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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Replace upload system/Override wp_handle_upload

I am going to be running a WP site on Heroku, and none of the current solutions for the media library fit my needs. There is a system for Amazon S3 (not using because paid), and a mapping system for ...
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Cant move file after media_handle_upload

i am trying to create an meta image uploader for a a custom post type with media_handle_upload() but it only returns an error teling me that it could not move the image to the folder "wp-content/year/...
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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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Restrict file uploads by extension?

Is there a way in WordPress 3.1 to restrict allowed file uploads by extension (images only) and file size? Bonus question: Can I limit users to only be able view files they have uploaded themselves?
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Insert media while posting is not working with new wordpress update

Insert media while editing or adding post is not working since the 4.1.2 update. But I can upload media through media manager itself. I didn't change anything in the site today, only the automatic ...
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Moving wp from a server to another, with different administrator

Hi a friend had a website made by a guy, now he asked me to make him a new website but he want me to add all the post and pictures he had on the old one. The problem is that the guy that made him the ...
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PHP error when trying to upload .mp3 files via Media Library [closed]

When I'm trying to upload a sound file (mostly .mp3's) via the media library, I get the following errors: Warning: require(/path/to/website/wp-includes/ID3/getid3.php): failed to open stream: No such ...
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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 ( http://example.com/wp-admin/upload.php?mode=list&orderby=author&order=...
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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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Add new media uploader at frontend for wp 3.5+

I create a form for user to submit content from the frontend. The only problem is I don't know how to handler the image upload. So, I want to know how to use the WP media uploader in the frontend. ...
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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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Cannot upload featured image to a custom post type

For some reason I am not able to upload images OR set the Featured Image on a custom post type in my custom wordpress theme. I have added theme support of post-thumbnails to my functions.php file and ...
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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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Get url of thumbnail from the media uploader

I want to select image from the WordPress 3.5 media uploader. I can get the image URL with the following code, but it gets the full size image. I want to get the thumbnail image url,how can I get that?...
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Failing to open advanced-cache.php which is breaking Media Library

On my WordPress install, which is 3.8 and has all plugins updated, it is using Magic Fields 2 and Hypercache amongst other plugins. I can't insert images into posts because when I upload, it gives me ...
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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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Access to Media Library

Im trying to find a way to pull random images from either a post or wordpress's built in image library. Im not sure how to query image uris from a post or the media library - is there a tag or method ...
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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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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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Minimum Dimensions Requirement for Featured Image?

I am creating a baseball website with multiple Authors. From past experience, no matter how well you know someone personally, it doesn't mean they will follow or even read your instructions. That ...
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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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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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Change default tab of media manager

Is there a way to change the default media manager tab? I have managed to remove everything that I didn't want to show in media manager, using the instructions from the first post here Add a menu item ...
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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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Give users a maximum upload capacity; limit the number of files a user can upload OR limit the number of files per upload

I'm using the Media Library on the front end of my website and I'd like to stop users from being able to spam my server by uploading an unlimited number of files. As such, I'd like to do one or maybe ...
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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' doesn'...
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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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Media library to list images only user uploaded

I want to list images for only user uploaded image. Here is the scenario: Using the image uploader on front end using iframe. I have added upload_files cap to subscriber level users and want them ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Multi Upload In Theme Options

I need to use the WordPress media upload on a theme options page. It needs to be able to have multiple fields on one page. I have seen a few things on the site using search but nothing recent and ...
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Disable Media Uploads to non Admin Users

I am working on a clients site, one of the features they want is for his Editors or Authors to only be able to select existing images to insert into Posts from the Media Library. So looking at the ...
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Adding more options to the instance of an image. (Attachment Display Settings)

I'm trying to build a simple reusable plugin for image presentation in Wordpress 3.9, and it seems I've hit a brick wall. I would like to be able to add a couple of options to the instance of the ...