When you upload an image to a post and save it (as a draft or published post), the image becomes "attached" to the post. This can be double checked by going to ...
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Filter by post category in Media Library

I am trying to find a way to filter the Media Library by the Post Category that a Media item is assigned with. I can see that you can sort by "attached to" but this only get me a little of the way ...
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Way to force media uploader use custom image size

I've implemented media uploader to my custom category image plugin and was wondering can I somehow force it use my custom image size I've set only for categories. ... So in screen shot above, I'd ...
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How to extend LINK TO functionality in ATTACHMENT DISPLAY SETTINGS

In WP 3.4.x and earlier, it was possible to add a button to the media manager by messing around in an attachment_fields_to_edit filter. For example, a plugin could, when it figured out that an item ...
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A better Media LIbrary Experience

I've spent a good amount of time reading through everyone's suggestions about better file management with the Media Library -- and at the end of the day, I haven't come across any clear winners at the ...
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Hook for image edit popup

Is there a hook for the popup window which shows up when you click on the edit button on an image in a post?
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Best plugin to manage media library? [closed]

I'm finding the media section of WordPress a bit hard to manage with it's paginated pages. Is there any plugin that helps display all the files differently? Like more images on one page and perhaps ...
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Filter pictures in the media library [closed]

I have some issues with duplicated pictures in my media library and I would like to know if there is any option to show or automatically filter only certain images in the library. For instance, let's ...
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get total number of images from media using xml-rpc

I have large number of images in media library so I am accessing images in chunks via pagination in my Ruby on Rails application. I pass page number and offset to wp.getMediaLibrary API and it returns ...
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Creating a metabox to upload multiple images, Ignoring The Featured Image

My question is basically identical to this other question here, however my question is still slightly different. I basically have a custom post type called "Packages" each package can have a slideshow ...
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Add new “Insert Into Post” button with another function

Problem: Add a hook that automatically adds a short tag to video attachments when inserted from the Media Library (video) tab: Update: This works under the 'Media Library' tab — and doesn't break ...
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Show Post ID in “Find Posts or Pages” box in Media Library?

In the Media Library, when I go in to attach a media item to a post, I know I can use "Attach" to pull up the "Find Posts or Pages" pop up. This brings the following list of post title, date and ...
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Downloadable Documents

I have Press Release Section on my page where i would like to be able to add documents pdf, ms doc's etc. Every time when i add new document to a post I would like download button to appear so user ...
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How can I attach images to a post from the media library?

Currently, there is no way to do this in a vanilla Wordpress install. Is there a way to retroactively attach an image from the Library to a post? EDIT: Ah, let me clarify — when editing a post, and ...
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Is it possible to trigger some JavaScript when Media Popup is opened?

On one of my custom posts edit page I have a button that triggers the media popup onclick, with: wp.media.editor.open(); and while it brings up the media manager I'm not sure if that's the proper way ...
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Remove the columns in media library

How can i disable/remove the columns for Media Library? I want for author and comments column. Thanks in advance.
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Add Image Dimensions to Media Library Tab on Media Upoader

I would like to add the dimensions of each image to the media library tab in the media uploader. I have a multi-author website, where I require users to add a featured image with minimum dimensions. ...
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How can I list URLs of all audio files within my media gallery?

I have a music player in my theme that generates its playlist from a javascript file that looks like this var myPlaylist = [ { mp3:'track url goes here', title:'title here', ...
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How do I add media to a custom post type?

I want to add some custom fields to allow a user to select items from the Media library for the custom post (in the add/edit view) Is there a way to do this?
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Using WordPress as a document library

I would like to include a "resources" section in a new WordPress site I'm creating. I was looking for a document library plugin for WP, and amazingly, couldn't find anything that would work for the ...
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Ignore a filter on the media library

As per my question yesterday, I need to exclude all images from most of my WordPress queries - yesterday, I thought I needed to exclude them from all queries, until I came upon the following issue. ...
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Modify Custom Field in Media Library using JavaScript

I've added a custom field into my media attachments: function set_image_data( $form_fields, $post ) { $form_fields['text_color'] = array( 'label' => 'Text Color', 'input' =>...
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Post slugs and images cannot have same name?

If I go to Media Library and upload an image called apple-pie.jpg And then I create a post called www.domain.com/apple-pie/ The link does NOT take me to the post. Instead the link will take me to a ...
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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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Making the thumbnails in the backend Media section bigger

So I uploaded a lot of similar looking photos, and uploaded a duplicate or two. I go into the backend to the Media panel, but alas, each row has a small thumbnail, making it time consuming to figure ...
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How to force Media manager to overwrite files of same name?

I have a widget that works with my theme that expects images named in a certain way, slide1.png, slide2.png, etc... However, when the user uploads their own images, named slide1.png, slide2.png, etc ...
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How to save attachment data?

So I have this plugin which associates images from the media upload modal to taxonomy terms via /wp-admin/edit-tags.php. The current version is in the branch named "button". Basically, I've swapped ...
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add_image_size creating lots of images (of various sizes)

I wonder if its a good idea to use add_image_size or is it just a convinence feature. I say this as I think add_image_size creates images of various sizes regardless of what the usage if the image ...
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How to upload an image in the plugin's options page

My code is here.The other options working perfectly so how i can register the image and save the link in database and image in wp library. function register_team_show_case_setting() { //register ...
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Image width tag is less than the image pixel width - why?

I have been reading this morning about images uploaded via the Media Library in WordPress and I thought I had understood most of it. But there's something I'm confused about. My understanding is that ...
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Change text of Description in Image Library

i would like to change or add text to the Media Library Overlay on the right side if you click on an image and can enter a description for the image. At the moment there stands "Description" or "...
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Use Media Library to manage galleries like Nextgen (with folders, albums, collections, tags, categories, terms…)

I'd wish to use WP 3.x standard Media Librery rather than relying on 3rd party plugins like NextGen no matter how well they're written. I just don't like duplicating functionalities. Media Librery ...
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Remove upload_files capability from a role but allow role to manage an avatar image

I have a site with 1 admin, 11 editors, and 4000+ authors. I need to prevent the authors from adding media to the server and using up all the storage. Initially I tried function removemediabuttons(...
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Refresh wp.media after ajax call

I'm building a plugin where i add a tab to the media manager and can add stuff from another source. I add the tab with this, which generates a iframe; add_filter('media_upload_tabs', '...