An image, audio or a video comprises a media.

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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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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. I'...
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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 that ...
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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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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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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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How to add qtranslate multi language support for media?

The multi language plugin qtranslate works for custom post types but there is no capability to translate media information like title, description, captions for images. I am using the following code ...
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Wordpress core responsive video not working with shortcode

I cannot get the video from Wordpress core to behave responsively. I'm using the following CSS: .videocontent { width: 100%; height: 100%; max-width: 1024px; margin: 0 auto; } .wp-video-...
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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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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 posts....
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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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How to import 55k images (uploaded via FTP) into Wordpress Media libary? [closed]

I have got 55k images in my Wordpress Uploads folder which are not showing up in the Media Libary, how can I make them registered there ? I tried the plugin 'Add from Server' but there are to many ...
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Media upload via backend doen't work after moving site

I have copied my site to a subdirectory for test purposes, everything works fine now. The only problem I have seen so far is the Media upload. When I try to upload a file I get a: Unable to create ...
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Disable mouse image resizing in editor

I want to disable the mouse image resizing function in wordpress standard editor. So that its not possible to resize the default image size when you select an image and pull on it. Any idea how i can ...
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Different upload path per file type

I want to have two different paths for different files. For example, I have all .zip and image files all in the same locations. What I am wanting to the have images in one path (eg. wp-content/...
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Disable drag and upload in Media Library

Does any one knows a valid/standard way to disable drag and upload when accessing the media library in the admin area? In order to make this sense to you, I'm building a multisite and user of sub-site ...
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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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Update media file url in wordpress media library

Currently my videos are hosted within my wp installation. I want to move all videos to my new server. Currently, my media url are as follows http://mysite.com/wp-content/uploads/video01.mp4 I am ...
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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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Generated media have incorrect aspect ratio

Uploaded an image via standard 'add new' dialog to the WordPress Media library. Here were the original Media Settings: Thumbnail - 150x150 Medium - 300x300 Large - 1024x1024 I uploaded a ...
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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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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 ...
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How to insert an Audio Player in a Post or Page?

I have a blog which I sometimes use for audio clips. I want to put an Audio Player on the frontpage of my blog. How can I put the player after the title or make its code part of post excerpts?
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Change default from “Attachment post URL” to “File URL” in Add Media

When a user upload images, by default, the Attachment Post URL option is selected. How can I change the default to be "File URL"? If that is not possible, how can I remove the attachment post url ...
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Set Image width='x%' (percentage width not pixel width) when inserted via the media manager?

When uploading images via the media manager there are a couple of set sizes available such as thumb, medium and large. I do know how to add additional sizes, but I have yet to get it to insert an ...
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Rename “Add Media” Button To “Add Images”

I would like to rename the "Add Media" button (just above the post editor interface) to be "Add Images". I can't seem to find the appropriate filter for this. There seems to be a filter that has now ...
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How to limit characters of the post title?

How do I limit the number of characters in a post title? I've seen it done in Yoast's Wordpress SEO plugin but I want to do something similar for the WP title. I checked out a plugin called Limit a ...
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3.5 Media Manager - callout in metaboxes

Two ways of doing the same thing: First one: var _custom_media = true, _orig_send_attachment = wp.media.editor.send.attachment; $('.media-upload-button').click(function(e) { var ...
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display image size in media library screen

i'm trying to add image size in media library screen so will be simply to handle images. Anyone does it before me? Any help appreciated. Francesco
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Media > Image Sizes aren't being applied to uploads

Under Media Settings I edited the Image Sizes to the following: Thumbnail size: 170x80 Medium size: 550x170 Large size: 550x320 ("Crop thumbnails to exact dimensions" is checked) Maximum embed size: ...
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Maximum upload size changes in php.ini ignored - How to remove upload size limit?

I'm working on a multisite WP installation and I need to import content from other Wordpress sites (.wxr files). When I use the Import WordPress plugin I got the following: The maximum allowed ...
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upload_async.php returns 500 error

When uploading a large file via the Media uploader, I get the infamous HTTP Error problem. I also have the following in the Chrome console: POST http://www.nameofsite.co/wp-admin/async-upload.php 500 ...
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Proper way to change the path of uploads folder for existing WordPress site

Until now I have used default WordPress directory structure, however since I started using GIT, I plan to setup WordPress as a submodule and also change the paths of upload folder. Since the path for ...
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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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Force wordpress to see uploads folder media

I uploaded the "uploads" folder to my wordpress install manually from a backup with the exact domain. All of the media properties for height and with are the same and they are all visible on the site. ...
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Using Default WordPress Custom Header Image Crop Feature in a Post Type / MetaBox

I am not sure how many of you have experimented with the new custom header image functionality of wordpress 3.0 but its actually very cool (enabled by adding the function to your functions.php file). ...
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Site icons with alpha channel for self-hosted Wordpress blog network

Either I'm missing something (or have something badly configured in my self-hosted blog network) or when I'm uploading a transparent .png file (with alpha channel) using Media Library, my Wordpress ...
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Hide old attachments from wp media library

I am trying to limit the files that are shown in the wordpress media library popup (from wp_editor). Currently every single file that I have ever uploaded to my site is shown in the library but I ...