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

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Sorting Media Library by Author Name

When attempting to sort my media library uploads by author's name, it appears that WordPress will only sort by author ID ( ...
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Media library images “missing” after migrating them using SQL

I am migrating a lot of posts from an old site to a new site, and these posts have a lot of Advanced Custom Field "relationship" data attached to them. Because of this, I want to keep all of the ids ...
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Generating image sizes when uploading through wp.media

Finding documentation on wp.media is really tough, so bear with me. I'm creating a metabox to attach images to a custom post type. I'm able to get a media frame to open, have it accept uploads, and ...
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Media library - Limit images to custom post type

Is there some wordpress magic/plugin that will make the media library only show images that were uploaded to a specific custom post type? I have a custom post type called "artists", I want, when admin ...
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How can I bulk delete media and attachments using WP-CLI?

I'm trying to mass delete 4000 images in a wordpress website. WP itself sets the max to 999, which would work fine and take a few minutes to delete them via the backend. However, I get REQUEST URI TOO ...
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Add media library tab

I'm trying to make a new tab in the media library. I have found the function add_media_page which helps me add a page in the media menu to the left. How ever, this menu is not always visible, for ...
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How to get attachment id as soon as it is uploaded through media uploader in jquery?

Using jquery, I am trying to get image attachment id of all images requested to upload through media uploader on post edit page or upload.php. Here is what I tried but this works after all images are ...
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Images dont show in grid view, but do in list view

In media library, images show in list view, but not in grid view. This becomes an issue because adding a featured image is done by grid view only. I had to edit the DB to make all jpg files lower ...
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When I'm in post editor and click on 'Add media', why won't it load the media library with this code?

add_action( 'admin_init', 'my_remove_menu_pages' ); function my_remove_menu_pages() { global $user_ID; if ( current_user_can( 'contributor' ) ) { remove_menu_page('tools.php'); // Tools ...
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Filter media library items by size

I want to prevent users from being able to set a Featured Image from the media library if its width is less than 100px. Originally I thought to use the ajax_query_attachments_args filter, but it ...
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Wordpress does not detect all images in uploads folder?

I have about 500,000 images in the /uploads folder, but in Wordpress admin the media library only shows 10,000 images used (which is correct) and 10,000 unattached. In reality it's more like 490,000 ...
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Add Image Size for one Media Category Only

add_image_size is great, but if I want to create a swatch size for colors/patterns on my site, I don't need the swatch size for all of my other images. Is there any way to apply image size by media ...
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How to display .ico files in the media library

I have added a .ico mime type into my WordPress site and I'm able to upload favicon files. But the media library only displays the default.png image for these images and also in the Customizer. How ...
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How to add 'Attachment Display Settings' in custom Media Library?

By default, when clicking on insert media and selecting an image, we get 'Attachment Display Settings'. I am creating a custom Media Library for a Custom Post using the following code: ...
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Media Manager: refresh library after new selection

I have created a custom field into a metabox with a button that opens up the media manager and allows the selection of multiple images. On the "open" event, the gallery retrieves the images IDS of the ...
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How to configure WordPress to create thumbnails

I was having a problem on a 3.8.0 install where thumbnails were not being created by WordPress. I thought it was the install, so I installed 3.9.2, not upgrade, but completely different install. And ...
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Extending Media Gallery - Retrieving values from short code

There are some existing questions that discuss how to add fields to the gallery dialog box and get those into the short code. What I want to be able to do is facilitate editing an existing short ...
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Open Media Uploader Link in single post or page

I want to open the media Upload Window like in a single post or page. It is important for me, to have that menu on top, which filters the media Library: This is my current code, which allows only ...
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Using the media library for theme customization

I'm using Underscores to build a theme and I've added an image selector to the customization section, which appears just like the default Background Image section, except clicking 'Select Image' ...
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Upload mobi and epub file in the MEDIA of WP

How can I upload mobi and epub files in the MEDIA of my WP site? I want customers to be able to download my ebooks in the epub and mobi version also, not just in PDF !!! I know there is an HTML code ...
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How to link a PDF file to a category URL

I am not sure if it is possible to do this but I have a category called case-studies into which I write individual posts to summarize a case-study - for the sake of this question let's give a title of ...
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My deleted media exists jet

I've a problem with my wordpress theme. I deleted some media files (some img) and it's appearing in my Media section (in my wp-admin) without thumbnail, but it's like the file exist. I'm looking in ...
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Refreshing collections in the admin media manager

I know this question is very similar to this previously asked question; however, I was wondering if there was a more up-to-date/official way to refresh content programmatically in the WordPress admin ...
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Exclude some photos in media library

I was searching for filters to exclude some photos from media library. I have an array of image ID, and want them to exclude from media library any idea?
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Force an image upload form field to display as checkboxes

I'm using a plugin called Media Library Categories which adds category taxonomy to media files, so I can give images a category denomination. It works and displays as checkboxes in the Edit Media ...
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Uploading images: 'ø' get replaced with 'ø'

So, I have 2 sites. One in production, and the another in development. They have the same content and uploads. In production, images with names containing æ, ø, or å gets the character replaced with ...
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Custom media picker in meta box: how to select available image sizes?

I have a custom meta box where a user can select an image and save it using wordpresses media picker, set up with some JavaScript. That works fine, but I'd like the option to select which version of ...
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How do I fix permalink and media library issues on a LEMP stack?

So, I'm setting up a wordpress site on Digital Ocean's IaaS. I'm using nginx as a proxy and web server (instead of apache), so a LEMP stack. I was able to get my site up and running, though there are ...
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Custom “Uploads” Dir: “Edit Image” in Media Library broken

Directory Structure I have customized my (local) install (dev box). The current directory structure is: ./root |- wp (WordPress Core root) \ |- wp-config.php |- wp-content (Content and ...
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Distinguish between 2 instances of admin-ajax.php

I've added an avatar image selector to my profile.php page. I'd like to be able to alter the query that loads the image library using pre_get_posts but I can't find any way to distinguish between ...
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Upload Multiple Files With Multiple Fields And With media_handle_upload

I asked this question about few days ago and the answer solved my instantly problem but now when I tried to put many file fields in the form just the first field work because the solution of my ...
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Upload Multiple Files With media_handle_upload

I have a WordPress form plugin and I use media_handle_upload to upload the files and get there ids directly and attached its ids to the post as a meta date, I used the following to did that: The HTML ...
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Featured images get shrunken

While uploading featured images, the problem I am getting is, all images are shrinking automatically. I want to retain the original image. Check this example. All staff memebers images are shrinked ...
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Rendering the uploaded file in a wp.media object

I have seen this question asked a few times on SO and I don't see any responses. I have a wp.media object (upload dialog), that I am using in to store an upload to a post as a meta element. It works ...
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WordPress media uploader - upload tabs not hiding

I'm in the process of adding a front-end post editor to one of my sites. In doing so, I need to prevent certain users from being able to upload media. I have things "kind of" working but there are a ...
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Images uploaded to the media library has strange colors. However, in the edit screen the color is ok

This is a strange issue that I've never encountered before. When I upload this image to WordPress' media library, it comes out like this (image on the left): This is also how the image appears on ...
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How add a group by to the query used by the media library?

What would be the proper way to add a group by to the media library query? What I have tired so far is not working: add_filter('posts_groupby ', 'limitMediaLibraryItems', 10, 2 ); function ...
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add titles to images in ad media in pages and posts

When editing pages or posts you can press the add media button. This shows a grid of all your images but it does not display the image names. I have lots of similar images and I would like a image ...
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Failed to load resource at admin screen

So I've done Wordpress clean install in a live server. Everything looks fine and seems to work. However, if I go to the admin's edit page or post and try to add or change the featured image, the Media ...
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Update media file url in wordpress media library

Currently my videos are hosted within my wp installation. I want to move all videos to my new server. Currently, my media url are as follows http://mysite.com/wp-content/uploads/video01.mp4 I am ...
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Unable to upload images using the Media Library

I have had a site that has been working perfectly for the past few months. Then all of a sudden when I go to upload an image via the Media Manager on the Admin Dashboard I get a 500: Internal Server ...
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How do I go straight to “Edit More Details” when clicking on an item in the media library?

By default, when I click on an item in the media library, it takes me to the Attachment Details page, e.g. .../wp-admin/upload.php?item=65. What would I need to edit to make it go straight to the ...
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Private file system for attachments

Is there a way to make an attachment private? This also includes moving the files to a separate folder for private attachments, even if it's a sub-folder of uploads, to restrict anonymous access ...
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Issue removing Media Editor Tabs — Duplicate Items

I'm following the advice found in several places to remove tabs by using the following filter. However, the same number of tabs appear, the last one is simply displayed x number of times. I'm running ...
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Bind event on Media gallery elements WordPress

Good day ! Please help to get binding on WordPress Media Upload elements. When i click on any of gallery item need a custom function to fire up. There is a BackBone collection called "Attachment" ...
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How to rename an image attachment filename using php

I have the ID of the image uploaded and I need to rename it using php. (The reasons because I have to do it are difficult to explain and I think they are not even necessary for the purposes of this ...
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Retrieve Image from Media Library by it's category

What I am needing to do here is get an image from the media library only by it's category. It won't be attached to a post, meaning that, the image will not be uploaded as a "featured image" of any ...
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Access to the header cropping tool in modal

For the moment I access the media uploader via a meta box from the edit post screen. The code works: no problem. However, I would like to know how to be redirected to the crop tool right after the ...
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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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How to get only current images of a post

I am new to WordPress. I have created a template page where I want to show single posts, So to get media of that post I am using a function $args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', ...