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 Protect Uploads, if User is not Logged In?

I use wordpress for a private site where users upload files. I use the "Private WordPress" to prevent access in to the site if the user is not logged in. I would like to do the same to the files ...
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Change the default-view of Media Library in 3.5?

When inserting media into a post, is there a way to change the default-view of the Media-Library from "All media items" to "Uploaded to this post"? There is another thread where this question was ...
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Add a menu item to Wordpress 3.5 Media Manager

How can add a new menu item underneath the "insert From URL" on the left sidebar in the new Wordpress 3.5 Media Manager? I've been looking at the backbone js and tried my hand at hooking into it with ...
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Enhance Media Manager for Gallery

I would like to enhance the Media Editor, after WordPress 3.5, on the gallery view. I want to add a new select field on the right side and send the selected values to the gallery shortcode. I ...
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Trigger refresh for new media manager in 3.5

I'm trying to figure out how it's possible to 'refresh' the media library in the new media dialogue in 3.5. I'm adding images from an external image library to the WordPress library (via a tab/iFrame ...
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Get All Images in Media Gallery?

Is there a way to fetch the URLs of ALL images in the media gallery? I think this would be an easy way for a website to have a Pictures page that just pulls all of the images from the media gallery, ...
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Media Library plugins for better file management? [closed]

Is there any plugin to extend the basic functionality of the Media Library for websites with a lot of media content? A folder structure would be awesome...at the moment I am using the Media Tags ...
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Delete an attachment in the WP media modal window

I'm trying to create an option in the WP modal media window to detect duplicate files and delete a newer file if an older duplicate is found. I have the following code working (in conjunction with the ...
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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 add subfolders in media library for better organisation?

Right now I cannot create any subfolder e.g. reviews, news, interviews etc. I have a lot of images in my media library and it's messy. How can I create some folders and reorganize the images there?
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Unwanted media library URLs in posts?

When doing a bit of Google searching for content on our blog, I noticed to my shock and horror that individual images from the Media Library are somehow generating their own URLs that Google is ...
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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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WordPress 3.5: Setting custom “full URL path to files” in the Media Library?

As the recent changes in WordPress 3.5 removed the "full URL path to files" option from media library I am wondering how to set this option to a custom path now? I need to set my "full URL path to ...
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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 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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Delete Associated Media Upon Page Deletion

Note Use at your own risk, it is buggy and I have run across a couple instances where it would delete ALL attachments. Unsure why. Is it possible to delete media associated with a page when that ...
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Remove “Insert from URL” link in Media upload - WP 3.5

How do I remove the Insert from URL link in the new Wordpress 3.5 Add Media popup page? In earlier versions of Wordpress, this worked fine: // removes URL tab in image upload for post function ...
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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 ...
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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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Wordpress 3.5 Media Manager - add a button

In my plugin, I would like to add two buttons to Media Manager (to the left of "Insert Into Post" in "media-toolbar-primary" section), and connect a jQuery action to it. First one - The "Select All" ...
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How to Fix HTTP Error When Uploading Images?

I am using WordPress 3.4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 using Apache and PHP 5.3.X When I login to the dashboard and add a new post. Then try uploading an image to set as a featured image, I get a red box with a ...
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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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How to use media upload on theme option page?

I want implement upload logo to my theme option page. Currently I follow this code What I have done for now load a related jquery for the media upload function load_only() { add_thickbox(); ...
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Which filters or actions to use after a media upload and delete?

When a media (image) is uploaded and the subsequent images are created (all the different sizes), I would like to perform a few actions. It is simple and I basically need only the new attachment ID, ...
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Wordpress 3.5 attachment_fields_to_edit and media_send_to_editor

In previous version i set a new check field into the media window with a simple code function ab_prettyphoto_attachment_fields_to_edit( $form_fields, $post ) { $my_form_fields = array( ...
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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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print_media_templates not applied in media manager plugin

I'm trying to build a media library where users can choose pictures that are being retrieved from custom folders, which they can specify the basefolder of. I am getting the correct images back, but ...
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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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Media upload finished hook

I'm developing a plugin which uses wordpress's thickbox media library to handle media upload and selection. All is well but for the fact that I would like to automatically 'redirect' to the 'media ...
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Upload images to remote server

I am using Wordpress media uploader to upload images and I was wondering if there is a way to make it upload to my remote server instead of my local server? Example: My wordpress blog is hosted on ...
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How to restrict images in v3.5 Media Library modal to only those from a specific post id?

How can someone restrict the images which appear in the v3.5 Media Library modal to only show those that are attached to a specific post id? I'm creating a front-end management template that allows ...
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Separate Media Library for each user

I'm creating a theme for a client and one of their requests is to allow users to upload images for their own use, but there may be an option to share the images. Here are some of the caveats: Each ...
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What's the proper way to find and remove duplicate images from posts and the media library?

I just exported a largish WP blog from MediaTemple to PHPFog. I used the standard WordPress export and import plugins. For some unknown reason all of my media assets have been duplicated. I now have ...
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How to get the image EXIF date/time and use it for the WP post date/time

I currently have the following working function. add_action('add_attachment', 'create_post_from_image'); function create_post_from_image($id) { if (wp_attachment_is_image($id)) { $image = ...
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How to hide media uploads by other users in the Media menu?

Simply put - how might I completely hide media files uploaded by any other users other then themselves? Id like to disable access to these links & files since they are a way for non-admin users to ...
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Add class=“media_type” when media is inserted into editor

I am looking for a way to edit the link that get inserted in the editor when the user choose to add a media. The goal would be to add a class with the media type (pdf) in the link. I know how to get ...
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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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WP 3.5 media manager - how to create a working gallery frame

i am writing a plugin and after hours and hours of searching for any documentation on WP 3.5 media manager i managed to create my custom media frame that is being called when a user clicks on a custom ...
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Wordpress Media Manager 3.5 - default link to

Media Manager once again. This time I'm looking for a simple hack/hook/filter to change default "Attachment Display Settings" from media manager. The option is "Link To" that is default set to "Media ...
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How can I speed up a slow loading media library?

My WordPress site is fairly large. It's being used as a blog and a CMS, with a WooCommerce shop running off it as well. There's probably over 2000 images in the media library at this stage. My ...
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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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sortable custom column in media library

trying to make a custom column sortable in the media library. Found lots of examples for posts, and users but can't get them to work on the media library page. function wpse_hook_isv_columns() { ...
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Limit Media Library to Given Folder

I have made a plugin that uses the Media Library to allow users to upload files to a specific directory - using the upload_dir filter. I would like to know if there is a way (i.e. a filter) I can use ...
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Using the WordPress Media Library and returning the Attachment ID rather than URL?

I'm currently using some JS to pop open the WordPress Media Library in a thickbox container and return the URL of a selected image, then display it. window.send_to_editor = function(html) { ...
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complex restriction of items in media library

I have a need to limit items in the media library for users without a specific capability. There are a lot of examples out there for how to limit them to only items that a given user has uploaded, ...
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Change behavior of “Insert into Post” based on attachment metadata

For a custom plugin I'm working on, I have added a checkbox element to the attachments editor in a manner like the answer provided here: How to add a checkbox element to attachments editor with ...
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Edit image / Delete image link

There is a function in Wordpress that allows to display a "edit post" link if the user has sufficient rights. <?php edit_post_link( __( 'Edit' ), '<small class="edit-link">', ...
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Physical organization of wordpress media library (Real Media Library plugin)

Introduction. In the above screenshot you can see a folder structure built with premium plugin Real Media Library. Now i want to create an extension plugin which can organize the folder structure ...
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Uploaded images don't show in Media Library if there are special characters in IPTC Keywords

Some images that are uploaded to WordPress don't show up in the Media Library. The images get uploaded and even cropped to the defined sizes, there is an entry in the Media Library, but the preview ...
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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 ...