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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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Ignore a filter on the media library

As per my question yesterday, I need to exclude all images from most of my WordPress queries - yesterday, I thought I needed to exclude them from all queries, until I came upon the following issue. ...
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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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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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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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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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Is is possible to crop an image after uploading

I'm trying to build a plugin, and part of it requires to upload (or choose an already uploaded one) an image, and when it's done uploading to crop it (a bit like how you change a header image in the ...
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Add media with WP-Rest-API v2

I need your help to upload a media image in my wordpress blog via the Wp-rest-api v2 and Oauth2 authentication. I did not find in the REST API documentation the way to send my image data (name of ...
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Refresh wp.media after ajax call

I'm building a plugin where i add a tab to the media manager and can add stuff from another source. I add the tab with this, which generates a iframe; add_filter('media_upload_tabs', ...
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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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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 ...
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Alter media caption/description conflict in Wordpress?

When uploading an image, Wordpress reads the description meta data from the jpg via wp_read_image_metadata and inserts it into the post_content field when adding the attachment via media_handle_upload ...
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Uploading Images to Multi-Site Causes Failure to HTTP Error

Just to fill you in on my situation. Running WordPress multi-site version: 3.5.2 clean install. Zero 3rd party plugins. All of my plugins have been disabled for debugging. Using WordPress MU ...
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How to create an edit media button for slideshow plugin?

I want to create an edit media button for my plugin, right now you can easily upload images using the WordPress 3.5 media uploader but I want the user to be able to edit the uploaded images, something ...
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How to make a page template to list all galleries?

I'm trying to code a theme where I'll have a universal gallery page. Basically like: http://www.engadget.com/galleries/ However I'm at a loss for what I'd use to call all the galleries. I need the ...
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Uploading Multiple Attachments From Front-End With A Description

I am working on a Wordpress site that has a custom front-end submission form for adding in a post of content type, 'sketchpad'. The form has a section that allows you to upload multiple images with a ...
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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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Add tinymce buttons to caption textarea in media uploader

I want to add some basic tinymce buttons ( Bold, italic, underline ) to caption textarea in media uploader in WordPress. (Shown in attached image) I dig a little bit into wordpress core in media.php ...
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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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How to change the naming of the resized image files

Now with custom image sizes Wordpress is almost as powerful as timThumb / phpThumb. There is one problem however. The way Wordpress handles the resized images are chaotic and doesn't survive theme ...
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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 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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How to display all images “Uploaded By” an author

I have multiple users, that have the ability to upload media. When I look at the media library it shows the file information, and included at the bottom is an "Uploaded By 'username'" How can I use ...
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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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Switch to the library tab in the media uploader

I'm developing a plugin that adds a tab to the media uploader to add external videos to the media library via oembed. Everything works as expected but I need to switch to the library tab after adding ...
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Correct Post Count ( All | Published | Drafts | Pending | Trash ) for Custom Post Type when restricting to view own posts

I want to restrict users in wordpress to view their own post and media items only. Following the steps given in the below link I have developed the plugin to restrict users to view the own posts and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where do the favicons for Media Files come from

I have uploaded some PDFs to the Media Library. I cannot find a way to set the browser favicon for the PDF media files. Where does WordPress get the favicon from? Is there anyway to control the PDF ...
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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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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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Hide Default Video Shortcode Controls on PageLoad

In wordpress 3.6+ when we use default video shortcode [video], controls of video are always visible on pageload. How can we hide these controls on page load and show only when we hover over the video ...
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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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Upload images with comment

EDIT: I finally got the right answer; see my own answer beneath this post for everyone that's interested. After searching for a couple of days and trying over and over again I really got stuck. ...
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Whole bunch of errors on WP website - media upload, edit slugs, edit screen not working [closed]

I am having a problem which I didn't meet before. I took a client website for just a small bunch of modifications, so I wasn't there when WordPress was installed or when the theme was developed. But ...
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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 ...