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Possible to “Attach” images to multiple posts without inserting or uploading twice?

How can I attach images to a post which have already been attached to other posts without having to upload them twice? I don't want to insert the images into the post, I simply want to attach the ...
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Using Images in Wordpress - Best Practices

I'm not a novice to Wordpress Theme Design & Development. I've actually been doing it for a few years now and in recent years, it has become more than a hobby and is slowing shaping into a career ...
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Resizing all images

I have just changed the theme on my blog, and because of a small page width, it breaks the layout. Most of my earlier images (attached in posts) are around 600px in width, and now I need to resize all ...
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Stop WordPress from reserving slugs for media items?

I am experiencing some odd behavior, that apparently happens "out of the box" with WordPress. If I upload a file through the media manager called: services.jpg; then go try to create a page with the ...
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How to call WP3.5 Media Library manager?

In the past Media Library window could be called like this: tb_show("Upload image", "media-upload.php?type=image&TB_iframe=1&width=640&height=520"); This still works in WP3.5. But I'm ...
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Removing default image size list in Media Box

I trying to remove unused image size (Thumbnail, Medium, Large) in MediaBox Any function can i use in functions.php ? or some trick ? PS : I know i can use jQuery trick but any better function to ...
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Get all posts (of any post type) an attachment is used in

It's not easy to count the amount of posts an image is attached to - WordPress simply doesn't keep track of that. It just keeps track of the post an attachment was originally uploaded to (not ...
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Differentiate Featured Image from Post Images upon Upload

I want to differentiate the featured image from post images. The plan is to give the Featured Image multiple sizes, but the images inside / connected to the post only needs the default sizes. I ...
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Changing the media library default tab

› Moderator Notice ‹ This question exists as it fills a specific criterion and/or has historical significance. The current answers do not work for current WordPress versions. If you got a ...
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Multisite, upload images directly to Amazon S3

I have created a multisite network but I've noticed people are uploading a lot of image files which are clogging up my server space. Is there a way I can amend the default network theme (Users are ...
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Attach Files Metabox

Does anyone happen to know how to create a simple "attach/browse" button that can be placed into a metabox which upon clicking it would open a lightbox where the user would be able to view all the ...
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Add inline uploader to plugin option page

I would like to implement an inline file uploader to my plugin's option page as introduced in new media grid view of the WP media library: I imagine having this drag & drop uploader in the page ...
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Upload specific images to specific folder

I am trying to find a way to upload few selective images to selective folders in WordPress but not able to find a way so far. I do not want to change default work press setting to upload images as ...
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How to make custom bulk actions work on the media/upload page?

I'm adapting a script I found online to add custom bulk actions to the screen with the list of posts. It has this line: add_action('load-edit.php', 'custom_bulk_action'); I'm trying to adapt it for ...
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Publishing presentations in WordPress?

I'm looking for a solution that would enable me to publish a presentation inside WordPress. I do not want to attach a PPT file or embed a Flash plugin for that, I'm looking for a HTML solution. I ...
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Filter for changing MediaElement.js Settings

I am trying to change some of the settings that get loaded with MediaElement.js. I can't seem to find a filter or hook to alter the settings that are loaded. The only way I was able to customize the ...
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Set a maximum upload count for users on a specific user role

For users with the Contributor user role, I want to restrict the total amount of images that they are allowed to upload. I found this code posted on an answer here: add_filter( 'wp_handle_upload', ...
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Wordpress Uploads Folder can't be Written to

This one has me stumped I'm sure it is something really small that I am overlooking but I think I've been looking at it too long to see what the problem is. Wordpress is telling me: "Upload ...
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Is there a plugin to make attaching images easier?

I am using the "attach" feature in the media library to link a set of images to specific pages. Our custom theme displays these attached images in a particular way. We are setting up Wordpress as ...
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Slow wp_enqueue_media()

I have developed a WordPress plugin for my site that utilises the WP Media uploader to store files... To do this my plugin contains the following code: function enqueue_scripts() { ...
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wp_editor with media buttons

I use wp_editor() on the frontend. media_buttons are displayed on default if visitor is logged in. I want to display these media buttons whether user is logged in or not. Is there any way to achieve ...
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How to protect uploads in multisite if user is not logged in?

I am trying to set up a multisite intranet (using subdomains) where content on each sub-site is only accessible to users logged into their respective site. The problem I am having is trying to ...
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How to manage a standalone media folder?

Managing my Wordpress installation with Git is great. I get to deploy fixes via command line (with Capistrano), easy rollback plan, the Theme folder is a standalone project added as a submodule -- ...
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Unattaching unlinked images

As I understand default WP behavior: When you upload an image to a post and save it (as a draft or published post), the image becomes "attached" to the post. This can be double checked by going to ...
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Filter by post category in Media Library

I am trying to find a way to filter the Media Library by the Post Category that a Media item is assigned with. I can see that you can sort by "attached to" but this only get me a little of the way ...
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Media Uploader: get deleted files

I am currently working on a plugin to upload files to wordpress using the file uploader. The user can save a list of files to use in another location of the theme. Everything works, except when I want ...
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Insert images to post not working

I'm encountering an issue with wordpress 3.5.1 (french language). I can't insert images in posts/pages or whatever. When i access the media library from the button "insert a media" (while editing a ...
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How to extend LINK TO functionality in ATTACHMENT DISPLAY SETTINGS

In WP 3.4.x and earlier, it was possible to add a button to the media manager by messing around in an attachment_fields_to_edit filter. For example, a plugin could, when it figured out that an item ...
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Upload path/URL weirdness for the main blog of a multisite/network setup

We have a WP network (with domain mapping) that was started pre WP 3.5, so it was using ms-files.php and wp-content/blogs.dir/ to store media files. I wanted to remove ms-files.php dependency and ...
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wp_generate_attachment_metadata returns empty array

foreach ($_FILES as $key => $file) { $uploadedImage = wp_handle_upload($_FILES[$key], $upload_overrides); pre_r($uploadedImage); if ...
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How to make WordPress use protocol indepentent upload files?

I am using FORCE_SSL_ADMIN in wp-config.php so everytime I upload a new image and inserted into the post, it is using SSL version e.g. <img ...
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Hook for image edit popup

Is there a hook for the popup window which shows up when you click on the edit button on an image in a post?
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Best plugin to manage media library? [closed]

I'm finding the media section of WordPress a bit hard to manage with it's paginated pages. Is there any plugin that helps display all the files differently? Like more images on one page and perhaps ...
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How do I link directly to uploaded files?

I have uploaded some files (images) which I'd like to link in my own site as well as other places, but usually I try to host a different resolution of the same image to show up on other sites. My ...
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Image dimensions same as image size

So if I set the large image size in the media library to say 600x600 pixels, and then upload an image which is the same dimensions it won't get set as the 'large' image. There is talk on this ...
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How would I go about listing only unattached media in say a sidebar?

I have a client who uses PDF files for their newsletter, I don't think that this is a good idea personally, but it's not negotiable. They have a news page where they put real time news and they'd like ...
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Creating a metabox to upload multiple images, Ignoring The Featured Image

My question is basically identical to this other question here, however my question is still slightly different. I basically have a custom post type called "Packages" each package can have a slideshow ...
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Settings in 'Media > Settings' is ignored when inserting images

When I upload an image, it is automatically resized as I would expect, however the sizes for inserting the image seem to ignore the settings I've placed in Settings/Media. In my media settings I ...
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PHP/Manual use of images? - 2 Questions

I've made a quick PHP script/page that uses the wp_insert_post() function to insert a post directly. And this works great. The post I am manually adding has an image in it, so I firstly ...
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There's a way to scale media (images) at 50%?

I wonder if there is a way to scale down uploaded media exactly to 50%. From what I see, with add_image_size you can only specify a width and a height in pixel. The idea is to upload high resolution ...
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Custom function to rearrange attachments when creating posts – Almost there

I'm having some trouble with a custom thing I'm doing. I've implented a custom image uploader into a metabox in a custom post type. Now I'm trying to work out a way that will let me reorder the ...
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How to add a category or tag to media at upload time with the browser uploader?

I don't use WordPress very often... I hope this makes some sense :-) Is there a way to sort media files into categories? I want to give some order to the media that are being uploaded to the website, ...
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Wordpress Image Editor not working - conflict?

I am having a strange issue with the built in wordpress image editor. I have no problem uploading files or preforming any other media functions. The only thing I seem to be unable to do is utilize the ...
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Password protect some uploaded files, so only logged-in users can view them

I would like to protect some uploaded files, so that they are not publicly accessible (they are not accessible without a login). I'm uploading some PDF files, and I'd like to mark some of them as ...
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Extend 3.5 media uploader plugin to change button name

I have followed a tutorial on how to upload images using Wordpress' 3.5 media uploader. All is well. I would just like to change the text of the actual upload button "Insert Into Post" to something ...
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Filter what image sizes get generated

I'm looking for a way to chose what images sizes get generated by image. With all the image sizes I have plus a lot of images, in the end I have a whole lot of server space being used up for nothing. ...
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Saving Media - Which Hook is Fired?

Howdi, I am trying to fire some code that will occur when I save an image in the media library, as per usual, I select the file, upload, enter the meta data and then click save. At this point I want ...
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Use Media Library to manage galleries like Nextgen (with folders, albums, collections, tags, categories, terms…)

I'd wish to use WP 3.x standard Media Librery rather than relying on 3rd party plugins like NextGen no matter how well they're written. I just don't like duplicating functionalities. Media Librery ...
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Disable TinyMCE Drag and Drop

I would very much like to disable the drag and drop upload feature for tinyMCE (both the default one and the wp_editor() one) because it interacts with my custom pop up menus - (WP Trac). Right now ...
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Media manager multiple selection

I was creating a plugin, and its part should by adding files to custom posts. I managed script to work, but after few changes, to better look and function, it allows only one file to be added, than no ...