An image, audio or a video comprises a media.

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How to Removing fields from the Media Uploader/Gallery on a Custom Post Type Edit Page

This post shows how to remove unwanted fields from the media uploader. It works great, but I want to limit it to a custom-post-type and I can't seem to figure out how to do it. I've tried the ...
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Float images in content

This is not a programming question. I have the problem to update the content in my WordPress blog. I'm very aware this problem can be solved by html modification. But my client doesn't know about ...
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How to retrieve alt attribute for an attachment (uploaded image)?

I have some IDs of attachments (images, not from current post). How to I get the alt attribute for those images? I have tried to look into wp_get_attachment_image_src and wp_get_attachment_metadata ...
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Show attached media image if no thumbnail image detected

I use the if ( has_post_thumbnail() ){} to check if the post have thumbnail image, but this echo get_attached_media('image', $post->ID); displays the word Array I need to show the ...
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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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Creating a Lightweight Media Tags Plugin with a Custom Taxonomy

We’ve been using Media Tags ( http://wordpress.org/plugins/media-tags/ ) for a while, particularly for the dashboard media management features rather than any of its front end display features. It ...
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3.5 media manager add CSS / JS to new 'tab' iframe content

Whilst (patiently) waiting for proper documentation and/or a few tutorials on the new media uploader I'm still using the media_upload_tabsfilter to add a tab to the uploader. Here's my (working) code: ...
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Add custom image sizes to media uploader

I want to add custom image sizes to the media uploader: In order to do this, I use the following code (comments are there for convenience): // this function adds the custom image sizes to the ...
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Check if post has gallery images/media

Is there a Wordpress conditional that I can use to check for gallery images/media in a post? I do not want to check if the [gallery] shortcode exist in a post. Attached is a screenshot of what I ...
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How to manipulate “add media” pop-up

Is there any way to add your own button next to "insert into post" button on the "add media" pop-up? I would like the button to add my own shortcode tags around the inserted image. The desired ...
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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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Image still attached to post even after removing it as featured image

I'm sorry if this is too noob of a question, but when I upload an image and set it as the featured image then later remove it (as featured image), the media list still shows it's "Attached to" the ...
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Add media column to edit post screen

I am trying to add a column in the edit post screen that shows any attached media. I found this code to do it with tags, but don't know how to change it to do Media attachments instead. //add media ...
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How to get media objects

I am busy with a loop to return all media in the medialibrary in objects. I figured out how to get the images ( with wp_get_attachment_image('$mediaID') where the $mediaID is the id of the image ) ...
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Password protect media attachment - share across guests

I'd like to show certain content to people with a password, specifically links to media files like this: <?php if($currentuserid == foobar): ?> <a ...
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How to side load an image from a service

I am currently working on a WordPress plugin that creates dummy content. I'd like to also have the plugin create random images using a service like http://lorempixel.com. The problem however is that ...
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Replacing all attachment links in post with media file link

I'm working on a Wordpress site, where all images inside posts are linking to the corresponding attachment pages. I want to use a lightbox but obviously this would require changing all the links back ...
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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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Media upload not working on theme option in WordPress 3.8.1

I have this jQuery code in my plugin to display a media box preferably to upload an image or to pick an image from the media gallery: (function($){ jQuery(document).ready(function() { ...
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Change media attachment author via mysql query

How does one bulk change the media attachment author via an sql query? I have hundreds of media attachments that need to be moved to another author so the original author can be deleted; but that ...
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Large image size stuck on old value, even for new images

I changed the 'Large' image size in Settings > Media > Image Sizes from the default to max-width 586px. That was wrong, so I changed it back to max-width 1024px. However, the smaller size seems to ...
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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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What filter should I use to insert a button inside on Media>Add New

I am adding a new way to upload a media file to WordPress. So I am looking for a way to add a link or a button to the Upload New Media page. What is the recommended filter? Or is there another better ...
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Use the WP media uploader dialog for uploading a form attachment (non-admin). Offering progress and drag and drop feedback

I am building a simple contact form (non-admin) that has an attachment field. Of course I can just handle the upload via WP's wp_handle_upload function. However, I would like to give my visitors a ...
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Set a custom URL for image in the Media Library?

I'm having some real frustration with the Media Library, as a WP beginner. What I'm expecting is that I can upload an image, and then reuse that image where I want within the site, using a standard ...
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Can I force all uploaded images to be reduced in quality?

There is a blog where high quality images (300KB at 800x550) are being uploaded and embedded at Full Size. Wordpress will just use the exact uploaded picture when you embed at Full Size. This makes ...
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Cannot upload anything via wordpress

I've just recently installed a local installation of Wordpress 3.5.2 on my laptop, running ubuntu 12.10. I installed following the guide from here. So far, everything else is working, except I cannot ...
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Upload media files to Amazon S3

I have a site that is running on AppFog.com, and they don't have persistent file storage for things like images uploaded through the wordpress media uploader. The theme I am making for the site ...
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Custom bulk action for media gallery items

I'm trying to add custom "Bulk Actions" to WP 3.5 new media gallery items. I started from this excellent tutorial which does exactly what I need, but with regular posts; so i tried to adapt it to work ...
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Image size filtering in Media uploader according to custom post type

I have three different custom post types which require an image upload in the admin post edit page. Each type has its own image size setting. Let's say: 'news' type => picture size required: ...
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Errors when uploading images in WP 3.5

I'm trying to upload images in WP 3.5 to set featured images for posts. Unfortunately I get the following error message: An error occurred in the upload. Please try again later. The installed ...
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Restore Image Title Text

In WordPress 3.5, when images are inserted into posts, the title attribute is not included in the image tag. The Lightbox plugin I am using requires the title tag to be present on images; besides, I ...
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How to Add Custom CSS to the Media Thickbox?

I've added a couple of custom fields to the Edit Media screen, but when these are displayed in the WP Media Thickbox (when adding images from the Edit Post screen, for example), the styling is gone. ...
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Large Media Library

I'm looking to organize a large WordPress Movies/Actors site, with thousands of posters, screenshots, etc... I currently have the images in a directory structure like ...
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Post Specific Uploader

I have played around with filters for uploading files. The closest I have gotten is to have the files uploaded to the directory, but after the file uploads, I get a series of errors: Undefined index: ...
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Rotating image does not work for custom image sizes

When rotating an image with the WordPress image editor it creates new images and renames all of the images for the thumbnail, medium and large image sizes that are default for WordPress. My problem ...
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media 'path' issue / concern when bringing files live

I'm currently developing a site we have installed on a sub-domain. 'beta.mysite.com' We will eventually, be moving site to it's root domain. 'www.mysite.com' Problem? any post type attachment / the ...
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image in my post disappeared after I upload website to remote server

Before I upload my website to server, I created post with images which are uploaded to media, their url are, for example: http://localhost:40952/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/study_in-En.gif After I ...
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Plugin or method to delete uploads not in media library?

Over time working on a local and development server I've accumulated some junk in my wp-content/uploads folder which are not in the database. The folder and database entry are fairly large and so I ...
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Out of Memory when Uploading an Image

Sometimes when I upload a picture (either with flash or browser uploader), I get a message like (this was with a 1.46MB jpg): Fatal error: Out of memory (allocated 69206016) (tried to allocate 4000 ...
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Handling image uploads without thickbox

Ideally what I'd like to do is hand a file to a function that returns the file as an attachment of the current post. Just as though it had been uploaded via the thickbox media uploader, but without ...
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How do I change the upload file size limit in single-site wordpress install?

In the multi-site wordpress install, you get a very nice "upload settings" in the network admin settings. (see attached image). I am trying to change these settings without using php.ini for a ...
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Wordpress bug with capabilities?

EDIT: aha! It appears to be the "Role Scoper" plugin causing this problem. Deactivating it restored the functionality. Consider this question null. I've enabled the capability of uploading files for ...
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Pull images from the gallery

I am building a template where wordpress is being used primarily as an image CMS, I am pulling the first image from the content section of each post. <img src="<?php echo grab_image() ?>" ...
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window.send_to_editor throws unterminated string literal error when adding image with multi line description

I am using media-upload.php?type=image&tab=library script to add an image to a post with a description that contains html. This php script uses the javascript function window.send_to_editor to ...
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Audio Player for MP3 Files for Wordpress

I have a wordpress account. I am just using the free wordpress account which does not allow me to install any plugins. I have an mp3 file and I want it to appear as an audio player. There are many ...
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How do I modify the “Insert Media” lightbox in the admin to only show media items from a category?

I am attempting to resolve a problem I continue to have with the media library. Essentially, what I am looking to do is "automatically" assign media which is uploaded from a custom post type "edit ...
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Retrieving and Storing Images Linked from Other Domains on Local Server?

(Moderator's note: The original title was "Copy and Paste picture in post without linking to original") When I copy and paste a picture from another editor window it appears nicely but it links to ...
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Modify how gallery.js builds the shortcode [gallery …] in tinyMCE?

The post editor helpfully removes default arguments like columns="3" from the [gallery] shortcode. How do you tell it to remove a custom attribute that has a default value? The answer at Enhance ...
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Is it safe to allow non-admin users access to media uploader

Hi fellow Wordpress users :) I wanted to ask is it safe to allow non-admin users access to WordPress media uploader. Can they inject a virus while uploading media? How is WP system fighting against ...