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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How to get media objects

I am busy with a loop to return all media in the medialibrary in objects. I figured out how to get the images ( with wp_get_attachment_image('$mediaID') where the $mediaID is the id of the image ) ...
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Audio Playlist : How to bind events for “track change”, “track end”?

I'm customizing native Wordpress playlist echo do_shortcode('[playlist ids="3267,3266,821"]'); I'd like to bind events to detect "track change" and "track end" and do something when those events ...
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How to link to “most recent” document in the Media Library?

Our customer wants a "Latest Newsletter" type link on the homepage. I figured there'd be an easy way to specify a document from the media library (perhaps by name or title) but nothing is coming up ...
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Remove the 'Attachment Details' section of the wordpress media manager

I'm using the new WP media manager for a branding plugin (well, new from 3.5), and it is working well. My only issue is that I have an 'Attachment Details' area on the right, allowing users to edit, ...
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WP 3.5 media uploader API set selected item

I know how to use the new media uploader in WP 3.5 and integrate it with plugins and themes but I have a problem, say the user selected the image and the frame closed I want when he open it again the ...
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Show how many images are attached to a post/page on compose page

On the front-end, I'm using a query to show all attachments attached to the current post. However, on the compose page, there's no way for a user to see how many images are attached without opening up ...
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How can I autopopulate titles in the media library?

I have hundreds of images in my media library, most have which have no titles. In the media library, the "(no title)" message is displayed along these images. Since I generally have one image per ...
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Group images in media library

I'm looking for a method to group images in the media library. I'm developing a photo portfolio site. I have uploaded all the images to the media library I need a way to group the images to make them ...
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Media Uploader in custom path

I am creating a CSS generator in my WordPress theme and I want to be able to save custom skins with images as well. My problem is that I have a hierarchy like /skins/custom-skin/images for the ...
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Making Media Library “Alternative Text” Field Required

I'm looking to make the "Alternative Text" field required in the Media Library, just like the "Title" field above it. Screenshot:
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Remove fields on media uploader for custom page type - not working for “From Computer” or “From Url” tabs?

This code works for me if I go to upload a file and choose the Gallery or Media Library tabs then it correctly hides elements on the page. If I go to the From Computer or From URL tabs, nothing is ...
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How to fetch only media that was already attached to a post/page?

Situation: my client has this simple gallery built with WP_Query showing the latest media added to the site: $cola = new WP_Query( array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'post_status' =&...
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How to display a custom post type's media library inline on meta box

I am trying to create a post type which only displays the Media Library Inline. I have got the example from this : https://gist.github.com/897503 However, nothing happens when I click "Insert ...
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How to order images in a post in Wordpress 3.3?

In wordpress 3.2 when uploading images to a post, I would get a Gallery that is linked to the post. That is, I could see in the media uploader of the post a tab that contains only the images of this ...
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Get attachments by user

Is there a way to get attachments by user? I need a way to display all the images uploaded by a specific user. (I probably need the attachment IDs so that I can use wp_get_attachment_url to display ...
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Gel all image from certain post type

I've found similar questions here, however I can't modify the answers to get images only from a certain post type - as the post type in those examples are "attachment" and not the name of a custom ...
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Custom “Insert into Post” button

I am trying to make a simple plugin that sets a background image. I have it linked to the media library so that when you click "Insert into Post" it does a custom function. However, obviously this ...
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Any way to change the actual filename of an image from media manager?

The default WP media manager does not appear to offer the ability to change an image's filename. Are there any plugins available that allow this functionality?
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wp_enqueue_media() Will not load JS on the theme

I've added wp_enqueue_media() to a specific page (before including the header) on my custom theme but it flat out will not any of the JS on the page. I've already done the basic troubleshooting: ...
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How to output images as figure/figcaption

I'm trying to figure out how to output the WP images from the media uploader as Figure/Figcaption. Using the WP Twenty Sixteen theme the output is figure/figurecaption by default, and searching for ...
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Why would image paths in wordpress suddenly change?

I'm using the Everglades WP theme, and have had no issues until suddenly I found all the images have different paths in the browser. Where they are: http://localhost:8888/dev.brickandpixeldesign/wp-...
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How to set post_id to 0 when you upload image via Add media button. (async-upload.php)

How to set post_id to 0 when you upload image via Add media button which will make a requtest to async-upload.php Instead of actual post_id? Thank you.
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How to show all available images in WP's media library when using the Polylang plugin?

It seems that depending on which default language I've set Polylang to, all my uplaoded images are isolated so that I can only pick them when I'm editing posts in the default language. I have a lot ...
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Why do I sometimes get an attachment id string instead of a url from an image's guid field in the post table?

If I do a query of the post table for post type 'attachment' sometimes the guid field will contain an attachment id, "http://sitename.com/?attachment_id=1201", instead of a URL. How can I convert a ...
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Ignore dots when searching in the media library?

As the title says, is it possible to ignore dots in search field in media library?
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Filter Media by Featured on Admin

Usually we can filter images in Media > Library by: date by MIME type, and by attached/unattached files ...but I'd like to expand this to a filter by Featured images. This way, we could filter ...
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resize from small images to large

I want to create large images though my original image is smaller. I have original images 1024x768 in my media library, and i want to resize these images to 1920x1080px in my WordPress posts. I ...
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Filter for Media Library

I want my users to apply a filter in Photoshop every time they upload an image. Naturally, people are forgetful so I want to remind them of that in the Media Library Screen. I search around which ...
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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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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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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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Allow only attachment uploaded to current post

The "Add Media" button allows any media to be added to current editor. I need the "Uploaded to this page" from the dropdown menu to be the only option available. Some time ago I found a solution ...
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Media gallery: remove “insert into post” button keeping “Insert gallery” button

In my project (wordpress 3.7.1) contributor users can upload media file, but I want to force them to insert only gallery in post, not single images. Using Capability Manager Enhanced plugin I gave ...
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Media Library not showing images properly

I'm trying to upload an image, but keep getting an error. Check the attacted image.
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Video uploaded with the native media uploader gives Error 404

I created a shortcode to make an HTML5 player insert into my post, but my problem is when I attempt to view a video that I've uploaded with the native Media Uploader, I get a file not found error. The ...
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Media Content disapeared after upgrade WP core to 3.5.1

my Media -->Library content disappeared from the dashboard, but I still can see it inside my actual site folder. Could anyone instruct me how to fix it? Thank You
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How to change the image size in new Media Uploader (ie use medium vs thumbnail)

Is it possible to change the image size of the thumbnails in the new media uploader? For example images are currently displayed using the "thumbnail" image crop size and I would like them to be the "...
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Hide editor while keeping add media button in custom post type

How do I remove Editor in custom post type keeping the Add media button. When I used as following in custom post type declaration, it removes the Add Media button and I don't need editor in my post ...
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WP doesn't remove uploads from folder when removed from “Media Library”?

I'm wondering why WordPress doesn't remove uploads from folder when removed from "Media Library"? I set limit to 5mb on WPMU but even if user removes everything from "Media Library" he can't upload ...
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Large Media Library

I'm looking to organize a large WordPress Movies/Actors site, with thousands of posters, screenshots, etc... I currently have the images in a directory structure like /actors/firstname_lastname/...
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Unable to create or edit menus

I'm running 3.4.2 on Ubuntu. I'm unable to make any changes to menus at all. Also I'm unable to upload anything (flash or browser uploader) to the media library. However plugins have no problem adding ...
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mp3 audio metadata upload integration: can I autopopulate title, caption, description from id3 tags?

I'm using the native Wordpress.org Upload New Media subsystem pretty routinely to upload MP3 files. The MP3 file workflow we use populates the ID3 tags with some important user-friendly metadata. It ...
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Where does the gallery shortcode gets its attachments from?

I know that media are an attachment post type that are children to a post, but how are galleries stored in WordPress?
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Image Uploader API

I want to create a widget for my theme that will let me upload an image to WP and crop it to a certain size. Can anyone point me to the codex page or a tutorial on how to a bare bone implementation of ...
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Clean up wp-content/upload/ folder

Is there an (easy) way to check if all my images are in the database? I want to check my upload folder to see if each file has an 'attachment' record in the wp_posts table. I know of the extra images ...
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User-friendly link to attached images for a certain post? [closed]

I have set up a slideshow running on the front page of my site that runs on images attached to a page called 'Home'. I would like to be able to adjust its contents and order from the admin area. And ...
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The best way to protect uploaded media in WordPress?

I'm new to WordPress as I normally code my stuff by hand, I've been uploading some media to display links to within protected pages, which is great, however, anyone can access the direct url of the ...
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change video icons to selected thumbnail?

added custom fields for the media edit form so users can select a thumbnail for video. All that's working fine but how can i get the default video icon on this page and in the media library to use ...
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Control attachments menu order with jQuery Sortable

I've managed create a metabox that lets me upload and then fetch the images and then also been able to add jquery ui sortable to be able to sort the images, however I've no idea how to add actual ...
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How do I modify the “Insert Media” lightbox in the admin to only show media items from a category?

I am attempting to resolve a problem I continue to have with the media library. Essentially, what I am looking to do is "automatically" assign media which is uploaded from a custom post type "edit ...