An image, audio or a video comprises a media.

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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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Custom media picker in meta box: how to select available image sizes?

I have a custom meta box where a user can select an image and save it using wordpresses media picker, set up with some JavaScript. That works fine, but I'd like the option to select which version of ...
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Limit filetype and wp media

This is my input markup: <div class="button-primary" id="fileToUpload">Upload</div> This is js: jQuery( '#fileToUpload' ).click( function() { var custom_uploader = wp.media ({ ...
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Images uploaded to the media library has strange colors. However, in the edit screen the color is ok

This is a strange issue that I've never encountered before. When I upload this image to WordPress' media library, it comes out like this (image on the left): This is also how the image appears on ...
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What relationship determines which images appear in 'uploaded to post' in edit/add post media dialog

I would like to know which relationship in the database determines which images are displayed in the media dialog when you select 'images uploaded to post' as the search filter. I thought it would ...
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How to get the last selected media alignment setting?

The default media uploader for inserting into a post retrieves the last selected alignment setting that was used. How do I retrieve that for use in my plugin?
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Change wp-content/uploads to uploads/%postname%/%image%

When uploading an image to a post, I want to change it so that it grabs the postname or post_id and places it in a folder like uploads/%postname%/ Is there a simple method of doing so? thanks
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Customizing default Mediaelement player

Good morning/afternoon everyone. Been playing around with the default wordpress mediaelement player and definitely loving it. I managed to customize the layout a little by overriding some css values ...
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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 ...
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How to run custom JavaScript code on gallery attachment image selection

On line 4620 of media.views.js is this: media.view.Attachment = media.View.extend({ ..... select: function( model, collection ) { ..... I would like to add some more features to this ...
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Images are registered in media library but still won't show up

I'm working on creating a copy of a wordpress site on a separate domain hosted on the same server as the original. I created the new database with the correct domain and everything is working properly ...
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How to make a customized “Create Gallery” tab in the 'Add Media' window?

I'm developing a plug-in and wanting to make a customized version of the the "Create Gallery" tab of WP v4.0, but have the resulting output (i.e. what gets inserted into the TinyMCE editor) to be ...
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Passing jQuery into the Wordpress media uploader

In a Wordpress plugin that I am working on, I am using the built-in Wordpress media uploader function ( wp.media ) to add photos. I am using the selection option to pre-select images in the media ...
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How do I get around “Sorry, this file type is not permitted for security reasons”?

I was wondering how I could allow .tiff files to be uploaded in my wordpress site. I get the message "Sorry this file type is not permitted for security reasons". This question has been asked in ...
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Edit Image/Image Details - Replace button missing

I have a strange problem. I am dynamically populating content into Wordpress' tinyMCE editor. Part of this content is a placeholder image, that the user can then replace. The issue is when I click the ...
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Blank upload.php page

I am wanting to optimize the images that I have previously installed on my Wordpress site. I haven't uploaded any images for a while but now when I try to access the Media Library (Media > Library) ...
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Post and featured image have the same name, why is the attachment (image) is showing and not the post?

How do I get the actual POST to display - and not the thumbnail of the image? I have tried to redirect the attachment to the parent post, but that gets caught in a redirect loop. For an example - ...
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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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Editing image dimension - to edit the main image file

When started blogging, I was not aware about the image file's size, and used a lot wider and sharper images without necessity, some of the files are even 5-7mb in size. As there's no such necessity to ...
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media library not showing thumbnails after deleting full image

I am using a bit of code, that deletes the unneccessary full images after uploading and adding different sizes. deleting function in functions.php: add_filter( 'wp_generate_attachment_metadata', ...
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Get all media categories

I've added a new taxonomy for the medias post type: function register_taxonomy_for_images() { register_taxonomy_for_object_type('category', 'attachment'); } add_action('init', ...
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Attach media to post by media category

I am attaching a media category to a uploaded media. When I am saving changes I'd like to automaticaly attach that media to post which name is the same as the media category. Has anyone done something ...
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Custom RSS Feeds & Post Meta Data

Rss feeds normally display media files along with post excerpts. I am using post meta to add media files to a post. Unfortunately, since the audio file is not being inserted into the main textarea the ...
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Retrieving Meta from Image Attachment

I currently have added a meta box to the media library popup using the following: // ADD CUSTOM INFO INSIDE THE MEDIA LIBRARY function AddLibraryFields( $form_fields, $post ) { ...
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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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Media Manager (since 3.5): How to show an empty Media Library when creating a media frame?

Is there a way to make sure the "Media Library" tab does not show any images until I start uploading some in the "Upload Files" tab? I am creating a wp.media frame with the following code: var ...
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Media attachment pages giving 404's

I use Google Webmaster Tools to track and fix 404's. I've been getting numerous 404's from media attachment pages, but not the page itself, it's parent. An example: I have this piece of media, ...
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Export xml use/import images from theme directory

Is it possible to create demo.xml for a theme that when imported into fresh theme installation will use/import images from theme directory folder (e.g. theme/images/demo) rather than import media from ...
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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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Custom media uploader not showing library

i am developing a plugin that allows upload an image. Actually the plugin works fine it means, that if you upload an image, the image get set in the database, but, not show the images on the library, ...
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media page returnig to 404 in rtmedia [closed]

I am using rtmedia plugin with buddypress plugin to uploading audio, video and image uploading. I am using latest version of both the plugins. But when I browse to media page(i.e ...
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Retrieving JSON data in ajax request from media uploader

I'm having some problems getting my JSON data that's being passed via an ajax request. I'm trying to implement the media uploader into a plugins settings page. I've got it functioning properly using ...
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Audio and video shortcodes not working properly

I'm having some trouble with Wordpress's built-in shortcodes for audio and video. When I embed a video, it basically gives me a black box and has a link to download the file at the top; when I embed ...
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Bulk edit of EXIF data for jpeg images uploaded in the media library?

Although there's a number of plugins that display EXIF data in your posts or remove EXIF data altogether to save space, I couldn't find a solution to manually edit EXIF data for whole bunches of ...
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Upload box media size not working

I recently downloaded wordpress 3.5.1 and installed it on my website. This should be the website that is launched in the air. On the demo site when i click on Add Media and want to change the image ...
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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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Importing 10 Years of Media into the WP Database

I've been running the same website for 10 years now, and whenever I would create a news story, I would manually upload and store all my news images in a "news" folder via FTP and then manually write ...
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Too many connections to server

I'm facing a really weird problem with my wordpress/server. Sometimes when I add media (images) to a new post, and then try to submit this post, instead of my website I got the information in ...
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Upload video in custom folder

I am trying to find a system to upload some kind of media in a custom folder. I want to keep all uploads in default wordpress folder and create a custom folder just for videos. So i would have the ...
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Gallery shortcode numerical sorting

When I try to sort a Gallery created through the [gallery] shortcode by numerical titles I get them sorted in alphabetical order. That means that they are sorted like so: 1, 3, 34, 4, 56, 6, etc. ...
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WordPress Automatic Filename Changer

So I used this function that allows me to change the literal filename in the directory on upload. But, it doesn't actually change the filename, hence changing the slug to the ID when attaching to a ...
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Cropping thumbnails to specific dimensions on front end post

Probably not the best title description but here we go. One of my custom post types is for youtube videos which I take the thumb from youtube and upload it as a thumbnail for the post. Now it's easy ...