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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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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Javascript WP Object Documentation?

I was working on implementing the media library within one of my plugins/themes. I found a nice tutorial (http://mikejolley.com/2012/12/using-the-new-wordpress-3-5-media-uploader-in-plugins/) that ...
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Programmatically upload images from post's html source to media library

I have created many pages that were previously prototyped with plain html. I just copied the html source from prototype and pasted to the editor in text mode. The html source contains image tags which ...
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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 ( ...
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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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Organize media uploads in folders - I have a physical access to (my) server

I'm very new to Wordpress. With the help of my friend I installed Wordpress on my server and finally we have our web online. However, I would like to upload some content in media library but I need to ...
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Add SWF file to wordpress through custom template

I am trying to attach an swf file to my website. I have that swf file in my local system. But wordpress is not alowing me to upload the swf file into the media library. I want to add that swf to my ...
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link-to-custom value when inserting an image with jQyery

I have a dynamic media insert editor implemented using jQuery for dynamic fields. Using jQuery and the global wp object I can insert and grap data to then insert images into my dynamic fields. Using ...
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Cannot upload any image into wordpress after changing from multisite to single site

I have recently changed a site from multisite to single site by changing and commenting the parameters in the wp-config.php. After doing so I cannot upload any file into the media library. The upload ...
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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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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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WP3.5 Media Uploader - how to make it accept multiple images?

I'm wondering how to make WP3.5 media uploader return 2 or more items in attachement? It always runs once even if 2 items are selected. The code: $('.button').on('click', function(){ var ...
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display media files under admin based on users and directory

A small description on Plugins used: I am using <a href="https://wordpress.org/plugins/media-file-manager-advanced/">Media File Manager Advanced Plugin </a> to organize my uploads ...
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Disable Media Library in Advanced Custom Fields

Ive posted on their forums but no one is answering. When you click "add file" on the field it opens up the Media Libary window, which isnt what i want to happen. id like for it to take them ...
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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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Insert wp gallery shortcode into custom textarea

Is there a way to insert wp gallery shortcode into custom metabox textarea ? I would like to have something like this: New metabox in post/page with textarea and below textarea there are a button to ...
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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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Share media among different domains

I have multiple Wordpress instances that live on separate domains (not a multisite installation). Since they provide the same content in different languages I'd like to share the images among these ...
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How can I trigger the media library “query-attachments” action manually?

I'm working on a plugin that manipulates the WordPress 4.0+ Media Library. I see that the attachments in the media library are loaded by an ajax call using the query-attachments action. I need to ...
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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 ...
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Restrict Media Library to one user except for admins

I have this function to restrict the media library to one user. However I have a few admins who need access to the whole library. How can I make all of it available for admins only ? /*restirct ...
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image carousel widget

Is there tutorial how to build widget where you can upload multiple images? I was trying to look some tutorials on widgets but to my surprise there are only few online. Or then my googling skills are ...
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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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Custom dropdown filter in media grid view

With the new grid mode in the media library the good old WP_List_Table specific restrict_manage_posts filter for adding custom filtering options is not available. All happens through JavaScript. I ...
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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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Uploading thousands of images easily from an existing album/subalbum structure into same

Having looked and not finding an answer, I'm asking the wizards. I'm creating a WP site with approx 1500 posts about heritage sites, sites of which I have tens of thousands of photos. I manage the ...
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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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Media Manager not creating thumbnails

I am working with the media manager in WP 3.8. For some reason, it is not creating thumbnails. The original image uploads just fine. Here is a list of things I've done or checked: The images I am ...
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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 ...