An image, audio or a video comprises a media.

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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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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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Add fields to the WordPress media uploader

I am trying to add an URL field to the WordPress media uploader using following code: /** * Add an URL field to gallery attachments * * @param $form_fields array, fields to include in attachment ...
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How to allow logged out users to upload media?

How do i allow non logged in users access to the media library for uploads? I am making an anonymous blog, i got posting with images to work, but i need the media button above the editor to work so ...
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How to trigger a refresh in the media modal

I'm developing a plugin that adds a new tab to the media modal, and I need to know a way trigger a refresh of the attachments tab so it shows newly added attachments. This is the code I'm using: ...
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Increase Size Limit of Media Files Wordpress 4.1

I have edited (created) the php.ini file and the .htaccess file in accordance with this post. I have also found a plug-in (called Upload Max File Size) that claims to raise the file size limit of ...
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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 - ...