An image, audio or a video comprises a media.

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Using the media uploader in a custom plugin

As part as a widget I'm creating, I need the admin to upload an image via the widgets panel I have the following code under a new class <?php function form($instance) { $instance = ...
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Restrict the number of images to upload per post

Is there an easy way to limit to one (per post) the number of images to upload through media upload?
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Insert Images at Master Uniform Height

I'm trying to figure out a way to insert images from the media library into the post editor at a uniform height... but by selecting one option. For example, I set a height like "300" somewhere (like ...
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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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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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Is there a user-facing interface to edit an attachment's permalink?

If you use the [gallery] tag at all you know that permalinks for image attachments end up like blog.com/2011/03/18/post-permalink/attachment-permalink. The URL extension from the post permalink ...
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How do I force Wordpress to show most recent version of images in the media library?

My workflow is sometimes the following: Delete many images from the media library at once (named for example, 01.jpg, 02.jpg, 03.jpg...). Re-upload a series of images with the same file names ...
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“Add Media” button in custom plugin

I'm writing a custom plugin and i would like to add the "Add Media" button. I just need to upload media, not to retrieve any content/data from the uploaded file. How can I add this button? Thanks
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How to add a media with PHP

I have more than 1000 pictures on my webserver, uploaded with FTP in a local folder ( /home/chris/pictures ) Is there a way to add them as a well known media to wordpress in PHP and get their id? ...
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Media gallery - inserting full size images without link

I want to use built-in WP media gallery. I'm trying to simply add images in one - horizontal line. I want images with original size and without any link. I'm trying to add/edit some code into ...
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Best image hosting service

My girlfriend has a very popular blog, but we are growing beyond current bandwidth limit (1TB). Adsense doesn't pay enough for an expensive CDN. What recommendations can you make about image hosting. ...
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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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Is it possible to trigger some JavaScript when Media Popup is opened?

On one of my custom posts edit page I have a button that triggers the media popup onclick, with: wp.media.editor.open(); and while it brings up the media manager I'm not sure if that's the proper way ...
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How to validate the file name of the Media File Uploads?

I want to validate the file name of the files to be uploaded from the Media Library. CASE study: I want to restrict the file name containing '%', '. .', '/' etc..from uploading to the media library. ...
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Failed to import media from a local wordpress site to a live one

I've been developing a new blog theme for a client locally on my computer and am now in the process of uploading this to the new live server. I used the wordpress export facility to export all the ...
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Fixing media links after importing to multisite

When i imported all posts and media from a old site to new site which on wordpress multisite. The image links on posts are got broken because how media are stored on a multisite is quite different ...
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I need a Simple image uploader with a simple screen. WP default has too many options.

Hi guys I'm looking for a metabox type plugin that can upload ONE image into the post, that works with custom post types. I don't want to use the default WP uploader because it has too many options, ...
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Setting higher upload limit

How can I change the standard 7MB upload limit? I have full shell and admin access to my Wordpress blog.
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Should I use custom post types for a front page video feature (vimeo)?

I'd like to create a front page video feature that embeds a vimeo video of the users choosing. I'd like the user to only have to input the video code. For instance, for http://vimeo.com/24474320 - ...
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Run script after clicking Set Featured Image in Media

I would like to run some script to get the featured image's width and height after the user clicked 'Use Featured Image' button and use the data retrieved within the Post Edit screen. Is there such ...
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How do I go straight to “Edit More Details” when clicking on an item in the media library?

By default, when I click on an item in the media library, it takes me to the Attachment Details page, e.g. .../wp-admin/upload.php?item=65. What would I need to edit to make it go straight to the ...
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FTP files directly to Media Library wp-content\uploads

I would like to use an automated process to replicate a non-WordPress file folder in \wp-content\uploads\ and have the files automatically registered in the Media Library. I could use such a process ...
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Modify the array of selected images in media modal

I'm creating a plugin which checks for duplicate media items on upload. If a file is uploaded, and it already exists in the media library, I'm presenting the user with the option to delete the ...
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Disable edit option in Media library

Hovering my mouse over a file name or a thumbnail brings up the Edit option, I want to know is there any hook to disable all edit links in Media library on Multisite
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Delete attachments from Front end

I am trying to make a simple media manager on the front end of my posts, as my site will have many authors. I want to give them the ability to delete any picture attachments that they have uploaded to ...
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Organize uploaded media files

I have a blog with all media stored in a folder called upload (organize media was disabled), I've activate it to organize new uploads by date. But how can i organize old files? I want this because i ...
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Restricting access to files within a specific folder [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Protect Uploads, if User is not Logged In? Is there any way at all to restrict direct access to files within a specific folder to only specific wordpress users ...
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Wordpress 3.0 Media Upload Directory

I am using Wordpress 3.0 and would like to organize the directory where uploads are made. Is there any way to change where the files get uploaded or is the only real organization the Media tag plugin? ...
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Uploading Media gives error “Missing a temporary folder.”

After we upgraded to Wordpress 3.0.1 (from Wordpress MU 2.9.2) we began getting an error message whenever we tried to upload media. "Missing a temporary folder" Various articles around the web ...
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Filter Media Library by author or post_parent

I am trying to filter the Media Library so only media items that are uploaded by the current user OR children of the post being edited are visible. I've had no problem doing it if the conditions are ...
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Media handle sideload not working

I am using this media uploader wp snippet which downloads an image from my one site to other. It was working fine until yesterday but I checked this morning, it wasn't working. ...
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3.5 media.editor: what is the event listener for choosing an image?

What is the event listener for selecting an image in the media.editor javascript. I am attempting to add a multiple image selector to a custom plugin, and I need to show the user what images they have ...
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Get attachments (get_posts) and WP 3.5 new uploader

I'm using get_posts() to get attachments from the post and use it in the slider. The issue is new uploader doesn't have that "Gallery" tab which was perfectly suitable for this. It also seems to be ...
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What table is the media's sort order stored?

I see that your can sort media by a numbered order in the media gallery for a post. But what table is this order stored in? I want to use this order to also order the images the same way in my ...
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Best way to strip character entities (%20 etc)

I have a heap of images inside MovableType, on an old server. There are plenty which have character entities like %20 to represent spaces. I've used some plugins to import the images and change the ...
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Plugin to download attached media files?

I have a photo gallery site. Each post has 10-20 photos. I want to be able to offer a download of my photos on post-by-post basis in a single zip file. In other words a link to a zip file with all ...
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What's the best “insert all images” plugin?

I've tried several plugins that supposedly allow you to "insert all images" after using the flash based uploader to upload multiple images. However, I still haven't found one that ties in well with ...
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Too much recursion error when chosing image from image library for two different meta boxes in one post

There must be a solution for this. I am using this solution for chooosing images from media library. http://www.webmaster-source.com/2010/01/08/using-the-wordpress-uploader-in-your-plugin-or-theme/ ...
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Is email post notify visitor on new media upload possible?

Is there a plugin or snippet that would: Add an email input form to each post Send a predefined message when new media (or attachments) has been uploaded for that post only The requested ...
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custom tabs in media uploader

I've managed to add a custom tab to the media uploader, but for some reason it doesn't come with the same layout - it doesn't load the media-uploader-header that contain all the other tabs: ...
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Displaying oEmbed errors?

Sometimes embedding an item via oEmbed is not possible, for example when a YouTube video has embedding disabled. The oEmbed service will return a 401 Unauthorized, and the code will not be converted. ...
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Organizing media uploads

One of my clients wants to transfer his WordPress website to my server. The problem is his website doesn't use sub-folders in his upload folder, and he has more than 1,000,000 files in the root of his ...
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Wordpress Media mime type filter problem 4.0

I have added new mime types with the 'post_mime_types' filter eg. PDF, doc, mp3 etc... Filtering by custom mime type on the upload.php page in media grid view works as expected but in list view it ...
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Saving data-URI to media library

I have a TinyMCE plugin that generates PNG images using HTMLCanvasElement.toDataURL() (MDN). Currently, I'm just displaying them on the backend by putting the data-URI in an image tag, but I'd really ...
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Category checkboxes in upload modal

In a project I'm working on, I've enabled categories for attachments using: register_taxonomy_for_object_type('category', 'attachment'); In the edit attachment screen in the Media Library you see ...
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Extend Media Library

The Media Library in WordPress has "Insert from URL" link to the left. It accepts image URLs. It's not said anywhere but if you paste YouTube URL or <iframe> code then it will insert it too. It ...
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Proper way to add a button to the top menu of the media library?

I want to add a simple button to the Media Library top menu (say, to the right of the bulk actions / filters dropdowns. I have scoured the WordPress codex for a proper way to do this and have found ...
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Customizing the 3.5 “Add Media” popup (Backbone.js)

Here's yet another question in regard to the new(ish) 3.5 "Add Media" popup and how to customize it! What I'm trying to do I'm attempting to do four main things: 1) Create a custom tab titled ...
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Remote upload file to server B

I'm aware this might be some of the hardest coding to do ever, but thought of giving it a try. Im basically trying to detect all (mp3) filetypes uploaded through the Wordpress media upload and send ...
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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 ...